The Resource American entrepreneur : the fascinating stories of the people who defined business in the United States, Larry Schweikart, Lynne Pierson Doti, (ebook)

American entrepreneur : the fascinating stories of the people who defined business in the United States, Larry Schweikart, Lynne Pierson Doti, (ebook)

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American entrepreneur : the fascinating stories of the people who defined business in the United States
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American entrepreneur
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the fascinating stories of the people who defined business in the United States
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Larry Schweikart, Lynne Pierson Doti
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eng
Summary
Ever since the first colonists landed in "The New World," Americans have forged ahead in their quest to make good on the promises of capitalism and independence. This book vividly illustrates the history of business in the United States from the point of view of the enterprising men and women who made it happen. Weaving together vivid narrative with economic analysis, American Entrepreneur recounts fascinating successes and failures, including: how Eli Whitney changed the shape of the American business landscape...the impact of the Civil War on the economy and the subsequent dominance of Andrew Carnegie and J. P. Morgan...the rise of the consumer marketplace led by Asa Candler, W. K. Kellogg, Henry Ford, and J.C. Penny...and Warren Buffett's, Michael Milken's, and even Martha Stewart's experience in the "New Economy" of the 1990s and into today. It is an adventure to start a business, and the greatest risk takers in that adventure are entrepreneurs. This is the epic story of America's entrepreneurs and the economy they created
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Midwest
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Schweikart, Larry
Dewey number
338.0973
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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Entrepreneurship
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adult
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American entrepreneur : the fascinating stories of the people who defined business in the United States, Larry Schweikart, Lynne Pierson Doti, (ebook)
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9780814414125
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT12134284
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12134284
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American entrepreneur : the fascinating stories of the people who defined business in the United States, Larry Schweikart, Lynne Pierson Doti, (ebook)
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780814414125
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12134284
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12134284
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MWT12134284
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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