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The Rise and Fall of American Growth: The U.S. Standard of Living Since the Civil War(Princeton Economic History of the Western World)

The Rise and Fall of American Growth: The U.S. Standard of Living Since the Civil War(Princeton Economic History of the Western World)
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B006LM3490
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365
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In the century after the Civil War, an economic revolution improved the American standard of living in ways previously unimaginable. Electric lighting, indoor plumbing, home appliances, motor vehicles, air travel, air conditioning, and television transformed households and workplaces. With medical advances, life expectancy between 1870 and 1970 grew from forty-five to seve

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