1961-1965 (B.A., 1965);
Divergent Paths: How Culture and Institutions Have Shaped North American Growth. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996.
New World Economies: The Growth of the Thirteen Colonies and Early Canada. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998
“The Beards Were Right: Political Parties in the North, 1840-1860,” Civil War History, 47 (2001): 30-56.
“Rethinking the Secession of the Lower South: A Clash of Two Groups,” Civil War History, 50 (2004): 261-290.
|Papers / Lectures:||
“Rethinking the Civil War,” discussion paper for a single-paper session dealing with my interpretation of the Civil War, Southern Historical Society, Memphis, Tennessee, November 2004.
“An Economic Interpretation of the Civil War,” Missouri Valley Historical Association, Omaha, Nebraska, March 2005.
“The Role of Slavery in an Economic Interpretation of the Civil War,” Conference on the Civil War, Causes and Consequences, Toronto, June 2005
|Courses taught recently:||
U.S. Civil War; North American economic development
Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Standard Research Grant,
1997-2000; Faculty of Arts Research Grants, 200, 2003, 2005.