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An Intervention in the History of Banking

Reader responses to my decision to post excerpts from my qualifying exams — which I feared might turn out to be a Very Bad Idea — have been heartening.  In addition to blog comments, I have received thank-you emails from everyone from grad students to senior scholars who said they hope to see more posts like that in the future. Well, that future is now!  Dan Allosso has sent me an excerpt from one of his doctoral exams, part of his response to Heather Richardson’s question, “How did economic change affect rural and urban Americans differently between the Revolution and Read more