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HIU 741: American Business History.

3 hours, 3 credits. (Not open to students who have taken HIU 341.) The rise of business enterprise in America from its earliest commercial origins to giant corporations and conglomerates. Themes include the rise of early commerce; emergence of consolidated industry; prominent businessmen and business techniques; analysis of business philosophy and entrepreneurial attitudes; reactions to corporate power by labor and government; evolution of business forms and structures; and the impact of business enterprise on the political, legal, and cultural development of America.

Last modified: 7/14/2014