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The coming of age of American business

three centuries of enterprise, 1600-1900

by Elisha P. Douglass

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Published by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Commerce -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 541-584.

      Statementby Elisha P. Douglass.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHF3021 .D63
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 606 p.
      Number of Pages606
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4767821M
      ISBN 10080781170X
      LC Control Number78132254

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        Coming of Age in Jim Crow DC offers a complex narrative of the everyday lives of Black young people in a racially, spatially, economically, and politically restricted Washington, DC, during the s. In contrast to the ways in which young people have been portrayed by researchers, policy makers, law enforcement, and the media, Paula C. Austin draws on previously unstudied archival material to. JFK: Coming of Age in the American Century, – is a sweeping history of the United States in the middle decades of the twentieth century, as well as the clearest portrait we have of this enigmatic American .

      North Charles Street Baltimore, Maryland, USA +1 () [email protected] © Project MUSE. Produced by Johns Hopkins University . Nicole lives in a small southern town close to Charlotte, NC. “Nicole Learns Foreplay; The Coming of Age of an American Girl” deals with two periods in her life. The opening chapter describes a three person sexual meeting between a thirty something Nicole, Doug (her current lover) and Ted.


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