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  1. Free Trade and Protectionism in America: 1822-1890

    Edited by Lars Magnusson

    Series: Critical Concepts in the History of Economics

    This collection gives immediate access to an extensive range of nineteenth century American writings on trade issues. Many of the pieces selected are rare even in America. Each has been carefully retypeset so that the collection as a whole is attractively presented and easy to read.Early American...

    Published December 8th 1999 by Routledge

  2. Development of the Portugese Economy

    A Case of Europeanization

    By David Corkhill

    This book reveals how the previously weak Portuguese economy has now experienced growth, convergence, structural change and international competition. David Corkhill analyses the Europeanization of the Portuguese economy in the context of closer European integration, globalization and the...

    Published May 26th 1999 by Routledge

  3. The Role of Banks in Monitoring Firms

    The Case of the Credit Mobilier

    By Elisabeth Paulet

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    This book addresses issues in the current literature on corporate finance using historical evidence. In particular it looks at the role of universal banks in relaxing the credit constraints of firms, supervising managers and stabilizing share prices. The key issues is whether the Anglo-American...

    Published May 19th 1999 by Routledge

  4. The Birth of Industrial Britain

    Economic Change, 1750-1850

    By Kenneth Morgan

    Series: Seminar Studies

    An introductory text on economic development during Britain's Industrial Revolution. It considers the significance and scale of changes and provides a concise overview of the state of current research on this key period....

    Published April 20th 1999 by Routledge

  5. Japanese Economic Development

    Theory and Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Penelope Francks

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    This newly revised, clearly-presented text looks at Japan's economic history from the nineteenth century through to World War II. Working within a framework based on the theories and approaches of development studies, Francks demonstrates the relevance of Japan's pre-war experience to the problems...

    Published January 27th 1999 by Routledge

  6. The British Economy since 1914

    A Study in Decline?

    By Rex Pope

    Series: Seminar Studies

    An up to date short study which examines the key debates on British economic performance since 1914. Rex Pope considers the indicators and measures involved in assessing economic performance and then looks at issues affecting the economy such as the role of government, British entrepreneurship, the...

    Published October 14th 1998 by Routledge

  7. Free Trade and its Reception 1815-1960

    Freedom and Trade: Volume One

    Edited by Andrew Marrison

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    This book examines the Corn Laws and their repeal. It brings together leading international experts working in the field from Britain, Europe and the United States. Their contributions range widely over the history, politics and economics of free trade and protectionism in the nineteenth and...

    Published April 1st 1998 by Routledge

  8. Conceiving Companies

    Joint Stock Politics in Victorian England

    By Timothy L. Alborn

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    Questions concerning the relationships and boundaries between 'private' business and 'public' government are of great and perennial concern to economists, economic and business historians, political scientists and historians.Conceiving Companies discusses the birth and development of joint-stock...

    Published April 1st 1998 by Routledge

  9. The Meaning of Slavery in the North

    Edited by Martin H. Blatt, David R. Roediger

    Series: Labor in America

    Southern cotton planters and Northern textile mill owners maintained what has been called "an unholy alliance between the lords of the lash and the lords of the loom." This collection of essays focuses on the central role of slavery in the early development of industrialization in the United States...

    Published January 31st 1998 by Routledge

  10. The Dynamics of the Modern Brewing Industry

    Edited by Terry Gourvish, Richard G. Wilson

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Business History

    For the past two centuries, brewing has been a constantly innovative and evolving industry, subject to changes in technology, taste and industrial structure. This ground-breaking book is one of the first to examine the industry from the perspectives of economic and business history. It combines...

    Published December 31st 1997 by Routledge