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Mixed Feelings: Stephen Colwell, Christian Sensibility, and the American State, 1841-1861
(Historical Society of Pennsylvania/University of Pennsylvania Press, 2018-04-01)
Stephen Colwell argued that a high tariff could produce a moral political economy in an industrializing United States. He suggested that by providing industrial workers with wages higher than the international market would ...
EMORY JOHNSON AND THE RISE OF ECONOMIC EXPERTISE IN THE PROGRESSIVE STATE, 1898–1913
(Cambridge University Press, 2018-04-01)
Emory Johnson served in a series of executive-branch appointments pertaining to the Panama Canal. Like many other executive experts, he used his professional skills and reputation as political tools, promoting the canal ...