New Research on the Panic of 1837

While I was in Mississippi honoring John Marszalek recently, Aaron Crawford pointed out a new book on the Panic of 1837 by Alasdair Roberts entitled America's First Great Depression: Economic Crisis and Political Disorder After the Panic of 1837 (Cornell Univ. Press, 2012).  It will be interesting to see the perspective that Roberts, a law professor at …

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