The Value of a Dollar 1600-1865
"The Value of a Dollar: Colonial Era to the Civil War, 1600-1865 will find a happy audience among students, researchers, and general browsers. It offers a fascinating and detailed look at early American history from the viewpoint of everyday people trying to make ends meet. This title and the earlier publication, The Value of a Dollar, 1860-2004, complement each other very well, and readers will appreciate finding them side-by-side on the shelf."
-Booklist

The Value of a Dollar 1600-1865
First Edition


Pub. Date: October 2005
Softcover: 600 pages
ISBN: 1-59237-094-2/978-1-59237-094-8
Price: $155.00
EBook ISBN: 978-1-59237-169-3 EBook Vendors

Request a request a preview for your library

Following the format of the widely acclaimed, The Value of a Dollar, The Value of a Dollar 1600- 1865, The Colonial Era to The Civil War records the actual prices of thousands of items that consumers purchased, from the Colonial Era to the Civil War. Our editorial department was flooded with requests from users of our Value of a Dollar for the same type of information, just from an earlier time period. This volume was created to fill that important need.

Divided into six chapters, each fact-filled chapter details:

Additional features include:

The Value of a Dollar 1600-1865 is for both the user who simply wants to know what life was like for early Americans to the serious historical researcher. This fascinating survey will serve a wide range of research needs and will be useful in all high school, public and academic library reference collections.

Also Available:

Pub. Date: October 2005
Softcover: 600 pages
ISBN: 1-59237-094-2/978-1-59237-094-8
Price: $155.00
EBook ISBN: 978-1-59237-169-3 EBook Vendors

Note: If you find this work does not fit your budget, please print out this page and bring it to your local library. There is a reasonable chance they either have a copy, can direct you to a library that does, or will be willing to purchase it for their reference collection.