Posts Categorized: American Economy

#survival Old Dominion, Industrial Commonwealth: Coal, Politics, and Economy in Antebellum America (Studies in Early American Economy and Society from the Library Company of Philadelphia) #prepping

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Old Dominion, Industrial Commonwealth: Coal, Politics, and Economy in Antebellum America (Studies in Early American Economy and Society from the Library Company of Philadelphia) Used Book in Good Condition In 1796, famed engineer and architect Benjamin Henry Latrobe toured the coal fields outside Richmond, Virginia, declaring enthusiastically, “Such a mine of Wealth exists, I believe, […]

#survival The Beautiful Generation: Asian Americans and the Cultural Economy of Fashion #prepping

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The Beautiful Generation: Asian Americans and the Cultural Economy of Fashion Since the 1990s, young Asian Americans including Doo-Ri Chung, Derek Lam, Thakoon Panichgul, Alexander Wang, and Jason Wu have emerged as leading fashion designers. They have won prestigious awards, been chosen to head major clothing labels, and had their designs featured in Vogue, Harper’s […]

#survival Buying into the World of Goods: Early Consumers in Backcountry Virginia (Studies in Early American Economy and Society from the Library Company of Philadelphia) #prepping

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Buying into the World of Goods: Early Consumers in Backcountry Virginia (Studies in Early American Economy and Society from the Library Company of Philadelphia) Used Book in Good Condition How did people living on the early American frontier discover and then become a part of the market economy? How do their purchases and their choices […]

#survival Roots of Reform: Farmers, Workers, and the American State, 1877-1917 (American Politics and Political Economy Series) #prepping

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Roots of Reform: Farmers, Workers, and the American State, 1877-1917 (American Politics and Political Economy Series) University of Chicago Press Roots of Reform offers a sweeping revision of our understanding of the rise of the regulatory state in the late nineteenth century. Sanders argues that politically mobilized farmers were the driving force behind most of […]

#survival A Political Economy of American Hegemony: Buildups, Booms, and Busts #prepping

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A Political Economy of American Hegemony: Buildups, Booms, and Busts A Political Economy of American Hegemony Buildups Booms and Busts In Buildups, Booms, and Busts, Thomas Oatley explores how America’s military buildups have produced postwar economic booms that have culminated in monetary and financial crises. The 2008 subprime crisis – as well as the housing […]

#survival Government and Business: American Political Economy in Comparative Perspective #prepping

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Government and Business: American Political Economy in Comparative Perspective Used Book in Good Condition In the wake of worldwide economic turmoil and efforts toward recovery, understanding the interdependence of government and business is more important than ever. In this thoroughly updated edition, Lehne takes a comparative approach, evaluating the U.S. political economy with respect to […]

#survival Unfinished Business: Michael Jackson, Detroit, and the Figural Economy of American Deindustrialization #prepping

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Unfinished Business: Michael Jackson, Detroit, and the Figural Economy of American Deindustrialization How does structural economic change look and feel? How are such changes normalized? Who represents hope? Who are the cautionary tales? Unfinished Business argues that U.S. deindustrialization cannot be understood apart from issues of race, and specifically apart from images of, and works […]

#survival The Trouble with Tea: The Politics of Consumption in the Eighteenth-Century Global Economy (Studies in Early American Economy and Society from the Library Company of Philadelphia) Reviews #prepping

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The Trouble with Tea: The Politics of Consumption in the Eighteenth-Century Global Economy (Studies in Early American Economy and Society from the Library Company of Philadelphia) Americans imagined tea as central to their revolution. After years of colonial boycotts against the commodity, the Sons of Liberty kindled the fire of independence when they dumped tea […]