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Regulating a New Economy

Public Policy and Economic Change in America, 1900–1933

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$43.50 • £34.95 • €39.00

ISBN 9780674753631

Publication Date: 02/01/1996


432 pages

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

19 halftones


  • Introduction
  • 1. A New Economy: Patterns and Perceptions
    • New Views in a New Century
    • Coming to Terms with Prosperity
    • Making Sense of the Depression
  • 2. Regulating Trusts
    • Comparative Perspectives
    • Trusts: The Progressive Years
    • Trusts and Antitrust: Prosperity and Depression Years
  • 3. Regulating Utilities
    • Railroads
    • Municipal Utilities
  • 4. Regulating New Technologies
    • Trucks and Buses, Automobiles and Airplanes
    • Electricity and Telephones, Movies and Radio
  • 5. Regulating Business
    • Corporation Law and Occupational Licensing
    • Commerce, Contracts, and Torts
    • Prices, Products, and Sales
  • 6. Regulating Unions
    • New Unionism and New Management
    • Labor, Law, and Politics: The Progressive Years
    • Labor, Law, and Politics: Prosperity and Depression Years
  • 7. Regulating the Countryside
    • Marketing Agriculture
    • Conserving Resources
  • 8. Regulating the City
    • Housing
    • Planning and Zoning
  • 9. Regulating Trade, Capital and Revenue
    • The Tariff
    • Banking and Investment
    • Taxation: The Progressive Years
    • Taxation: Prosperity and Depression Years
  • Afterword
  • Notes
  • Index

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