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  1. Agricultural Transformation in a Global History Perspective

    Edited by Ellen Hillbom, Patrick Svensson

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    History teaches us that agricultural growth and development is necessary for achieving overall better living conditions in all societies. Although this process may seem homogenous when looked at from the outside, it is full of diversity within. This book captures this diversity by presenting...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. The History of Bankruptcy

    Economic, Social and Cultural Implications in Early Modern Europe

    Edited by Thomas Max Safley

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    This volume takes up bankruptcy in early modern Europe, when its frequency made it not only an economic problem but a personal tragedy and a social evil. Using legal, business and personal records, the essays in this volume examine the impact of failure on business organizations and practices,...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Political Economy of Disaster

    Destitution, Plunder and Earthquake in Haiti

    By Mats Lundahl

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    Haiti, one of the least developed and most vulnerable nations in the Western Hemisphere, made the international headlines in January 2010 when an earthquake destroyed the capital, Port-au-Prince. More than a year later, little reconstruction has taken place, in spite of a strong international...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Privatization and Transition in Russia in the Early 1990s

    By Carol Scott Leonard, David Pitt-Watson

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    Few economic events have caused such controversy as the privatization process in Russia. Some see it as the foundation of political and economic freedom. For others it was economics gone wrong, and ended in "Russians stealing money from their own country". As Russia reasserts itself, and its new...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Nationalism and Economic Development in Modern Eurasia

    By Carl Mosk

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    This book advances a new theory of why nationalism emerged in the modern world. In particular it explains why nationalism and economic development are closely linked, and why warfare plays a crucial role in the spread of the nation-state system. It is based on qualitative and quantitative evidence...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Portugal Trade

    A study of Anglo-Portugeuse Commerce 1700-1770

    By H.E.S Fisher

    Historians have long considered the ways in which the expansion of English trade beyond Europe in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries contributed to the growth of English overseas trade as a whole, and to the coming of the Industrial Revolution. Their concentration on trade between England and...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Studies in Scottish Business History

    Edited by Peter L. Payne

    This book was first published in 1967....

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  8. African Slave Trade and Its Suppression

    A Classified and Annotated Bibliography of Books, Pamphlets and Periodical Articles

    By Peter C. Hogg

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

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Banks and the Monetary System in the UK, 1959-1971

    Edited by J.E. Wadsworth

    The annual Monetary Surveys published in the Midland Bank Review have become an established and authoritative source of reference for all students of money and banking and related topics, and for those concerned with general economics and current affairs. This superb volume brings together...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Alexander Dalrymple and the Expansion of British Trade

    By Howard T. Fry

    Alexander Dalrymple was once described as the man who, after Hakluyt, had done most for the spread of Britain’s commerce. In this important new work, Dr. Fry discusses Dalrymple’s extensive contribution to knowledge about New Guinea and his pioneer attempt to establish a free port on Balambangan,...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge