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A Merchant's Republic: The National Board of Trade and Commercial Capitalism in the U.S., 1840-1912
This dissertation is a study of American capitalist development from the early 19th century through the early 20th century as understood through the actions of business organizations (local and national boards of trade and ...
A New Deal Everyday: Civic Authority and Federal Policy in Chicago and Los Angeles,1930-1940
This dissertation is a comparative history of local politics in Chicago and Los Angeles during the Great Depression. The project shows how New Deal agencies such as the Federal Emergency Relief Administration, National ...