History of the American Economy

ISBN-10: 0324259697

ISBN-13: 9780324259698

Edition: 10th 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Gary M. Walton, Hugh Rockoff

List price: $219.95
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One of the first U.S. economic history books on the market, this classic text ties America?s past to the economic policies and debates of today and beyond. Presenting economic events chronologically for ease of understanding and to provide continuity, the authors equip students with a firm foundation in the evolution of American economic history.
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List price: $219.95
Edition: 10th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Cengage South-Western
Publication date: 5/3/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 635
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.080
Language: English

Growth, Welfare, and the American Economy
The Colonial Era: 1607-1776
Founding the Colonies
Colonial Economic Activities
The Economic Relations of the Colonies
Economic Progress and Wealth
Three Crises and Revolt
The Revolutionary, Early National, And Antebellum Eras: 1776-1860
Hard Realities for a New Nation
Land and the Early Western Movements
Transportation and Market Growth
Market Expansion and Industry in First Transition
Labor During the Early Industrial Period
Money and Banking in the Developing Economy
The Entrenchment of Slavery and Regional Conflict
The Reunification Era: 1860-1920
War, Recovery, and Regional Divergence
Agriculture+s Western Advance
Railroads and Economic Change
Industrial Expansion and Concentration
The Emergence of America+s Labor Consciousness
Money, Prices, and Finance in the Postbellum Era
Commerce at Home and Abroad
War, Depression, And War Again: 1914-1946
World War I, 1914-1918
The Roaring Twenties
The Great Depression
The New Deal
World War II
The Postwar Era: 1946 To The Present
The Changing Role of the U.S. Government
Growth and the Business Cycle after World War II
Manufacturing, Productivity, and Labor
Achievements of the Past, Challenges for the Future
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