ISBN-10:
0205202292
ISBN-13:
9780205202294
Pub. Date:
07/12/2011
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
American Made: Shapers of the American Economy / Edition 3

American Made: Shapers of the American Economy / Edition 3

by Harold C Livesay

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ISBN-13: 9780205202294
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/12/2011
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 373,746
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Harold C. Livesay received a B.A. from the University of Delaware in 1966 and an M.A. from The Johns Hopkins University in 1968. After receiving his Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins in 1970, he accepted a position in the history department of the University of Michigan, where he was employed until 1978. In 1978 he joined the State University of New York at Binghamton. In 1981, he became head of the history department of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University at Blackburg, Virginia. He departed in 1987 for Texas A&M University, where he now serves as the Clifford A. Taylor professor in liberal arts. He has published work in and out of the field of economic history.

Table of Contents

Preface to the Third Edition Introduction; CHAPTER 1 THE ARTIST OF HIS COUNTRY: ELI WHITNEY; CHAPTER 2 THE GRIM REAPER: CYRUS HALL MCCORMICK; CHAPTER 3 THE STAR-SPANGLED SCOTCHMAN: ANDREW CARNEGIE; CHAPTER 4 THE MOST USEFUL AMERICAN: THOMAS A. EDISON; CHAPTER 5 THE INSOLENT CHARIOTEER: HENRY FORD; CHAPTER 6 THE PATRIARCHAL PIONEER: PIERRE S. DU PONT; CHAPTER 7 THE ORGANIZATION MAN: ALFRED P. SLOAN; CHAPTER 8 AVATAR OF THE WORLDWIDE CAR: HENRY FORD II; CHAPTER 9 THE PHILOSOPHER SCIENTIST: EDWIN LAND; CHAPTER 10 AND SO IT GOES: BURGERS, BARGAINS, AND BYTES; CHAPTER 11 OF THINGS PAST AND THINGS TO COME; A Note on the SourcesPhoto CreditsIndex

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