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American Made: Shapers of the American Economy, CourseSmart eTextbook, 3rd Edition

By Harold C. Livesay

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Mar 18, 2011

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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

Introduction

 

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

Photo Credits

Index

 

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$28.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-205-20230-0