The Emergence of Industrial America

The Emergence of Industrial America

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This book contains a series of interpretive essays on the most dramatic aspects of American economic growth during the last century the sweeping technological and organizational changes in manufacturing and agriculture and their profound economic and social consequences. The overall focus is the maturing of the American economy from a classic market economy, based primarily on small units of production and private enterprise, through the growth of industrialism and the structural transformation of the economy, to the modern mixed economy with its complex array of giant corporations and labor unions and greatly expanded government sector. The chapters are organized thematically. A distinctive feature of the book is the use of illustrative case studies in each chapter.qStrategic Factors in American Economic Growth Since 1870 Peter James George . Consumption ... First, the stock market crash in October 1929 led to reduced personal wealth and hence to reduced consumption expenditures. Second, a pooranbsp;...

Title:The Emergence of Industrial America
Author:Peter James George
Publisher:SUNY Press - 1982


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