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The Rise and Fall of American Growth: The U.S. Standard of Living Since the Civil War

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A New York Times Best Seller In the century after the Civil War, an economic revolution improved the American standard of living in ways previously unimaginable. Electric lighting, indoor plumbing, home appliances, motor vehicles, air travel, air conditioning, and television transformed households and workplaces. With medical advances, life expectancy between 1870 and 1970 grew from 45 to 72 years. Weaving together a vivid narrative, historical anecdotes, and economic analysis, The Rise and Fall of American Growth ...

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The Rise and Fall of American Growth: The U.S. Standard of Living Since the Civil War
2017, Princeton University Press

ISBN-13: 9780691175805

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The Rise and Fall of American Growth: The U.S. Standard of Living Since the Civil War
2016, Princeton University Press

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The Rise and Fall of American Growth: The U.S. Standard of Living Since the Civil War
2016, Audible Studios on Brilliance

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