2 edition of Introduction to American economic history found in the catalog.
Introduction to American economic history
Walter Wilson Jennings
|Other titles||American economic history.|
|Statement||by Walter W. Jennings ...|
|LC Classifications||HC103 .J44|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 546 p.|
|Number of Pages||546|
|LC Control Number||28005041|
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economy from colonial times to the present. The emphasis is on economic performance and how it was affected by new technologies, especially those that improved productivity, which is the main cause of economic covered are the change of size in economic sectors and the.
The basic outline of world economic history is surprisingly simple. Indeed it can be summarized in one diagram: figure Before income per person —the food, clothing, heat, light, and housing available per head—varied across societies and epochs.
But there was no upward trend. A simple but powerful mechanism explained in this book, theFile Size: KB. Economic history is the academic study of economies or economic events of the past.
Research is conducted using a combination of historical methods, statistical methods and the application of economic theory to historical situations and field can encompass a wide variety of topics, including equality, finance, technology, labor, and business.
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of Native Americans is glaring. One could. convincingly argue that the title of the book should be simply The. Encyclopedia of Native American History.
The history that is presented is. as much social, political. OCLC Number: Description: xiii, pages illustrations (maps) diagrams 24 cm. Contents: 1. Introduction: nature of economic history / Harold F. Williamson The early settlements: a European investment of capital and labor / W.
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Readers with such a map seldom get confused or lost.”1. In Collective Courage, Jessica Gordon Nembhard chronicles African American cooperative business ownership and its place in the movements for Black civil rights and economic equality. Not since W.
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At [begin page viii] all events I called my volume "an economic interpretation of. This is an elementary introduction to a vast field. We have deliberately refrained from bringing in many of the refinements of theory and for two reasons.
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The book spans from to the modern age and presents a documented history of how the American economy has propelled the nation into a position of world leadership. The Journal of Economic History is devoted to the study of economic phenomena in historical contexts.
It is of interest not only to economic historians but also to economists, social scientists, and historians in general. The journal has broad coverage in terms of geographic scope, time frame, and methodology.Economic History: Made Simple traces Great Britain's economic history starting from about onwards.
It also assesses the impact of technological change on people's lives. The book is organized into four sections covering different periods. Section I deals with emergence of .An Introduction to American History.
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