American Economic History: A Dictionary and Chronology

American Economic History: A Dictionary and Chronology

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Covering figures, events, policies, and organizations, this comprehensive reference tool enhances readers' appreciation of the role economics has played in U.S. history since 1776. a€c Emphasizes an understanding of economics rather than of history that happens to touch on an economic event a€c Opens with an overview that succinctly outlines U.S. economic history, preparing the reader to better understand and use the dictionary entries a€c Provides comprehensive, integrated backgrounds on the most important innovations in U.S. economic history a€c Gives readers a full picture of economic developments in the new economy by covering subjects such as the growth of Silicon Valley during the information revolution of the late 20th and early 21st centuries a€c Ties people, places, and issues to innovations, helping students put technological change into a broader contextIn 1900, the entire corporate structure was reorganized, and ATaamp;T took control of the parent company. ... In addition, ATaamp;T maintained twenty-two local companies that had regional monopolies of telephone service all over the United States.

Title:American Economic History: A Dictionary and Chronology
Author:James S. Olson, Abraham O. Mendoza
Publisher:ABC-CLIO - 2015-04-28


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