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Author: 
Richard R. John
Reviewer: 
Mary K. McGuire

McGuire on John, 'Spreading the News: The American Postal System from Franklin to Morse'

Richard R. John. Spreading the News: The American Postal System from Franklin to Morse. Cambridge and London: Harvard University Press, 1995. vii + 369 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-83338-8.

Reviewed by Mary K. McGuire (Department of History, Southern Illinois University Carbondale) Published on H-Business (August, 1999)

Author: 
Ellen Condliffe Lagemann, ed.
Reviewer: 
Milton Goldin

Goldin on Lagemann, 'Philanthropic Foundations: New Scholarship New Possibilities'

Ellen Condliffe Lagemann, ed. Philanthropic Foundations: New Scholarship New Possibilities. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1999. xviii + 420 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-33500-5.

Reviewed by Milton Goldin (National Coalition of Independent Scholars (NCIS)) Published on H-Business (August, 1999)

Author: 
Elizabeth T. Boris, C. Eugene Steuerle
Reviewer: 
Milton Goldin

Goldin on Boris and Steuerle, 'Nonprofits and Government: Collaboration and Conflict'

Elizabeth T. Boris, C. Eugene Steuerle. Nonprofits and Government: Collaboration and Conflict. Washington, D.C.: Urban Press, 1999. xii + 383 pp. $29.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-87766-687-5.

Reviewed by Milton Goldin (National Coalition of Independent Scholars (NCIS)) Published on H-Business (July, 1999)

The New Gospel of Wealth

Author: 
Thomas W. Zeiler
Reviewer: 
Susan Ariel Aaronson

Aaronson on Zeiler, 'Free Trade Free World: The Advent of GATT'

Thomas W. Zeiler. Free Trade Free World: The Advent of GATT. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1999. xii + 288 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2458-0.

Reviewed by Susan Ariel Aaronson (George Mason University) Published on H-Business (June, 1999)

Author: 
Juliet E.K. Walker
Reviewer: 
Maceo Dailey

Dailey on Walker, 'The History of Black Business in America: Capitalism, Race, Entrepreneurship'

Juliet E.K. Walker. The History of Black Business in America: Capitalism, Race, Entrepreneurship. New York: Macmillan Press, 1998. xxv + 482 pp. $56.25 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8057-1650-4.

Reviewed by Maceo Dailey (University of Texas El Paso) Published on H-Business (June, 1999)

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