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  1. Liquid Capital
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  2. Sound Business
    Sound Business tunes in on a neglected aspect of U.S. media history, the role newspaper owners played in the development of radio. This rigorously researched and balanced history of the news business and government regulation... Learn More
    Published: 3rd May 2011
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  3. Destructive Creation
    Offering a groundbreaking account of the inner workings of the "arsenal of democracy," Destructive Creation suggests how the struggle to define its heroes and villains has continued to shape economic and political development... Learn More
    Published: 6th July 2016
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  4. Remaking the Rust Belt
    Remaking the Rust Belt tells the story of how local leaders throughout the Rust Belt adapted internationally circulating ideas about postindustrial redevelopment to create the jobs and amenities they believed would attract middle-class... Learn More
    Published: 31st May 2016
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  5. Roaring Metropolis
    Roaring Metropolis reconstructs the ideas and activism of urban capitalists in the early twentieth century as they advocated extensive government spending on an array of social programs. Focusing on Detroit, Philadelphia, and... Learn More
    Published: 25th March 2016
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  6. Reform or Repression
    Examining the professional lives of a variety of businessmen and their advocates with the intent of taking their words seriously, Chad Pearson paints a vivid picture of an epic contest between industrial employers and labor, and... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2015
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  7. The Metropolitan Airport
    In The Metropolitan Airport, Nicholas Dagen Bloom chronicles the untold story of JFK International's complicated and turbulent relationship with the New York City metropolitan region. It is an indispensable book for those who... Learn More
    Published: 13th August 2015
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  8. From Main Street to Mall
    Richly illustrated with archival photos, this comprehensive study of the American department store industry traces the changing economic and political contexts that brought about the decline of downtown shopping districts and... Learn More
    Published: 7th May 2015
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  9. Building the Empire State
    Focusing on the state of New York, home to the first American banks, utilities, canals, and transportation infrastructure projects, Building the Empire State examines the origins of American capitalism by tracing how and why business... Learn More
    Published: 7th May 2015
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  10. The Long Gilded Age
    Presenting a new twist on classic themes of American economic and working-class history, The Long Gilded Age considers the interlocking roles of politics, labor, and internationalism in the ideologies and institutions that emerged... Learn More
    Published: 16th December 2014
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  11. Convention Center Follies
    Written by one of the nation's foremost urban development experts, Convention Center Follies exposes the inner workings of America's convention center boom through case studies of Chicago, Atlanta, and St. Louis.... Learn More
    Published: 19th May 2014
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  12. The People's Network
    The People's Network reconstructs the story of U.S. and Canadian independent telephone companies which challenged the Bell System's market domination in the twentieth century, linking the fight to control telecommunications to... Learn More
    Published: 11th December 2013
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  13. The Pennsylvania Railroad, Volume 1
    Albert J. Churella chronicles the history of the Pennsylvania Railroad within the context of social, economic, and technological changes of nineteenth- and twentieth-century America. The story of the PRR illuminates broad themes... Learn More
    Published: 29th August 2012
    Hardback / £65.00
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  14. Making Seafood Sustainable
    Making Seafood Sustainable shows how and why sustainable fishing and seafood management can work by looking at past success stories in dealing with the global overfishing crisis, especially in American waters.... Learn More
    Published: 30th January 2012
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  15. Hinterland Dreams
    Hinterland Dreams: The Political Economy of a Midwestern City tracks the growth of the city of La Crosse, Wisconsin, during the nineteenth century, demonstrating that government institutions and policies were as important as landscapes... Learn More
    Published: 9th November 2010
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  16. Paying the Toll
    Drawing on previously unavailable archives, Paying the Toll describes the high-stakes struggles for control of the Golden Gate Bridge, and offers a rare inside look at the powerful and secretive agency that built a regional transportation... Learn More
    Published: 4th March 2009
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