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  1. The Atlantic Slave Trade in World History

    By Jeremy Black

    Series: Themes in World History

    In The Atlantic Slave Trade in World History, Jeremy Black presents a compact yet comprehensive survey of slavery and its impact on the world, primarily centered on the Atlantic trade. Opening with a clear discussion of the problems of defining slavery, the book goes on to investigate the Atlantic...

    Published March 16th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Irish Economic Development

    High-performing EU State or Serial Under-achiever?

    By Eoin O'Leary

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    This book offers a discerning narrative on the spectacular rise and fall of the so-called Celtic Tiger economy. It depicts Ireland as a micro-state with a unique reliance on foreign-assisted businesses, driven in part by a favourable taxation regime. It shows that rent-seeking by trades unions and...

    Published March 10th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Russia and Peace

    By Fridtjof Nansen

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, first published in 1923, endeavoured to provide a brief account of the social and economic conditions in Russia at the beginning of the twentieth century. Russia and Peace discusses the interest in Russia shown by other countries, the country’s economic development, and the social...

    Published March 8th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Rise of the Joyful Economy

    Artistic invention and economic growth from Brunelleschi to Murakami

    By Michael Hutter

    This book argues for the increasing importance of the arts as a major resource in fuelling growth through the experiential dimension of today’s economy. As we move from the knowledge economy to a new stage called the joyful economy, consumers shift their spending from physical objects and technical...

    Published March 7th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Evolution of the Japanese Developmental State

    Institutions locked in by ideas

    By Hironori Sasada

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    The Japanese economy underwent a fundamental transition from a liberal economy to a developmental state system during World War II, and despite efforts by the American occupation forces to dismantle them after 1945, these elements of the wartime economic system remained in place. Through an...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Economic HIstory of the British Iron and Steel Industry

    By Alan Birch

    This book was first published in 1967....

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  7. Economy and Society in 19th Century Britain

    By Richard Tames

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

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Victorian Railwaymen

    By P.W. Kingsford

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

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  9. Industrial Finance, 1830-1914

    The Finance and Organization of English Manufacturing Industry

    By P.L. Cottrell

    The nineteenth century was a time of rapid change in forms of organization of economic activity. A central feature of such change was, inevitably, the development of new types of finance adapted to the radically new environment. An appreciation of the history of these developments makes a...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  10. A History of British Livestock Husbandry, 1700-1900

    By Robert Trow-Smith

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

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge