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INHERITANCE IN AMERICA

Carol Shammas

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ISBN 10: 0813512662 / ISBN 13: 9780813512662
Published by Rutgers University Press, US, 1987
Condition: Very Good Plus Soft cover
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No markings from previous owners.Text block is lightly foxed. Spine is uncreased. Binding is tight. Covers are clean but show minor curling at corners. Bookseller Inventory # 99894

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Title: INHERITANCE IN AMERICA

Publisher: Rutgers University Press, US

Publication Date: 1987

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good Plus

Dust Jacket Condition: No DJ

Edition: First Paperback Edition

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 "It has been estimated that 80 percent of household wealth in the United States is derived from inheritance. This is the first study of now Americans over three centuries- from the 1700s to the 1980s- have distributed that wealth. The authors focus on the relationship between the inheritance process and changes in capitalism and the structure of the family." FINE- SOFTCOVER

About the Author:

Carole Shammas (born October 21, 1943)[1] is an American historian, academic and author. She holds the John R. Hubbard Chair Emeritus in history at the University of Southern California and previously served as the department chair from 2000–03. Her work has explored socioeconomic history of North America, Great Britain and the Atlantic World prior to the mid-nineteenth century. She has written books and articles on the subjects of inheritance, consumption, and household government.[2][3] Her daughter is the musician Julia Holter.

Shammas got her bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Southern California and her Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University.

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