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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. The Finance of British Industry, 1918-1976

    By W.A. Thomas

    How has British industry financed itself in the past? With the current debate on industry's financial strategy, this study of the past sixty years is a particularly timely contribution to the discussions on the future financing of industry. This book gives, for the inter-war years, a detailed...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Equitable Assurances

    The Story of Life Assurance in the Experience of The Equitable LIfe Assurance Society 1762-1962

    By Maurice Ogborn

    The original establishment of life assurance upon a sound basis was largely the achievement of The Society for Equitable Assurances on Lives and Survivorships (now known as The Equitable Life Assurance Society and still affectionately called the 'Old Equitable'), and of the men who served her. Old...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Mints, Dies and Currency

    Essays dedicated to the memory of Albert Baldwin

    Edited by R.A.G. Carson

    The studies assembled in this volume are dedicated to the memory of Albert Baldein, a professional numismatist whose chief interest lay in helping other numismatists, professionals, students and collectors alike, some of whom record their appreciations here. The contributions, though they are drawn...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Development of the West of Scotland 1750-1960

    By Anthony Slaven

    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 February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Did British Capitalism Breed Inequality?

    By Jeffrey G. Williamson

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

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Living Through the Industrial Revolution

    By Stella Davies

    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 February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Industrial History of Modern England

    By George Herbert Perris

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

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  8. An Economic History of England 1870-1939

    By William Ashworth

    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 February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  9. An Economic History of England: the Eighteenth Century

    By T.S. Ashton

    T.S. Ashton has sought less to cover the field of economic history in detail than to offer a commentary, with a stress on trends of development rather than on forms of organization or economic legislation. This book seeks to interpret the growth of population, agriculture, maufacture, trade and...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Scottish Banks

    A modern survey

    By Maxwell Gaskin

    Banking in Scotland has a long and distinguished history - to this day Scotland is served by its own banks which form a distinct regional group within the wider British banking system. Yet, until this volume, there had been no book which gives a full account of modern Scottish banking, analyzing...

    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 14th 2015
  2. Problems of British Economic Policy, 1870-1945
    By Jim Tomlinson
    To Be Published April 14th 2015
  3. The Clothing Workers of Great Britain
    By S.P Dobbs
    To Be Published April 14th 2015
  4. The British Tariff System
    By E.B. McGuire
    To Be Published April 14th 2015
  5. The Two Nations: A Financial Study of English History
    By Christopher Hollis
    To Be Published April 14th 2015

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