The Visible Hand

The Visible Hand

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The role of large-scale business enterprisea€”big business and its managersa€”during the formative years of modern capitalism (from the 1850s until the 1920s) is delineated in this pathmarking book. Alfred Chandler, Jr., the distinguished business historian, sets forth the reasons for the dominance of big business in American transportation, communications, and the central sectors of production and distribution.[Nicoll aamp; Roy Company], The Manual of Statistics, 1895 (New York, 1895), pp. 256 ... the notices about the Car Accountanta#39;s Association in the Railroad Gazette a€”for example, 22:202, 421, 475 (1890). ... of Standard Time in 1883a€”An Attempt to Bring Order into a Changing World, a€ Yale undergraduate honors thesis, 1970, anbsp;...

Title:The Visible Hand
Author:Alfred D. Chandler Jr.
Publisher:Harvard University Press - 1993-01-01


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