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Perspectives in Economic and Social History


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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]).

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Philanthropy and the Funding of the Church of England, 1856–1914

Philanthropy and the Funding of the Church of England, 1856–1914

1st Edition

By Sarah Flew
December 01, 2014

The changing relationship between the church and its supporters is key to understanding changing religious and social attitudes in Victorian Britain. Using the records of the Anglican Church’s home-missionary organizations, Flew charts the decline in Christian philanthropy and its connection to the...

Consuls and the Institutions of Global Capitalism, 1783-1914

Consuls and the Institutions of Global Capitalism, 1783-1914

1st Edition

By Ferry de Goey
November 01, 2014

The nineteenth century saw the expansion of Western influence across the globe. A consular presence in a new territory had numerous advantages for business and trade. Using specific case studies, de Goey demonstrates the key role played by consuls in the rise of the global economy....

A Global Conceptual History of Asia, 1860–1940

A Global Conceptual History of Asia, 1860–1940

1st Edition

By Hagen Schulz-Forberg
June 01, 2014

Contributors to this volume explore the changing concepts of the social and the economic during a period of fundamental change across Asia. They challenge accepted explanations of how Western knowledge spread through Asia and show how versatile Asian intellectuals were in introducing European ...

Perspectives in Economic and Social History 1-25

Perspectives in Economic and Social History 1-25

1st Edition

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June 01, 2014

Contains the first ten books from the series....

Perspectives in Economic and Social History 1–10

Perspectives in Economic and Social History 1–10

1st Edition

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July 01, 2011

Contains the first ten books from the series....

The Decline of Jute Managing Industrial Change

The Decline of Jute: Managing Industrial Change

1st Edition

By Carlo Morelli
May 01, 2011

By looking at the decline of the jute industry, this study assesses the successes and failures of Britain’s managed economy. It also addresses broader arguments about the political economy of twentieth-century Britain....

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