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Business History Review is a journal covering business and economic history. It was founded in 1926 and is published quarterly by the Harvard Business School.Subjects include business, economics, history and genealogy. The editor is Geoffrey Jones.Set up an RSS feed
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The U.S. Cable Television Industry, 1948-1995: Managerial Capitalism in Eclipse.
March 22, 2000... Alfred D. Chandler, Jr., observed that under managerial capitalism, salaried managers tended to pursue policies that promoted the long-term stability and growth of their enterprises. The U.S. cable television industry provides a case study of how managers responded when stability and growth...
The Cuba Company and the Expansion of American Business in Cuba, 1898--1915.
March 22, 2000... The Cuba Company was the largest single foreign investment in Cuba during the first two decades of the twentieth century and remained one of the largest corporations. This article presents a detailed history of the commercial networks forged between political officials and North American...
A Private Bank at War: J.P Morgan & Co. and France, 1914-1918.
March 22, 2000... This article examines the relationship between J.P. Morgan & Co. and France during the First World War. It argues that the dealings between the French government and the partners of J.P. Morgan & Co. from 1914 to 1918 were characterized by personal difficulties between successive French...
The J. and W. Seligman Archives at the Harry W. Bass Business History Collection.
March 22, 2000... In 1955 Harry W. Bass, prominent in the petroleum industry and a former student at the University of Oklahoma, provided the money to establish a special collection in business history that would later be named in his honor. Bass recognized the importance of understanding the history of...
Morgan: American Financier.(Review)
March 22, 2000... Morgan: American Financier. By Jean Strouse. New York: Random House, 1999. 769 PP. Bibliography, photograph, references, and index. $34.95. ISBN 0375501665. The period from the Civil War to World War I still fascinates us. It was, after all, an era of economic revolution, technological...