Browse selected secondary sources on immigrant entrepreneurship. A bibliography of selected secondary sources from the biographical articles and essays is available here.
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.
Beckert, Sven. The Monied Metropolis: New York City and the Consolidation of the American Bourgeoisie, 1850-1896. New York, NY: Cambridge UP, 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..
Bruyat, Christian and Pierre-Andre Julien. "Defining the Field of Research in Entrepreneurship." Journal of Business Venturing 16 (2001): 165-180.
Chernow, Ron. The Warburgs: The Twentieth-Century Odyssey of a Remarkable Jewish Family. .
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.
Dufoix, Stéphane. Diasporas. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2007.
Faust, Albert Bernhardt. The German Eement in the United States with Special reference to its Political, Moral, Social, and Educational Influence . Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co, 1909.
Fellman, Susanna. "Prosopographic studies of business leaders for understanding industrial and corporate change." Business History 56.1 (2014): 5-21.
Friedman, Walter A., and Richard S. Tedlow. "Statistical Portraits of American Business Elites: a Review Essay." Business History 45 (2003): 89-113.
Ghent, Jocelyn Maynard, and Frederic Cople Jaher. "The Chicago Business Elite: 1830-1930. A Collective Biography." The Business History Review 50 (1976): 288-328.
Godley, Andrew. Jewish Immigrant Entrepreneurship in New York and London, 1880-1914: Enterprise and Culture. New York: Palgrave, 2001.
Granovetter, Mark. "Business Groups." The Handbook of Economic Sociology, edited by N. Smelzer and R. Swedberg. Princeton: Princeton UP, 1994, 453-475..
Guarnizo, Luis E., William Haller and Alejandro Portes. "Transnational Entrepreneurs: An Alternative Form of Immigrant Economic Adaptation." American Sociological Review 67 (2002): 278-298.
Haller, Charles R. Distinguished German-Americans. Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, 1995.
Haller, Charles R. German-American Business Biographies: High Finance and Big Business. Asheville, NC: Money Tree Imprints, 2001.
Hirshman, Charles. "Immigration and the American Century." Demography 42 (2005): 595-620.
Johnson, C.T. Culture at Twilight: The National German-American Alliance, 1901-1918. Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 1999.
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.
Keeling, Drew. The Business of Transatlantic Migration between Europe and the United States, 1900-1914. Zurich: Chronos Verlag, 2012.