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American Business Since 1920: How It Worked

Thomas K. McCraw, William R. Childs - History - 2017 - 408 pages
Tells the story of how America’s biggest companies began, operated, and prospered post-World War I This book takes the vantage point of people working within companies as they ...
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Louis D. Brandeis: A Life

Melvin I. Urofsky - Biography & Autobiography - 2009 - 928 pages
The first full-scale biography in twenty-five years of one of the most important and distinguished justices to sit on the Supreme Court–a book that reveals Louis D. Brandeis ...
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Brandeis: An Intimate Biography of Supreme Court Justice Louis D. Brandeis

Lewis J. Paper - Biography & Autobiography - 2014 - 442 pages
The life story of the Kentucky-born son of immigrants who became part of American history in 1916 as the first Jewish Supreme Court justice. This vivid biography reflects the ...
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Monopolies in America: Empire Builders and Their Enemies from Jay Gould to ...

Charles R. Geisst - Foreign Language Study - 2000 - 355 pages
A comprehensive history of business monopolies in America traces their rise from the nineteenth-century railroad moguls to modern-day computer software empires, profiling such ...
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The Bureaucrat Kings: The Origins and Underpinnings of America's ...

Paul D. Moreno - Political Science - 2016 - 204 pages
Provocative in nature, this work looks critically at the bureaucratic infrastructure behind the U.S. federal government, from its origins as a self-governing republic in the ...
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From Warfare State to Welfare State: World War I, Compensatory State ...

Marc Allen Eisner - History - 2010
When American history is divided into discrete eras, the New Deal stands, along with the Civil War, as one of those distinctive events that forever change the trajectory of the ...
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The Decline of Laissez Faire, 1897-1917

Harold Underwood Faulkner - Business & Economics - 1951 - 433 pages
Part of a series of detailed reference manuals on American economic history, this volume traces the development and growth of the factory system, labour movements and foreign ...
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The Texas Railroad Commission: Understanding Regulation In America To The ...

William R. Childs - Business & Economics - 2005 - 323 pages
Before OPEC took center stage, one state agency in Texas was widely believed to set oil prices for the world. The Texas Railroad Commission (TRC) evolved from its founding in ...
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Triumph of Conservatism

Gabriel Kolko - Political Science - 2008 - 356 pages
A radically new interpretation of the Progressive Era which argues that business leaders, and not the reformers, inspired the era’s legislation regarding business.
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The Speculation Economy: How Finance Triumphed Over Industry

Lawrence E. Mitchell - Business & Economics - 2008 - 416 pages
American companies once focused exclusively on providing the best products and services. But today, most corporations are obsessed with maximizing their stock prices, resulting ...
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