Working Americans 1880-2009 Sports & Recreation
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Working Americans 1880-2009
Volume XI: Inventors & Entrepreneurs


Pub. Date: November 2010
Hardcover: 600 pages
ISBN: 1-59237-565-0/978-1-59237-565-3
Price: $150.00
EBook ISBN: 978-1-59237-568-4 EBook Vendors

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Entrepreneurship and invention has been the cornerstone of the American mindset since the formation of this country. Working Americans 1880-2009 Volume XI: Inventors & Entrepreneurs examines the everyday life of American entrepreneurs and inventors, and the fascinating journey from the inception of their product or company, to its ultimate success or failure.

Intriguing profiles in each decade-long chapter are supplemented with information on current events, community issues, pricing of the times and news articles to give the reader a broader understanding of what was happening in that individualís world and how it shaped their life.

To further explore the life and times of these individuals, each chapter includes several other helpful elements:

This new volume introduces the reader to the American entrepreneurial spirit, through the lives of ordinary Americans who took a chance on their idea.

Additional Volumes:
Working Americans 1880-2012 Volume I: The Working Class, Second Edition
Working Americans 1880-1999 Volume II: The Middle Class
Working Americans 1880-1999 Volume III: The Upper Class
Working Americans 1880-1999 Volume IV: Their Children
Working Americans 1880-2003 Volume V: Americans At War
Working Americans 1880-2005 Volume VI: Women at Work
Working Americans 1880-2006 Volume VII: Social Movements
Working Americans 1880-2007 Volume VIII: Immigrants
Working Americans 1770-1869 Volume IX: From the Revolutionary War to the Civil War
Working Americans 1880-2009 Volume X: Sports & Recration
Working Americans 1880-2010 Volume XI: Inventors & Entrepreneurs
Working Americans 1880-2011 Volume XII: Our History through Music
Working Americans 1880-2012 Volume XIII: Educators & Education

Pub. Date: November 2010
Hardcover: 600 pages
ISBN: 1-59237-565-0/978-1-59237-565-3
Price: $150.00
EBook ISBN: 978-1-59237-568-4 EBook Vendors

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