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Burgan, Michael.

Summary: Introduces the concept of capitalism, discussing its role in U.S. history and its impact on workers, politics, and society.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 330.122 BUR

Weil, Jamie

Summary: Details the life and career of the internet businessman, discussing his youth, creation of Amazon, and his purchase of the "Washington Post."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BEZOS

Summary: On the eve of the Beijing Olympics, Ted Koppel takes an in-depth look at the economic ties that bind the U.S. to China.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Athena 2009

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV PEO

Drucker, Peter F. (Peter Ferdinand)

Summary: This is the first book to present innovation and entrepreneurship as a purposeful and systematic discipline that explains and analyzes the challenges and opportunities of America's new entrepreneurial economy. Superbly practical, Innovation and Entrepreneurship explains what established businesses, public service institutions, and new ventures need to know and do to succeed in today's economy....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperBusiness 1993

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.6 DRU
1 available in Adult Display, Call number: 658.6 DRU

Bilton, Nick

Summary: From New York Times-bestselling author Nick Bilton comes a true-life thriller about the rise and fall of Ross Ulbricht, aka the Dread Pirate Roberts, the founder of the online black market Silk Road.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio/Penguin 2017

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Stone, Brad

Summary: In the spirit of iconic Silicon Valley renegades like Steve Jobs and Bill Gates, another generation of entrepreneurs is using technology to upend convention and disrupt entire industries. These are the upstarts, idiosyncratic founders with limitless drive and an abundance of self-confidence. Led by such visionaries as Travis Kalanick of Uber and Brian Chesky of Airbnb, they are rewriting the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.6 STO

Weber, Steve (Stephen W.)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Weber Books 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 381.45 WEB

Spector, Robert

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperBusiness 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 381.45 SPE

Windwalker, Stephen.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard Perspectives Press 2002

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Summary: Trapped in the Sierra Nevada mountains during the bitter winter of 1846, nearly 90 members of the Donner and Reed families longed for California's “Promised Land.” But a previously untraveled shortcut became a road to madness, death, and cannibalism. Members of the Donner party ate human flesh when they were caught snowbound just 150 miles from the end of their 2,500-mile trip across the United...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1992

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Summary: Through first-hand accounts, viewers relive the rush for gold and other opportunities in the West and witness the effect of westward migrations on Native Americans. This program explores the adventures of the ’49ers on the overland trails and witness the prosperity of the gold rush towns like San Francisco, as well as broken treaties with the Plains Indians and the slaughter of Native American...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1996

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Summary: Shots of a sewing factory/garment industry. Workers--all women--at sewing machines, supervisor continually brings more pieces

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1981

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Summary: From Mexican landowners in California to Native American tribes in the Black Hills of South Dakota, this film examines various perspectives on territorial claims to the West and the history of U.S. annexation. This program explains how events, such as the Texas War of Independence, opened the door to U.S. annexation. Diary excerpts, letters, and other primary resources vividly portray the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1996

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Summary: Coal Mining (Part 1)

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1981

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Summary: Malaya rubber workers loading shipments of sheets of rubber for Britain

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1947

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Summary: Dodge auto show exhibit (cars, automobiles)

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1947

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Summary: Car industry wheel assembly plant (factory work)

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1950

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Summary: Making models for Dodge automobiles

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1952

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Summary: Industrial labor in the Machine Age.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1957

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Summary: Free Trade With Europe? Story about possible benefits to UK

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1958

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Shachtman, Tom

Summary: "In The Founding Fortunes, historian Tom Shachtman offers an in-depth look at a time when money became as vital as guns in securing victory on the Revolutionary War's battlefields, and how some of America's wealthiest men risked their fortunes to aid the new country even as they reaped benefits from its independence. While history teaches that successful revolutions depend on participation by...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2020

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 973.3 SHA

Summary: Chicago stockyards/meat packing industry. Portrays images of meat hanging and being cut.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1910

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Summary: Chicago Stockyards/meat packing industry. Pork packing plant and sausage making.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1910

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Summary: Japanese whaling expedition with US Navy supervision/escort

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1947

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