Land of Promise An Economic History of the United States
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Description: A sweeping and original work of economic history by Michael Lind, one of America’s leading intellectuals, Land of Promise recounts the epic story of America’s rise to become the world’s dominant economy. As ideological free marketers continue to square off against Keynesians in Congress and the press, economic policy remains at the center of political debate. Land of Promise offers a much-needed historical framework that sheds new light on our past—wisdom that offers lessons essential to our future. Building upon the strength and lucidity of his New York Times Notable Books The Next American Nation and Hamilton’s Republic, Lind delivers a necessary and revelatory examination of the roots of American prosperity—insight that will prove invaluable to anyone interested in exploring how we can move forward.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $29.99
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 4/17/2012
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.50" tall
Michael Lind, a senior fellow of the New America Foundation lives in Washington, D.C.
|A Land of Promise|
|The Preindustrial Economy|
|The First American Economy|
|The Age of Steam|
|"There Is Nothing That Cannot Be Produced by Machinery": The First Industrial Revolution|
|Plain Mechanic Power: The Civil War and the Second Republic|
|The Iron Horse and the Lightning|
|The Motor Age|
|Franklin's Baby: Electricity, Automobiles, and the Second Industrial Revolution|
|The Day of Combination|
|The New Era|
|A New Deal for America|
|Arsenal of Democracy|
|The Glorious Thirty Years|
|The Great Dismantling|
|The Information Age|
|As We May Think: The Third Industrial Revolution|
|The Bubble Economy|
|The Next American Economy|