American Economic History: A Dictionary and Chronology

American Economic History: A Dictionary and Chronology

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Covering figures, events, policies, and organizations, this comprehensive reference tool enhances readers' appreciation of the role economics has played in U.S. history since 1776. a€c Emphasizes an understanding of economics rather than of history that happens to touch on an economic event a€c Opens with an overview that succinctly outlines U.S. economic history, preparing the reader to better understand and use the dictionary entries a€c Provides comprehensive, integrated backgrounds on the most important innovations in U.S. economic history a€c Gives readers a full picture of economic developments in the new economy by covering subjects such as the growth of Silicon Valley during the information revolution of the late 20th and early 21st centuries a€c Ties people, places, and issues to innovations, helping students put technological change into a broader contextIn 2009, after a government-backed Chapter 11 bankruptcy, GM discontinued the Pontiac, Saturn, and Hummer lines. By 2010, after teetering near collapse only two years prior, GM was again profitable. GeoRGe, HenRY References Ed Cray, anbsp;...

Title:American Economic History: A Dictionary and Chronology
Author:James S. Olson, Abraham O. Mendoza
Publisher:ABC-CLIO - 2015-04-28


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