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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 514 new and published books in the subject of Economic History — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Footbinding and Women's Labor in Sichuan

    By Hill Gates

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    When Chinese women bound their daughters’ feet, many consequences ensued, some beyond the imagination of the binders and the bound. The most obvious of these consequences was to impress upon a small child’s body and mind that girls differed from boys, thus reproducing gender hierarchy. What is not...

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Roots of American Economic Growth 1607-1861

    An Essay on Social Causation

    By Stuart Bruchey

    Series: Economic History

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

    Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Varieties of Capitalism and Business History

    The Dutch Case

    Edited by Keetie E. Sluyterman

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Business History

    The financial crisis of 2008 brought new urgency to the question how best to organise national economies. This volume gives a business history perspective on the Varieties of Capitalism debate and considers the respective merits of the liberal and coordinated market economies. It looks at...

    Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Penury into Plenty

    Dearth and the Making of Knowledge in Early Modern England

    By Ayesha Mukherjee

    Series: Routledge Research in Early Modern History

    Penury into Plenty: Dearth and the Making of Knowledge in Early Modern England is an original examination of cultural meanings of dearth and famine in England at the turn of the sixteenth century. It focuses on the socio-economic and ecological crises of the 1590s, investigating the effects of...

    Published December 11th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Class, Politics and the Economy (Routledge Revivals)

    By Stewart Clegg, Paul Boreham, Geoff Dow

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This study, first published in 1986, provides a systematic account of the processes and structure of class formation in the major advanced capitalist societies. The focus is on the organizational mechanisms of class cohesion and division, theoretically deriving from a neo-Marxian perspective....

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Swedish Economic Thought

    Explorations and Advances

    Edited by Lars Jonung

    The impact of Swedish economists on the development of modern economic analysis has been profound. This volume contains twelve essays dealing with various aspects of the development of economics and economic thought from the mid 18th century to the middle of the 20th century. Most of the essays...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Studies in the History of Latin American Economic Thought

    By Oreste Popescu

    This is the first study of the development of economic thought in Latin America. It traces the development of economic ideas during five centuries and across the whole continent. It addresses a wide range of approaches to economic issues including:* the scholastic tradition in Latin American...

    Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Dynamics of the Modern Brewing Industry

    Edited by Terry Gourvish, Richard G. Wilson

    For the past two centuries, brewing has been a constantly innovative and evolving industry, subject to changes in technology, taste and industrial structure. This ground-breaking book is one of the first to examine the industry from the perspectives of economic and business history. It combines...

    Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  10. The History of the Bundesbank

    Lessons for the European Central Bank

    Edited by Jakob De Haan

    After fifty years the Deutsche Bundesbank - the central bank that dominated European monetary affairs - has stepped down to entrust monetary policy to the European Central Bank (ECB). This is the first research work to thoroughly explore the lessons to be learned from the Bundesbank by the ECB, in...

    Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge