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The Resource The birth of big business in the United States, 1860-1914 : commercial, extractive, and industrial enterprise, David O. Whitten and Bessie E. Whitten, (electronic book)

The birth of big business in the United States, 1860-1914 : commercial, extractive, and industrial enterprise, David O. Whitten and Bessie E. Whitten, (electronic book)

Label
The birth of big business in the United States, 1860-1914 : commercial, extractive, and industrial enterprise
Title
The birth of big business in the United States, 1860-1914
Title remainder
commercial, extractive, and industrial enterprise
Statement of responsibility
David O. Whitten and Bessie E. Whitten
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The economic and cultural roots of contemporary American business can be traced directly to developments in the era between the Civil War and World War I. The physical expansion of the country combined with development of transportation and communication infrastructures to create a free market of vast proportion and businesses capable of capitalizing on the accompanying economies of scale, through higher productivity, lower costs, and broader distribution. The Birth of Big Business in the United States illuminates the conditions that changed the face of American business and the national econo
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Whitten, David O
Dewey number
338.0973/09/034
Index
index present
LC call number
HC103
LC item number
.W48 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Whitten, Bessie E.
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  • Industries
  • United States
Label
The birth of big business in the United States, 1860-1914 : commercial, extractive, and industrial enterprise, David O. Whitten and Bessie E. Whitten, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"First published in 2006"- -T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- American business in the Civil War -- Giant business in communications and transportation -- The commercial response to a mass market -- The United Fruit Company -- The Singer Sewing Machine Company -- Giant farms -- The American Sugar Refining Company -- The American Tobacco Company -- The forest products industry -- Mining -- Standard Oil Corporation -- United States Steel Corporation -- The meat packers
Control code
EBC494898
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xvi, 204 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Isbn
9780313323959
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
The birth of big business in the United States, 1860-1914 : commercial, extractive, and industrial enterprise, David O. Whitten and Bessie E. Whitten, (electronic book)
Publication
Note
"First published in 2006"- -T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- American business in the Civil War -- Giant business in communications and transportation -- The commercial response to a mass market -- The United Fruit Company -- The Singer Sewing Machine Company -- Giant farms -- The American Sugar Refining Company -- The American Tobacco Company -- The forest products industry -- Mining -- Standard Oil Corporation -- United States Steel Corporation -- The meat packers
Control code
EBC494898
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xvi, 204 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Isbn
9780313323959
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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