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New and Published 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

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    This exciting new volume examines the development of market performance from Antiquity until the dawn of the Industrial Revolution. Efficient market structures are agreed by most economists to serve as evidence of economic prosperity, and to be prerequisites for further economic growth. However,...

    Published August 20th 2014 by Routledge

  2. South-East Europe in Evolution

    Edited by Hardy Hanappi

    Series: Routledge Studies in the European Economy

    Recent developments in the global economy, such as the Greek budget crisis, have led to new focus on the role of Europe, and in particular on the countries in Europe’s south-eastern region. This new volume from a global set of contributors explores south-east Europe’s present and future direction,...

    Published August 19th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Towards International Government (Routledge Revivals)

    By J. A. Hobson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1915, Towards International Government considers the consequences of war for global diplomacy and the alliance system. Hobson argues that, to reduce armaments and the possibility of another world war, an organisational structure of international government must be put into place....

    Published August 19th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Problems of a New World (Routledge Revivals)

    By J. A. Hobson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1921, Problems of a New World deals with the economic and political issues that arose from the First World War. The first three parts of the study consider the world before the war, and the interests, purposes and ideals which influenced the national psyche during the years which...

    Published August 19th 2014 by Routledge

  5. A History of Global Consumption

    1500 - 1800

    By Ina Baghdiantz McCabe

    In A History of Global Consumption: 1500 – 1800, Ina Baghdiantz McCabe examines the history of consumption throughout the early modern period using a combination of chronological and thematic discussion, taking a comprehensive and wide-reaching view of a subject that has long been on the historical...

    Published August 18th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Cocoa and Chocolate, 1765-1914

    By William Gervase Clarence-Smith

    Cocoa and Chocolate,1765-1914 focuses on the period from the Seven Years War, to the First World War, when a surge of economic liberalism and globalisation should have helped cocoa producers to overcome rural poverty, just as wool transformed the economy of Australia, and tea that of Japan. The...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. A History of Indian Economic Thought

    By Ajit K. Dasgupta

    Series: The Routledge History of Economic Thought

    The history of Indian economic thought provides rich insights into both economic issues and the workings of the Indian mind. A History of Indian Economic Thought provides the first overview of economic thought in the sub-continent. Arguing that it would be inappropriate to rely on formal economic...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Essays in the Economic History of the Atlantic World

    By John McCusker

    Series: Routledge Studies in International Economic and Social History

    Written by one of the leading authorities on trade and finance in the early modern Atlantic world, these fourteen essays, revised and integrated for this volume, share as their common theme the development of the Atlantic economy, especially British America and the Caribbean. Topics treated range...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. A History of Canadian Economic Thought

    By Robin Neill

    Series: The Routledge History of Economic Thought

    In A History of Canadian Economic Thought, Robin Neill relates the evolution of economic theory in Canada to the particular geographical and political features of the country. Whilst there were distinctively Canadian economic discourses in nineteenth-century Ontario and early twentieth-century...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. American Business Cycles 1945-50

    By Conrad Blyth

    Series: Economic History

    After the end of the Second World War businessmen and economists throughout the world feared that the American postwar inflationary boom would end in a serious slump. The slump took a long time to come, and when it did appear in 1949 it was both mild and short lived. In its mildness and brevity it...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge