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Recent Content

Author: 
Eun Mee Kim
Reviewer: 
Tawni Hunt Ferrarini

Ferrarini on Kim, 'Big Business, Strong State: Collusion and Conflict in South Korea, 1960-1990'

Eun Mee Kim. Big Business, Strong State: Collusion and Conflict in South Korea, 1960-1990. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1997. xvii + 280 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7914-3210-5; $59.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7914-3209-9.

Reviewed by Tawni Hunt Ferrarini (Northern Michigan University) Published on H-Business (December, 1997)

Author: 
Sinclair Lewis
Reviewer: 
Peter Baida

Baida on Lewis, 'If I Were Boss: The Early Business Stories of Sinclair Lewis'

Sinclair Lewis. If I Were Boss: The Early Business Stories of Sinclair Lewis. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1997. xxxvii + 363 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8093-2139-1; $39.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8093-2138-4.

Reviewed by Peter Baida (Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center) Published on H-Business (December, 1997)

Sinclair Lewis Before Babbitt

Author: 
Mansel G. Blackford, K. Austin Kerr
Reviewer: 
Kenneth L. Simons

Simons on Blackford and Kerr, 'B.F. Goodrich: Tradition and Transformation, 1870-1995'

Mansel G. Blackford, K. Austin Kerr. B.F. Goodrich: Tradition and Transformation, 1870-1995. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 1996. x + 507 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8142-0696-6.

Reviewed by Kenneth L. Simons (University of London) Published on H-Business (December, 1997)

Insights from an American Industrial Experience

Author: 
Robert Kanigel
Reviewer: 
Hindy Lauer Schachter

Schachter on Kanigel, 'The One Best Way: Frederick Winslow Taylor and the Enigma of Efficiency'

Robert Kanigel. The One Best Way: Frederick Winslow Taylor and the Enigma of Efficiency. New York: Viking, 1997. 676 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-670-86402-7.

Reviewed by Hindy Lauer Schachter (New Jersey Institute of Technology) Published on H-Business (November, 1997)

The Controversy Continues

Author: 
Susan Ariel Aaronson
Reviewer: 
Mira Wilkins

Wilkins on Aaronson, 'Trade and the American Dream: A Social History of Postwar Trade Policy'

Susan Ariel Aaronson. Trade and the American Dream: A Social History of Postwar Trade Policy. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1996. xvii + 262 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8131-0874-2; $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-1955-7.

Reviewed by Mira Wilkins (Florida International University) Published on H-Business (November, 1997)

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