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- DescriptionThe commercial world of South Texas between 1880 and 1940 provided an attractive environment for many seeking to start new businesses, especially businesses that linked the markets and finances of the United States and Mexico. Entrepreneurs regularly crossed the physical border in pursuit of business. But more important, more complex, and less well-kwn were the linguistic, cultural, and ethnic borders they navigated daily as they interacted with customers, creditors, business partners, and employees. Drawing on her expertise as a bankruptcy lawyer, historian Alicia M. Dewey tells the story of how a diverse group of entrepreneurs, including Anglo-Americans, ethnic Mexicans, and European and Middle Eastern immigrants, created and navigated changing business opportunities along the Texas-Mexico border between 1880 and 1940.
- Author BiographyAlicia M. Dewey is an associate professor of history at Biola University in La Mirada, California, USA.
- Author(s)Alicia M. Dewey
- PublisherTexas A & M University Press
- Date of Publication30/10/2014
- SubjectEconomics: Professional & General
- Series TitleConnecting the Greater West Series
- Place of PublicationCollege Station
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintTexas A & M University Press
- Content Noteillustrations
- Weight794 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine28 mm
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