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Routledge Library Editions: Economic History reprints some of the most important works on economic history published in the last century.

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1-10 of 176 results in Economic History
  1. Economic and Social History of Medieval Europe

    By Henri Pirenne

    Series: Economic History

    First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Six Centuries of Work and Wages

    The History of English Labour

    By James E. Thorold Rogers

    Series: Economic History

    First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published May 7th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Agricultural Fluctuations in Europe

    From the Thirteenth to twentieth centuries

    By Wilhelm Abel

    Series: Economic History

    Wilhelm Abel's study of economic fluctuations over a period of seven hundred years has long been established as a core text in European agricultural history. Professor Abel was one of the first economic historians to make extensive use of statistical data, and his scholarship and approach have had...

    Published March 28th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Ancient Rome at Work

    An Economic History of Rome From the Origins to the Empire

    By Paul Louis

    Series: Economic History

    First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published March 28th 2013 by Routledge

  5. By the Sweat of Their Brow

    Women workers at Victorian Coal Mines

    By Angela V. John

    Series: Economic History

    The pit brow lasses who sorted coal and performed a variety of jobs above ground at British coal mines prompted a violent debate about women’s work in the nineteenth century. Seen as the prime example of degraded womanhood, the pit brow woman was regarded as an aberration in a masculine domain,...

    Published March 28th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Anti-Corn Law League

    1838-1846

    By Norman McCord

    Series: Economic History

    Although the Anti-Corn Law league played a most important part in the politics of the 1840's, there is no modern study of its activities and organization. Based on several years work on the original sources, as well as papers belonging to George Wilson, President of the League for most of its life,...

    Published March 28th 2013 by Routledge

  7. International Money

    A Collection of Essays

    By Charles P. Kindlerberger

    Series: Economic History

    This book was first published in 1981....

    Published March 28th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Years of Recovery

    British Economic Policy 1945-51

    By Alec Cairncross

    Series: Economic History

    Years of Recovery was the first comprehensive study of the transition from war to peace in the British economy under the Labour government of 1945–51. It includes a full account of the successive crises and turning-points in those hectic years – the coal and convertibility crises of 1947,...

    Published March 28th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Victorian Economy

    By Francois Crouzet

    Series: Economic History

    Britain’s role in the mid-nineteenth century as the world’s greatest economic power was an extraordinary phenomenon, foreshadowed in the Industrial Revolution of the century before and originating from a unique combination of global and indigenous factors. In this study François Crouzet analyses...

    Published March 28th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Essays on a Mature Economy: Britain After 1840

    Papers and Proceedings on the New Economic History of Britain 1840-1930

    Edited by Deirdre McCloskey

    Series: Economic History

    These unique papers were originally read at a conference on the new economic history of Britain at Harvard in 1970, and each is accompanied by a summary of the discussion that followed it. The participants of the conference represented a broad range of scholars from both sides of the Atlantic. The...

    Published March 15th 2013 by Routledge