A History of Small Business in America (The Luther H. Hodges by Mansel G. Blackford

By Mansel G. Blackford

From the colonial period to the current day, small companies were a vital part of yank lifestyles. First released in 1991 and now completely revised and up-to-date, A historical past of Small company in America explores the significant yet ever-changing function performed through small agencies within the nation's fiscal, political, and cultural development.

Examining small companies in production, revenues, prone, and farming, Mansel Blackford argues that whereas small companies have regularly been very important to the nation's improvement, their importance has different significantly in several time sessions and in several segments of our financial system. all through, he relates small company improvement to alterations in America's total company and monetary platforms and provides comparisons among the expansion of small company within the usa to its improvement in different international locations. He locations distinctive emphasis at the significance of small enterprise improvement for girls and minorities. exact in its breadth, this ebook presents the one entire review of those major topics.

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