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Title

The Economics of the Civil War

Author

Roger L. Ransom

Categories

Economic History
Labor and Demographic Economics
Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics

Type

Article

Description

This article focuses on the economic causes of the Civil war, the costs of the war, the problem of financing the war, and a re-examination of the Hacker-Beard thesis that the war was a turning point in American economic history.

URL

http://www.eh.net/encyclopedia/?article=ransom.civil.war.us

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