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The Fifth Edition of American Economic History is preceded by the superb reputation of earlier editions, and of Hughes in particular, known for his writing style. Cain has carefully revised and updated the text while maintaining the elegant writing style. The presentation is nontechnical and rich in economic theory and quantitative techniques.
Hardcover, 5th Edition, 634 pages
Published August 22nd 1997 by Addison Wesley Publishing Company (first published January 1st 1983)
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Jonathan Roberts Tyson Hughes was chairman of the economics department at Northwestern University and a professor of business institutions there. He was an economic historian whose approach focused on individuals and their influence on history.

Professor Hughes was the author of several books and dozens of articles that empasized entrepreneurship in the history of economics and business. His book,
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