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The Rise and Fall of American Growth: The U.S. Standard of Living Since the Civil War

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The Rise and Fall of American Growth: The U.S. Standard of Living Since the Civil War - Gordon, Robert J (Afterword by)
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In the century after the Civil War, an economic revolution improved the American standard of living in ways previously unimaginable. Electric lighting, indoor plumbing, home appliances, motor vehicles, air travel, air conditioning, and television transformed households and workplaces. With medical advances, life expectancy between 1870 and 1970 grew from forty-five to seventy-two years. Weaving together a narrative, historical anecdotes, and economic analysis, this book provides an in-depth account of this momentous era. ...

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The Rise and Fall of American Growth: The U.S. Standard of Living Since the Civil War 2017, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691175805

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The Rise and Fall of American Growth: The U.S. Standard of Living Since the Civil War 2016, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691147727

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The Rise and Fall of American Growth: The U.S. Standard of Living Since the Civil War 2016, Audible Studios on Brilliance

ISBN-13: 9781536618259

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