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  1. An Economic History of the American Steel Industry

    By Robert P. Rogers

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    This book provides a basic outline of the history of the American steel industry, a sector of the economy that has been an important part of the industrial system. The book starts with the 1830's, when the American iron and steel industry resembled the traditional iron producing sector that had...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  2. A Cultural History of Finance

    By Irene Finel-Honigman

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    The world of finance is again undergoing crisis and transformation. This book provides a new perspective on finance through the prism of popular and formal culture and examines fascination and repulsion toward money, the role of governments and individuals in financial crises and how the Crisis of...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Making of the Classical Theory of Economic Growth

    By Anthony Brewer

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This book collects together for the first time Anthony Brewer's work on the origins and development of the theory of economic growth from its eighteenth-century beginnings to its dominance in economic thinking in the nineteenth century. The key to the origins of the theory is that writers before...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Cartelization, Antitrust and Globalization in the US and Europe

    By Mark S. LeClair

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    The uncovering of a great number of cartels in the industrialised world has left an unfortunate, yet significant, mark on global economic developments in recent years. Globalization has forced firms into more direct competition; the result has been global price-fixing. This situation has greatly&...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Nation, State and the Industrial Revolution

    The Visible Hand

    By Lars Magnusson

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    The industrial revolution and the creation of the modern (national) state are two of the most important historical processes to have occurred in Europe during the 19th century. The state and other bodies of governance play an important role in the development of capitalist market societies since...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Innovation, Knowledge and Growth

    Adam Smith, Schumpeter and the Moderns

    By Heinz D. Kurz

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This book deals with the prime movers of socio-economic development, innovations and technical change, their origins, forms and effects. It contains a set of closely related chapters, some of which have been previously published as papers in scholarly journals...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Marshall, Marshallians and Industrial Economics

    Edited by Tiziano Raffaelli, Tamotsu Nishizawa, Simon Cook

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    The four sections of the book deal in succession with Marshall’s key ideas on the subject, the wider context of his thought in which they are to be read, their later development by some of his pupils, and their revival in contemporary economics. The first and last sections work together to...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  8. An Economic History of Organized Crime

    A National and Transnational Approach

    By Dennis M.P. McCarthy

    Series: Routledge Studies in Crime and Economics

    This book is a comparative study of organized crime groups from five different parts of the world: Europe; North America; Central America/South America/Caribbean basin; Africa; and Asia/Western Pacific. Each part contains two case studies and a shorter essay, a vignette. From Europe the case...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Agriculture and Economic Development in Europe Since 1870

    Edited by Pedro Lains, Vicente Pinilla

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    Whilst many books on the European economy have focused on the analysis of its industrial sectors, this book draws attention to the often ignored contribution made by the development of European agriculture over the past two centuries. In doing so, the authors adopt a revisionist perspective on the...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Reflections on the Cliometrics Revolution

    Conversations with Economic Historians

    Edited by John S. Lyons, Louis P. Cain, Samuel H. Williamson

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    This volume marks fifty years of an innovative approach to writing economic history often called "The Cliometrics Revolution." The book presents memoirs of personal development, intellectual lives and influences, new lines of historical research, long-standing debates, a growing international...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge