Role of Corporations in the United States
Panelists talked about the national and transnational history of corporations, the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Citizens United,… read more
Panelists talked about the national and transnational history of corporations, the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Citizens United, corporate personhood debates in America, and the relevance of that history to America’s future.
“Corporations in American Life” was a plenary session of the 2013 annual meeting of the Organization of American Historians, held at the Union Square Hilton in San Francisco.
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- Karen Z. Ho Associate Professor University of Minnesota->Anthropology Department
- Peter James Hudson Assistant Professor Vanderbilt University->History Department
- Naomi R. Lamoreaux Professor Yale University->Economics and History
- Bethany E. Moreton Associate Professor University of Georgia->History Department
- Richard White Professor Stanford University->History Department
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