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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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Studies in Macroeconomic History: The Fed and Lehman Brothers: Setting the Record Straight on a Financial Disaster

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Studies in Macroeconomic History: The Fed and Lehman Brothers: Setting the...

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]

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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]

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Dark Emu: Aboriginal Australia and the Birth of Agriculture

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Dark Emu: Aboriginal Australia and the Birth of Agriculture

Bruce Pascoe

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Social & cultural history; Indigenous peoples; Economic history

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Contradicts the conventional wisdom that native peoples were primitive hunter-gatherers [more]

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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]

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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]

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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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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]

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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]

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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]

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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

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

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A Century of Wealth in America

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A Century of Wealth in America

Edward N. Wolff

Business & Economics; Economic history

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Understanding wealth-who has it, how they acquired it, how they preserve it-is crucial to addressing challenges facing the... [more]

$71.95

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The Politicians and the Egalitarians: The Hidden History of American Politics

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The Politicians and the Egalitarians: The Hidden History of American Politics...

Sean Wilentz (Princeton University)

History; History of the Americas; Political parties; Economic history

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An eminent historian reminds us of the commanding role party politics has played in America's enduring struggle against economic... [more]

$23.95

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Basic Income: And How We Can Make It Happen

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Basic Income: And How We Can Make It Happen

Guy Standing

Sociology: work & labour; Welfare & benefit systems; Business & Economics; Labour economics; Economic history

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'Basic Income is an idea whose time has come, and Guy Standing has pioneered our understanding of it... Standing's analysis... [more]

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Empire of Things: How We Became a World of Consumers, from the Fifteenth Century to the Twenty-First

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Empire of Things: How We Became a World of Consumers, from the Fifteenth...

Frank Trentmann

History; Social & cultural history; Consumerism; Economic history

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What we consume has become the defining feature of our lives: our economies live or die by spending, we are treated more as... [more]

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The Australian Moment: How We Were Made For These Times

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The Australian Moment: How We Were Made For These Times

George Megalogenis

History; Economic history

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George Megalogenis, one of our most respected political and economic writers, reviews the key events since the 1970s that... [more]

$24.99

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Gift and Gain: How Money Transformed Ancient Rome

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Gift and Gain: How Money Transformed Ancient Rome

Neil Coffee (Associate Professor of Classics at the State University of New York, Buffalo)

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

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Gift and Gain: How Money Transformed Ancient Rome shows how, over the course of Rome's classical era, a vibrant commercial... [more]

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An Economic History of Twentieth-Century Europe: Economic Regimes from Laissez-Faire to Globalization

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An Economic History of Twentieth-Century Europe: Economic Regimes from Laissez-Faire...

Ivan T. Berend (University of California, Los Angeles)

European history; Business & Economics; Economic history

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A revised and fully-updated new edition of this leading survey of the twentieth-century European economy. Ivan T. Berend provides... [more]

$70.95

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Waves of Prosperity: India, China and the West - How Global Trade Transformed The World

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Waves of Prosperity: India, China and the West - How Global Trade Transformed...

Greg Clydesdale

History; Social & cultural history; International economics; Economic history

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A history of the rise and fall of the world's riches nations from China in the days of Marco Polo to the fortunes of the Vanderbilts,... [more]

$35.00

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Trillion Dollar Baby

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Trillion Dollar Baby

Paul Cleary

Business & Economics; Economic history; Petroleum & oil industries

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For most of its history, Norway eked out a marginal existence from fishing, forestry and shipping. But things changed in 1969,... [more]

$27.99

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Markets of Provence

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Markets of Provence

Marjorie Williams

Economic history; Shopping guides; Travel & holiday; Travel & holiday guides; Travel maps & atlases

Paperback

For curious travellers and foodies, essential and curated information on how to enjoy Provence's most charming markets and... [more]

$29.99

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The Oxford Handbook of Greek and Roman Coinage

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The Oxford Handbook of Greek and Roman Coinage

William E. Metcalf

History; Classical history & classical civilisation; Classical Greek & Roman archaeology; Economic history; Coins, banknotes, medals, seals (numismatics)

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A broadly-illustrated overview of the contemporary state of Greco-Roman numismatic scholarship. [more]

$63.95

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