This updated sixth edition of Encyclopedia of American Industries provides detailed, comprehensive information on a wide range of industries in every realm of American business. The work consists of more than 1,000 detailed profiles of the manufacturing and service industries. Volume 1 provides coverage of more than 460 manufacturing industries.
Volume 2 presents has approximately 320 essays including agriculture, mining, construction, wholesale and retail. Volume 3 covers nearly 230 essays on the topics of finance, insurance, real estate, service industries, and public administration. Typical entries include an overview; description of the industry's size, status, organization and structure; discussion of its history, development and current conditions; profiles of pioneers in the field; trends and long-term outlook; leading companies; employment outlook; a bibliography of further reading sources; and much more.
"The new edition is still a usefull addition to any library with a significant business collection."
--American Reference Books Annual, 2012
Price: US $772.00