Negro Business and Business Education: Their Present and Prospective Development / Edition 1

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A reprint of the classic volume originally published by Harper & Brothers in 1947, this scholary work provides important insights for understanding contemporary issues in African-American business and business education as well as in the rebuilding of American communities today.

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A classic study (first published by Harper & Brothers in 1947 and reprinted in 1971 by Negro Universities Press) on the relationship between business and business education among blacks in the 1940s. It examines banking and lending institutions, consumer cooperatives, and life insurance companies, with statistics from 12 cities. Includes a contemporary introduction. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
From the Publisher
'There are some works that are timeless and have the ability to inform the future although they were written in the past. Joseph A. Pierce's [book] certainly is a work which falls into that category.'
from the Introduction by John Sibley Butler
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780306450730
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 6/30/1995
  • Series: Springer Studies in Work and Industry Series
  • Edition description: 1995
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 338
  • Product dimensions: 0.88 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 6.14 (d)

Table of Contents

Book One. Negro Business: Part I: The Background: The Evolution of Negro Business. Part II: The Present: Enterprises - An Overall View. Personnel - An Overall View. Life Insurance Companies. Banking and Lending Institutions. Consumer Cooperatives. Part III: The Future: Problems of Business Operation. A Business Philosophy. Book Two. Business Education in Negro Colleges and Universities: Evolution of Business Education. Among Negroes. Present Status of Business Education among Negroes. Needs and Problems of Business Education among Negroes. Appendixes. Index.

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