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Routledge Explorations in Economic History

Series Editor: Lars Magnusson

This long established series provides a platform for books which break new ground in the understanding of the development of the modern world economy. Equally rooted in economics and history, the series is not limited to any particular period or region. Individual titles focus on particular countries, key industries, themes, or international economic relations.

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11-20 of 68 results in Routledge Explorations in Economic History
  1. Ireland and the Industrial Revolution

    The impact of the industrial revolution on Irish industry, 1801-1922

    By Andy Bielenberg

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    This monograph provides the first comprehensive analysis of industrial development in Ireland and its impact on Irish society between 1801-1922. Studies of Irish industrial history to date have been regionally focused or industry specific. The book addresses this problem by bringing together...

    Published May 30th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Quantitative Economic History

    The good of counting

    Edited by Joshua L. Rosenbloom

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    The essays in this book use the analytical tools and theoretical framework of economics to interpret quantitative historical evidence, offering new ways to approach historical issues and suggesting entirely new types of evidence outside conventional archives. Rosenbloom has gathered together seven...

    Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Early Modern Capitalism

    Economic and Social Change in Europe 1400-1800

    Edited by MAARTEN PRAK

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    This volume takes stock of recent research on economic growth, as well as the development of capital and labour markets, during the centuries that preceded the Industrial Revolution. The book underlines the diversity in the economic experiences of early modern Europeans and suggests how this...

    Published April 8th 2014 by Routledge

  4. An Economic History of the American Steel Industry

    By Robert P. Rogers

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    This book provides a basic outline of the history of the American steel industry, a sector of the economy that has been an important part of the industrial system. The book starts with the 1830's, when the American iron and steel industry resembled the traditional iron producing sector that had...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  5. A Cultural History of Finance

    By Irene Finel-Honigman

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    The world of finance is again undergoing crisis and transformation. This book provides a new perspective on finance through the prism of popular and formal culture and examines fascination and repulsion toward money, the role of governments and individuals in financial crises and how the Crisis of...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Nation, State and the Industrial Revolution

    The Visible Hand

    By Lars Magnusson

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    The industrial revolution and the creation of the modern (national) state are two of the most important historical processes to have occurred in Europe during the 19th century. The state and other bodies of governance play an important role in the development of capitalist market societies since...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Agriculture and Economic Development in Europe Since 1870

    Edited by Pedro Lains, Vicente Pinilla

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    Whilst many books on the European economy have focused on the analysis of its industrial sectors, this book draws attention to the often ignored contribution made by the development of European agriculture over the past two centuries. In doing so, the authors adopt a revisionist perspective on the...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Reflections on the Cliometrics Revolution

    Conversations with Economic Historians

    Edited by John S. Lyons, Louis P. Cain, Samuel H. Williamson

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    This volume marks fifty years of an innovative approach to writing economic history often called "The Cliometrics Revolution." The book presents memoirs of personal development, intellectual lives and influences, new lines of historical research, long-standing debates, a growing international...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Social Capital, Trust and the Industrial Revolution

    1780–1880

    By David Sunderland

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    The first text to examine the concept of trust and the role that it played on the Industrial Revolution, this book is a key resource for students’ studying nineteenth century British history as well as historically minded sociologists. Analytical in style and comprehensive in approach, Social...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Large Databases in Economic History

    Research Methods and Case Studies

    Edited by Mark Casson, Nigar Hashimzade

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    ‘Big data’ is now readily available to economic historians, thanks to the digitisation of primary sources, collaborative research linking different data sets, and the publication of databases on the internet. Key economic indicators, such as the consumer price index, can be tracked over long...

    Published October 30th 2013 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. A History of Market Performance: From Ancient Babylonia to the Modern World
    Edited by R.J. Van der Spek, Jan Luiten van Zanden, Bas van Leeuwen
    To Be Published July 21st 2014
  2. Pacific Centuries: Pacific and Pacific Rim Economic History Since the 16th Century
    Edited by Dennis O. Flynn, Lionel Frost, A.J.H. Latham
    To Be Published August 14th 2014
  3. Central Banking in a Democracy: The Federal Reserve and its Alternatives
    By John H. Wood
    To Be Published October 21st 2014
  4. The History of Migration in Europe: Perspectives from Economics, Politics and Sociology
    Edited by Francesca Angela Fauri
    To Be Published October 31st 2014
  5. Famines in European Economic History: The Last Great European Famines Reconsidered
    Edited by Declan Curran, Lubomyr Luciuk, Andrew Newby
    To Be Published November 30th 2014
  6. The Political Economy of Mercantilism
    By Lars Magnusson
    To Be Published December 31st 2014
  7. The Business of Leisure in 20th Century Britain: Pay and Play
    By Richard Coopey, Peter Lyth
    To Be Published February 28th 2015
  8. Natural Resources and Economic Growth: Learning from History
    Edited by Marc Badia-Miró, Vicente Pinilla, Henry Willebald
    To Be Published February 28th 2015
  9. The Economic Development of Europe's Regions: A Quantitative History Since 1900
    Edited by Nikolaus Wolf, Joan Ramon Rosés
    To Be Published March 31st 2015
  10. Port-Cities and their Hinterlands: Migration, Trade and Cultural Exchange from the Early Seventeenth-Century to 1939
    Edited by Robert Lee
    To Be Published June 30th 2015

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