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Europe, America, and the Wider World

Europe, America, and the Wider World
Essays on the Economic History of Western Capitalism

Volume 2. America and the Wider World

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Part of Studies in Economic History and Policy: USA in the Twentieth Century

  • Date Published: July 1991
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521274791

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  • This volume collects Professor Parker's major writings on American agricultural and industrial history, including some previously unpublished essays. Taken as a whole, these essays give an account of why and how the United States grew rich in the nineteenth century, as well as a background against which to judge the present position of the economy and its international position. Professor Parker focuses on the nineteenth-century experience of the three regions of the United States - northeast, south and midwest, and shows wherein lay the sources of their wealth and growth into a flourishing nation. A final chapter, looking at European development from an American perspective, is especially timely in view of the recent movements toward integration and democratisation in the 'mother continent'.

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    • Date Published: July 1991
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521274791
    • length: 392 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 22 x 152 mm
    • weight: 0.57kg
    • contains: 7 b/w illus. 19 tables
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Acknowledgments
    Dedication
    Preface
    A note on notes
    Part I. America And Europe: A History:
    1. American civilisation: the impulse from Europe
    Part II. The South In Slavery And In Freedom:
    2. The slave plantation in American agriculture
    3. Slavery and southern economic development: an hypothesis and some evidence
    4. Labour productivity in cotton farming: a problem of research
    5. The south in the national economy, 1865–1970
    6. Capitalism: southern style
    Part III. Capitalist Dynamics Of The Rural North:
    7. Breakthrough to the midwest
    8. Migration and a political culture
    9. The technological bases of a productive agriculture
    10. The true history of the northern farmer
    Part IV. The North: Dynamics Of An Industrial Culture:
    11. New England: the Puritan progenitor
    12. The industrial civilisation of the midwest Epilogue: Denouement and decline
    Part V. American Values In A Capitalist World:
    13. Political controls on a national economy
    14. Nationhood in a Common Market
    15. European industrialisation in an American mirror.

  • Author

    William N. Parker, Yale University, Connecticut

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