The Value of a Dollar

The Value of a Dollar

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This long-awaited revision of the highly regarded The Value of a Dollar details the prices of thousands of items from 1860 to 2009. The Value of a Dollar records the actual prices of thousands of items that consumers purchased, from the Civil War to the present, along with facts about investment options and income opportunities. This third edition boasts a new section on Trends. This informative new section looks at pricing trends for over 100 items, including fashion, coffee, and cars, over long periods of time, and graphs these changes. This section also includes advertisements throughout the years and interesting product facts. This is all in addition to a new easy-to-read format, a brand new chapter for 2004-2009, hundreds of additions to original chapters, and hundreds of new illustrations. Organized into 5-year chapters from 1860 to 2009, each chapter details Historical Snapshots, Consumer Expenditures, Investments, Selected Income, Income/Standard Jobs, Food Basket, Standard Prices and Miscellany. The Value of a Dollar is a must for a wide range of curriculums, a useful reference for news feature writers and an important scholastic reference that will be referred to time and time again. Perfect for anyone curious about social history: students, writers, business historians, teachers, reporters and more. This interesting and useful publication will be widely used in any reference collection.Prices and Incomes in the United States, 1860-2009 Scott Derks ... SC (2004) Parisian Gift Guide (2003) San Francisco Chronicle (2004) San Francisco Chronicle (2004) San Francisco Chronicle (2004) The ... seven passenger $26, 990 Isuzu Rodeo 2004 Model $ 1 6, 995 Nissan 350Z Roadster $33, 850 Toyota Prius hybrid automobile; designed to ... Sirius Satellite Radio equipment and service $100 unit $30 Installation in car $30 per month $12.95 Tires and wheels; four 225/60R 16;anbsp;...

Title:The Value of a Dollar
Author:Scott Derks
Publisher:Grey House Pub - 2009


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