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The Enterprising Americans

A Business History of the United States

by John Chamberlain

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Published by Institute for Christian Economics .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economic Conditions,
  • Business / Economics / Finance

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsGary North (Designer)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages282
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8360339M
    ISBN 100930464419
    ISBN 109780930464417

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This book certainly does this, as it depicts American business history in terms of the inventiveness of Americans and how the inventions that they developed were turned into great businesses. The book begins with pre-Revolutionary War America and goes up to the time of the books publication in (for the new and updated edition that this review is based on).Cited by: 5.

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The Enterprising Americans Paperback – January 1, by John Chamberlain (Author) See all 6 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: John Chamberlain.

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John Chamberlain can be credited with having captured the quintessence of American history: within the pages of this book are stories of the inventors, the entrepreneurs, the darers and the dreamers and the do-ers who are the real heroes of the American way of life.

The Enterprising Americans was itself an act of intellectual entrepreneurship. It pioneered a new vision of the American past. By the mid’s, the “new” economic historians’ revision of American economic history had begun to penetrate the thinking of a growing number of.

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All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear/5(7). The Enterprising Americans is a lively and perceptive account of the growth of American business, from its mercantile beginnings in New England and along the Delaware and James River valleys to the great trade and industrial complexes which span the free world of today.

" The Enterprising Americans is not so much a defense of the free enterprise system as it is a demonstration of how the system works and the desirable results which it has attained.

It is a welcome relief from the multitude of books whose only reason for being is to criticize and the degrade the system under which we live and have prospered". 2. Iron Curtain by Anne Applebaum A follow-up to Applebaum’s Pulitzer Prize-winning Gulag, Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe explores the atmosphere of post-World War II Russia and explains how the social, political, and economic forces of the time led to a Communist state ruled by fear and cruelty.

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