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The Resource The evolution of a nation : how geography and law shaped the American states, Daniel Berkowitz and Karen B. Clay

The evolution of a nation : how geography and law shaped the American states, Daniel Berkowitz and Karen B. Clay

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The evolution of a nation : how geography and law shaped the American states
Title
The evolution of a nation
Title remainder
how geography and law shaped the American states
Statement of responsibility
Daniel Berkowitz and Karen B. Clay
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Although political and legal institutions are essential to any nation's economic development, the forces that have shaped these institutions are poorly understood. Drawing on rich evidence about the development of the American states from the mid-nineteenth to the late twentieth century, this book documents the mechanisms through which geographical and historical conditions--such as climate, access to water transportation, and early legal systems--impacted political and judicial institutions and economic growth. The book shows how a state's geography and climate influenced whether elites based
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N$T
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Berkowitz, Daniel
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Clay, Karen B
Series statement
Princeton economic history of the western world
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  • U.S. states
  • State governments
  • Law
  • U.S. states
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • Law
  • State governments
  • U.S. states
  • U.S. states
  • United States
Label
The evolution of a nation : how geography and law shaped the American states, Daniel Berkowitz and Karen B. Clay
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Legal initial conditions -- Initial conditions and state political competition -- The mechanism -- State courts -- Legislatures and courts -- Institutions and outcomes
Control code
ocn753704881
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 234 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400840540
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9786613227485
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
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  • 322748
  • 22573/cttvdt1
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)753704881
Label
The evolution of a nation : how geography and law shaped the American states, Daniel Berkowitz and Karen B. Clay
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Legal initial conditions -- Initial conditions and state political competition -- The mechanism -- State courts -- Legislatures and courts -- Institutions and outcomes
Control code
ocn753704881
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 234 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400840540
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9786613227485
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 322748
  • 22573/cttvdt1
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)753704881

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