b'19G rey HouseThe Value of a Dollar P ublishingSIXTH EDITION RECENTThe Value of a Dollar, 1860-2019 HISTORYAn excellent resource for anyone interested in the history of the prices of common consumer goods. Recommended. All readers.-CHOICEThe Value of a Dollar will interest students of social history, fiction writers needing easy access to precise historical detail, business historians, and older folks nostalgic for those days gone by when you could buy your smokes for a penny a piece. Recommended. BooklistThe Value of a Dollar records the actual prices of thousands of items that consumers purchased, from the Civil War to the present. Using this data, readers will get a broader understanding of life in America, through the wallets of real Americans. This edition adds a new chapter with data from 2015 to 2019,more illustrations and more interesting pricing information than ever before. Third Edition|July 2015|656 pages|Hardcover|ISBN 978-1-61925-745-0|$165 Arranged into easy-to-read, 5-year chapters, each provides detail on:Includes Free Online Access on the Salem Press Platform Historical Snapshots, Consumer Expenditures & Investments Wages, Standard Prices & Grocery Prices Selected Pricespulled from advertisements of the time, this section lists prices of hundredsof everyday items, from apparel to furniture, sporting goods to real estate Hundreds of illustrations, advertisements and photos Expanded section on Trends shows how pricing changed over time Subject Index Conversion Charts compare the dollar of the time to todays dollarThe Value of a Dollar is a must for a wide range of curriculums, a useful reference for news feature writers and an important educational reference that will be referred to time and time again.This interesting and useful publication will be widely used in any reference collection.Sixth Edition|October 2019|700 pages|Hardcover |ISBN 978-1-68217-949-9|$155 Includes Free Online Access on the Salem Press platform Buy Both Volumes & Save! [Value of a Dollar 1860-2019 and Value of a Dollar Colonial Era to the Civil War] 2Volume Bundle|ISBN 978-1-64265-319-9|$265Third Edition|November 2016|664 Pages|Hardcover|ISBN 978-1-68217-100-4|$165 The Value of a Dollar FIRST EDITIONIncludes Free Online Access on the Salem Press Platform Colonial Era to the Civil War, 1600-1865An engaging statistical summary.The Value of a Dollar: Colonial Era to the Civil War, 1600-1865will find a happy audience among students, researchers, and general browsers. It offers a fascinating and detailed look at early American history from the viewpoint of everyday people trying to make ends meet. BooklistThe Value of a Dollar 1600-1865 records the actual prices of thousands of items that consumers purchased, from the Colonial Era to the Civil War. Divided into six chapters, each fact-filled chapter details: Chapter IntroductionsHistorical Snapshots Income & WagesServices & Fees Financial Rates & ExchangesSlave Trade CommoditiesPrices for a wide variety of items Handy Currency Conversion ChartsThe Value of a Dollar 1600-1865 is for both the user who simply wants to know what life was like for early Americans, to the serious historical researcher. This fascinating survey will serve a wide range of research needs and will be useful in all high school, public, and academic library reference collections.Third Edition|September 2016|684 pages|Hardcover|ISBN 978-1-68217-098-4|$165 First Edition|October 2005|436 pages|Hardcover|ISBN 978-1-59237-094-8|$155 Includes Free Online Access on the Salem Press Platform Includes Free Online Access on the Salem Press platformeBooks are also available - visit www.greyhouse.com for more information(800) 562-2139 GET ONLINE ACCESS WITH YOUR PRINT BUY! www.greyhouse.com'