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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

Author: 
James M. O'Toole, ed.
Reviewer: 
Randall C. Jimerson

Jimerson on O'Toole, 'The Records of American Business'

James M. O'Toole, ed. The Records of American Business. Chicago: Society of American Archivists, 1997. xvii + 396 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-931828-45-4.

Reviewed by Randall C. Jimerson (Western Washington University) Published on H-Business (May, 1998)

The Challenges of Documenting Modern American Business

The Challenges of Documenting Modern American Business

Author: 
Paul D. Moreno
Reviewer: 
Charles A. Shanor

Shanor on Moreno, 'From Direct Action to Affirmative Action: Fair Employment Law and Policy in America, 1933-1972'

Paul D. Moreno. From Direct Action to Affirmative Action: Fair Employment Law and Policy in America, 1933-1972. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1997. 311 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-2138-2.

Reviewed by Charles A. Shanor (Professor of Law, Emory University) Published on H-Business (May, 1998)

Author: 
Paul Erker
Reviewer: 
Mansel G. Blackford

Blackford on Erker, 'Wachsen im Wettbewerb: Eine Zeitgeschichte der Continental Aktiengesellschaft (1971-1996)'

Paul Erker. Wachsen im Wettbewerb: Eine Zeitgeschichte der Continental Aktiengesellschaft (1971-1996). Duesseldorf: ECON Verlag, 1996. 336 S. DM 58,00 (gebunden), ISBN 978-3-430-12548-2.

Reviewed by Mansel G. Blackford (Ohio State University) Published on H-Business (April, 1998)

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