Research in Economic History Vol: 20


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Product Details
Format:
Hardback
ISBN:
9780762308378
Published:
27 Nov 2001
Publisher:
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Dimensions:
316 pages - 156 x 234 x 19mm
Series:
Research in Economic History

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In the tradition of the new economic history, this collection includes seven carefully researched papers blending systematic empirical research with consideration of broader theoretical and analytical issues.
Introduction (A. Field). The global diffusion of the sewing machine, 1850-1914 (A. Godley). The size of the U.S. armed forces during World War II: Feasibility and war planning (M. Edelstein). Bankruptcy, debt, and the macroeconomy, 1919-1946 (A. Field). Roosevelt, Warren and the gold buying program of 1933 (S. Sumner). Scattering as insurance: a robust explanation of open fields? (C. Bekar). On the biological standard of living of eighteenth century Americans: taller richer healthier (J. Komlos). Conflicting visions: the American Civil War as a revolutionary event (R.L. Ransom, R. Sutch).

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