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Major Works: Economic History

You are currently browsing 71–80 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 Great Depression

    Edited by Geoffrey E. Wood, Forrest Capie

    Series: Critical Concepts in Economics

    The Great Depression had a devastating effect on much of the world’s developed economies. (For example, at its nadir, around one-quarter of the US workforce was unemployed. And, in Britain, exports virtually halved by 1933 as international trade collapsed.) The political and cultural consequences...

    Published November 15th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Twentieth-Century Economic History

    Edited by Lars Magnusson

    Series: Critical Concepts in Economics

    The study of economic phenomena over time is a well-established and flourishing area of research and study, and this new four-volume collection in the Routledge Major Works series, Critical Concepts in Economics, meets the need for an authoritative, up-to-date, and comprehensive reference work...

    Published June 8th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Science, technology and economic growth in the eighteenth century

    By A E Musson

    Originally published in 1972.This book illustrates the growing awareness of the importance of science and technology in the Industrial Revolution. The contributors show that the growth in the teaching and literature of natural philosophy (mechanics, hydraulics etc), mathematics and chemistry,...

    Published August 14th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Philanthropy in England

    Series: Routledge Library Editions

    In these works Professor Jordan studies the origins of modern social and cultural institutions in England. He is concerned with the momentous shift which occurred in men's aspirations for their society in the course of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, as reflected in the charities which...

    Published August 30th 2006 by Routledge

  5. Labour and Industrial Relations

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

    Published November 30th 2005 by Routledge

  6. North America

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

    Published November 30th 2005 by Routledge

  7. The Long Wave in Economic Life

    By J.J. Van Duijn

    Series: Economic History

    Of all fluctuations in economic activity, the long wave or Kondratieff cycle is easily the most puzzling and least understood one. Does it really exist, and if so, is it only a cycle in prices or a cycle in economic activity at large? What causes it, and has it been confined to Europe or does it...

    Published November 2nd 2005 by Routledge

  8. 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 2nd 2005 by Routledge

  9. 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 2nd 2005 by Routledge

  10. 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 2nd 2005 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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