SerierAmerican Business, Politics, and Society

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Building the Empire State: Political Economy in the Early Republic by Brian Phillips Murphy 17 eksemplarer2015
Convention Center Follies: Politics, Power, and Public Investment in American Cities by Heywood T. Sanders 6 eksemplarer2014
Destructive Creation: American Business and the Winning of World War II by Mark R. Wilson 10 eksemplarer2016
From Main Street to Mall: The Rise and Fall of the American Department Store by Vicki Howard 31 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse2015
Hinterland Dreams: The Political Economy of a Midwestern City by Eric J. Morser 10 eksemplarer2010
Liquid Capital: Making the Chicago Waterfront (American Business, Politics, and Society) by Joshua A. T. Salzmann 6 eksemplarer
The Long Gilded Age: American Capitalism and the Lessons of a New World Order by Leon Fink 10 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse2014
Making Seafood Sustainable: American Experiences in Global Perspective by Mansel G. Blackford 4 eksemplarer2012
Market Rules: Bankers, Presidents, and the Origins of the Great Recession (American Business, Politics, and Society) by Mark H. Rose 5 eksemplarer
The Metropolitan Airport: JFK International and Modern New York by Nicholas Dagen Bloom 10 eksemplarer2015
Paying the Toll: Local Power, Regional Politics, and the Golden Gate Bridge by Louise Nelson Dyble 11 eksemplarer2009
The Pennsylvania Railroad, Volume 1: Building an Empire, 1846-1917 by Albert J. Churella 29 eksemplarer, 2 anmeldelser2012
The People's Network: The Political Economy of the Telephone in the Gilded Age by Robert MacDougall 12 eksemplarer2013
Reform or Repression: Organizing America's Anti-Union Movement by Chad Pearson 10 eksemplarer2015
Remaking the Rust Belt: The Postindustrial Transformation of North America by Tracy Neumann 9 eksemplarer2016
Represented: The Black Imagemakers Who Reimagined African American Citizenship (American Business, Politics, and Society) by Brenna Wynn Greer 5 eksemplarer
Risk and Ruin: Enron and the Culture of American Capitalism by Gavin Benke 5 eksemplarer2018
Roaring Metropolis: Businessmen's Campaign for a Civic Welfare State by Daniel Amsterdam 5 eksemplarer2016
Sound Business: Newspapers, Radio, and the Politics of New Media by Michael Stamm 6 eksemplarer2011
Sovereign Soldiers: How the U.S. Military Transformed the Global Economy After World War II by Grant Madsen 3 eksemplarer2018


03/16(2) 19th century(4) 20th century(6) American(2) American history(4) and department store industry leaders culminated in today's Wal-Mart world. Richly illustrated with archival photographs of the nation's beloved downtown business centers(1) and economic identities.The first national study of the department store industry(1) and music to dry-goods emporia(1) business(5) business history(2) Canada(2) Chicago(2) cold-war-1945-on-going(1) cultural history(2) d(4) department stores(4) Department stores - United States - History(1) department stores remained centers of social activity in local communities. But after World War II(1) Early Republic(2) economic(3) economic history(2) economics(7) Economy/Labor(1) From Main Street to Mall shows that department stores were more than just places to shop.(1) From Main Street to Mall traces the changing economic and political contexts that transformed the American shopping experience in the twentieth century. With careful attention to small-town stores as well as glamorous landmarks such as Marshall Field's in(1) government policy makers(1) HERE history(1) historian Vicki Howard offers a comprehensive account of the uneven trajectory that brought about the loss of locally identified department store firms and the rise of national chains like Macy's and J. C. Penney. She draws on a wealth of primary source e(1) history(10) jstor eba(3) labor(2) Midwest(2) non-fiction(2) Ohio Link(1) own(2) Pennsylvania Railroad(4) politics(2) railroads(7) suburban growth and the ubiquity of automobiles shifted the seat of economic prosperity to malls and shopping centers. The subsequent rise of discount big-box stores and electronic shopping accelerated the pace at which local department stores were shutte(1) technology(3) The geography of American retail has changed dramatically since the first luxurious department stores sprang up in nineteenth-century cities. Introducing light(1) these "palaces of consumption" transformed mere trade into occasions for pleasure and spectacle. Through the early twentieth century(1) these vibrant social institutions were intimately connected to American political(1) to-read(7) urban history(2) urban renewal(3) us(3) usa(5) Wishlist: Labor(1) wwii(2)

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