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Author: 
David Pletcher
Reviewer: 
David E. Woodard

Woodard on Pletcher, 'The Diplomacy of Trade and Investment: American Economic Expansion in the Hemisphere, 1865-1900'


David Pletcher. The Diplomacy of Trade and Investment: American Economic Expansion in the Hemisphere, 1865-1900. Columbia, Mo.: University of Missouri Press, 1998. 458 pp. $44.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8262-1127-9.

Reviewed by David E. Woodard (University of Minnesota)
Published on H-Business (November, 1998)

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Author: 
Joel Slemrod, Jon Bakija
Reviewer: 
James K. Self

Self on Slemrod and Bakija, 'Taxing Ourselves: A Citizen's Guide to the Great Debate Over Tax Reform'


Joel Slemrod, Jon Bakija. Taxing Ourselves: A Citizen's Guide to the Great Debate Over Tax Reform. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1996. ix + 299 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-262-69208-3.

Reviewed by James K. Self (Southern Illinois University (Carbondale))
Published on H-Business (October, 1998)

Author: 
William G. Roy
Reviewer: 
Margaret Levenstein

Levenstein on Roy, 'Socializing Capital: The Rise of the Large Industrial Corporation in America'


William G. Roy. Socializing Capital: The Rise of the Large Industrial Corporation in America. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1997. xv + 338 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-04353-1.

Reviewed by Margaret Levenstein (University of Michigan)
Published on H-Business (August, 1998)

Author: 
Margaret A. Kennedy
Reviewer: 
Steven D. Swearingin

Swearingin on Kennedy, 'The Whiskey Trade of the Northwestern Plains: A Multidisciplinary Study'


Margaret A. Kennedy. The Whiskey Trade of the Northwestern Plains: A Multidisciplinary Study. New York: Peter Lang, 1997. x + 181 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8204-2596-2.

Reviewed by Steven D. Swearingin (Southern Illinois University, Carbondale)
Published on H-Business (June, 1998)

Author: 
Douglas Fetherling
Reviewer: 
Ralph Mann

Mann on Fetherling, 'The Gold Crusades: A Social History of Gold Rushes, 1849-1929'


Douglas Fetherling. The Gold Crusades: A Social History of Gold Rushes, 1849-1929. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1997. 222 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8020-8046-2.

Reviewed by Ralph Mann (University of Colorado, Boulder)
Published on H-Business (May, 1998)

Crusading for Canada

Crusading for Canada

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