The Market Revolution: Jacksonian America, 1815-1846 (Paperback)

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The central theme of this study of American life in the early 19th century is the establishment of capitalism. The author argues that, following the Industrial Revolution, two distinct societies were created in the USA: rich and poor, proprietors and labourers, city dwellers and farmers.

About the Author

Charles Sellers is Professor of History Emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley. His two-volume biography of President James Polk won a Bancroft Prize in 1967.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780195089202
ISBN-10: 0195089200
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication Date: March 1st, 1994
Pages: 512
Language: English

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