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An economic interpretation of the war

Edwin R. A. Seligman

An economic interpretation of the war

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Published by D. Appleton and company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Economic aspects,
  • Competition, International

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Edwin R. A. Seligman.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD635 .S4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 37-[72]
    Number of Pages72
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23817940M
    LC Control Number15021412

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Beard. 2 Historiography. An Economic Interpretation of the Constitution of the United States argues that the structure of the Constitution of the United States was motivated primarily by the personal financial interests of the Author: Charles A. Beard. At least one reviewer has complained about what dry reading this book makes, especially the chapter entitled "The Economic Interests of the Members of the Convention," which consists of seventy or so pages (roughly a quarter of the volume) of biographical sketches--some in thumbnail form, others (such as that, understandably so, on Hamilton) a /5.

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Examining the conditions which prevailed for all residents of the thirteen colonies in the late 18th century, Beard explains - among other things - the Brand: CreateSpace Publishing. The Continental System: An Economic Interpretation Among other things he has done very useful work by his suggestive researches concerning the economy of the World the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace publishes the book, the obvious explanation is that the Continental blockade in many ways throws light on the economic.

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The economic history of revolutionary France is still a neglected area in studies of the revolution of While some attention has been given to the condition of the peasants, the urban working classes and the financial crisis of the Ancien Régime, there has been a general tendency to regard economic factors as external and somewhat peripheral to the truly political nature of the Revolution.

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This famous study — one of the most influential in the area of American economic history — brought a halt to Americans' uncritical reverence for their country's revolutionary past. Questioning the Founding Fathers' motivations in drafting the Constitution, it viewed the results as a product of economic self-interest.

Perhaps the most controversial books of its time. In his piercing introduction to An Economic Interpretation the author wrote that 'whoever leaves economic pressures out of history or out of discussion of public questions is in mortal peril of substituting mythology for reality.' It was Beard's view that the founding fathers, especially Madison, Brand: Barnes & Noble.

With the publication in of An Economic Interpretation of the Constitution of the United States, Charles Austin Beard () became one of the most famous, influential, and controversial historians in America.

His book initiated a trend that for two generations became dominant in the way American history was written and taught. The thirty-seven books that he wrote during his. In this book Offer presents a new interpretation of World War I, weaving together the economic and social history of the English-speaking world, the Pacific basin, and Germany, with the development of food production and consumption.

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Chapter II A Survey of Economic Interests in [The whole theory of the economic interpretation of history rests upon the concept that social progress in general is the result of contending interests in society - some favorable, others opposed, to change. On this hypothesis, we are required to discover at the very outset of the present study what classes and social groups existed in the.

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$ (hardback), ISBN: Reviewed for by Keith T. Poole, Department. His seminal work, An Economic Interpretation of the Constitution of the United States, published inargued that the forces of the revolution were in effect subverted by the forces of the established ruling class of the pre-war period.

He argued that the history of America, and that the Constitution itself, was the result of Marxian-style. The requirements for an economic interpretation of the formation and adoption of the Constitution may be stated in a hypothetical proposition which, although it cannot be verified absolutely from ascertainable data, will at once illustrate the problem and furnish a guide to research and generalization.

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