Ohio Canal Era: A Case Study of Government and the Economy, 1820-1861

Ohio Canal Era: A Case Study of Government and the Economy, 1820-1861

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Overview

Ohio Canal Era: A Case Study of Government and the Economy, 1820-1861 by Harry N. Scheiber

Explores how Ohio - as a "public enterprise state," creating state agencies and mobilizing public resources for transport innovation and control - led in the process of economic change before the Civil War.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780821419793
Publisher: Ohio University Press
Publication date: 02/07/2012
Edition description: Second Edition, New edition
Pages: 460
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.50(d)

About the Author

Harry N. Scheiber is the Riesenfeld Chair Professor of Law and History in the School of Law, University of California, Berkeley. Among his previous publications are The State and Freedom of Contract; Inter-Allied Conflicts and the Origins of Modern Ocean Law; American Law and the Constitutional Order; and some 150 articles in journals of history, law, economics, and political science.

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