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- Infobase Publishing 2006; US$ 150.00
Provides detailed coverage of America's business history, from the Hudson fur trade to the Internet. More than 400 entries profile corporate titans and tycoons, Wall Street wizards, industry leaders, and major events and institutions of American business - spanning the period after American independence. more...
- Dundurn 2011; US$ 14.99
In 1911, Canadians went to the polls to decide the fate of their country in an election that raised issues vital to Canadas national independence and its place in the world. Canada 1911 revisits and re-examines this momentous turn in Canadian history, when Canadians truly found themselves at a parting of the ways. more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2006; US$ 30.00
Becoming Bourgeois is the first study to focus on what historians have come to call the "middling sort," the economic group falling between yeoman farmers and the planter class that dominated the antebellum South. At a time when Southerners rarely traveled far from their homes, these merchants annually ventured forth on buying junkets to northern... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2000; US$ 30.00
In this book, Aaron Forsberg presents an arresting account of Japan's postwar economic resurgence in a world polarized by the Cold War. His fresh interpretation highlights the many connections between Japan's economic revival and changes that occurred in the wider world during the 1950s. Drawing on a wealth of recently released American, British,... more...
- Stanford University Press 2011; US$ 55.00
Chambers of commerce developed in China as a key part of its sociopolitical changes. In 1902, the first Chinese chamber of commerce appeared in Shanghai. By the time the Qing dynasty ended, over 1,000 general chambers, affiliated chambers, and branch chambers had been established throughout China. In this new work, author Zhongping Chen examines... more...
- University Press of Mississippi 2013; US$ 100.00
Builders of a New South describes how, between 1865 and 1914, ten Natchez mercantile families emerged as leading purveyors in the wholesale plantation supply and cotton handling business, and soon became a dominant force in the social and economic Reconstruction of the Natchez District. They were able to take advantage of postwar conditions in... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2006; US$ 39.95
An analysis of the French colonies in North America that is central to the historical study of the United States. By the time French colonists sought a portion of the New World’s riches, much of those resources had already been claimed by Spain and Portugal. Once settled in North America, however, they quickly turned their... more...
- Garrett County Press 2012; US$ 2.99
Writing in the breezy style that made his syndicated Sun-Times column so widely read, Chicago's favorite newspaperman-about-town and TV personality presents his city as only he could know it. Kup's Chicago is a step back into a time of Daly the First, the supremacy of the Pump Room and three martini lunches. This is a grand and exuberant tour of the... more...