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You are currently browsing 31–40 of 489 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. Production Organizations in Japanese Economic Development

    By Tetsuji Okazaki

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    In this important new book, the authors explore how production was organized in the context of the economic development of modern Japan. Production organizations are taken to mean the long-term relationships which economic agents create for production, based on employment contracts or...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Social Capital, Trust and the Industrial Revolution

    1780–1880

    By David Sunderland

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    The first text to examine the concept of trust and the role that it played on the Industrial Revolution, this book is a key resource for students’ studying nineteenth century British history as well as historically minded sociologists. Analytical in style and comprehensive in approach, Social...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Economic Geography of Air Transportation

    Space, Time, and the Freedom of the Sky

    By John T. Bowen

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    Like the railroad and the automobile, the airliner has changed the very geography of the societies it serves. Fundamentally, air transportation has helped redefine the scale of human geography by dramatically reducing the cost of distance, both in terms of time and money. The result is what the...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Monetary and Banking History

    Essays in Honour of Forrest Capie

    Edited by Geoffrey E. Wood, Terence Mills, Nicholas Crafts

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Money and Banking

    Forrest Capie is an eminent economic historian who has published extensively on a wide range of topics, with an emphasis on banking and monetary history, particularly in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, but also in other areas such as tariffs and the interwar economy. He is also a former...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 October 30th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Large Databases in Economic History

    Research Methods and Case Studies

    Edited by Mark Casson, Nigar Hashimzade

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    ‘Big data’ is now readily available to economic historians, thanks to the digitisation of primary sources, collaborative research linking different data sets, and the publication of databases on the internet. Key economic indicators, such as the consumer price index, can be tracked over long...

    Published October 29th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Economic Life of the Ancient World

    By J. Toutain

    Originally published between 1920-70,The History of Civilization was a landmark in early twentieth century publishing. It was published at a formative time within the social sciences, and during a period of decisive historical discovery. The aim of the general editor, C.K. Ogden, was to summarize...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Microfinance, Debt and Over-Indebtedness

    Juggling with Money

    Edited by Isabelle Guérin, Solène Morvant-Roux, Magdalena Villarreal

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    Although microcredit programmes have long been considered efficient development tools, many forms of debt-induced distress have emerged in their wake. This has brought to light the problem of over-indebtedness, a topic which has been previously underexplored in the literature. This new book, from a...

    Published September 9th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Money and Monetary Policy in Early Times (Pb Direct)

    By A.R. Burns

    Series: The History of Civilization

    Originally published between 1920-70,The History of Civilization was a landmark in early twentieth century publishing. It was published at a formative time within the social sciences, and during a period of decisive historical discovery. The aim of the general editor, C.K. Ogden, was to summarize...

    Published August 27th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Economic Crises and Global Politics in the 20th Century

    Edited by Alexander Nützenadel, Cornelius Torp

    This book analyses the history of economic crises from the angle of international politics and its transformation throughout the 20th century. While political and economic debates in the wake of the present financial crisis are revolving around the question of how to create effective forms of...

    Published August 21st 2013 by Routledge