Encyclopedia of African American Business: Updated and Revised Edition, 2nd Edition [2 volumes]

by
Jessie Carney Smitheditor

Jessie Carney Smith, PhD, is dean of the library and holds the Camille Cosby Distinguished Chair in the Humanities at Fisk University, Nashville, TN.

Encyclopedia of African American Business: Updated and Revised Edition, 2nd Edition [2 volumes]

20171130

Greenwood

Pages 1136
Topics Race and Ethnicity
  • eBook

    9781440850288

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Encyclopedia of African American Business: Updated and Revised Edition, 2nd Edition [2 volumes]

Contributors: Smith, Jessie;
Abstract:

This two-volume set showcases the achievements of African American entrepreneurs and the various businesses that they founded, developed, or promote as well as the accomplishments of many African American leaders—both those whose work is well-known and other achievers who have been neglected in history.


• Provides a broad overview of the development of African American business and business leaders, from the beginning of black life in America through the present

• Demonstrates that African Americans developed self-sufficiency early on despite rampant racism and legal restrictions and how their efforts and accomplishments impacted the economy

• Identifies many women African American business leaders

• Introduces readers to the success of African American entrepreneurs beyond American shores

• Shows the influence of social media on the shaping of businesses in the modern context

Editor(s): Smith, Jessie;
SortTitle: encyclopedia of african american business: updated and revised edition, 2nd edition [2 volumes]
Edition: 2
Keyword(s): Race and Ethnicity
Author Info:
Jessie Carney Smitheditor

Jessie Carney Smith, PhD, is dean of the library and holds the Camille Cosby Distinguished Chair in the Humanities at Fisk University, Nashville, TN.

eISBN-13: 9781440850288
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Print ISBN-13: 9781440850271
Imprint: Greenwood
Pages: 1136
Publication Date: 20171130