An Economic History of the United States Since 1783
By: Peter D. A. Jones (author)Paperback
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First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
PETER d'ALROY JONES is a Yorkshire-man, and he took Honours in Politics and Modern History at the University of Manchester, and his M.A. thesis was completed in the Department of American Studies, in the field of economic and social history. He also did research at the London School of Economics and, as a Belgian Government Research Scholar, at the Universite Libre de Bruxelles.
CONTENTS Preface vii Part One. growth and crisis of the sectional struggle (1783-1861) I Emergence of a Nation 3 II The Westward Movement and Agriculture 14 III Industry and Labour 32 IV Internal Improvements 44 V Trade and Finance 56 VI The Crisis: Civil War 76 Part Two. emergence of american capitalism (1861-1917) VII Industry and Combination 97 VIII The Westward Movement and Agriculture 119 IX Agrarian Unrest and Labour 136 X Immigration and Transportation 154 XI Trade and Finance 167 XII Social Criticism and Reform 190 Part Three. america and the world economy (since 1917) XIII War and Prosperity 209 XIV Slump and New Deal 229 Epilogue: America and World Power 255 Note 263 Index 265
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