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  • Paperback
  • Bookstore's Wholesale Price: $47.32
  • May 1994
  • ISBN: 978-0-393-96315-1
  • 736 pages
  • Territory Rights: Worldwide

A New Economic View of American History

From Colonial Times to 1940

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Jeremy Atack (Author), Peter Passell (Author)


New sources of data, together with advances in theory, offer the opportunity for a fresh look at old and new questions.

This book asks such questions as: did mercantilism cause the American Revolution?; was slavery profitable?; and what were the causes of the Great Depression?