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Author Ben-Atar, Doron S.

Title Trade secrets : intellectual piracy and the origins of American industrial power / Doron S. Ben-Atar.

Imprint New Haven, CT : Yale University Press, 2004.

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 Moore Stacks  HD38.7 .B455 2004    Available  ---
Description xxi, 281 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- ch. 1. Knowledge as property in the international state system -- ch. 2. The battle over technology within the empire -- ch. 3. Benjamin Franklin and America's technology deficit -- ch. 4. After the revolution : "the American seduction of machines and artisans" -- ch. 5. Official orchestration of technology smuggling -- ch. 6. Constructing the American understanding of intellectual property -- ch. 7. The path to crystal palace -- Notes -- Index.
Subject Business intelligence -- United States -- History.
Trade secrets -- United States -- History.
Technological innovations -- United States -- History.
Piracy (Copyright) -- United States -- History.
Industrial property -- United States -- History.
ISBN 030010006X (alk. paper)