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Title:
A history of American business
Author:
Bryant, Keith L.
Personal Author:
Edition:
Second edition.
Publication Information:
Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice Hall, 1990.
Physical Description:
xiii, 384 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780133892550
Format :
Book

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Central Library HC103 .B7888 1990 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
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Summary

Summary

A chronological/topical survey of business history in America. Designed as a core text.


Table of Contents

1 "The Business of AmericaIs Business."
2 The Merchant Capitalists
3 The Colonial Merchants
4 Early American Manufacture
5 Agribusiness
6 The Expansion of Commerce
7 Railroads and Business Expansion
8 Transportation and the Marketplace
9 The Energy Industries
10 Giant Enterprise
11 Advertising and the Mass Media
12 The American Insurance Industry
13 Banking and Finance
14 Foreign Trade
15 The Modern Corporate Image
16 Government and the Economy
17 War and Business
18 Government Regulatory Agencies
19 Retailing
20 Multinational Corporations
21 Profits and Losses
Index

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