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  1. Money in Islam

    A Study in Islamic Political Economy

    By Masudul A. Choudhury

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Money and Banking

    This volume takes a unique and challenging look at how money has operated in Islamic society and at how Islamic theoretical frameworks have influenced perceptions of money. The author draws upon historical, data and policy analysis to present a comparative study of monetary theories, including...

    Published February 5th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Russia's 'Age of Silver' (Routledge Revivals)

    Precious-Metal Production and Economic Growth in the Eighteenth Century

    By Ian Blanchard

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1989, Russia’s ‘Age of Silver’ represents a major contribution to the history of the international economy during the eighteenth century, challenging old prejudices and establishing the importance of Russian precious-metal production. Ian Blanchard examines the nature of the...

    Published January 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. A Colonial Economy in Crisis

    Burma's Rice Cultivators and the World Depression of the 1930s

    By Ian Brown

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    The book challenges the orthodox argument that rural populations which abandoned self-sufficiency to become single commodity producers, and were supposedly very vulnerable to the commodity price collapse of the 1930s Depression, did not suffer as much as has been supposed. It shows how the effects...

    Published January 17th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Second International (Routledge Revivals)

    1889-1914

    By James Joll

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1955 to wide acclaim, James Joll’s introduction to the history and development of International Socialism before the First World War is of crucial importance for understanding the development of Left-wing movements in the 20th century: the difficulties posed by prominent...

    Published January 15th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Essential Trotsky (Routledge Revivals)

    By Leon Trotsky

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    When Lenin died and the Russian Revolution began to devour its leaders, Trotsky survived longer than most as an exile in Mexico, until his assassination in 1940. The Essential Trotsky, first published in 1963, demonstrates the significance of this innovative and radical thinker’s contribution to...

    Published January 15th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Fifty Years of International Socialism (Routledge Revivals)

    By Max Beer

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published 1935, this title presents a series of recollections, some intimately personal, others bearing on the great social, cultural and political issues that faced the Jews and the European population more generally during the first part of the twentieth century. The author specifically...

    Published January 15th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Probability in Economics

    By Omar Hamouda, Robin Rowley

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    Notions of probability and uncertainty have been increasingly prominant in modern economics. This book considers the philosophical and practical difficulties inherent in integrating these concepts into realistic economic situations. It outlines and evaluates the major developments, indicating where...

    Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Women’s Economic Thought in the Eighteenth Century

    Edited by Edith Kuiper

    In the history of economics, women writers were all but invisible until a few decades ago. Although much work has now been recuperated, the writings on economics of eighteenth-century women authors have yet to be brought fully to light. This new three-volume collection from Routledge remedies that...

    Published December 13th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Athens after the Peloponnesian War (Routledge Revivals)

    Class, Faction and Policy 403-386 B.C.

    By Barry Strauss

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Historians are used to studying the origins of war. The rebuilding in the aftermath of war is a subject that – at least in the case of Athens – has received far less attention. Along with the problems of reconstructing the economy and replenishing the population, the problem of renegotiating...

    Published December 12th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Understanding European Movements

    New Social Movements, Global Justice Struggles, Anti-Austerity Protest

    Edited by Cristina Flesher Fominaya, Laurence Cox

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    European social movements have been central to European history, politics, society and culture, and have had a global reach and impact. Yet they have rarely been taken on their own terms in the English-language literature, considered rather as counterpoints to the US experience. This has been...

    Published December 12th 2013 by Routledge