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You are currently browsing 21–30 of 517 new and published books in the subject of Economic History — sorted by publish date from newer books to older 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...

    Published November 13th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Exit from Globalization

    By Richard Westra

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    Exit from Globalization moves from theory to practice: from questions of where incorrigible knowledge of substantive economic life derives and how that knowledge is put towards making a progressive, redistributive, eco-sustainable future of human flourishing. Westra discards at the outset views...

    Published November 10th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Economics Broadly Considered

    Essays in Honour of Warren J. Samuels

    Edited by Jeff E. Biddle, John B Davis, Steven G Medema

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    Warren J. Samuels has been a prominent figure in the study of economics in the twentieth century. This book brings together essays by leading scholars in the areas of economics in which Samuels has made his most important contributions: the history of economic thought, economic methodology, and...

    Published November 6th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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...

    Published October 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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...

    Published October 8th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Industrial England, 1776-1851

    By Dorothy Marshall

    Series: Economic History

    Dr Dorothy Marshall covers a vital period in English social development, during which the traditional social hierarchy of order and degree was giving place to a class society marked by the growth of a self-conscious working class. The author shows how, between 1776 and 1851, industrialization...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  10. History and Financial Crisis

    Lessons from the 20th century

    Edited by Christopher Kobrak, Mira Wilkins

    One striking weaknesses of our financial architecture, which helped bring on and perhaps deepen the Panic of 2008, is an inadequate appreciation of the past. Information about how the system functioned and the reliability of organizations and institutional controls were drawn from a relatively...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. International Trade

    To Be Published February 8th 2015
  2. Industrial Revolution

    To Be Published February 8th 2015
  3. Cocoa and Chocolate, 1765-1914
    By William Gervase Clarence-Smith
    To Be Published February 8th 2015
  4. A History of Indian Economic Thought
    By Ajit K. Dasgupta
    To Be Published February 8th 2015
  5. American Business Cycles 1945-50
    By Conrad Blyth
    To Be Published February 8th 2015

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