From Market-Places to a Market Economy: The Transformation of Rural Massachusetts, 1750-1850

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In this highly original empirical study, Winifred Barr Rothenberg documents the emergence of a market economy in rural Massachusetts between 1785 and 1800 decades before America's first industrial revolution. Drawing the data from exhaustive research in farm account books, probate documents, and town tax valuations the author makes a significant contribution to the long-standing and vigorous debate about the pace, pattern, and genesis of growth in the early American economy. Rothenberg forcefully disputes recent historical ...

From Market-Places to a Market Economy: The Transformation of Rural Massachusetts, 1750-1850 1992, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226729534

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