Competition and Coercion
Blacks in the American Economy 1865 -1914
By (author) Robert Higgs
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Competition and Coercion by Robert Higgs
Book DescriptionCompetition and Coercion: Blacks in the American economy, 1865-1914 is a reinterpretation of black economic history in the half-century after Emancipation. Its central theme is that economic competition and racial coercion jointly determined the material condition of the blacks. The book identifies a number of competitive processes that played important roles in protecting blacks from the racial coercion to which they were peculiarly vulnerable. It also documents the substantial economic gains realized by the black population between 1865 and 1914. Professor Higgs's account is iconoclastic. It seeks to reorganize the present conceptualization of the period and to redirect future study of black economic history in the post-Emancipation period. It raises new questions and suggests new answers to old questions, asserting that some of the old questions are misleadingly framed or not worth pursuing at all.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521088404
(229mm x 152mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 30-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Robert Higgs
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Aims to recast our view of the relations between the federal government and the economy from the New Deal era to the end of the Cold War, presenting evidence, statistical analyses, and different interpretations of familiar data. This book is of interest to students, researchers, and educated lay people in political economy and economic history.
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