The value of a dollar : prices and incomes in the United States, 1860-2009 / by Scott Derks.
By: Derks, Scott.Material type: TextPublisher: Amenia, NY : Grey House Pub., 2009Edition: 4th ed.Description: xix, 690 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.ISBN: 9781592374038; 1592374034.Subject(s): Prices -- United States -- History | Wages -- United States -- History | Purchasing power -- United States -- History | Cost and standard of living -- United States -- HistoryAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Value of a dollar.DDC classification: 338.5/20973 LOC classification: HB235.U6 | D47 2009
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"A universal reference book"--Cover.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 677]-685) and index.
1860-1899: the age of endeavor -- 1900-1919: the Progressive Era and World War I -- 1920-1939: Return to "Normalcy," the Great Depression, and recovery -- 1940-1959: World War II, recovery and the Cold War -- 1960-1979: the Vietnam War and the global economy -- 1980-1999: From recession to the era of possibilities -- 2000-2009: 9/11, War on Terror, and the aftermath -- 1900-2007: Trends.
This fourth edition of The Value of a Dollar records the actual prices of thousands of items that consumers purchased from the Civil War to the present, along with facts about investment options and income opportunities. --from publisher description.