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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 (University of Oxford)

History; Political science & theory; Political economy; Economic history

Hardback

From a renowned historian comes a searching and provocative examination of the widespread institutional rot that threatens... [more]

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Debt: The First 5000 Years

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Debt: The First 5000 Years

David Graeber

Business & Economics; Economic history

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Anthropologist David Graeber shows readers that for more than 5000 years, since the beginning of agrarian empires, humans... [more]

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Age Of Greed

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Age Of Greed

Jeff Madrick

History; Economic history

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A vivid narrative history of the economics of greed - how it emerged in the 1970s and bred the US economic crisis - told through... [more]

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Global Economic History: A Very Short Introduction

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Global Economic History: A Very Short Introduction

Robert C. Allen

Business & Economics; Economics; Economic history

Paperback

The gap between the rich and the poor can be vast. Robert C. Allen considers the main factors that contribute to this gap,... [more]

$17.95

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Modern Japan: A History in Documents

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Modern Japan: A History in Documents

James L. Huffman

History; Asian history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Social & cultural history; Economic history

Paperback

This work describes Japan's development since the early 1600s through the words and pictures of those who lived it. Drawing... [more]

$41.95

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Modern Japan: A History in Documents

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Modern Japan: A History in Documents

James L. Huffman

History; Asian history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Social & cultural history; Economic history

Hardback

This work describes Japan's development since the early 1600s through the words and pictures of those who lived it. Drawing... [more]

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Economics

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Economics

Partha Dasgupta (Cambridge University)

Business & Economics; Economic history

Hardback

Originally published: Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2007. [more]

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The Great Crash 1929

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The Great Crash 1929

John Kenneth Galbraith

History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Business & Economics; Financial crises & disasters; Economic history

Paperback

Examines the causes, effects, and long-term consequences of America's infamous financial meltdown, showing how rampant speculation... [more]

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Paper and Iron: Hamburg Business and German Politics in the Era of Inflation, 1897-1927

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Paper and Iron: Hamburg Business and German Politics in the Era of Inflation,...

Niall Ferguson

History; Economic history

Paperback

In this revisionist analysis of the German inflation of the early 1920s, Niau Ferguson argues that stabilising economic policies... [more]

$85.95

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Germany and Austria 1814-2000: Modern History for Modern Languages

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Germany and Austria 1814-2000: Modern History for Modern Languages

Mark Allinson (University of Bristol, UK)

European history; Australasian & Pacific history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Political structure & processes; Economic history; Languages & ESL

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Beginning in 1814 with the Congress of Vienna, and ending in the 1990s with the consequences of German and European unification,... [more]

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Wealth And Poverty Of Nations

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Wealth And Poverty Of Nations

David S. Landes

History; General & world history; Economic theory & philosophy; Economic history

Paperback

An accessible work on the haves and have-nots. [more]

$39.99

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Grand Expectations: The United States, 1945-1974

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Grand Expectations: The United States, 1945-1974

James T. Patterson (Professor of History, Professor of History, Brown University)

History; History of the Americas; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Economic history

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James T. Patterson weaves together political, social, cultural, and economic history to present a survey of postwar America.... [more]

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Imperial and Soviet Russia: Power, Privilege and the Challenge of Modernity

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Imperial and Soviet Russia: Power, Privilege and the Challenge of Modernity...

David Christian

History; European history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Politics & government; Economic history

Paperback

This is an interpretative history of the Russian Empire and Soviet Union between 1850 and 1991. During this period, the countries... [more]

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Golden Fetters: The Gold Standard and the Great Depression, 1919-1939

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Golden Fetters: The Gold Standard and the Great Depression, 1919-1939

Barry Eichengreen (Professor of Economics, Professor of Economics, University of California, Berkeley)

Business & Economics; Monetary economics; International economics; Economic history

Paperback

This is a reassessment of the international monetary crises of the post-World War I period, that led to the Great Depression... [more]

$63.96

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Economics and the Dreamtime: A Hypothetical History

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Economics and the Dreamtime: A Hypothetical History

Noel George Butlin (Australian National University, Canberra)

History; Economic history

Paperback

This imaginative book presents a concept of a pre-European Aboriginal economy and analyses the processes which allowed economic... [more]

$51.95

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An Economic History of the English Garden

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An Economic History of the English Garden

Roderick Floud

History; Social & cultural history; Economic history; Horticulture; Gardens (descriptions, history etc)

Hardback

An Economic History of the English Garden draws on never-seen primary sources to explore how much gardens cost to make and... [more]

$55.00

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The Marginal Revolutionaries: How Austrian Economists Fought the War of Ideas

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The Marginal Revolutionaries: How Austrian Economists Fought the War of...

Janek Wasserman

Central government policies; Business & Economics; Economic theory & philosophy; Political economy; Economic history

Hardback

A group history of the Austrian School of Economics, from the coffeehouses of imperial Vienna to the modern-day Tea Party... [more]

$59.99

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The Basic Laws of Human Stupidity: The International Bestseller

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The Basic Laws of Human Stupidity: The International Bestseller

Carlo M. Cipolla

Politics & government; Business & Economics; Behavioural economics; Economic history; Humour

Hardback

Cipolla, the late, noted professor of economic history at the University of California, Berkeley, created a vitally important... [more]

$15.99

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Culture, Philanthropy and the Poor in Late-Victorian London

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Culture, Philanthropy and the Poor in Late-Victorian London

Geoffrey A. C. Ginn

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

Paperback

Ginn argues that Victorian cultural philanthropy was a response to daunting urban challenges, and should be seen as part of... [more]

$77.99

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The Economic Roots of the Umbrella Movement in Hong Kong: Globalization and the Rise of China

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The Economic Roots of the Umbrella Movement in Hong Kong: Globalization...

Louis Augustin-Jean (Hong Kong Polytechnic University), Anthea H.Y. Cheung (Hong Kong Polytechnic University)

Social issues & processes; Demonstrations & protest movements; Economic history

Paperback

In the autumn of 2014, thousands of people, young and educated in their majority, occupied the chief business district and... [more]

$77.99

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The Global Economy: A Concise History

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The Global Economy: A Concise History

Franco Amatori, Andrea Colli (Bocconi University, Italy)

International economics; Economic history; Human geography

Paperback

The Global Economy: A Concise History traces the history of the global economy over the past thousand years. In doing so,... [more]

$62.99

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Ricardo and the History of Japanese Economic Thought: A selection of Ricardo studies in Japan during the interwar period

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Ricardo and the History of Japanese Economic Thought: A selection of Ricardo...

Susumu Takenaga (Daito Bunka University, Japan)

Economic theory & philosophy; International economics; Economic history

Paperback

David Ricardo's theories were introduced in fragments in Japan after the Meiji restoration of 1868 and his work came into... [more]

$73.99

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Australians in Shanghai: Race, Rights and Nation in Treaty Port China

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Australians in Shanghai: Race, Rights and Nation in Treaty Port China

Sophie Loy-Wilson (The University of Sydney, Australia)

Asian history; Australasian & Pacific history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Economic history

Paperback

In the first half of the twentieth century, a diverse community of Australians settled in Shanghai. There they forged a `China... [more]

$73.99

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Ricardo and International Trade

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Ricardo and International Trade

Shigeyoshi Senga (Yokohama City University, Japan), Masatomi Fujimoto (Osaka Gakuin University, Japan), Taichi Tabuchi (Doshisha University, Japan)

Economic theory & philosophy; International trade; Economic history

Paperback

David Ricardo's theories have been widely studied and discussed, including the prominent theory on comparative advantage.... [more]

$73.99

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War in the History of Economic Thought: Economists and the Question of War

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War in the History of Economic Thought: Economists and the Question of War...

Yukihiro Ikeda (Keio University, Japan), Annalisa Rosselli (Universita di Roma Tor Vergata, Italy)

Theory of warfare & military science; Economic theory & philosophy; Economic history

Paperback

Even after the experience of WWII and despite the existence of various institutions such as United Nations to avoid conflict... [more]

$73.99

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