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The Market Revolution in America: Liberty, Ambition, and the Eclipse of the Common Good / Edition 1
     

The Market Revolution in America: Liberty, Ambition, and the Eclipse of the Common Good / Edition 1

by John Lauritz Larson
 

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ISBN-10: 052170989X

ISBN-13: 9780521709897

Pub. Date: 10/31/2009

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

John Lauritz Larson explores the lure of market capitalism and the beginnings of industrialization in the United States.

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John Lauritz Larson explores the lure of market capitalism and the beginnings of industrialization in the United States.

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ISBN-13:
9780521709897
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/31/2009
Series:
Cambridge Essential Histories Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
222
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: what do we mean by a market revolution?; 1. First fruits of independence; Interlude: panic! 1819; 2. Marvelous improvements everywhere; Interlude: panic! 1837; 3. Heartless markets, heartless men; 4. How can we explain it?; Epilogue: panic! 2008, deja vu all over again; An essay on the sources.

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