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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 69 results in Routledge Explorations in Economic History
  1. Bengal Industries and the British Industrial Revolution (1757-1857)

    By Indrajit Ray

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    This book seeks to enlighten two grey areas of industrial historiography. Although Bengal industries were globally dominant on the eve of the industrial revolution, no detailed literature is available about their later course of development. A series of questions are involved in it. Did those...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Economy and Economics of Ancient Greece

    By Takeshi Amemiya

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    Addressing the dearth of literature that has been written on this key aspect of economic history, Takeshi Amemiya, a well known leading economist based at Stanford University, analyzes the two diametrically opposed views about the exact nature of the ancient Greek economy, putting together a broad...

    Published May 29th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 29th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 18th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 7th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 10th 2013 by Routledge

  7. 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 10th 2013 by Routledge

  8. 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 10th 2013 by Routledge

  9. 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 10th 2013 by Routledge

  10. 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 10th 2013 by Routledge