The Negro as Capitalist: A Study of Banking and Business Among American Negroes. Abram L. Harris.
The Negro as Capitalist: A Study of Banking and Business Among American Negroes

The Negro as Capitalist: A Study of Banking and Business Among American Negroes

New York: Negro Universities Press, 1969. Hardcover. xii, 205 p.: tables; 22 cm. Brown cloth with gilt spine title. No dust jacket, as issued. First published in 1936. Abram L. Harris (1899-1963) taught economics at Howard University from 1936 to 1945 then at the University of Chicago for the rest of his life; he had previously been executive secretary of the Urban League in Minneapolis and served on the Consumers Advisory Board of the National Recovery Administration. The Negro as Capitalist is an examination of the accumulation of capital and organization of banks by Black Americans from the early 19th century through 1932. In Very Good+ Condition: closed 0.5-cm. tear from fore-edge of title page; 3 leaves (including title page) creased; clean and tight. Very Good +. Item #008057

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