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Author Derks, Scott.

Title The value of a dollar : colonial era to the Civil War, 1600-1865 / Scott Derks and Tony Smith.

Imprint Millerton, N.Y. : Grey House Pub., 2005.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  338.5209 D445v 2005    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 436, [21] p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Note "A Universal Reference Book."
"[This is] the first edition of The Value of a Dollar, 1600-1865. This book both parallels and compliments its popular older brother The Value of a Dollar, 1860-2004"--P. [i].
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [437-442]) and index.
Contents 1600-1749: The development of the colonies. -- 1750-1774: The run up to the War of American Independence. -- 1775-1799: The revolution births a debt-plagued nation. -- 1800-1824: Another war, manufacturing, self-sufficiency and prosperity. -- 1825-1849: Western expansion, canal transportation and American confidence. -- 1850-1865: Railroads, slavery and a nation at war with itself.
Subject Prices -- United States -- History.
Wages -- United States -- History.
Purchasing power -- United States -- History.
Cost and standard of living -- United States -- History.
Added Author Derks, Scott.
Smith, Tony.
ISBN 1592370942
Standard No. 9781592370948
YDXCP 2266311

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