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Wall Street: A History

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Wall Street: A History

Charles R. Geisst (Ambassador Charles A. Gargano Professor of Finance, Manhattan College)

Business & Economics; Development economics; Economic history

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A timely update of the authoritative, engaging history of Wall Street and its role in the economic history of the United States... [more]

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Nigeria: What Everyone Needs to Know

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Nigeria: What Everyone Needs to Know

John Campbell , Matthew T. Page

History; African history; Political science & theory; International relations; Development economics

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In this overview of Africa's most populous country, Ambassador John Campbell and Matthew T. Page assess the socioeconomic,... [more]

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The Costliest Pearl: China's Struggle for India's Ocean

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The Costliest Pearl: China's Struggle for India's Ocean

Bertil Lintner

History; Geopolitics; Development economics

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The Indian Ocean's strategic importance to China cannot be underestimated, given the oil, African minerals and container traffic... [more]

$55.00

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The Divide: A Brief Guide to Global Inequality and its Solutions

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The Divide: A Brief Guide to Global Inequality and its Solutions

Jason Hickel

Development studies; Society & Social Sciences; Poverty & unemployment; Social discrimination; International economics; Development economics

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In The Divide, Jason Hickel brilliantly lays it out, layer upon layer, until you are left reeling with the outrage of it all.'... [more]

$24.99

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Cambridge Studies in Economics, Choice, and Society: Islam Instrumentalized: Religion and Politics in Historical Perspective

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Cambridge Studies in Economics, Choice, and Society: Islam Instrumentalized:...

Jean-Philippe Platteau

Industrialisation & industrial history; Religion & beliefs; Islam; Economic growth; Development economics; Economic systems & structures

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This book challenges the widespread view that Islam is a reactionary religion that defends tradition against modernity and... [more]

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The Red Star and the Crescent: China and the Middle East

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The Red Star and the Crescent: China and the Middle East

James Reardon-Anderson

Politics & government; International relations; Development economics; Environmental economics; Energy industries & utilities

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An absorbing look at China's diplomatic and business outreach in pursuit of secure hydrocarbon reserves. [more]

$65.00

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The New Scramble for Africa

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The New Scramble for Africa

Padraig Carmody

Development studies; History; Development economics; Human geography

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Once marginalized in the world economy, Africa today is a major global supplier of crucial raw materials like oil, uranium... [more]

$39.95

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India's Long Road: The Search for Prosperity

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India's Long Road: The Search for Prosperity

Vijay Joshi (Fellow, Fellow, St. Johns College, Emeritus Fellow, Merton College, and Emeritus Reader in Economics, University of Oxford)

History; Development economics

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India's economic resurgence has been the subject of many extravagant predictions and hopes. In this powerful and wide-ranging... [more]

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East-Commerce: A Journey Through China E-Commerce and the Internet of Things

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East-Commerce: A Journey Through China E-Commerce and the Internet of Things...

Marco Gervasi

Business & Economics; Development economics; Finance; E-commerce: business aspects

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A New E-Commerce Model is Coming from the East it is More Advanced and it is Spreading Worldwide China is now the biggest... [more]

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Rising Inequality in China: Challenges to a Harmonious Society

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Rising Inequality in China: Challenges to a Harmonious Society

Shi Li (Beijing Normal University), Hiroshi Sato (Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo), Terry Sicular (University of Western Ontario)

History; Poverty & unemployment; Labour economics; Development economics; Welfare economics

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This book, a sequel to Inequality and Public Policy in China (2008), examines changes from 2002 to 2007 in the Chinese distribution... [more]

$64.95

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First World Hunger Revisited: Food Charity or the Right to Food?

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First World Hunger Revisited: Food Charity or the Right to Food?

Graham Riches, Tiina Silvasti

Poverty & unemployment; Politics & government; Human rights; Development economics

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Is food aid the way of the future? What are the prospects for integrated public policies informed by the right to food? First... [more]

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Business Groups and Transnational Capitalism in Central America: Economic and Political Strategies

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Business Groups and Transnational Capitalism in Central America: Economic...

Benedicte Bull, Fulvio Castellacci, Yuri Kasahara

History; International relations; International economics; Development economics; Political economy

Hardback

This book investigates Central America's political economy seen through the lens of its powerful business groups. It provides... [more]

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Food Politics: What Everyone Needs to Know (R)

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Food Politics: What Everyone Needs to Know (R)

Robert Paarlberg (Betty Freyhof Johnson Class of 1944 Professor of Political Science, Betty Freyhof Johnson Class of 1944 Professor of Political Science, Wellesley College)

Social issues & processes; Development economics; Agriculture & related industries; Mathematics & Sciences; Agriculture & farming

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In a lively and easy-to-navigate, question-and-answer format, Food Politics carefully examines and explains the most important... [more]

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Structural Analysis in the Social Sciences: The Politics of High Tech Growth: Developmental Network States in the Global Economy

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Structural Analysis in the Social Sciences: The Politics of High Tech Growth:...

Sean O'Riain (National University of Ireland, Maynooth)

Society & Social Sciences; Sociology & anthropology; Development economics

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The book provides a detailed study of the software industry in Ireland, of the state policies that promoted it, the political... [more]

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Banker To The Poor: Micro-Lending and the Battle Against World Poverty

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Banker To The Poor: Micro-Lending and the Battle Against World Poverty

Muhammad Yunus

Biography; Biography: general; True stories; Development studies; Political structure & processes; International relations; Development economics

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Winner of the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize This autobiography of the world-renowned, visionary economist who came up with a simple... [more]

$29.95

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Cambridge Middle East Studies: Britain and the Politics of Modernization in the Middle East, 1945-1958

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Cambridge Middle East Studies: Britain and the Politics of Modernization...

Paul W. T. Kingston (University of Toronto)

History; Middle Eastern history; Second World War; Development economics; Economic history

Paperback

In a critique of development assistance, Paul Kingston examines Britain's foreign aid programme in the Middle East in the... [more]

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The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers

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The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers

Paul Kennedy

History; General & world history; Central government policies; Development economics

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WINNER OF THE WOLFSON HISTORY PRIZE Paul Kennedy's international bestseller is a... [more]

$32.99

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Measuring Poverty around the World

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Measuring Poverty around the World

Anthony B. Atkinson

History; Population & demography; Central government policies; Economics; Development economics; Welfare economics

Hardback

The final book from a towering pioneer in the study of poverty and inequality-a critically important examination of poverty... [more]

$54.99

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The Political Economy of Natural Resources and Development: From neoliberalism to resource nationalism

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The Political Economy of Natural Resources and Development: From neoliberalism...

Paul Alexander Haslam, Pablo Heidrich

Business & Economics; Development economics; Political economy; Management of land & natural resources

Paperback

The Political Economy of Resources and Development offers a unique and multidisciplinary perspective on how the commodity... [more]

$77.99

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Uneven Centuries: Economic Development of Turkey since 1820

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Uneven Centuries: Economic Development of Turkey since 1820

Sevket Pamuk, Sevket Pamuk

History; Development economics; Economic history

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The first comprehensive history of the Turkish economy The population and economy of the area within the present-day borders... [more]

$69.00

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Strategic Industry-University Partnerships: Success-Factors from Innovative Companies

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Strategic Industry-University Partnerships: Success-Factors from Innovative...

Riedel, Frolund

Business & Economics; Development economics; Business strategy; Business innovation

Paperback

Strategic Industry-University Partnerships: Success-Factors from Innovative Companies unveils insights of experts from leading... [more]

$88.95

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Globalization and Inequality

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Globalization and Inequality

Elhanan Helpman

Globalization; International relations; Business & Economics; Labour economics; International economics; Development economics

Hardback

Globalization is not the primary cause of rising inequality. That is the conclusion of this penetrating study by Elhanan Helpman,... [more]

$54.99

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A Culture of Growth: The Origins of the Modern Economy

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A Culture of Growth: The Origins of the Modern Economy

Joel Mokyr

European history; Business & Economics; Development economics; Economic history

Paperback

The description for this book, A Culture of Growth: The Origins of the Modern Economy, will be forthcoming. -- [more]

$49.99

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Cognitive Capitalism: Human Capital and the Wellbeing of Nations

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Cognitive Capitalism: Human Capital and the Wellbeing of Nations

Heiner Rindermann (Technische Universitat Chemnitz, Germany)

Cognition & cognitive psychology; Politics & government; Business & Economics; Economics; Development economics

Paperback

This book studies cross-country differences in cognitive capital, exploring how levels of education are linked to a nation's... [more]

$63.95

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The Rise and Fall of American Growth: The U.S. Standard of Living since the Civil War

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The Rise and Fall of American Growth: The U.S. Standard of Living since...

Robert J. Gordon

Business & Economics; Economics; Development economics; Economic history; Business & management

Paperback

In the century after the Civil War, an economic revolution improved the American standard of living in ways previously unimaginable.... [more]

$46.95

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