1 edition of Readings in the economic history of American agriculture found in the catalog.
Readings in the economic history of American agriculture
|Statement||edited by Louis Bernard Schmidt and Earle Dudley Ross.|
|Series||History of American economy|
|Contributions||Schmidt, Louis Bernard., Ross, Earle Dudley, 1885-|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||591|
The book appears to have been organized for a one-semester course in American economic history from the colonial period to the present. Altogether, the book consists of 65 primary documents and 33 essays, grouped into 13 chapters, i.e., about one for each full week of the semester. Notably, just over half of the chapters cover post topics. Other readings are in a packet at Paradigm Copies in the DinkyDome, 15th and University Avenues. I. Introduction, Overview of American Growth (Jan. Feb. 4) Douglass North, Terry Anderson and Peter Hill, GROWTH AND WELFARE IN THE AMERICAN PAST, Chaps. 1, 2, 3. II. Agriculture: The Economic Basis of Farm Discontent, (February ).
Journal of Economic History 39 (March ): March 3 Fishow, Albert, March 6 Atack, Jeremy. "On the Use of Geographic Information Systems in Economic History: The American Transportation Revolution Revisited." Journal of Economic Hist no. 2: March 6 8. Banking Panics and the Founding of the Federal Reserve March nomic History of the United States (New York: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, ), p. 2. The specific provisions of the Ordinances of and may be conveniently reviewed in Ross M. Robertson and James L. Pate, eds., Readings in United States Economic and Business History (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, ), pp. by:
Syllabus Economics American Economic History Spring – Blow Hall Prof. Will Hausman Economics is a one-semester survey of the development of the U.S. economy from colonial times to the outbreak of World War II. The course uses basic economic concepts to help describe. Brief Contents PREFACE CHAPTER 1 Growth, Welfare, and the American Economy PART 1 The Colonial Era: – CHAPTER 2 Founding the Colonies CHAPTER 3 Colonial Economic Activities CHAPTER 4 The Economic Relations of the Colonies CHAPTER 5 Economic Progress and Wealth CHAPTER 6 Three Crises and Revolt PART 2 The Revolutionary, Early National, and Antebellum Eras:File Size: 1MB.
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By Louis Bernard Schmidt, Earle Dudley Ross Chapter I- American Economic History and the Economic History of American Agriculture 1. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Schmidt, Louis Bernard, Readings in the economic history of American agriculture. New York, Macmillan, Readings in the History of American Agriculture Unknown Binding – January 1, See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.
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