The Resource The land of enterprise : a business history of the United States, Benjamin C. Waterhouse, (electronic resource)

The land of enterprise : a business history of the United States, Benjamin C. Waterhouse, (electronic resource)

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The land of enterprise : a business history of the United States
Title
The land of enterprise
Title remainder
a business history of the United States
Statement of responsibility
Benjamin C. Waterhouse
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Language
eng
Summary
A new, gripping history of America-told through the executives, bankers, farmers, and politicians who paved the way from colonial times to the present-reveals that this country was founded as much on the search for wealth and prosperity as the desire for freedom. The Land of Enterprise charts the development of American business from the colonial period to the present. It explores the nation's evolving economic, social, and political landscape by examining how different types of enterprising activities rose and fell, how new labor and production technologies supplanted old ones-and at what costs-and how Americans of all stripes responded to the tumultuous world of business. In particular, historian Benjamin Waterhouse highlights the changes in business practices, the development of different industries and sectors, and the complex relationship between business and national politics. From executives and bankers to farmers and sailors, from union leaders to politicians to slaves, business history is American history, and Waterhouse pays tribute to the unnamed millions who traded their labor (sometimes by choice, often not) or decided what products to consume (sometimes informed, often not). Their story includes those who fought against what they saw as an oppressive system of exploitation as well as those who defended free markets from any outside intervention. The Land of Enterprise is not only a comprehensive look into our past achievements, but offers clues as to how to confront the challenges of today's world: globalization, income inequality, and technological change
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technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1978-
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Waterhouse, Benjamin C.
Dewey number
338.0973
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not applicable
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other
PerformerNote
Read by George Newbern
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1964-
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  • Newbern, George
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Business enterprises
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adult
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The land of enterprise : a business history of the United States, Benjamin C. Waterhouse, (electronic resource)
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digital storage
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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spoken word
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  • spw
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rdacontent
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 41 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781508237303
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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digital.
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12207071
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MWT12207071
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sound
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Label
The land of enterprise : a business history of the United States, Benjamin C. Waterhouse, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Distribution
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 41 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781508237303
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12207071
Publisher number
MWT12207071
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unknown
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access
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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