eBook Value of a Dollar: 1600-1865, The Colonial Era to The Civil War, 1st Edition

  • Scott Derks
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  • ISBN-10: 1592371698
  • ISBN-13: 9781592371693
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 436 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2005 | Published/Released November 2006
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2005
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Following the format of the widely acclaimed The Value of a Dollar, 1860-2004, The Value of a Dollar 1600-1865, The Colonial Era to The Civil War records the actual prices of thousands of items that consumers purchased from the Colonial Era to the Civil War.

Arranged into five-year chapters, each chapter includes a Historical Snapshot, Consumer Expenditures, Investments, Selected Income, Income/Standard Jobs, Food Basket, Standard Prices and Miscellany.


"...for student and lay readers will find this guide quite helpful." --Lawrence Looks at Books, February 2006

— Lawrence Looks at Books