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The Resource An economic history of the United States : conquest, conflict, and struggles for equality, Frederick S. Weaver, (electronic resource)

An economic history of the United States : conquest, conflict, and struggles for equality, Frederick S. Weaver, (electronic resource)

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An economic history of the United States : conquest, conflict, and struggles for equality
Title
An economic history of the United States
Title remainder
conquest, conflict, and struggles for equality
Statement of responsibility
Frederick S. Weaver
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1939-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Weaver, Frederick Stirton
Dewey number
330.973
LC call number
HC103
LC item number
.W374 2016
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ebrary, Inc
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United States
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An economic history of the United States : conquest, conflict, and struggles for equality, Frederick S. Weaver, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction : some initial definitions and organizational strategies -- Colonial roots -- Mercantilism, british colonialism, and independence -- Mercantilism and European commercial expansion, 1450-1750 -- The establishment of English colonies in North America -- Colonial unrest and revolution -- The new nation : from revolution to civil war -- Defining the new nation -- New political institutions in a new nation -- Competitive capitalist industrial development -- Regions, sections, and civil war -- Contrasting patterns of regional development -- Sectional conflict and war -- Fifty years after the Civil war -- Wartime legislation, western expansion, and reconstruction -- Wartime policy initiatives -- Federal government finances -- The conquest of the Western Frontier -- Presidential and congressional reconstruction in the South -- Changing forms of industrial development -- Finance capitalist industrialization : new patterns -- Social change, politics, and reform -- The end of reconstruction in the U.S. South -- New social structures -- The reform impulse -- Progressives and reforms -- The United States in the world -- International trade and investment -- Ambivalent colonialism -- Into the twentieth and twenty-first centuries -- War, depression, war -- World War I and the domestic reform agenda -- Post-war troubles and issue -- New tendencies in the U.S. economy -- The Great Depression -- World War II and war capitalism -- Post-World War II recovery, institutional innovation, and the modern times political economy, 1945-1980s -- Postwar reconstruction of the international political economy -- Tumultuous post-World War II years in the United States -- The structure of modern times -- Modern times in motion -- The demise of the Bretton woods system and the dissolution of U.S. modern times, 1980s into the twenty-first century -- The success and failure of the Bretton woods system -- President Ronald Reagan's two terms -- The end of U.S. modern times -- New patterns in the U.S economy -- The great recession, austerity, and three worrisome tendencies -- The genesis of the great recession -- Worrisome trends -- U.S. presidents -- Glossary -- Notes -- References -- Index
Control code
OCM1bookssj0001570169
Dimensions
23 cm
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xvi, 286 pages
Governing access note
License restrictions may limit access
Isbn
9781442257238
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2015031856
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0001570169
Label
An economic history of the United States : conquest, conflict, and struggles for equality, Frederick S. Weaver, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction : some initial definitions and organizational strategies -- Colonial roots -- Mercantilism, british colonialism, and independence -- Mercantilism and European commercial expansion, 1450-1750 -- The establishment of English colonies in North America -- Colonial unrest and revolution -- The new nation : from revolution to civil war -- Defining the new nation -- New political institutions in a new nation -- Competitive capitalist industrial development -- Regions, sections, and civil war -- Contrasting patterns of regional development -- Sectional conflict and war -- Fifty years after the Civil war -- Wartime legislation, western expansion, and reconstruction -- Wartime policy initiatives -- Federal government finances -- The conquest of the Western Frontier -- Presidential and congressional reconstruction in the South -- Changing forms of industrial development -- Finance capitalist industrialization : new patterns -- Social change, politics, and reform -- The end of reconstruction in the U.S. South -- New social structures -- The reform impulse -- Progressives and reforms -- The United States in the world -- International trade and investment -- Ambivalent colonialism -- Into the twentieth and twenty-first centuries -- War, depression, war -- World War I and the domestic reform agenda -- Post-war troubles and issue -- New tendencies in the U.S. economy -- The Great Depression -- World War II and war capitalism -- Post-World War II recovery, institutional innovation, and the modern times political economy, 1945-1980s -- Postwar reconstruction of the international political economy -- Tumultuous post-World War II years in the United States -- The structure of modern times -- Modern times in motion -- The demise of the Bretton woods system and the dissolution of U.S. modern times, 1980s into the twenty-first century -- The success and failure of the Bretton woods system -- President Ronald Reagan's two terms -- The end of U.S. modern times -- New patterns in the U.S economy -- The great recession, austerity, and three worrisome tendencies -- The genesis of the great recession -- Worrisome trends -- U.S. presidents -- Glossary -- Notes -- References -- Index
Control code
OCM1bookssj0001570169
Dimensions
23 cm
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xvi, 286 pages
Governing access note
License restrictions may limit access
Isbn
9781442257238
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2015031856
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0001570169

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