Land Of Promise: An Economic History Of The United States by Michael LindLand Of Promise: An Economic History Of The United States by Michael Lind

Land Of Promise: An Economic History Of The United States

byMichael Lind

Paperback | April 9, 2013

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A sweeping and original work of economic history by Michael Lind, one of America’s leading intellectuals, Land of Promise recounts the epic story of America’s rise to become the world’s dominant economy. As ideological free marketers continue to square off against Keynesians in Congress and the press, economic policy remains at the center of political debate.

Land of Promise: An Economic History of the United States offers a much-needed historical framework that sheds new light on our past—wisdom that offers lessons essential to our future. Building upon the strength and lucidity of his New York Times Notable Books The Next American Nation and Hamilton’s Republic, Lind delivers a necessary and revelatory examination of the roots of American prosperity—insight that will prove invaluable to anyone interested in exploring how we can move forward.

Michael Lind is cofounder of the New America Foundation and policy director of its Economic Growth Program. His first three books of political journalism and history—The Next American Nation,Up from Conservatism, andVietnam: The Necessary War—were allNew York TimesNotable Books. He writes frequently for theNew York Times,Financial Time...
Title:Land Of Promise: An Economic History Of The United StatesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:592 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.95 inPublished:April 9, 2013Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061834815

ISBN - 13:9780061834813

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