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Engines of Enterprise

An Economic History of New England

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$33.50 • £26.95 • €30.00

ISBN 9780674009844

Publication Date: 10/30/2002


336 pages

6-3/8 x 9-1/4 inches

23 halftones, 2 linecuts, 13 digital line illustrations, 7 tables


  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction [Peter Temin]
    • 1. The Birth of New England in the Atlantic Economy: From Its Beginning to 1770 [Margaret Ellen Newell]
    • 2. The Invention of American Capitalism: The Economy of New England in the Federal Period [Winifred Barr Rothenberg]
    • 3. The Industrialization of New England, 1830–1880 [Peter Temin]
    • 4. The Challenges of Economic Maturity: New England, 1880–1940 [Joshua L. Rosenbloom]
    • 5. The Transition from a Mill-Based to a Knowledge-Based Economy: New England, 1940–2000 [Lynn Elaine Browne and Steven Sass]
  • Reflections on the Origins, Development, and Future of the New England Economy
    • 6. Slavery and Population Growth in Colonial New England [Bernard Bailyn]
    • 7. New England Industry and the Federal Government [Merritt Roe Smith]
    • 8. The Future of New England [Paul Krugman]
  • Notes
  • Contributors
  • Index

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