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Author Wilson, Mark (Mark R.), 1970-

Title The business of civil war [electronic resource] : military mobilization and the state, 1861-1865 / Mark R. Wilson.

Imprint Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xii, 306 p. : ill., maps.
Series Johns Hopkins studies in the history of technology
Johns Hopkins studies in the history of technology (Unnumbered)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [241]-293) and index.
Contents The rise and fall of a federal supply system -- The formation of a national bureaucracy -- The making of a mixed military economy -- The trouble with contracting -- The middleman on trial -- The unacknowledged militarization of America -- Appendix A : note on the value of a dollar during the Civil War era -- Appendix B : leading northern military contractors in selected industries -- Appendix C : note on data collection and record linkages.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject United States. Army -- Mobilization -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Contracting out -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Economic aspects.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0801883482 (hardcover : alk. paper)

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