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Author: 
Margaret Levenstein
Reviewer: 
Paul Miranti

Miranti on Levenstein, 'Accounting for Growth: Information Systems and the Creation of the Large Corporation'

Margaret Levenstein. Accounting for Growth: Information Systems and the Creation of the Large Corporation. Stanford, Ca: Stanford University Press, 1998. ix + 277 pp. $49.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-3003-7.

Reviewed by Paul Miranti (Rutgers University) Published on H-Business (September, 1999)

Author: 
Helmut Dietl
Reviewer: 
Hideaki Miyajima

Miyajima on Dietl, 'Capital Markets and Corporate Governance in Japan, Germany and the United States: Organizational Response to Market Inefficiencies'

Helmut Dietl. Capital Markets and Corporate Governance in Japan, Germany and the United States: Organizational Response to Market Inefficiencies. London and New York: Routledge, 1998. 208 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-17188-5.

Reviewed by Hideaki Miyajima (School of Commerce, Waseda University) Published on H-Business (September, 1999)

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

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