The growth of the American economy; an introduction to the economic history of the United States, by Robert G. Albion, Joe S. Bain, Thomas C. Cochran [and others] ... edited by Harold F. Williamson.

; Albion, Robert Greenhalgh, 1896-1983
New York, Prentice-Hall, 1944.

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Other Authors Albion, Robert Greenhalgh, 1896-1983.
Subjects Economic history.
États-Unis -- Conditions économiques.
United States -- Economic conditions.
United States.
Series Prentice-Hall economics series.
Description xiii, 804 pages illustrations (maps) diagrams 24 cm.
Copyright Date 1944.
Notes "Selected references" at end of each chapter.
Contents 1. Introduction: nature of economic history / Harold F. Williamson -- 2. The early settlements: a European investment of capital and labor / W. Frank Craven -- 3. The organization of production during the colonial period / Richard B. Morris -- 4. Colonial commerce and commercial regulation / Robert G. Albion -- 5. Westward expansion before the Homestead Act / Philip H. Overmeyer -- 6. Agricultural technology to 1880 / Clarence H. Danhof -- 7. Agricultural organization: a comparative analysis, 1789-1860 / Bernhard Ostrolenk -- 8. Foreign trade in the era of wooden ships / Robert G. Albion -- 9. American transportation before the war between the states / Kent T. Healy -- 10. The processing of agricultural products in the pre-railway age / Charles B. Kuhlmann -- 11. Heavy industries before 1860 / Louis C. Hunter -- 12. Light manufactures and the beginnings of precision manufacture before 1861 / Constance M. Green -- 13. Money and commercial banking. 1789-1861 / Harold F. Williamson -- 14. The capital markets, 1789-1860 / Muriel Hidy -- 15. Business organization and the development of an industrial discipline / Thomas C. Cochran -- 16. The performance of the American economy before 1860 / Harold M. Somers -- 17. Westward expansion since the Homestead Act / Richard C. Overton -- 18. The emergence of agricultural regionalism / Earle D. Ross -- 19. The Great Plains / Carl C. Rister -- 20. The processing of agricultural products after 1860 / Charles B. Kuhlmann -- 21. The heavy industries since 1860 / Louis C. Hunter -- 22. Mass production since the war between the states / Samuel Rezneck -- 23. Development of a national system of transportation / Kent T. Healy -- 24. Foreign trade and commercial policy since 1860 / Max Gideonse -- 25. The location of economic activity / Edgar M. Hoover, Jr. -- 26. The changing status of labor / John T. Dunlop -- 27. Money and banking since 1860 / George W. Dowrie -- 28. The investment market after the war between the states / Margaret Myers -- 29. American public finance, 1789-1943 / Catherine G. Ruggles -- 30. Industrial concentration and government anti-trust policy / Joe S. Bain -- 31. Business organization and management / William C. Kessler -- 32. The performance of the American economy since 1860 / Harold M. Somers.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)991056
(OCoLC)ocm00991056
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Williamson, Harold F. 1901-1989,
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