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  • 9780393312829 72

    Silent Depression: Twenty-Five Years of Wage Squeeze and Middle Class Decline

    Wallace C. Peterson


    Longtime observer of the American economy Wallace C. Peterson here offers a wake-up call.

  • 9780393312867 72

    Telling the Truth about History

    Joyce Appleby, Lynn Hunt, Margaret Jacob


    "A fascinating historiographical essay. . . . An unusually lucid and inclusive explication of what it ultimately at stake in the culture wars over the nature, goals, and efficacy of history as a discipline."—Booklist

  • 9780393312188 72

    Time on the Cross: The Economics of American Slavery

    Robert William Fogel, Stanley L. Engerman


    First published in 1974, Fogel and Engerman's groundbreaking book reexamined the economic foundations of American slavery, marking "the start of a new period of slavery scholarship and some searching revisions of a national tradition" (C. Vann Woodward, New York Review of Books).

  • 9780393312195 72

    Without Consent or Contract: The Rise and Fall of American Slavery

    Robert William Fogel


    "[Fogel's] exceedingly careful testing of all possible sources and his pioneering methodological approach have allowed [him] both to increase our knowledge of an institutions operation and disintegration and to renew our methods of research." —from the citation to Robert William Fogel for the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences

  • 9780393311983 72

    Before the Industrial Revolution: European Society and Economy, 1000-1700

    Carlo M. Cipolla

    Third Edition


    The Third Edition includes substantial revisions and new material throughout the book that will secure its standing as the most useful history available of preindustrial Europe.