A Response to Industrialism: Liberal Businessmen and the Evolving Spectrum of Capitalist Reform, 1886-1960

Front Cover
Beard Books, Oct 1, 2003 - Biography & Autobiography - 332 pages
0 Reviews
In his 1975 PhD dissertation at Northwestern U., Quaid (history, Lake Erie College, Painesville, OH) examined how US businessmen rather than reform/radical groups responded to the country's transformation from an agrarian to technological society. Lacks an index and upgrading of the text quality sin
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

A CALCULUS OF MORAL REFORM IN INDUSTRY SAMUEL M JONES
1
NELSON O NELSON AND THE COOPERATIVE INDUSTRIAL COMMUNITY
24
EDWARD A FILENE AND THE INTELLIGENT SELFISHNESS OF INDUSTRIAL REFORM 18961912
50
A GOSPEL OF EFFICIENCY H S DENNISON E A FILENE AND THE SCIENTIFIC MANAGEMENT IMPULSE 19121918
77
AN ATMOSPHERE OF ORGANIZATION THE RISE OF THE NEW CAPITALISM 19181924
98
TRIUMPH AND CATASTROPHE THE NEW CAPITALIST IMPULSE 19241932
129
LEADERS WITHOUT FOLLOWERS LIBERAL BUSINESSMEN AND THE EARLY NEW DEAL 19321935
158
DECAY AND RESURGENCE RECESSION WAR AND THE PARAMETERS OF LIBERAL CAPITALISM 19361945
189
THE HERITAGE OF THE NEW CAPITALISM 19451960
221
REFERENCE NOTES
254
BIBLIOGRAPHICAL ESSAY
285
Copyright

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 1 - From this principle of individual interest have arisen all the divisions of mankind, the endless errors and mischiefs of class, sect, party, and of national antipathies, creating the angry and malevole'nt passions, and all the crimes and misery with which the human race have been hitherto afflicted.
Page 1 - In short, if there be one closet doctrine more contrary to truth than another, it is the notion that individual interest, as that term is now understood, is a more advantageous principle on which to found the social system, for the benefit of all, or of any, than the principle of union and mutual co-operation.

References to this book

About the author (2003)

Kim McQuaid is a historian, educator, and writer. He is currently a Professor of History at Lake Erie College in Painesville, Ohio, where he has taught since 1977. The author of several books of historical and political importance, he was named a Woodrow Wilson Fellow in 1970. He is listed in the 58th Edition of Who's Who in America.

Bibliographic information