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America's first Great Depression : economic crisis and political disorder after the Panic of 1837 / Alasdair Roberts.

Book Book (2012.)
Description: 255 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2012.
3 of 3 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
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  • ISBN: 9780801450334 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0801450330 (cloth : alk. paper)
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents: Introduction: Back to the Future -- 1. Boom and Bust -- Hard times -- Gauging the losses -- The bubble -- The collapse -- 2. The States' Crisis -- Defaulting on state debts -- Disgrace in Europe -- Shackling the states -- 3. The Federal Government's Crisis -- Gridlock in Washington -- The fraying national compact -- Losing the arms race -- Reconciling with the superpower -- 4. Law and Order -- Rebellion in Rhode Island -- The anti rent war -- Cannon fire in Philadelphia -- Building civic armies -- 5. The End of the Crisis -- A proxy war in Mexico -- Redemption -- Conclusion: Freedom, Order, and Economic Crisis -- Note on Method and Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Index

Citation:

Roberts, Alasdair. "America's first Great Depression : economic crisis and political disorder after the Panic of 1837." Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2012.

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