Inventing the Electronic Century: The Epic Story of the Consumer Electronics and Computer Industries, with a new preface (Google eBook)

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Harvard University Press, Jun 30, 2009 - Business & Economics - 352 pages
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Inventing the electronic century: the epic story of the consumer electronics and computer industries

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Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Chandler (business history, emeritus, Harvard; Strategy and Structure) offers the first of a two-volume set that compares the institutional history of four major ... Read full review

Contents

Concepts and Approach
1
The United States The Creation and Destruction of a National Industry
13
Japans Paths to Global Conquest
50
The Computer Industry Created in the United States
82
The Computer Industry Recast in the United States
132
Europes Computer Industries Die Japans Industry Challenges
177
7 The Consumer Electronics and Computer Industries as the Electronic Century Begins
216
8 The Significance of the Epic Story
238
Appendices
259
Notes
275
Index
307
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About the author (2009)

Alfred D. Chandler, Jr. is Isidor Straus Professor of Business History, Emeritus, at Harvard Business School.

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