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Empires of the Weak: The Real Story of European Expansion and the Creation of the New World Order

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Empires of the Weak: The Real Story of European Expansion and the Creation...

Jason Sharman

History; General & world history; International trade; Economic history

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How the rise of the West was a temporary exception to the predominant world order What accounts for the rise of the state,... [more]

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The Story of Silver: How the White Metal Shaped America and the Modern World

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The Story of Silver: How the White Metal Shaped America and the Modern World...

William L. Silber

Business & Economics; Monetary economics; Economic history; Finance; Banking; Investment & securities

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How silver influenced two hundred years of world history, and why it matters today This is the story of silver's transformation... [more]

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Keeping At It: The Quest for Sound Money and Good Government

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Keeping At It: The Quest for Sound Money and Good Government

Christine Harper, Paul A. Volcker

Autobiography: historical, political & military; Central government; Business & Economics; Political economy; Economic history

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The extraordinary life story of the former chairman of the Federal Reserve, whose absolute integrity provides the inspiration... [more]

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Making China Modern: From the Great Qing to Xi Jinping

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Making China Modern: From the Great Qing to Xi Jinping

Klaus Muhlhahn

History; Asian history; Cultural studies; Black & Asian studies; Political science & theory; Economic history

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Klaus Muhlhahn situates modern China in the nation's long, dynamic tradition of overcoming adversity and weakness through... [more]

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The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World

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The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World

Niall Ferguson

General & world history; Business & Economics; Economic history; Finance

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Shows that finance is in fact the foundation of human progress. This book reveals financial history as the essential back-story... [more]

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Boom and Bust: The rise and fall of the mining industry, greed and the impact on everyday Australians

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Boom and Bust: The rise and fall of the mining industry, greed and the impact...

Royce Kurmelovs

History; Economic history; Mining industry

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The bestselling author of THE DEATH OF HOLDEN turns his attention to another important Australian business: mining. BOOM AND... [more]

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Capitalism without Capital: The Rise of the Intangible Economy

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Capitalism without Capital: The Rise of the Intangible Economy

Jonathan Haskel, Stian Westlake

Business & Economics; Economic history; Business strategy; Business innovation; Organisational theory & behaviour

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The first comprehensive account of the growing dominance of the intangible... [more]

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The Queen's Embroiderer: A True Story of Paris, Lovers, Swindlers, and the First Stock Market Crisis

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The Queen's Embroiderer: A True Story of Paris, Lovers, Swindlers, and the...

Joan DeJean

Fashion & textiles: design; Textile design & theory; History; European history; Economic history

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From the author of How Paris Became Paris, a sweeping history of high finance, the origins of high fashion, and a pair of... [more]

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Fifty Things that Made the Modern Economy

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Fifty Things that Made the Modern Economy

Tim Harford

Business & Economics; Economic history; History of engineering & technology

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Fifty Things that Shaped the Modern Economy paints the epic picture of economic change in an intimate way, by telling the... [more]

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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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My Life, Our Times

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My Life, Our Times

Gordon Brown

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; British & Irish history; Political structures: democracy; Economic history

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Reflecting on the personal and ideological tensions within Labour and its successes and failures in power, he describes how... [more]

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Seapower States: Maritime Culture, Continental Empires and the Conflict That Made the Modern World

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Seapower States: Maritime Culture, Continental Empires and the Conflict...

Andrew Lambert

History; General & world history; Military history; Political science & theory; Naval forces & warfare; Economic history

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One of the most eminent historians of our age investigates the extraordinary success of five small maritime states [more]

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The Square and the Tower: Networks, Hierarchies and the Struggle for Global Power

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The Square and the Tower: Networks, Hierarchies and the Struggle for Global...

Niall Ferguson

History; General & world history; Social & cultural history; Economic history

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The new bestseller that shows why everything we thought we knew about history... [more]

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The Fed and Lehman Brothers: Setting the Record Straight on a Financial Disaster

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The Fed and Lehman Brothers: Setting the Record Straight on a Financial...

Laurence M. Ball

Business & Economics; Macroeconomics; Financial crises & disasters; Economic history; Banking; Financial services law & regulation

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This book sets the record straight on why the Federal Reserve failed to rescue Lehman Brothers during the financial crisis.... [more]

$31.95

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Why Australia Slept: Why Australia Is in Danger of Sleepwalking Into the Future

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Why Australia Slept: Why Australia Is in Danger of Sleepwalking Into the...

Peter Hendy

Regional studies; History; Australasian & Pacific history; Politics & government; Economic history

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Australia is in danger of sleepwalking into the future. For decades Australia slept through a period of high tariff protection... [more]

$29.95

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Money: Vintage Minis

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Money: Vintage Minis

Yuval Noah Harari

History of ideas; Business & Economics; Monetary economics; Economic history

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Selected from the books Sapiens and Homo Deus by Yuval Noah HarariHow did... [more]

$7.99

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A Little History of Economics

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A Little History of Economics

Niall Kishtainy

History: specific events & topics; Business & Economics; Economic history

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A lively, inviting account of the history of economics, told through events from ancient to modern times and through the ideas... [more]

$26.99

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American Default: The Untold Story of FDR, the Supreme Court, and the Battle over Gold

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American Default: The Untold Story of FDR, the Supreme Court, and the Battle...

Sebastian Edwards

Central government policies; Business & Economics; Financial crises & disasters; Economic history; Public finance

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The untold story of how FDR did the unthinkable to save the American economy. [more]

$54.95

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Top Incomes in France in the Twentieth Century: Inequality and Redistribution, 1901-1998

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Top Incomes in France in the Twentieth Century: Inequality and Redistribution,...

Thomas Piketty

European history; Political science & theory; Business & Economics; Economic systems & structures; Economic history

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This pioneering work by Thomas Piketty explains the facts and dynamics of income inequality in France in the twentieth century.... [more]

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The Open Sea: The Economic Life of the Ancient Mediterranean World from the Iron Age to the Rise of Rome

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The Open Sea: The Economic Life of the Ancient Mediterranean World from...

J. G. Manning

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Economic history

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A major new economic history of the ancient Mediterranean world.<br /><br... [more]

$69.00

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The Moral Economists: R. H. Tawney, Karl Polanyi, E. P. Thompson, and the Critique of Capitalism

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The Moral Economists: R. H. Tawney, Karl Polanyi, E. P. Thompson, and the...

Tim Rogan

British & Irish history; Social & political philosophy; Political science & theory; Business & Economics; Economic theory & philosophy; Economic history

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A fresh look at how three important twentieth-century British thinkers viewed capitalism through a moral rather than material... [more]

$75.00

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Capital in the Twenty-First Century

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Capital in the Twenty-First Century

Thomas Piketty

Business & Economics; Economic history

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The main driver of inequality--returns on capital that exceed the rate of economic growth--is again threatening to generate... [more]

$44.99

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Twilight of the Money Gods: Economics as a Religion and How it all Went Wrong

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Twilight of the Money Gods: Economics as a Religion and How it all Went...

John Rapley

Church history; Christian social thought & activity; Business & Economics; Economic history

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Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

$39.99

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Singapore: A Modern History

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Singapore: A Modern History

Michael D. Barr (Flinders University, Australia)

History; Asian history; Colonialism & imperialism; Political structure & processes; International relations; Economic history

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Comprehensive modern history of Singapore, from C16 to present [more]

$50.00

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Australia's Second Chance: What Our History Tells Us About Our Future

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Australia's Second Chance: What Our History Tells Us About Our Future

George Megalogenis

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Economic history

Paperback

How Australia was already made great again, and how we can remain so in the Time of Trump. [more]

$24.99

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