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Major Works: Economic History

You are currently browsing 21–30 of 187 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. The Development of the West of Scotland 1750-1960

    By Anthony Slaven

    Series: Economic History

    The economic and social problems of modern Scotland are at the centre of current debate about regional economic growth, social improvement and environmental rehabilitation. In this book, as relevant today as when it was first published in 1975, Anthony Slaven argues that the extent and causes of...

    Published November 3rd 2005 by Routledge

  2. Did British Capitalism Breed Inequality?

    By Jeffrey G. Williamson

    Series: Economic History

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

    Published November 3rd 2005 by Routledge

  3. Britain's Economic Growth 1920-1966

    By A.J. Youngson

    Series: Economic History

    Professor Youngson's book is an ubiased review of Britain's past experience and present difficulties. Few sacred cows are spared. There is no pretence that fundamental problems were resolved at the time of its first publication in 1967. Many econmic historians fail in their assessment of Britian's...

    Published November 3rd 2005 by Routledge

  4. Britain's Economic Prospects Reconsidered

    Edited by Alec Cairncross

    Series: Economic History

    This book is a sequal to Britain's Economic Prospects, the report issued in 1968 by the Brookings Institution and universally accepted as the most thorough and comprehensive study of the British Economy to have ever appeared. Two years later, just after the British General election, six fo the...

    Published November 3rd 2005 by Routledge

  5. An Economic History of the British Isles

    By Arthur Birnie

    Series: Economic History

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

    Published November 3rd 2005 by Routledge

  6. Documents of the Industrial Revolution 1750-1850

    Select Economic and Social Documents for Sixth forms

    Edited by Richard L. Tames

    Series: Economic History

    This fascinating collection presents industrialization as a total historical process involving the destruction of one world simultaneously with the creation of another. Divided into two sections, it deals with elements of life such as the organization of labour, the health of the nation, rural and...

    Published November 3rd 2005 by Routledge

  7. The Industrial Revolution in the Eighteenth Century

    An outline of the beginnings of the modern factory system in England

    By Paul Mantoux

    Series: Economic History

    This classic volume, first published in 1928, is a comprehensive introduction to all aspects of the Industrial Revolution. Arranged in three distinct parts, it covers: * Preparatory Changes* Inventions and Factories* The Immediate Consequences. A valuable reference, it is, as Professor T. S....

    Published November 3rd 2005 by Routledge

  8. Living Through the Industrial Revolution

    By Stella Davies

    Series: Economic History

    First published in 1966, this revealing study looks closely into the lives of the men, women and children working in mines, workshops, factories and farms during the industrial revolution. It investigates the inventors whose new machines made the industrial revolution possible, and reflects on the...

    Published November 3rd 2005 by Routledge

  9. The Industrial History of Modern England

    By George Herbert Perris

    Series: Economic History

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

    Published November 3rd 2005 by Routledge

  10. An Economic History of England 1870-1939

    By William Ashworth

    Series: Economic History

    This is a comprehensive account of a decisive epoch in England's economic development by a leading economic historian. 'Works of economic history often get bogged dwon in figures - so many machines, so much unemployment, often, too, they are histories of technology, not of economic...

    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

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