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Major Works: Economic History

You are currently browsing 11–20 of 212 new and published major works in the subject of Economic History — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time. Worthy mentions include a new Sports Studies and Construction Series.

Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

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  1. Agrarian Problems in the Sixteenth Century and After

    By Eric Kerridge

    Series: Economic History

    Presenting a full and precise description of all legal ties between landlord and tenant in early modern England, Agrarian Problems in the Sixteenth Century and After re-examines one of the key issues in English agrarian history - the question of the legal security of the copyholder. Comparing...

    Published November 3rd 2005 by Routledge

  2. Agricultural Fluctuations in Europe

    From the Thirteenth to twentieth centuries

    By Wilhelm Abel

    Series: Economic History

    Wilhelm Abel's study of economic fluctuations over a period of seven hundred years has long been established as a core text in European agricultural history. Professor Abel was one of the first economic historians to make extensive use of statistical data, and his scholarship and approach have had...

    Published November 3rd 2005 by Routledge

  3. British Agriculture

    1875-1914

    Edited by P J Perry

    Series: Economic History

    Profound Changes took place in British Agriculture between 1875 and 1914. After the prosperous years of the mid-nineteenth century came a period of difficulty for landowners and farmers, with falling prices, lower rents and untenanted farms. Previously attributed to bad seasons and increased food...

    Published November 3rd 2005 by Routledge

  4. English Peasant Farming

    The Agrarian history of Lincolnshire from Tudor to Recent Times

    By Joan Thirsk

    Series: Economic History

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

    Published November 3rd 2005 by Routledge

  5. History of English Corn Laws, A

    From 1660-1846

    By Donald Grove Barnes

    Series: Economic History

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

    Published November 3rd 2005 by Routledge

  6. By the Sweat of Their Brow

    Women workers at Victorian Coal Mines

    By Angela V. John

    Series: Economic History

    The pit brow lasses who sorted coal and performed a variety of jobs above ground at British coal mines prompted a violent debate about women’s work in the nineteenth century. Seen as the prime example of degraded womanhood, the pit brow woman was regarded as an aberration in a masculine domain,...

    Published November 3rd 2005 by Routledge

  7. The Scientific and Industrial Revolution of Our Time

    By M.E. Beggs Humpreys, D.W. Humphreys

    Series: Economic History

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

    Published November 3rd 2005 by Routledge

  8. Short History of Economic Progress

    A Course in Economic History

    By Y.S. Brenner

    Series: Economic History

    Y. S. Brenner is an economist whose main concern is with development, and this attitude is reflected in his approach to economic history. He begins this seminal study in the era of the Reformation in Europe, and bases it on the hypothesis that once started, economic progress will spread over...

    Published November 3rd 2005 by Routledge

  9. Industrial South Wales 1750-1914

    Essays in Welsh Economic History

    Edited by W.E Minchinton

    Series: Economic History

    South Wales was one of the main centres of the Industrial Revolution in Britain but the story of the rapid growth of an industrial society there has not yet been fully told, since much of the work done has consisted of articles rather than books. This volume brings together a selection of important...

    Published November 3rd 2005 by Routledge

  10. Human Documents of the Industrial Revolution In Britain

    By E. Royston pike

    Series: Economic History

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

    Published November 3rd 2005 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The History of Financial Crises
    Edited by D'Maris Coffman, Larry Neal
    To Be Published November 14th 2014
  2. Studies in English Trade in the 15th Century
    Edited by Eileen Power, M.M. Postan
    To Be Published April 29th 2015
  3. Colonial and Imperial
    By Various
    To Be Published April 29th 2015
  4. Problems of British Economic Policy, 1870-1945
    By Jim Tomlinson
    To Be Published April 29th 2015
  5. The Clothing Workers of Great Britain
    By S.P Dobbs
    To Be Published April 29th 2015

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