Blackford, Mansel G(riffiths)

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BLACKFORD, Mansel G(riffiths)

BLACKFORD, Mansel G(riffiths). American, b. 1944. Genres: Business/Trade/Industry, History. Career: Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, assistant professor, 1972-78, associate professor, 1979-84, professor, 1984-. Senior Fulbright lecturer to Japan, 1980-81 and 1985-86; member of Business History Conference. Boy Scouts of America, troop leader, 1987-90. Publications: Politics of Business in California, 1890-1920, 1977; Pioneering a Modern Small Business: Wakefield Seafoods and the Alaskan Frontier, 1979; A Portrait Cast in Steel: Buckeye International and Columbus, Ohio, 1881-1980, 1982; (with K.A. Kerr) Business Enterprise in American History, 1986, 3rd ed., 1994; The Rise of Modern Business in Great Britain, the United States, and Japan, 1988; (co-author) Local Businesses, 1990; A History of Small Business in America, 1991; The Lost Dream: Businessmen and City Planning on the Pacific Coast, 1890-1920, 1993; On Board the USS Mason: The World War II Diary of James A. Dunn, 1996; (with K.A. Kerr) BF Goodrich: Tradition and Transformation, 1870-1995, 1996; Fragile Paradise: The Impact of Tourism on Maui, 1959-2000, 2001. Address: Department of History, Ohio State University, 230 W 17th Ave, Columbus, OH 43210, U.S.A.