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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]

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Empire of Cotton: A New History of Global Capitalism

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Empire of Cotton: A New History of Global Capitalism

Sven Beckert

History; General & world history; Colonialism & imperialism; Economic history; Textile industries

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For about 900 years, from 1000 to 1900, cotton was the world's most important manufacturing industry. It remains a vast business.... [more]

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The Prospect of Global History

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The Prospect of Global History

James Belich, John Darwin, Margret Frenz, Chris Wickham

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

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The Prospect of Global History offers a new approach to the study of history, looking at the subject across a greater chronological... [more]

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The Cambridge History of Capitalism: Two Volume Set

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The Cambridge History of Capitalism: Two Volume Set

Larry Neal, Jeffrey G. Williamson

Business & Economics; Economic systems & structures; Economic history

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The Cambridge History of Capitalism delves deep into the historical roots of capitalism to provide a detailed account of its... [more]

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The Invention of Coinage and the Monetization of Ancient Greece

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The Invention of Coinage and the Monetization of Ancient Greece

David M. Schaps

History; Monetary economics; Economic history; Coins, banknotes, medals, seals (numismatics)

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Addresses a range of issues pertaining to major shifts in ancient economies, including money, exchange, and economic organisation... [more]

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A Banquet of Consequences: Have we consumed our own future?

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A Banquet of Consequences: Have we consumed our own future?

Satyajit Das

Business & Economics; Financial crises & disasters; Economic history

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Essential reading for anyone interested in the future of the global economy and their own prospects, A Banquet of Consequences... [more]

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The Reckoning: Financial Accountability and the Making and Breaking of Nations

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The Reckoning: Financial Accountability and the Making and Breaking of Nations...

Jacob Soll

Business & Economics; Economic history; Management accounting & bookkeeping

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Shows how the use and misuse of financial bookkeeping has determined the fates of entire societies. This book traces the influence... [more]

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Australia's Boldest Experiment: War and Reconstruction in the 1940s

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Australia's Boldest Experiment: War and Reconstruction in the 1940s

Stuart Macintyre

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Central government policies; Economic history

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In this landmark book, Stuart Macintyre explains how a country traumatised by World War I, hammered by the Depression and... [more]

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Gittins: A Life Among Budgets, Bulldust and Bastardry

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Gittins: A Life Among Budgets, Bulldust and Bastardry

Ross Gittins

Biography; Economic history

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The honest, robust and intelligent recollections of one of Australia's pre-eminent economic journalists - as insightful and... [more]

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The Economics of Inequality

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The Economics of Inequality

Thomas Piketty

Politics & government; Business & Economics; Economic theory & philosophy; Economic history

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Thomas Piketty - whose Capital in the Twenty-First Century pushed inequality to the forefront of public debate - wrote The... [more]

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The Citizen's Share: Reducing Inequality in the 21st Century

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The Citizen's Share: Reducing Inequality in the 21st Century

Joseph R. Blasi, Richard B. Freeman, Douglas L. Kruse

Business & Economics; Economic history; Employee-ownership & co-operatives

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Argues that the concept of employee ownership has deep roots extending back to the political and economic vision of America's... [more]

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Keynes/Hayek: The Clash That Defined Modern Economics

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Keynes/Hayek: The Clash That Defined Modern Economics

Nicholas Wapshott

Business & Economics; Political economy; Economic history

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Can government fix a broken economy? Two great economists disagreed eighty years ago, and their debate dominates politics... [more]

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The Cambridge Economic History of Australia

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The Cambridge Economic History of Australia

Simon Ville (University of Wollongong, New South Wales), Glenn Withers (Australian National University, Canberra)

History; Economic history

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Provides a systematic and comprehensive treatment of Australia's economic foundations, growth, resilience and future in an... [more]

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The Great Degeneration: How Institutions Decay and Economies Die

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The Great Degeneration: How Institutions Decay and Economies Die

Niall Ferguson

History; General & world history; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Economic history

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The decline of the West is something that has long been prophesied. Symptoms of decline are all around us today: slowing growth,... [more]

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Through the Eye of a Needle: Wealth, the Fall of Rome, and the Making of Christianity in the West, 350-550 AD

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Through the Eye of a Needle: Wealth, the Fall of Rome, and the Making of...

Peter Brown

History; The Early Church; Economic history

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Jesus taught his followers that it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter heaven.... [more]

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Extreme Money: The Masters Of The Universe And The Cult Of Risk

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Extreme Money: The Masters Of The Universe And The Cult Of Risk

Satyajit Das

Business & Economics; Financial crises & disasters; Economic history

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The bestselling author on how money and finance enslaved the world. The human race created money and finance. But our inventions... [more]

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The Cambridge Companion to the Roman Economy

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The Cambridge Companion to the Roman Economy

Walter Scheidel (Stanford University, California)

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

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Thanks to its exceptional size and duration, the Roman Empire offers one of the best opportunities to study economic development... [more]

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America's Economic Way of War: War and the US Economy from the Spanish-American War to the Persian Gulf War

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America's Economic Way of War: War and the US Economy from the Spanish-American...

Hugh Rockoff (Rutgers University, New Jersey), Hugh Rockoff

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

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This revealing book exposes the influence of economics and finance on America's decisions to go to war, how those wars were... [more]

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Capitals of Capital: The Rise and Fall of International Financial Centres 1780-2009

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Capitals of Capital: The Rise and Fall of International Financial Centres...

Youssef Cassis (Universite de Geneve)

Business & Economics; Economic history

Paperback

This acclaimed history of international financial centres has been updated to cover the challenges posed by the financial... [more]

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Neoliberalism: A Very Short Introduction

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Neoliberalism: A Very Short Introduction

Manfred B. Steger, Ravi K. Roy

Politics & government; Political science & theory; Liberalism & centre democratic ideologies; Economic systems & structures; Economic history

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In its heyday in the late 1990s, neoliberalism emerged as the world's dominant economic paradigm. But the global financial... [more]

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Open Veins Of Latin America: Five Centuries Of The Pillage Of A Continent

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Open Veins Of Latin America: Five Centuries Of The Pillage Of A Continent...

Eduardo Galeano

History; History of the Americas; Colonialism & imperialism; Economic history

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The various facets of Latin American history organised according to the patterns of five centuries of exploitation. Galeano... [more]

$35.00

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Banking on Global Markets: Deutsche Bank and the United States, 1870 to the Present

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Banking on Global Markets: Deutsche Bank and the United States, 1870 to...

Christopher Kobrak

Business & Economics; International finance; Economic history; Banking

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The US business and political dealings of Deutsche Bank are used here to illuminate developments in the ongoing globalization... [more]

$67.95

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Science and Civilisation in China: Volume 7, The Social Background, Part 2, General Conclusions and Reflections

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Science and Civilisation in China: Volume 7, The Social Background, Part...

Joseph Needham

History; Social & cultural history; Economic history; History of science

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A Science and Civilisation in China volume addressing questions that drove the entire project. [more]

$220.00

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

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Britain and the Politics of Modernization in the Middle East, 1945-1958...

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 Future of U.S. Capitalism

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The Future of U.S. Capitalism

Frederic L. Pryor

Regional studies; History; Social research & statistics; Politics & government; Economic systems & structures; Economic history

Hardback

This multidisciplinary book looks at the long-term forces that are shaping the American economic institutions in the coming... [more]

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