xii, 306 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
0801883482 hardcover alkaline paper 9780801883484
Johns Hopkins studies in the history of technology (Unnumbered)
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -293) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
The rise and fall of a federal supply system The formation of a national bureaucracy The making of a mixed military economy The trouble with contracting The middleman on trial The unacknowledged militarization of America Appendix A : note on the value of a dollar during the Civil War era Appendix B : leading northern military contractors in selected industries Appendix C : note on data collection and record linkages.