Richard Adelstein: The Rise of “The Rise of Planning in Industrial America, 1865-1914”

Friends of the Wesleyan Library would like to redundantly present Economics Professor Richard Adelstein and his new book, “The Rise of (See long title above):

Woodhouse/Sysco Professor of Economics Richard Adelstein will talk about the history of corporate power and the writing of his new book, The Rise of Planning in Industrial America, 1865-1914. His book explores the transformation undergone by business in the U.S. over the
half-century following the Civil War — from small sole proprietorships and partnerships to massive corporations possessing many of the same constitutional rights as living men and women and leading up to the Supreme Court’s controversial 2010 Citizens United decision.

For more information about this event and others, email libfriends(at)wesleyan(dot)edu, or check out their website here.

Date: April 26, 2012
Time: 7:00-9:00
Location: Develin Room, 2nd floor Olin Library
Cost: free

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