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Major Works: Economic History

You are currently browsing 41–50 of 213 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.

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. Crisis and Change in the Venetian Economy in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

    Edited by Brian Pullan

    The decline of Venice remains one of the classic episodes in the economic development of modern Europe. Its contrasts are familiar enough: the wealthiest commercial power in fifteenth-century Europe, the strongest western colonial power in the eastern Mediterranean, found its principal fame three...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Growth of the Athenian Economy

    By A French

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

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  3. A Social and Economic History of Medieval Europe

    By Gerald A. Hodgett

    This excellent and concise summary of the social and economic history of Europe in the Middle Ages examines the changing patterns and developments in agriculture, commerce, trade, industry and transport that took place during the millennium between the fall of the Roman Empire and the discovery of...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Open-Field Farming in Medieval Europe

    A Study of Village By-laws

    By Warren Ault

    This book presents a detailed account of the co-operative practice of agriculture in medieval England, shedding much light on how medieval villagers governed their own affairs. During this period co-operation was essential in ploughing, sowing and reaping, with communal control of the pasturing of...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The London Weaver's Company 1600 - 1970

    By Alfred Plummer

    The Worshipful Company of Weavers, the oldest of all the London Livery Companies, can trace its origins to a twelfth-century craft guild. Largely based upon original records never before studied in depth, this authorized history of the company covers the period from the end of the reign of...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  6. W.D. & H.O. Wills and the development of the UK tobacco Industry

    1786-1965

    By B.W.E Alford

    This independent and critical study in economic and social history is based on free access to the records of W.D. & H.O. Wills. Dr Alford traces the history of the firm from its origin to its transformation into a constituent part of a larger company. Having played such a leading role in the...

    Published February 8th 2015 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

    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 February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Growth and Role of UK Financial Institutions, 1880-1966

    By D.K. Sheppard

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

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Competition and the Corporate Society

    British Conservatives, the state and Industry 1945-1964

    By Nigel Harris

    British society changed radically in the 21st century. Any political party dedicated to preserving the Britain of 1900 would have faced, over time, either major problems of adjustment or the possibility of its own destruction. The British Conservative party was just such a party, its character...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Towards the Managed Economy

    Keynes, the Treasury and the fiscal policy debate of the 1930s

    By Roger Middleton

    This is a major study of economic policy making in Britain between the wars. It provided the first full-length analysis of the early development of fiscal policy as a tool of modern economic management. The central question addressed is how Keynesian fiscal policies came to be adopted by the...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Studies in English Trade in the 15th Century
    Edited by Eileen Power, M.M. Postan
    To Be Published April 29th 2015
  2. Colonial and Imperial
    By Various
    To Be Published April 29th 2015
  3. Problems of British Economic Policy, 1870-1945
    By Jim Tomlinson
    To Be Published April 29th 2015
  4. The Clothing Workers of Great Britain
    By S.P Dobbs
    To Be Published April 29th 2015
  5. The British Tariff System
    By E.B. McGuire
    To Be Published April 29th 2015

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