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Northern naval superiority and the economics of the American Civil War

by David G. Surdam

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Published by University of South Carolina Press in Columbia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Confederate States of America
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Blockades.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Economic aspects.,
    • Confederate States of America -- Commerce.,
    • Confederate States of America -- Economic conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-270) and index.

      StatementDavid G. Surdam.
      SeriesStudies in maritime history
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE600 .S87 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 286 p. :
      Number of Pages286
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3937363M
      ISBN 101570034079
      LC Control Number2001000743

      BOOKS David Surdam received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago. His dissertation, “Northern Naval Superiority and the Economics of the American Civil War,” was supervised by Nobel-Prize Winner, Robert Fogel. As the Civil War raged on the land, the two national navies— Union and Confederate —created another war on the water. The naval war was one of sudden, spectacular lightning battles as well as continual and fatal vigilance on the coasts, rivers, and seas. Union President Abraham Lincoln set the Union’s first naval goal when he declared a.

      His dissertation, "Northern Naval Superiority and the Economics of the American Civil War," was supervised by Nobel-Prize Winner, Robert Fogel. Professor Surdam has taught at the University of Chicago, Northwestern University, Loyola University of Chicago, and the University of Oregon. Northern Naval Superiority and the Economics of the American Civil War by David G. Surdam (Hardcover) Out of Print - Try Used Books. War, Technology, and Experience Aboard the USS Monitor by David A. Mindell Out of Print - Try Used Books. Blockade Runners and Ironclads: Naval Action in the Civil War (First Book) by Wallace B. Black, Jean F.

      Surdam, David G. Northern Naval Superiority and the Economics of the American Civil War. University of South Carolina Press, Taafe, Stephen R. Commanding Lincoln's Navy: Union Naval Leadership During the Civil War. Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, Tucker, Spencer C., editor The Civil War Naval Encyclopedia, two volumes. Buker, George E. Blockaders, Refugees, & Contrabands, Civil War on Florida’s Gulf Coast, Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, Surdam, David G. Northern Naval Superiority and the Economics of the American Civil War. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press,


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Addressing an aspect of the Civil War that has long been a source of controversy among historians, David G. Surdam offers an unconventional analysis of the Union's naval blockade.

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Appendix 3 A Model of the World Demand for American-Grown Raw Cotton Appendix 4 Estimating the Growth in Demand for British Cotton Textile Exports Appendix 5 Estimating the Growth in Demand for American-Grown Raw Cotton Subject headings United States--History--Civil War, Blockades.

Northern Naval Superiority and the Economics of the American Civil War. By David G. Surdam. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, Pp. xxiv, $ The contribution of the blockade to Union victory during the American Civil War has long been controversial.

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Northern Naval Superiority and the Economics of the American Civil War provides a useful addition to traditional blockade scholarship, but it also has some drawbacks. First, it is heavy with economic theory and language. The casual reader will have difficulty understanding much of the meat of the text.

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