The Resource Major problems in American business history : documents and essays, edited by Regina Lee Blaszczyk, Philip B. Scranton

Major problems in American business history : documents and essays, edited by Regina Lee Blaszczyk, Philip B. Scranton

Label
Major problems in American business history : documents and essays
Title
Major problems in American business history
Title remainder
documents and essays
Statement of responsibility
edited by Regina Lee Blaszczyk, Philip B. Scranton
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Action
committed to retain for EAST
Cataloging source
JHE
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
HC103
LC item number
.M25 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Blaszczyk, Regina Lee
  • Scranton, Philip
Series statement
Major problems in American history series.
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  • Industries
  • Labor
  • Industries
  • Labor
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Major problems in American business history : documents and essays, edited by Regina Lee Blaszczyk, Philip B. Scranton
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Why study business history? / Philip B. Scranton -- What is a firm? / Alfred D. Chandler, Jr. -- Considering businesswomen / Mary A. Yeager -- Do business and government get along? / David Vogel -- Business and environment / Christine Meisner Rosen and Christopher C. Sellers -- The entrepreneurial spirit in colonial America / Edwin J. Perkins -- Farmers and the anticommercial impulse in New England / Gary Kulik -- Planting East Florida : the harsh reality of Mosquito's Bite Plantation / David Hancock -- British merchants, the slave trade, and the transatlantic economy / Kenneth Morgan -- Fur trading on the frontier : the Hudson's Bay Company and Indian consumers / Ann M. Carlos and Frank D. Lewis -- Philadelphia merchants and the rise of federalist power in the new nation / Thomas M. Doerflinger -- The shape of the firm : partnerships and corporations / Naomi R. Lamoreaux -- Financial innovation in the new nation / Cathy Matson -- Building the first information highway : the deregulation of telegraphy / Richard R. John -- The slave traders of New Orleans / Walter Johnson -- Running Buffalo Forge : master, slaves, and the overwork system / Charles B. Dew -- James Henry Hammond and the plantation as a business enterprise / Drew Gilpin Faust -- Clash of the titans : Andrew Carnegie and Pittsburgh's old iron masters / John N. Ingham -- Progress and the double meaning of industry / Pamela Walker Laird -- New York business elites and the Civil War / Sven Beckert -- How the business world adopted the typewriter / JoAnne Yates -- Mastering technology, channeling change : the testing laboratory at the Pennsylvania Railroad / Steven W. Usselman -- Switchboard operators or girl-free automation? Gender stereotypes and managerial choice in the Bell Telephone system / Kenneth J. Lipartito -- Why did some American businesses get so big? / Colleen A. Dunlavy -- Welfare capitalism at Kodak / Sanford M. Jacoby -- Jewish merchants, creditworthiness, and business culture / Rowena Olegario -- Women's businesses, new and old / Angel Kwolek-Folland -- The international industry of recorded sound / André Millard -- Marketing Pyrex ovenware / Regina Lee Blaszczyk -- Mass marketing meets Main Street : department stores, mail order, and the chain store menace / Jonathan J. Bean -- Why the Great Depression was great / Michael A. Bernstein -- GM, Chrysler, and unionization / Howell John Harris -- World War II and the birth of the military-industrial complex / Joel Davidson -- From town center to shopping center : the reconfiguration of marketplaces in postwar America / Lizabeth Cohen -- Fortress Dixie : defense spending and the rise of the Sunbelt / Bruce J. Schulman -- The corporation under siege / David B. Sicilia -- The controversy over the Kahului Airport / Mansel G. Blackford -- We deliver : Domino's Pizza and the franchising method / Thomas S. Dicke -- American Airlines competes after deregulation / Richard H.K. Vietor -- Inside Wal-Mart / Simon Head -- Multinationals and globalization / Geoffrey Jones -- Exploding the myths about offshoring / Martin N. Baily and Diana Farrell
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xix, 521 p.
Isbn
9780618044269
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
20011332 28
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)62782532
  • (OCoLC)62782532
Label
Major problems in American business history : documents and essays, edited by Regina Lee Blaszczyk, Philip B. Scranton
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Why study business history? / Philip B. Scranton -- What is a firm? / Alfred D. Chandler, Jr. -- Considering businesswomen / Mary A. Yeager -- Do business and government get along? / David Vogel -- Business and environment / Christine Meisner Rosen and Christopher C. Sellers -- The entrepreneurial spirit in colonial America / Edwin J. Perkins -- Farmers and the anticommercial impulse in New England / Gary Kulik -- Planting East Florida : the harsh reality of Mosquito's Bite Plantation / David Hancock -- British merchants, the slave trade, and the transatlantic economy / Kenneth Morgan -- Fur trading on the frontier : the Hudson's Bay Company and Indian consumers / Ann M. Carlos and Frank D. Lewis -- Philadelphia merchants and the rise of federalist power in the new nation / Thomas M. Doerflinger -- The shape of the firm : partnerships and corporations / Naomi R. Lamoreaux -- Financial innovation in the new nation / Cathy Matson -- Building the first information highway : the deregulation of telegraphy / Richard R. John -- The slave traders of New Orleans / Walter Johnson -- Running Buffalo Forge : master, slaves, and the overwork system / Charles B. Dew -- James Henry Hammond and the plantation as a business enterprise / Drew Gilpin Faust -- Clash of the titans : Andrew Carnegie and Pittsburgh's old iron masters / John N. Ingham -- Progress and the double meaning of industry / Pamela Walker Laird -- New York business elites and the Civil War / Sven Beckert -- How the business world adopted the typewriter / JoAnne Yates -- Mastering technology, channeling change : the testing laboratory at the Pennsylvania Railroad / Steven W. Usselman -- Switchboard operators or girl-free automation? Gender stereotypes and managerial choice in the Bell Telephone system / Kenneth J. Lipartito -- Why did some American businesses get so big? / Colleen A. Dunlavy -- Welfare capitalism at Kodak / Sanford M. Jacoby -- Jewish merchants, creditworthiness, and business culture / Rowena Olegario -- Women's businesses, new and old / Angel Kwolek-Folland -- The international industry of recorded sound / André Millard -- Marketing Pyrex ovenware / Regina Lee Blaszczyk -- Mass marketing meets Main Street : department stores, mail order, and the chain store menace / Jonathan J. Bean -- Why the Great Depression was great / Michael A. Bernstein -- GM, Chrysler, and unionization / Howell John Harris -- World War II and the birth of the military-industrial complex / Joel Davidson -- From town center to shopping center : the reconfiguration of marketplaces in postwar America / Lizabeth Cohen -- Fortress Dixie : defense spending and the rise of the Sunbelt / Bruce J. Schulman -- The corporation under siege / David B. Sicilia -- The controversy over the Kahului Airport / Mansel G. Blackford -- We deliver : Domino's Pizza and the franchising method / Thomas S. Dicke -- American Airlines competes after deregulation / Richard H.K. Vietor -- Inside Wal-Mart / Simon Head -- Multinationals and globalization / Geoffrey Jones -- Exploding the myths about offshoring / Martin N. Baily and Diana Farrell
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xix, 521 p.
Isbn
9780618044269
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
20011332 28
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)62782532
  • (OCoLC)62782532

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