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Author: 
John David Skrentny
Reviewer: 
Paul Moreno

Moreno on Skrentny, 'The Ironies of Affirmative Action: Politics, Culture and Justice in America'


John David Skrentny. The Ironies of Affirmative Action: Politics, Culture and Justice in America. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1996. xiii + 312 pp. $48.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-76178-7; $48.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-76177-0.

Reviewed by Paul Moreno (St. Thomas Aquinas College)
Published on H-Business (October, 1997)

Inverted Ironies

Author: 
Richard John Lufrano
Reviewer: 
Kwan Man Bun

Bun on Lufrano, 'Honorable Merchants: Commerce and Self-Cultivation in Late Imperial China'


Richard John Lufrano. Honorable Merchants: Commerce and Self-Cultivation in Late Imperial China. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1997. xii + 241 pp. $39.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-1740-4.

Reviewed by Kwan Man Bun (University of Cincinnati)
Published on H-Business (October, 1997)

Author: 
Thomas R. Heinrich
Reviewer: 
John K. Brown

Brown on Heinrich, 'Ships for the Seven Seas: Philadelphia Shipbuilding in the Age of Industrial Capitalism'


Thomas R. Heinrich. Ships for the Seven Seas: Philadelphia Shipbuilding in the Age of Industrial Capitalism. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997. x + 290 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8018-5387-6.

Reviewed by John K. Brown (University of Virginia)
Published on H-Business (August, 1997)

Author: 
Saul Engelbourg, Leonard Bushkoff
Reviewer: 
Albert Churella

Churella on Engelbourg and Bushkoff, 'The Man Who Found the Money: John Stewart Kennedy and the Financing of the Western Railroads'


Saul Engelbourg, Leonard Bushkoff. The Man Who Found the Money: John Stewart Kennedy and the Financing of the Western Railroads. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 1996. xiv + 257 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87013-414-2.

Reviewed by Albert Churella (Department of History, Ohio State University)
Published on H-Business (August, 1997)

Author: 
James P. Kraft
Reviewer: 
Craig H. Roell

Roell on Kraft, 'Stage to Studio: Musicians and the Sound Revolution, 1890-1950. Studies in Industry and Society Series'


James P. Kraft. Stage to Studio: Musicians and the Sound Revolution, 1890-1950. Studies in Industry and Society Series. Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996. 255 pp.p. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8018-5089-9.

Reviewed by Craig H. Roell (Georgia Southern University)
Published on H-Business (May, 1997)

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