The Wealth of a Nation: A History of Trade Politics in America

The Wealth of a Nation: A History of Trade Politics in America

by C. Donald Johnson

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780190865917
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 05/01/2018
Pages: 664
Sales rank: 660,416
Product dimensions: 6.60(w) x 9.30(h) x 2.00(d)

About the Author

C. Donald Johnson is Director Emeritus of the Dean Rusk International Law Center at the University of Georgia School of Law. Johnson was an Ambassador in the Office of United States Trade Representative, a member of Congress, representing the 10th district of Georgia, and he served in the Georgia State Senate.

Actor David Stifel entered the audiobook narration field in 2011, when he launched a long-term podcast of serializations of the works of Edgar Rice Burroughs. Today he is a multi-award-winning narrator with more than 125 titles to his credit.

Table of Contents

List of Figures
Preface
Acknowledgments

Introduction: The Battle in Seattle and Adam Smith

PART ONE: FROM HAMILTON TO SMOOT- HAWLEY: THE RISE AND FALL OF THE US PROTECTIONIST SYSTEM
1 "A Genuine American System"
2 Crisis, Compromise, and Free Trade in the Jacksonian Democracy
3 Civil War and Robber Barons
4 The Gilded Age of Protectionism
5 Trade Reform in the Progressive Era
6 The Roaring Twenties and the Path to Smoot- Hawley

PART TWO: THE TRANSFORMATION: THE CREATION OF THE LIBERAL ECONOMIC ORDER
7 FDR and Cordell Hull
8 The Brain Trust
9 The Dawn of the Multilateral Trading System
10 The Anglo- American Special Relationship
11 The Postwar Atlantic Alliance
12 The Birth of GATT
13 The Havana Charter

PART THREE: THE SURVIVAL OF THE SYSTEM
14 A New Economic Order?
15 Labor's Love Is Lost
16 Advancing Worker Rights beyond the WTO

Conclusion: Donald Trump, the Forgotten Man, and the Liberal Economic Order

Notes
Bibliography
About the Author
Index

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