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Business & Economics



link to catalog page WEEMS, Building the Black Metropolis

Building the Black Metropolis

African American Entrepreneurship in Chicago

Author: Edited by Robert E. Weems Jr. and Jason P. Chambers
Pub Date: August 2017

How African Americans took care of business in a new city   learn more...

link to catalog page ROBB, Ladies of the Ticker

Ladies of the Ticker

Women and Wall Street from the Gilded Age to the Great Depression

Author: George Robb
Pub Date: September 2017

Women who ran with the bulls and bears   learn more...

link to catalog page CARR, Through the Fires

Through the Fires

An American Story of Turbulence, Business Triumph and Giving Back

Author: Robert Owen Carr with Dirk Johnson
Pub Date: April 2016

Holding onto beliefs in the face of financial and personal misfortune   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Big Leagues Go to Washington

The Big Leagues Go to Washington

Congress and Sports Antitrust, 1951-1989

Author: David George Surdam
Pub Date: May 2015

How government directly and indirectly reshaped American sports   learn more...

link to catalog page, Beauty Shop Politics

Beauty Shop Politics

African American Women's Activism in the Beauty Industry

Author: Tiffany M. Gill
Pub Date: March 2010

A bold reassessment of black beauty salons as vital sites for social change   learn more...

link to catalog page SHALHOPE, The Baltimore Bank Riot

The Baltimore Bank Riot

Political Upheaval in Antebellum Maryland

Author: Robert E. Shalhope
Pub Date: November 2009

Examining the causes and consequences of a scorching chapter in Maryland's history   learn more...

link to catalog page FRANCH, Robber Baron

Robber Baron

The Life of Charles Tyson Yerkes

Author: John Franch
Pub Date: Cloth: 2006; Paper: 2008

The epic story of an American visionary and scoundrel   learn more...

link to catalog page STOLTZFUS, Freedom from Advertising

Freedom from Advertising

E. W. Scripps's Chicago Experiment

Author: Duane C. S. Stoltzfus
Pub Date: January 2007

Scripps' revolutionary attempt to produce a newspaper without advertising   learn more...

link to catalog page FONES-WOLF, Glass Towns

Glass Towns

Industry, Labor, and Political Economy in Appalachia, 1890-1930s

Author: Ken Fones-Wolf
Pub Date: January 2007

Exploring a path not taken in Appalachian economic development--one that might have led away from underdevelopment   learn more...

link to catalog page KUHN, Henryk Grossman and the Recovery of Marxism Author: Rick Kuhn
Pub Date: December 2007

The first comprehensive English-language Grossman biography   learn more...

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