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Contents Foreword Laurent Parks Daloz Preface Acknowledgments Introduction Part I. The Past: The Historical Perspective Chapter 1. Setting the Stage: Background and Context Chapter 2. Reclaiming History: African Economic Traditions Chapter 3. The Continuum: Early African-American Women's Business History from the Colonial Period to the 20th Century Chapter 4. Unexpected Entrepreneurs: A Different View of Business. Part II. The Present: The Lived Experiences of Black Women Entrepreneurs Chapter 5. The Present Day Context: Business, Balance and Time Chapter 6. A Strong Sense of Self: Who and How They Are Chapter 7. Capital Accumulation: What They Do and How They Do It Chapter 8. Mothers, Sisters and Spirituality: Contributors to Success Chapter 9. Social Capital: A New Kind of Quilt Part III. The Future: The Sankofa Principle-The Wisdom of Learning From the Past Chapter 10: Gifts from the Margin Chapter 11. The Wonderful Stuff: Empowerment through Re-framing, Re-constructing and Re-defining Appendices A. Black Women's Themes B. Networks C. Resources for Entrepreneurs D. Descriptions of Businesses Studied Notes Bibliography Bibliographic Essay Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
African American women executives.
African American businesspeople.
Businesswomen -- United States.