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Forthcoming Economic History Books

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  1. The Future of the Soviet Economic Planning System (Routledge Revivals)

    By David A. Dyker

    First published in 1985, this book offered a fresh analysis of the problems faced by the Soviet economy by focussing on the key issues in the economic planning system. David Dyker considers the available options for reform during the 1980s and the most likely developments. Discussing the origins of...

    To Be Published October 1st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Central Banking in a Democracy

    The Federal Reserve and its Alternatives

    By John H. Wood

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    The Federal Reserve System, which has been Congress’s agent for the control of money since 1913, has a mixed reputation. Its errors have been huge. It was the principal cause of the Great Depression of the 1930s and the inflation of the 1970s, and participated in the massive bailouts of financial...

    To Be Published October 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. The New Economic History of the Railways (Routledge Revivals)

    By Patrick O'Brien

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The book, first published in 1977, contrasts new and older approaches to the history of transport and outlines a critical exposition of the methods used to quantify the contribution of railways to economic growth by means of counterfactual speculation and the measurement of social savings. The...

    To Be Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  4. International Trade

    Series: Economic History

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

    To Be Published November 1st 2014 by Routledge

  5. Industrial Revolution

    Series: Economic History

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

    To Be Published November 1st 2014 by Routledge

  6. The History of Migration in Europe

    Perspectives from Economics, Politics and Sociology

    Edited by Francesca Fauri

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    The History of Migration in Europe belies several myths by arguing, for example, that immobility has not been the "normal" condition of people before the modern era. Migration (far from being an income-maximizing choice taken by lone individuals) is often a household strategy, and local wages...

    To Be Published November 1st 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Economic Effort of War (Routledge Revivals)

    By R. W. B. Clarke

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The course of economic events from the start of the Second World War satisfied no-one. The housewife was exasperated by the rise in food prices, thousands of workers faced unemployment, and businessmen were bewildered by the flood of regulations and decrees. In this book, first published in 1940, R...

    To Be Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The History of Financial Crises

    Edited by D'Maris Coffman, Larry Neal

    Series: Critical Concepts in Finance

    Since 2007, the global financial system has endured extreme turbulence with banks suffering stomach-churning losses, necessitating unbelievable bailouts by national governments. Moreover, the ongoing eurozone crisis has highlighted still further the often dysfunctional interactions between...

    To Be Published November 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. A History of Financial Crises

    Dreams and Follies of Expectations

    By Cihan Bilginsoy

    Series: Economics as Social Theory

    "Once-in-a-lifetime" financial crises have been a recurrent part of life in the last three decades. It is no longer possible to dismiss or ignore them as aberrations in an otherwise well-functioning system. Nor are they peculiar to recent times. Going back in history, asset price bubbles and...

    To Be Published November 21st 2014 by Routledge

  10. Famines in European Economic History

    The Last Great European Famines Reconsidered

    Edited by Declan Curran, Lubomyr Luciuk, Andrew Newby

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    This volume re-evaluates economic and geographical aspects of famine in European history, though a comparative study of the Irish Famine 1845-1848, the Finnish Famine (1868) and the Ukraine Famine (Holodomor) of 1932-33. In each case, the book explores: An empirical overview of the pre-and...

    To Be Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge