Issues in American Economic History

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Brief and accessibly written, Issues in American Economic History provides a look at important topics in the development of the American economy. It is designed to give students a sense of continuity and help to motivate their understanding of economics.

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Roger LeRoy Miller, Ph.D. has served on the faculty of several universities, including the University of Washington, Clemson University, and the University of Miami School of Law. As a professor, he has taught intellectual property law and entertainment law, among other subjects. A widely published and respected author, his work has appeared in the Insurance Counsel Journal, Defense Research, California Trial Lawyers Journal, Antitrust Bulletin, Wisconsin Law Review, and Connecticut Law Review. He has authored or co-authored numerous authoritative textbooks on law, including BUSINESS LAW: TEXT & CASES; BUSINESS LAW TODAY: TEXT & SUMMARIZED CASES; and THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT TODAY. Professor Miller completed his studies at the University of California at Berkeley and University of Chicago.

A distinguished professor of economics at Pepperdine University's Seaver College, Robert Sexton is a graduate of California Lutheran College and received his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Colorado. Dr. Sexton writes frequently for economic and business journals and is the author of nine books on economics, including his newly released EXPLORING ECONOMICS and Survey of ECON published by South-Western/Cengage Learning. His research spans American economic history, economic policy analysis, statutes and enforcement costs, public choice, regional economics, migration, and economic education. Professor Sexton has been a visiting professor at UCLA and was Pepperdine's 1991 Professor of the Year. His professional achievements have been recognized with the Howard A. White Memorial Teaching Award, the Luckman Distinguished Teaching Fellowship, and multiple Merit Acceleration Awards for excellence in teaching and research.

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PART 1. INTRODUCTION. 1. Introduction. 2. Economic Growth in the Global Economy. 3. Economic Systems Before the Opening of the New World. PART 2. THE COLONIAL ERA. Biography: Eliza Lucas. Biography: Benjamin Franklin. 4. The Age of Exploration and Spanish Colonization. 5. Opening up North America. PART 3. THE RISE OF A NATIONAL ECONOMY. Biography: Nicholas Biddle. Biography: Eli Whitney. 6. From Unification to Secession: Nonagricultural Development. 7. Agriculture, Cotton and National Growth. 8. Secession, War and Economic Change. PART 4. NEW STRIDES TOWARDS ECONOMIC PROGRESS, 1865-1919. Biography: Jay Gould. Biography: Andrew Carnegie. 9. Peace and Renewed Progress. 10. Increasing the Tempo of Economic Life. 11. The Great War. PART 5. ECONOMIC LIFE IN MODERN AMERICA, 1920-1990. Biography: John L. Lewis. Biography: Henry J. Kaiser. 12. The Roaring Twenties and the Depressed Thirties. 13. Facing Another World War. 14. Issues in the Postwar Decades.

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