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Martha Matilda Harper and the American Dream

How One Woman Changed the Face of Modern Business (Writing American Women)

by Jane R. Plitt

  • 90 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Syracuse University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Biography: historical,
  • Biography: political,
  • Entrepreneurship,
  • Retail sector,
  • Social history,
  • Women"s studies,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Businesswomen,
  • Entrepreneurship Of Specific Groups,
  • Sociology Of Women,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Business/Economics,
  • USA,
  • Business,
  • Women,
  • Beauty shop supplies industry,
  • Biography,
  • Harper, Martha Matilda,
  • Management,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages184
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8049067M
    ISBN 100815606389
    ISBN 109780815606383

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    Oct 17,  · "The women just adored it," says Jane Plitt, a researcher and author of Martha Matilda Harper and the American Dream: How One Woman Changed . Martha Matilda Harper is a forgotten international business visionary who defied her destiny as a servant girl to launch America's first business format franchising system in Inspired by Susan B. Anthony and her Christian Science faith, Harper's new business model became her revolutionary tool to transform poor women into business owners.


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In his mind.