The Negro as Capitalist – A Study of Banking and Business among American Negroes

Harris, Abram L.  The Negro as Capitalist – A Study of Banking and Business among American Negroes.  Philadelphia: The American Academy of Political and Social Sciences, 1936.  First Edition.  Octavo.  Tan cloth, leather spine label.  205 pages including index and appendices.  Many tables and charts.  Very Good condition.

  • Larson – US Business History No. 1713
  • Interestingly this Harris is not listed in Monroe’s Bibliography of the Negro.

An interesting and important title, although it was reprinted many times.  Harris is considered by many as the first African American to achieve prominence in the field of economics.   $150

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