Evolution of the American Economy

Richard Sylla , Sidney Ratner , James H. Soltow

Editura: Prentice Hall
This comprehensive history of the U.S. economy from colonial times to the present explores the nature of American economic growth, the economic welfare of different social groups, and the role of decision making in the economic process.
  • Limba : Engleza
  • Cuprins :

    Introduction: The Study of Economic Growth, Welfare, and Decision Making.

    I. FROM COLONIALISM TO NATIONAL INDEPENDENCE (1492-1790).

     1. American and the Developing World Economy.
     2. Regional Patterns of Colonial Development.
     3. Growth and Welfare in the Colonies.
     4. Foundations of Economic Independence.

    II. THE AGRICULTURAL ERA AND EMERGING INDUSTRIALISM (1790-1860).

     5. Revolutions in Transportation and Communications.
     6. Land Policy, Agricultural Expansion, and the Political Economy of Slavery.
     7. Critical Changes in the Financial System.
     8. Beginnings of the Industrial Revolution in America.
     9. Growth and Change in Domestic and Foreign Markets.
    10. Economic Growth and Social Welfare.

    III. THE TRANSFORMATION OF THE AMERICAN ECONOMY (1860-1914).

    11. Continental Expansion, Agricultural Modernization, and Southern Backwardness.
    12. Mass Production and the Advent of Big Business.
  • Data Publicarii : 1993
  • Editie : 2
  • Format : Paperback
  • Numar pagini : 599
  • ISBN : 9780023986802
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