We welcome new submissions for Perspectives in Economic and Social History. Please contact the series editors, Jari Eloranta (Economic History) and Andrew August (Social History), or Andy Humphries, Publisher for Economics at Routledge ([email protected]).
Small and Medium Powers in Global History Trade, Conflicts, and Neutrality from the 18th to the 20th Centuries
An Urban History of The Plague Socio-Economic, Political and Medical Impacts in a Scottish Community, 1500–1650
A History of Drink and the English, 1500–2000
Working-Class Community in the Age of Affluence
Merchants and Trade Networks in the Atlantic and the Mediterranean, 1550-1800 Connectors of commercial maritime systems
A History of Professional Economists and Policymaking in the United States Irrelevant genius
Edited By Jari Eloranta, Eric Golson, Peter Hedberg, Maria Cristina Moreira
September 06, 2018
This volume brings together a leading group of scholars to offer a new perspective on the history of conflicts and trade, focusing on the role of small and medium, or "weak", and often neutral states. Existing historiography has often downplayed the importance of such states in world trade, during ...
Edited By Cheryl Susan McWatters
July 26, 2018
Mercantilism and accounting remain two dynamic and debated concepts in terms of definition and scope. This volume brings together the research of international scholars from a wide variety of disciplines – accounting, anthropology, native studies, economic geography, economic history and management...
By Karen Jillings
April 12, 2018
As a medical, economic, spiritual and demographic crisis, plague affected practically every aspect of an early modern community whether on a local, regional or national scale. Its study therefore affords opportunities for the reassessment of many aspects of the pre-modern world. This book examines...
Edited By Thomas French
August 10, 2017
The Occupation era (1945-1952) witnessed major change in Japan and the beginnings of its growth from of the ashes of defeat towards its status as a developmental model for much of the world. The period arguably saw the sowing of the seeds of the post-war flowering of what some term the ‘postwar ...
By Paul Jennings
May 24, 2017
This book is an introduction to the history of alcoholic drink in England from the end of the Middle Ages to the present day. Treating the subject thematically, it covers who drank, what they drank, how much, who produced and sold drink, the places where it was enjoyed and the meanings which ...
By Geoffrey A. C. Ginn
April 27, 2017
2018 Choice Outstanding Academic Title ******************************** The Late-Victorian cultural mission to London’s slums was a peculiar effort towards social reform that today is largely forgotten or misunderstood. The philanthropy of middle and upper-class social workers saw hundreds of art ...
By Stefan Ramsden
March 02, 2017
It has appeared to many commentators that the most fundamental change in what it is meant to be working-class in twentieth-century Britain came not as a result of war or of want, but of prosperity. Social investigators documented how the relative affluence of the 1950s and 1960s improved the ...
Edited By Rosa Congost, Jorge Gelman, Rui Santos
September 27, 2016
Property Rights in Land widens our understanding of property rights by looking through the lenses of social history and sociology, discussing mainstream theory of new institutional economics and the derived grand narrative of economic development. As neo-institutional development theory has ...
Edited By Manuel Herrero Sánchez, Klemens Kaps
August 09, 2016
This collective volume explores the ways merchants managed to connect different spaces all over the globe in the early modern period by organizing the movement of goods, capital, information and cultural objects between different commercial maritime systems in the Mediterranean and Atlantic basin....
Edited By Mary Hammond, Barry Sloan
May 31, 2016
The essays in this collection seek to challenge accepted scholarship on the rural-urban divide. Using case studies from the UK, Europe and America, contributors examine complex rural-urban relationships of conflict and cooperation. The volume will be of interest to those researching society and ...
By Jonathan S. Franklin
March 08, 2016
Over the course of the twentieth century, professional economists have become a feature in the policymaking process and have slowly changed the way we think about work, governance, and economic justice. However, they have also been a frustrating, paradoxical, and in recent years, controversial ...
By Ana Rosado Cubero
January 21, 2016
Focuses on the different methods that economic science has employed in order to detect and measure barriers to entry. This book presents a chronological analysis of competing Harvard and Chicago Schools' interpretations of this phenomenon....