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Author McCusker, John J.

Title The economy of British America, 1607-1789 / John J. McCusker & Russell R. Menard.

Imprint Chapel Hill : Published for the Institute of Early American History and Culture by the University of North Carolina Press, 1985.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Kansas Collection J Schick  330.97302 M139e 1985    ---  Lib Use Only
Description xxiv, 485 pages : map ; 25 cm.
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Series Needs and opportunities for study series
Needs and opportunities for study series.
Note Essay first presented at a conference held in Williamsburg at the Cascades Conference Center on Oct. 9-10, 1980.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 381-459) and index.
Contents Part I, Points of Departure: Malthus and the Market: Approaches to the Economy of British America -- The Strategy of Economic Development: Mercantilism, Colonization, and the Navigation System -- The Course of Economic Growth: An Overview -- The Centrality of Trade -- Part II, The Colonial Economy, a Regional Approach: New England and Atlantic Canada -- The Upper South -- The West Indies -- The Lower South -- The Middle Colonies -- Part III, The Colonial Economy, a Topical Approach: The Growth of Population -- The Colonial Labor Force, the Pattern of Urbanization, and the Spread of Settlement -- Wealth and Welfare -- Consumption, the Import Trade, and the Domestic Economy -- Early American Agriculture -- Colonial Manufacturing and Extractive Industries -- Government, Business, and the Colonial Economy -- Part IV, Crisis and Change: Economic Growth, Revolution, and the Consequences of Independence -- Appendixes -- Bibliography -- Index.
Subject United States -- Economic conditions -- To 1865.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- America -- Economic conditions.
British colonies. (OCoLC)fst01910374
Economic history. (OCoLC)fst00901974
America. (OCoLC)fst01239786
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
United States -- Economic conditions -- To 1865 -- Addresses, essays, lectures.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- America -- Economic conditions -- Addresses, essays, lectures.
Chronological Term To 1865
Added Author Menard, Russell R.
Institute of Early American History and Culture (Williamsburg, Va.)
ISBN 0807816353
0807843512 (pbk.)
9780807843512 (pbk.)

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