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  1. The Economic Reader

    Textbooks, Manuals and the Dissemination of the Economic Sciences during the 19th and Early 20th Centuries.

    Edited by Massimo M. Augello, Marco E.L. Guidi

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    The book studies the origins and evolution of economic textbooks in the nineteenth and early twentieth century, up to the turning point represented by Paul Samuelson’s Economics (1948), which became the template for all the textbooks of the postwar period. The case studies included in the book...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Bengal Industries and the British Industrial Revolution (1757-1857)

    By Indrajit Ray

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    This book seeks to enlighten two grey areas of industrial historiography. Although Bengal industries were globally dominant on the eve of the industrial revolution, no detailed literature is available about their later course of development. A series of questions are involved in it. Did those...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Consumer, Credit and Neoliberalism

    Governing the Modern Economy

    By Christopher Payne

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    This book is an investigation into the economic policy formulation and practice of neoliberalism in Britain from the 1950s through to the financial crisis and economic downturn that began in 2007-8. It demonstrates that influential economists, such as F.A. Hayek and Milton Friedman, authors at key...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Economy and Economics of Ancient Greece

    By Takeshi Amemiya

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    Addressing the dearth of literature that has been written on this key aspect of economic history, Takeshi Amemiya, a well known leading economist based at Stanford University, analyzes the two diametrically opposed views about the exact nature of the ancient Greek economy, putting together a broad...

    Published May 29th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Ireland and the Industrial Revolution

    The impact of the industrial revolution on Irish industry, 1801-1922

    By Andy Bielenberg

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    This monograph provides the first comprehensive analysis of industrial development in Ireland and its impact on Irish society between 1801-1922. Studies of Irish industrial history to date have been regionally focused or industry specific. The book addresses this problem by bringing together...

    Published May 29th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Paretian Tradition During the Interwar Period

    From Dynamics to Growth

    By Mario Pomini

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    The years in-between the two World Wars were a crucial period for the building of economic dynamics as an autonomous field. Different competing research programs arose at international level. Great progress was achieved by studies on the business cycle, with the first statistical applications....

    Published May 18th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Trade and Empire in Muscat and Zanzibar

    The Roots of British Domination

    By M. Reda Bhacker

    M. Reda Bhacker looks at the role of Oman in the Indian Ocean prior to British domination of the region. Omani merchant communities played a crucial part in the development of commercial activity throughout the territories they held in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, especially between...

    Published May 18th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Manchurian Crisis and Japanese Society, 1931-33

    By Sandra Wilson

    Series: Routledge/Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) East Asian Series

    This book explores the reactions to the Manchurian crisis of different sections of the state, and of a number of different groups in Japanese society, particularly rural groups, women's organizations and business associations. It thus seeks to avoid a generalized account of public relations to the...

    Published May 18th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Legacy of the Golden Age

    The 1960s and their Economic Consequences

    Edited by Frances Cairncross, Frances Cairncross

    The 1960s were a turning point for postwar economic policy. They were the high point of along boom that ran from the end of the Second World War to the oil crisis in 1973. But they also saw the beginning of persistent and high levels of unemployment and inflation that have plagued the economy ever...

    Published May 18th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Quantitative Economic History

    The good of counting

    Edited by Joshua L. Rosenbloom

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    The essays in this book use the analytical tools and theoretical framework of economics to interpret quantitative historical evidence, offering new ways to approach historical issues and suggesting entirely new types of evidence outside conventional archives. Rosenbloom has gathered together seven...

    Published May 18th 2014 by Routledge