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Issues in American Economic History


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April 2004

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

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.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

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.

Pressestimmen

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.
EAN: 9780324290172
ISBN: 0324290179
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: SOUTH WESTERN
Erscheinungsdatum: April 2004
Seitenanzahl: 272 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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