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  1. Labour-Intensive Industrialization in Global History

    Edited by Gareth Austin, Kaoru Sugihara

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    The prevailing view of industrialization has focussed on technology, capital, entrepreneurship and the institutions that enabled them to be deployed. Labour was often equated with other factors of production, and assigned a relatively passive role. Yet it was labour absorption and the improvement...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Japanese Economic Development

    Theory and practice, 3rd Edition

    By Penny Francks

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    This fully revised and updated third edition of Japanese Economic Development looks at Japan's economic history from the nineteenth century through to World War II, recasting analysis of Japan’s economic past in the light fresh theoretical perspectives in the study of economic history and...

    Published May 19th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Frontier of National Sovereignty

    History and Theory 1945-1992

    By Alan S. Milward, Frances M. B. Lynch, Federico Romero, Ruggero Ranieri, Vibeke Sørensen

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Many theoretical explanations had been offered for the rise of the European Community, but none had used historical analysis to draw out the deeper significance of the events that surrounded Maastricht. However, in this book, first published in 1993, the authors explored the process of European...

    Published May 13th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Economics of the Latecomers

    Catching-Up, Technology Transfer and Institutions in Germany, Japan and South Korea

    By Jang-Sup Shin

    This book examines the spectacularly successful economies of East Asia, Japan and South Korea. The comparison of the 'catching-up' process in Japan and South Korea includes studies of the iron and steel and semi-conductor industries. The author shows the difficulties involved in trying to detect...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Second International (Routledge Revivals)

    1889-1914

    By James Joll

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1955 to wide acclaim, James Joll’s introduction to the history and development of International Socialism before the First World War is of crucial importance for understanding the development of Left-wing movements in the 20th century: the difficulties posed by prominent...

    Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Bolshevism at a Deadlock (Routledge Revivals)

    By Karl Kautsky

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Bolshevism at a Deadlock was written Karl Kautsky, one of the leading Marxist intellectuals of the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries, in response to the catastrophic failures of Stalin’s first Five Year Plan, which was intended to raise Russian industry and productivity to equal that of...

    Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Famines in European Economic History

    The Last Great European Famines Reconsidered

    Edited by Declan Curran, Lubomyr Luciuk, Andrew G. Newby

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    This volume explores economic, social, and political dimensions of three catastrophic famines which struck mid-nineteenth and early-twentieth century Europe; the Irish Famine (An Gorta Mór ) of 1845–1850, the Finnish Famine (Suuret Nälkävuodet) of the 1860s and the Ukrainian Famine (Holodomor) of...

    Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Egypt Under Mubarak

    Edited by Roger Owen, Charles Tripp

    Egypt is one of the major powers in the Middle East. The vigour of its cultural life and the extent of its influence make it a force which cannot be ignored in the Arab world. Yet, despite the comparative confidence with which its rulers handle power, the country has a politically contradictory...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Essays on: The Nature and State of Modern Economics

    By Tony Lawson

    Series: Economics as Social Theory

    What do modern academic economists do? What currently is mainstream economics? What is neoclassical economics? And how about heterodox economics? How do the central concerns of modern economists, whatever their associations or allegiances, relate to those traditionally taken up in the discipline?...

    Published April 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  10. An Inquiry into Physiocracy (Routledge Revivals)

    By Max Beer

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The common understanding of physiocracy – the school of eighteenth-century political economy associated with thinkers such as Boisguillebert and Quesnay – is often confined to the view that it considered agriculture the only source of wealth, and manufacture, trade and export as unproductive. The...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge