History of the American Economy
Few text packages have the staying power of HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN ECONOMY, 11E -- the text that has helped generations of students understand how the American economy evolved. Completely updated, this classic text ties our past to the policies and debates of today and beyond. A variety of visual aids and provocative statistics encourage interest in the study of economic history.
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