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Issues in American economic history

  • ISBN: 9780324290172
  • Editorial: South-Western
  • Lugar de la edición: Mason, Ohio. None
  • Encuadernación: Rústica
  • Medidas: 24 cm
  • Nº Pág.: 256
  • Idiomas: Inglés

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Brief and accessibly written, Issues in American Economic History provides a look at important topics in the development of the American economy. It is designed to give students a sense of continuity and help to motivate their understanding of economics. ÍNDICE: PART 1. INTRODUCTION. 1. Introduction. 2. Economic Growth in the Global Economy. 3. Economic Systems Before the Opening of the New World. PART 2. THE COLONIAL ERA. Biography: Eliza Lucas. Biography: Benjamin Franklin. 4. The Age of Exploration and Spanish Colonization. 5. Opening up North America. PART 3. THE RISE OF A NATIONAL ECONOMY. Biography: Nicholas Biddle. Biography: Eli Whitney. 6. >From Unification to Secession: Nonagricultural Development. 7. Agriculture, Cotton and National Growth. 8. Secession, War and Economic Change. PART 4. NEW STRIDES TOWARDS ECONOMIC PROGRESS, 1865-1919. Biography: Jay Gould. Biography: Andrew Carnegie. 9. Peace and Renewed Progress. 10. Increasing the Tempo of Economic Life. 11. The Great War. PART 5. ECONOMIC LIFE IN MODERN AMERICA, 1920-1990. Biography: John L. Lewis. Biography: Henry J. Kaiser. 12. The Roaring Twenties and the Depressed Thirties. 13. Facing Another World War. 14. Issues in the Postwar Decades.

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