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Growth and welfare in the American past; a new economic history [by] Douglass C. North.

2d ed.. Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall [1974] .
ISBN 0133653382, 9780133653380

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Subjects Economic history.
Economische geschiedenis.
Historia E Situacao Economica.
United States -- Economic conditions.
United States.
Description xiv, 207 pages illustrations 23 cm
Copyright Date [1974]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 178-185).
Contents Land policy and the westward movement, 1785-1890 -- Effect of public land politics on growth and welfare in the nineteenth century -- Agrarian discontent -- the plight of the farmer, 1865-1900 -- What happened to farm income, 1865-1914 -- Creation of an industrial giant and problems of monopoly, 1860-1914 -- Welfare of the worker in the era of the robber barons -- War, prosperity, depression, and war, 1914-1945 -- Was the New Deal a social revolution? -- The modern dilemma: government and the economy -- Growth versus the environment.
Theory, statistics, and history -- Institutions, property rights, and economic efficiency -- An overview of the development of the U.S. economy -- European expansion and colonial development -- Causes of the revolution -- Years of decision, 1783-1793 -- The constitution and growth and welfare -- American expansion, 1790-1860 -- Did the U.S. growth rate accelerate? -- The economy of the South, 1800-1914 -- The Southern economy: some unresolved issues -- Government and the growth of the economy -- Measurement of government's contribution to economic growth: research in agriculture -- Ships, railroads, and economic growth -- Influence of the railroad on American economic growth
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)605839
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WorldCat Identities North, Douglass C.
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