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Alfred Chandler, Pulitzer winner, leading business historian

Alfred D. Chandler's greatest accomplishment was to ' establish business history as an independent and important area for study,' wrote noted historian Thomas K. McCraw. Alfred D. Chandler's greatest accomplishment was to " establish business history as an independent and important area for study," wrote noted historian Thomas K. McCraw. (stuard cahill photo)
By Mark Feeney
Globe Staff / May 14, 2007

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Alfred D. Chandler Jr., the preeminent historian of American business, died Wednesday at Youville Hospital in Cambridge. Dr. Chandler, who was himself associated with one of the most famous American corporate families, was 88. (Full article: 1017 words)

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