Project Introduction


Selected Bibliography

Hirshman, Charles. "Immigration and the American Century." Demography 42 (2005): 595-620.

Waldinger, Roger. "Immigrant Enterprise: A Critique and Reformulation." Theory and Society 15 (1986): 249-285.

Wadhwa, Vivek. "Foreign-Born Entrepreneurs: An Underestimated American Resource." Kauffman Thoughtbook 2009 Kansas City, MO: Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, 2009, Available Online.

Jones, Geoffrey, and Rohit Daniel Wadhwani. "Entrepreneurship." The Oxford Handbook of Business History, edited by Geoffrey Jones and Jonathan Zeitlin, New York: Oxford University Press, 2008, 501-528.

Tedlow, Richard S. Giants of Enterprise: Seven Business Innovators and the Empires They Built. New York: Harper Business, 2001.

Bendix, Reinhard, and Frank Howton. "Social Mobility and the American Business Elite." Social Mobility in Industrial Society, edited by S. M. Lipset and R. Bendix. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers, 1992, 114-146..

Portes, Alejandro and Rubèn G. Rumbaut (eds.). Legacies: The Story of the Immigrant Second Generation. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2001.

Portes, Alejandro (ed.). The Economic Sociology of Immigration: Essays on Networks, Ethnicity and Entrepreneurship. New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 1995.

McCabe, Ina Baghdiantz, Gelina Harlaftis and Ioanna Pepelasis Minoglou (eds.). Diaspora Entrepreneurial Networks: Four Centuries of History. New York: Berg, 2005.

Friedman, Walter A., and Richard S. Tedlow. "Statistical Portraits of American Business Elites: a Review Essay." Business History 45 (2003): 89-113.

Vertovec, Steven. "Conceiving and Researching Transnationalism." Ethnic and Racial Studies 22 (1999): 447-462.

Haller, Charles R. Distinguished German-Americans. Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, 1995.

Dufoix, Stéphane. Diasporas. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2007.

Guarnizo, Luis E., William Haller and Alejandro Portes. "Transnational Entrepreneurs: An Alternative Form of Immigrant Economic Adaptation." American Sociological Review 67 (2002): 278-298.

Wilk, Gerard H. and Don Heinrich Tolzmann. Americans from Germany. Indianapolis: Max Kade German-American Center Indiana German Heritage Society, 1995.

Beckert, Sven. The Monied Metropolis: New York City and the Consolidation of the American Bourgeoisie, 1850-1896. New York, NY: Cambridge UP, 2001.

Godley, Andrew. Jewish Immigrant Entrepreneurship in New York and London, 1880-1914: Enterprise and Culture. New York: Palgrave, 2001.

Conzen, Kathleen Neils. "Germans." In Harvard Encyclopedia of American Ethnic Groups. edited by S. Thernstrom. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press of Harvard University, 1980, 405-425.

Portes, Alejandro and Steven Shafer. "Revisiting the Enclave Hypothesis: Miami Twenty-Five Years Later." The Sociology of Entrepreneurship, edited by Martin Ruef and Michael Lounsbury. Oxford: Elsevier JAI, 2007.

Beckert, Sven. "Migration, Ethnicity, and Working Class Formation: Passaic, New Jersey, 1889-1926." People in Transit: German Migrations in Comparative Perspective, 1820-1930, edited by Dirk Hörder and Jörg Nagler. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1995, 347-79.

Light, Ivan. "Asian Enterprise in America." Self-Help in Urban America, edited by Scott Cummings. Port Washington, NY: Kennikat Press, 1980, 33-57.

Johnson, C.T. Culture at Twilight: The National German-American Alliance, 1901-1918. Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 1999.

Bruyat, Christian and Pierre-Andre Julien. "Defining the Field of Research in Entrepreneurship." Journal of Business Venturing 16 (2001): 165-180.

Archival Collections

R.G. Dun & Co. / Dun & Bradstreet Collection. Baker Library, Harvard Business School. Finding aid.

Lehman Brothers Collection. Baker Library, Harvard Business School. Finding aid.