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Author Lind, Michael, 1962-

Title Land of promise : an economic history of the United States / by Michael Lind

Publ Info New York : Broadside Books, 2012
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 RWU Main Library  HC103 .L438 2012    AVAILABLE
Descript vi, 586 pages ; 24 cm
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Contents A land of promise -- The preindustrial economy -- Nation building -- The first American economy -- The age of steam -- "There is nothing that cannot be produced by machinery": the first industrial revolution -- American systems -- Plain mechanic power: The Civil War and the second republic -- The iron horse and the lightning -- The motor age -- Franklin's baby: electricity, automobiles, and the second Industrial Revolution -- The day of combination -- The new era -- A new deal for America -- Arsenal of democracy -- The glorious thirty years -- The great dismantling -- The information age -- As we may think: the third Industrial Revolution -- The bubble economy -- The next American economy
Note Presents a historical perspective on the relationship between economic, technological, and political change by analyzing the economic growth of the United States over the course of two centuries
LC subject United States -- Economic conditions
ISBN 9780061834806 (hardback)
0061834807 (hardcover)
9780061834813 (trade paperback)
0061834815 (trade paperback)