American enterprise : a history of business in America / edited by Andy Serwer; introduction by David K. Allison; contributions by Peter Liebhold; contributions by Nancy Davis; contributions by Kathleen G. Franz.
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- ISBN: 9781588345806
- Physical Description: 224 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
- Publisher: Washington, DC : Smithsonian Books, 2015.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references (pages 204-205) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Foreword -- Introduction -- The merchant era, 1770-1850s / Nancy Davis -- The corporate era, 1860s-1930s / Peter Liebhold -- The consumer era, 1940s-1970s / Kathleen G. Franz -- The global era, 1980s-present / Peter Liebhold.
American Enterprise, the companion book to a major exhibition at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History, explores the transformation of the United States from a small dependent nation to one of the world's most vibrant and trend-setting economies. Encompassing the points of view of both producers and consumers, it examaines the dynamic tension between capitalism and democracy.
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