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eText: 
ISBN-13 9780137037513ISBN-10 0137037511
Print: 
ISBN-10 0-13-703741-4ISBN-13 978-0-13-703741-4
Author(s): Jonathan Hughes; Louis P. Cain
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Copyright year: © 2011 Pages: 720
Description

For undergraduate economic history students. America’s present economy, understood through its past. Rich in both quantitative techniques and economic theory, American Economic History demonstrates how an understanding of our past can illuminate economic issues that face society today and in the future. In simple, elegant language, this text walks students through four centuries of political, social, and economic history, focusing on laws and institutions and emphasizing current economic topics. The eighth edition has been updated and revised, and includes an expanded discussion on health and education.

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