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Economic history

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Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds (Harriman Definitive Editions): The classic guide to crowd psychology, financial folly and surprising superstition

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Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds (Harriman Definitive...

Charles Mackay

Economic history

Hardback

Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds is the original guide to behavioural psychology - and how manias,... [more]

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The Adam Smith Review: Volume 11

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The Adam Smith Review: Volume 11

Fonna Forman (University of California, San Diego, USA)

Historiography; Philosophy; Economic history

Hardback

Adam Smith's contribution to economics is well recognised, but scholars have recently been exploring anew the multidisciplinary... [more]

$242.00

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Political Economy of the United States

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Political Economy of the United States

Joel W. Johnson

Political economy; Economic history

Hardback

How have the policies of recent administrations shaped today's economy? To what extent has federal policy contributed to growth... [more]

$242.00

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The Evolution of Economic Ideas and Systems: A Pluralist Introduction

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The Evolution of Economic Ideas and Systems: A Pluralist Introduction

Geoffrey Schneider (Bucknell University, USA)

Economic theory & philosophy; Economic systems & structures; Economic history

Hardback

In order to fully understand the evolution and future growth of economic systems, we must draw on the lessons of economic... [more]

$231.00

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The Impact of Price Uncertainty: A Study of Brazilian Exchange Rate Policy

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The Impact of Price Uncertainty: A Study of Brazilian Exchange Rate Policy...

Don Coes (University of New Mexico, USA)

Economic theory & philosophy; Econometrics; International finance; Economic history; Finance & accounting

Paperback

Originally published in 1979. This book addresses three questions regarding uncertainty in economic life: how do we define... [more]

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The Interest Standard of Currency: An Attempt

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The Interest Standard of Currency: An Attempt

Ernst Dick

Monetary economics; International finance; Economic history; Banking

Paperback

Originally published in 1925. This book sets forth a plan to stabilize the currency at a time in which there was much discussion... [more]

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Seasonal Movements of Exchange Rates and Interest Rates Under the Pre-World War I Gold Standard

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Seasonal Movements of Exchange Rates and Interest Rates Under the Pre-World...

Ellen Foster (Union College, USA)

Monetary economics; International finance; Economic history; Banking

Paperback

Originally published in 1994. This work investigates seasonal fluctuations of US and British short term nominal interest rates,... [more]

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Hayek and Popper: On Rationality, Economism, and Democracy

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Hayek and Popper: On Rationality, Economism, and Democracy

Mark Amadeus Notturno

Social & political philosophy; Economic theory & philosophy; Economic history

Paperback

Karl Popper and Friedrich von Hayek are remembered as two of the twentieth century's greatest proponents of open society.... [more]

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Deliberation and Decision: Economics, Constitutional Theory and Deliberative Democracy

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Deliberation and Decision: Economics, Constitutional Theory and Deliberative...

Anne van Aaken, Christian List

Politics & government; Political science & theory; Economic history; Jurisprudence & philosophy of law

Paperback

Deliberation and Decision explores ways of bridging the gap between two rival approaches to theorizing about democratic institutions:... [more]

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Moral Aspects of Economic Growth, and Other Essays

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Moral Aspects of Economic Growth, and Other Essays

Barrington Moore, Jr.

Social & cultural history; Business & Economics; Economic history; Business ethics

Paperback

Barrington Moore, Jr., one of the most distinguished thinkers in critical theory and historical sociology, was long concerned... [more]

$18.99

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Exploring the Political Economy and Social Philosophy of F. A. Hayek

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Exploring the Political Economy and Social Philosophy of F. A. Hayek

Peter J. Boettke, Jayme Lemke, Virgil Henry Storr

Social & political philosophy; Political economy; Economic history

Paperback

This volume critically explore and extend Hayek's Nobel Prize-winning work on knowledge and social interconnectedness. [more]

$59.99

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The Economic Development of Europe's Regions: A Quantitative History since 1900

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The Economic Development of Europe's Regions: A Quantitative History since...

Nikolaus Wolf, Joan Ramon Roses

European history; Development economics; Economic history; Human geography

Hardback

This book is the first quantitative description of Europe's economic development at a regional level over the entire twentieth... [more]

$221.00

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The Economic Thought of Friedrich List

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The Economic Thought of Friedrich List

Harald Hagemann (Universitat Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany), Stephan Seiter, Eugen Wendler (Reutlingen University, Germany)

Economic theory & philosophy; Political economy; Economic history

Hardback

As the world grapples with increased globalization and technological change, Friedrich List's work appears more relevant than... [more]

$242.00

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China's Economic Growth: A Miracle with Chinese Characteristics

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China's Economic Growth: A Miracle with Chinese Characteristics

Yanrui Wu

Economic history

Paperback

This title outlines the main characteristics of Chinese economic growth during the 1980s and 1990s, and investigates in detail... [more]

$77.99

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Education, Industrialization and the End of Empire in Singapore

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Education, Industrialization and the End of Empire in Singapore

Kevin Blackburn (National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)

National liberation & independence, post-colonialism; Economic history

Paperback

Singapore under the ruling People's Action Party government has been categorized as a developmental state which has utilized... [more]

$31.99

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Forging Ahead, Falling Behind and Fighting Back: British Economic Growth from the Industrial Revolution to the Financial Crisis

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Forging Ahead, Falling Behind and Fighting Back: British Economic Growth...

Nicholas Crafts (University of Warwick)

Economic growth; Economic history

Paperback

To what extent has the British economy declined compared to its competitors and what are the underlying reasons for this decline?... [more]

$32.95

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Cowrie Shells and Cowrie Money: A Global History

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Cowrie Shells and Cowrie Money: A Global History

Bin Yang (University of Macau, China)

General & world history; Asian history; African history; Social & cultural history; Economic history

Hardback

Originating in the sea, especially in the waters surrounding the low-lying islands of the Maldives, Cypraea moneta (sometimes... [more]

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Lancashire Cotton Operatives and Work, 1900-1950: A Social History of Lancashire Cotton Operatives in the Twentieth Century

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Lancashire Cotton Operatives and Work, 1900-1950: A Social History of Lancashire...

Alan Fowler

British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Economic history

Hardback

This study examines the Lancashire cotton industry in the first half of the 20th century through the prism of its workers,... [more]

$189.00

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Wages and Employment Policy 1936-1985

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Wages and Employment Policy 1936-1985

Russell Jones

Sociology: work & labour; Central government policies; Employment & unemployment; Economic history

Hardback

First published in 1987. This fascinating study provides an understanding of the failings of the post-war era of active macroeconomic... [more]

$168.00

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Japanese Investment in Manchurian Manufacturing, Mining, Transportation, and Communications, 1931-1945

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Japanese Investment in Manchurian Manufacturing, Mining, Transportation,...

Ann Rasmussen Kinney

Economic history; Business & management; Industry & industrial studies

Hardback

This book, first published in 1982, closely examines the Japanese investment in the industries of its puppet state Manchuria... [more]

$168.00

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Report on Trade Conditions in China

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Report on Trade Conditions in China

Harry R. Burrill, Raymond F. Crist

International trade; Economic history; International business

Hardback

This study, first published in 1906, examines the position of the United States in the markets of the Chinese Empire and the... [more]

$168.00

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Opening Japan's Financial Markets

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Opening Japan's Financial Markets

J. Robert Brown, Jr.

Economic history; Banking

Hardback

This book, first published in 1994, takes a broad look at the reasons behind the failure of foreign banks to penetrate Japanese... [more]

$189.00

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The Medieval Networks in East Central Europe: Commerce, Contacts, Communication

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The Medieval Networks in East Central Europe: Commerce, Contacts, Communication...

Balazs Nagy (Eoetvoes Lorand University, Budapest), Andras Vadas (Eoetvoes Lorand University, Budapest), Felicitas Schmieder (FernUniversitat in Hagen, Germany)

European history; Medieval history; Economic history

Hardback

Medieval Networks in East Central Europe explores the economic, cultural, and religious forms of contact between East Central... [more]

$231.00

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The Forging of the Modern State: Early Industrial Britain, 1783-c.1870

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The Forging of the Modern State: Early Industrial Britain, 1783-c.1870

Eric J. Evans

British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Industrialisation & industrial history; Economic history

Paperback

In this history of Britain, Eric Evans surveys every aspect of the period in which the country was transformed into the world's... [more]

$73.99

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The School of Salamanca in the Affairs of the Indies: Barbarism and Political Order

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The School of Salamanca in the Affairs of the Indies: Barbarism and Political...

Natsuko Matsumori (University of Shizuoka, Japan)

European history; Asian history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Maritime history; Economic history

Hardback

The School of Salamanca in the Affairs of the Indies explores the significance of Salamancans, such as Vitoria and Soto, and... [more]

$221.00

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