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Author Sawyer, Laura Phillips, 1981-, author.

Title American fair trade : proprietary capitalism, corporatism, and the "new competition", 1890-1940 / Laura Phillips Sawyer, Harvard Business School.

Published Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2018.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  343.73072109 SAWY    AVAILABLE
Physical description xvi, 376 pages ; 24 cm.
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Machine generated contents note: The American Antimonopoly Movement and the Rise of Antitrust Law -- Fair Competition and the Administrative State -- Chapter Overviews -- 1.Contracts and Competition in an Era of Economic Uncertainty, 1880--1890 -- Nineteenth-Century Competition Policy: Liberty of Contract and the Common Law -- Governing Proprietary Capitalism: The Dr. Miles Medical Company -- Rules of "Excessive Competition": Muzzy Starch and National Combinations -- Industrial Consolidation: Corporations, Trusts, and Competitive Federalism -- 2.The Origins of American Fair Trade: The Sherman Antitrust Act and Conflicting Interpretations of Law, 1890--1911 -- State Antitrust: The Ideas, Interests, and Institutions of Market Competition -- Passage of the Sherman Antitrust Act -- Early Antitrust Jurisprudence -- 3.The Economics and Ideology of American Fair Trade: Louis Brandeis, Resale Price Maintenance, and Open Price Associations, 1911--1919 --
Contents note continued: Brandeis and the Making of American Fair Trade no Woodrow Wilson's "New Freedom" and Brandeis's "Fair Trade" -- The AFTL and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce: Defining Fair Competition -- Exigencies of War: The Cooperative Alternative to Free Market Competition -- 4.Institutionalizing the "New Competition": Herbert Hoover and the Adaptation of Regulated Competition, 1920--1928 -- Confronting Regulated Competition: Trade Associations and the State -- The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and State Building -- The "New Competition" in Social Sciences and Academic Associations -- Hoover and the Reconceptualization of Regulated Competition -- 5.California Fair Trade: Constitutional Federalism and Competing Visions of Fairness in Antitrust Law, 1929--1933 -- Constitutional Federalism and Competing Meanings of Fairness -- California Capitalism versus National Competition Policy -- Edna Gleason and the Druggists' Campaign for a "Fair Trade" Law --
Contents note continued: 6.Managing Competition in the Great Depression: Between Associational and State Corporatism, 1929--1938 -- Section I Hoover's Response to the Great Depression -- President Hoover and the Limits to Associational Corporatism -- Proposals for Economic Planning -- Section II Roosevelt's New Deals -- The First New Deal and State Corporatism -- The NIRA in Practice: "Fair Trade," Corporate Capture, and Internal Dissent -- Section III Institutional Legacies -- Constitutional Federalism and the Adaptation of State Corporatism -- Populism, Proprietary Capitalism, and the Vestiges of Associational Corporatism.
Subject Competition, Unfair -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Competition, Unfair -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Trade regulation -- United States -- History.
Competition, Unfair -- United States -- History.
Industrial policy -- United States -- History.
United States -- Commerce -- History.
United States -- Commercial policy -- History.
ISBN 9781107076822 (hbk.) : £47.99
9781107434073 (pbk)
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