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The Historical Statistics of the United States

Опубликовано на портале: 29-10-2007
Изд-во: Cambridge University Press, 2006, 5000 с.
Historical Statistics of the United States presents the numerical history of the United States. This definitive reference work contains more than 37,000 annual time series of quantitative historical information covering virtually every quantifiable dimension of American history: population, work and welfare, economic structure and performance, governance, and international relations, all from the earliest times to the present. Each series is fully documented and placed in historical context by a recognized expert.

This book is also Prize Winner of:

  • Booklist Editor's Choice 2006

  • 2007 HONORABLE MENTION for the Dartmouth Medal

  • A 2007 Winner of RUSA Outstanding Reference award

  • LIBRARY JOURNAL Best of Reference in 2006

  • Part A. Population
    Introduction
    Chapter Aa. Population Characteristics
    Chapter Ab. Vital statistics
    Chapter Ac. Internal migration
    Chapter Ad. International migration
    Chapter Ae. Family and household composition
    Chapter Af. Cohorts
    Chapter Ag. American Indians

    Part B. Work and Welfare
    Chapter Ba. Labor
    Chapter Bb. Slavery
    Chapter Bc. Education
    Chapter Bd. Health
    Chapter Be. Economic inequality and poverty
    Chapter Bf. Social insurance and public assistance
    Chapter Bg. Nonprofit, voluntary, and religious entities

    Part C. Economic Structure and Performance
    Chapter Ca. National income and product
    Chapter Cb. Business fluctuations and cycles
    Chapter Cc. Prices
    Chapter Ce. Saving, capital, and wealth
    Chapter Cf. Geography and the environment
    Chapter Cg. Science, technology, and productivity
    Chapter Ch. Business organization
    Chapter Cj. Financial markets and institutions

    Part D. Economic Sectors
    Introduction
    Chapter Da. Agriculture
    Chapter Db. Natural resource industries
    Chapter Dc. Construction, housing, and mortgages
    Chapter Dd. Manufacturing
    Chapter De. Distribution
    Chapter Df. Transportation
    Chapter Dg. Communications
    Chapter Dh. Services and utilities

    Part E. Governance and International Relations
    Chapter Ea. Government finance and employment
    Chapter Eb. Elections and politics
    Chapter Ec. Crime, law enforcement, and justice
    Chapter Ed. National defense, wars, armed forces, and veterans
    Chapter Ee. International trade and exchange rates
    Chapter Ef. Outlying areas
    Chapter Eg. Colonial statistics
    Chapter Eh. Confederate States of America