For courses in the history of American business.
Best-selling collection of biographical sketches that introduces key trends of American business.
American Made details American business through time by presenting the history of people who forever changed the way that Americans do business. Harold Livesay maintains clarity and intellectual acumen while highlighting two themes: globalization and the impact of information technology on business. This edition includes updated stories of its hallmark historical business figures with the latest scholarship as well as additional biographies of figures that have redefined American business in recent years.
Table of Contents
Preface to the Third Edition
CHAPTER 1 THE ARTIST OF HIS COUNTRY: ELI WHITNEY
CHAPTER 2 THE GRIM REAPER: CYRUS HALL MCCORMICK
CHAPTER 3 THE STAR-SPANGLED SCOTCHMAN: ANDREW CARNEGIE
CHAPTER 4 THE MOST USEFUL AMERICAN: THOMAS A. EDISON
CHAPTER 5 THE INSOLENT CHARIOTEER: HENRY FORD
CHAPTER 6 THE PATRIARCHAL PIONEER: PIERRE S. DU PONT
CHAPTER 7 THE ORGANIZATION MAN: ALFRED P. SLOAN
CHAPTER 8 AVATAR OF THE WORLDWIDE CAR: HENRY FORD II
CHAPTER 9 THE PHILOSOPHER SCIENTIST: EDWIN LAND
CHAPTER 10 AND SO IT GOES: BURGERS, BARGAINS, AND BYTES
CHAPTER 11 OF THINGS PAST AND THINGS TO COME
A Note on the Sources
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