The History of Black Business in America: Capitalism, Race, Entrepreneurship

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Macmillan Library Reference USA, 1998 - Business & Economics - 482 pages
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Series Editor: Kenneth Lipartito, University of Houston

1999 Gustavus Myers Outstanding Book Award, Honorable Mention

1999 Association of Black Women Historians (ABWH) Letitia Woods Brown Prize for best Book published by a Black Woman Historian/Best Book Published on African American Women's History

1999 American Association of Publishers Scholarly and Professional Division, Award in Business and Management Category

1999 CHOICE Outstanding Academic Book in African and African American Studies

1999 Black Caucus of the American Library Association 1998 Award for Outstanding Publication

1998 CHOICE Outstanding Academic Book in Management and Labor

With in-depth surveys on business trends and waves of industrial progress, this series offers a critical look at the practices and evolution of the business world.

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Contents

African Diaspora Commercial Survivalisms
1
Free Black Business Activity in Colonial America
32
Business Activities of AfricanAmerican Slaves 17901865
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About the author (1998)

Juliet E. K. Walker is professor of history at the University of Texas, Austin, and the founder and director of the Center for Black Business History, Entrepreneurship, and Technology. She is author of "Free Frank: A Black Pioneer on the Antebellum Frontier" and editor of "Encyclopedia of African American Business History".

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