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Six Lectures on Economic Growth

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Six Lectures on Economic Growth

Simon Kuznets

Economic theory & philosophy; Monetary economics; Economic growth; Economic history

Paperback

Originally published in 1959, this book contains in straightforward language a general account of the major variables significant... [more]

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Viking-Age Transformations: Trade, Craft and Resources in Western Scandinavia

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Viking-Age Transformations: Trade, Craft and Resources in Western Scandinavia...

Zanette T. Glorstad, Kjetil Loftsgarden

Medieval history; Archaeology; Anthropology; Economic history

Paperback

The Viking Age was a period of profound change in Scandinavia. As kingdoms were established, Christianity became the encompassing... [more]

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The Risings of the Luddites, Chartists and Plug-Drawers

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The Risings of the Luddites, Chartists and Plug-Drawers

Frank Peel

History; British & Irish history; Economic history

Hardback

Published in 1968. Interest in the Luddite machine-breaking and food riots of 1812 which took place in the North and Midlands... [more]

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Germany's Colony in China: Colonialism, Protection and Economic Development in Qingdao and Shandong, 1898-1914

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Germany's Colony in China: Colonialism, Protection and Economic Development...

Wai Ling So

Asian history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Colonialism & imperialism; Economic history

Hardback

Revision of author's thesis (doctoral)--University of London, 2014, titled Navigating protectionism: Diederichsen, Jebsen... [more]

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Cigarettes, Inc.: An Intimate History of Corporate Imperialism

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Cigarettes, Inc.: An Intimate History of Corporate Imperialism

Professor Nan Enstad

History; International economics; Economic history; Agriculture & related industries; History of engineering & technology

Paperback

Traditional narratives of capitalist change often rely on the myth of the willful entrepreneur from the global North who transforms... [more]

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The End of the Asian Century: War, Stagnation, and the Risks to the World's Most Dynamic Region

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The End of the Asian Century: War, Stagnation, and the Risks to the World's...

Michael R. Auslin

Asian history; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Politics & government; Economic history

Paperback

Covers China and east to Japan and Korea, and India and southeast, including Indonesia and Australia. [more]

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The English Woollen Industry, c.1200-c.1560

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The English Woollen Industry, c.1200-c.1560

John Oldland

British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Industrialisation & industrial history; Economic history

Hardback

This is the first book to describe the early English woollens' industry and its dominance of the trade in quality cloth across... [more]

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Studies in Economic History: The Collected Papers of George Unwin

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Studies in Economic History: The Collected Papers of George Unwin

R. H. Tawney

Economic history

Hardback

First published in 1927, this important collection contains a selection from the unpublished papers left by the late Professor... [more]

$368.00

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Dust Bowls of Empire: Imperialism, Environmental Politics, and the Injustice of  Green  Capitalism

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Dust Bowls of Empire: Imperialism, Environmental Politics, and the Injustice...

Hannah Holleman

History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Economic history

Hardback

A profound reinterpretation of both the Dust Bowl on the U.S. southern plains and its relevance for today [more]

$49.99

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Textiles in the Pacific, 1500-1900

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Textiles in the Pacific, 1500-1900

Debin Ma

General & world history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Economic history

Paperback

Textiles in the Pacific, 1500-1900 brings together 13 articles which include both classics and lesser-known but important... [more]

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Social and Economic Life in Byzantium

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Social and Economic Life in Byzantium

Nicolas Oikonomides, Elizabeth Zachariadou

European history; Social & cultural history; Economic history

Paperback

Social and Economic Life in Byzantium is the third selection of papers by the late Nicolas Oikonomides to be published in... [more]

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German Industry and German Industrialisation: Essays in German Economic and Business History in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

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German Industry and German Industrialisation: Essays in German Economic...

Robert Lee

Economic theory & philosophy; Economics of industrial organisation; International economics; Political economy; Economic history

Paperback

Originally published in 1991 this book brings together 9 essays which address a number of central issues relating to the nature... [more]

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Joint Stock Banking in Germany: A Study of the German Creditbanks Before and After the War

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Joint Stock Banking in Germany: A Study of the German Creditbanks Before...

P Barrett Whale

Economic theory & philosophy; Economic history; Banking

Paperback

This classic study of German creditbanks was first published in 1930 and even now deserves its place as a fundamental text... [more]

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The Development of Trade Unionism in Great Britain and Germany, 1880-1914

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The Development of Trade Unionism in Great Britain and Germany, 1880-1914...

Wolfgang J. Mommsen, Hans-Gerhard Husung

Economics of industrial organisation; Economic history; Trade unions

Paperback

This stimulating collection of essays by distinguished British, American, Australian and German scholars, originally published... [more]

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German Economy, 1870-1940: Issues and Trends

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German Economy, 1870-1940: Issues and Trends

Gustav Stolper

Economic theory & philosophy; Economics of industrial organisation; International economics; Political economy; Economic history

Paperback

Originally published in 1940, this book remains an illuminating and forceful survey of the economic development of modern... [more]

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Transformation of Economy as a Real Process: An Insider's Perspective

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Transformation of Economy as a Real Process: An Insider's Perspective

Daniel Daianu

Economics; Economic theory & philosophy; Political economy; Economic history

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Daniel Daianu, presently Minister of Finance in Romania, provides an assessment of transformation challenges for both economies... [more]

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: The War Debt and How to Meet It (1919): With an Examination of the Proposed  Capital Levy

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: The War Debt and How to Meet It (1919): With an Examination of the Proposed...

J. E. Allen

First World War; Economic theory & philosophy; Macroeconomics; Economic history

Paperback

First published in 1919, this book traces the growth of War Debt during the First World War, examines the real meaning of... [more]

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Art Markets in Europe, 1400-1800

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Art Markets in Europe, 1400-1800

Michael North, David Ormrod

The Arts: General & Reference; European history; Medieval history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Economic history

Paperback

The reinvention of art-history during the 1980s has provided a serious challenge to the earlier formalist and connoisseurial... [more]

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Bread and the British Economy, 1770-1870

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Bread and the British Economy, 1770-1870

Christian Petersen, Andrew Jenkins

Sociology & anthropology; Microeconomics; Economic history; Food manufacturing & related industries

Paperback

An analysis of bread as a food and as a socio-economic factor in the British economy in the period 1770 to 1870. It covers... [more]

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The Italian Economy

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The Italian Economy

Vera Zamagni (University of Bologna)

Economic history

Paperback

A concise overview of the workings of the modern Italian economy and its unique characteristics from the doyenne of Italian... [more]

$35.99

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Unfinished Business: The Unexplored Causes of the Financial Crisis and the Lessons Yet to be Learned

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Unfinished Business: The Unexplored Causes of the Financial Crisis and the...

Tamim Bayoumi

International economics; Financial crises & disasters; Economic history

Paperback

A penetrating critique tracing how under-regulated trading between European and U.S. banks led to the 2008 financial crisis-with... [more]

$26.99

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Income Distribution, Growth and Basic Needs in India

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Income Distribution, Growth and Basic Needs in India

R. Sinha, Peter Pearson, Gopal Kadekodi, Mary Gregory (Oxford University, UK)

Asian history; Economic history

Paperback

This book, first published in 1979, explores the sources and patterns of the distribution of personal incomes in India, between... [more]

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Essays on the Transformation of India's Agrarian Economy

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Essays on the Transformation of India's Agrarian Economy

Chiranjib Sen

Asian history; Economic history

Paperback

The central problem to which this book, first published in 1984, is addressed is the transformation of agrarian structure... [more]

$58.99

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Hayek's Political Theory, Epistemology, and Economics

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Hayek's Political Theory, Epistemology, and Economics

Jeffrey Friedman (University of Texas, Austin, USA)

Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Political science & theory; Economic theory & philosophy; Political economy; Economic history

Paperback

Hayek thought that all economic behavior (and by implication other human behavior) is based on fallible interpretations of... [more]

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The Central Asian Economies in the Twenty-First Century: Paving a New Silk Road

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The Central Asian Economies in the Twenty-First Century: Paving a New Silk...

Richard Pomfret

Asian history; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; International economics; Development economics; Economic history

Hardback

This book analyzes the Central Asian economies of Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan,... [more]

$89.00

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