History: Economic History

  • Port-Cities and their Hinterlands: Migration, Trade and Cultural Exchange from the Early Seventeenth-Century to 1939 book cover

    Port-Cities and their Hinterlands

    Migration, Trade and Cultural Exchange from the Early Seventeenth-Century to 1939

    Edited by Robert Lee

    Port cities played a critical role in urban development, whether in Europe, North America, or the developing world. Even in the pre-industrial period, trade was an important factor which affected the pattern of urban expansion and ports, after capital cities, often registered the greatest growth…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
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    Routledge Explorations in Economic History

  • The Business of Leisure in 20th Century Britain: Pay and Play book cover

    The Business of Leisure in 20th Century Britain

    Pay and Play

    By Richard Coopey, Peter Lyth

    The leisure sector of developed economies continues to grow rapidly, this expansion building on existing forms of leisure economy to introduce entirely new enterprises, products and markets. Britain, the first industrial nation, is no exception, and business across a range of leisure sectors is now…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
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    Routledge Explorations in Economic History

  • Money, Currency and Crisis: In Search of Trust, 2000 BC to AD 2000 book cover

    Money, Currency and Crisis

    In Search of Trust, 2000 BC to AD 2000

    Edited by R.J. Van der Spek, Bas van Leeuwen

    Money is a core component of all discussions of economic crisis, as is clear from the debates about the responses of the European Central Bank and the Federal Reserve Bank of the United States to the economic crisis that started in 2007. This volume explores the role of money in the functioning of…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
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    Routledge Explorations in Economic History

  • The Origins of Capitalism as a Social System: The Prevalence of an Aleatory Encounter book cover

    The Origins of Capitalism as a Social System

    The Prevalence of an Aleatory Encounter

    By John Milios

    Capitalism as a social system emerged from the encounter of the "money owner" and the proletarian, who was then stripped of all means of production but remained owner of his/her own labour power. This encounter shaped a society in which class domination and exploitation takes the form, on the one…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
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  • The Development of Modern Industries in Bengal: Re-Industrialisation, 1858-1914 book cover

    The Development of Modern Industries in Bengal

    Re-Industrialisation, 1858-1914

    By Indrajit Ray

    This book explores the effects that the British Industrial Revolution had on Bengal’s traditional industries in the first half of the nineteenth century. Although colonial ambivalence is often cited as an explanation, this study also shows that a series of new industries emerged during this period.…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
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    Routledge Explorations in Economic History

  • Transition Economies: Transformation, Development, and Society in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union book cover

    Transition Economies

    Transformation, Development, and Society in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union

    By Aleksandr V. Gevorkyan

    This interdisciplinary book offers a uniquely comprehensive analysis of the transition economies of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and the Former Soviet Union (FSU). Providing full historical context and drawing on a wide range of literature, it explores the continuous economic and social…

    Paperback – 2018-05-16 
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  • The History of the Irish Famine book cover

    The History of the Irish Famine

    Edited by Christine Kinealy, Gerard Moran, Jason King

    The Great Irish Famine remains one of the most lethal famines in modern world history and a watershed moment in the development of modern Ireland – socially, politically, demographically and culturally. In the space of only four years, Ireland lost twenty-five per cent of its population as a…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge

  • Mercantilism, Account Keeping and the Periphery-Core Relationship book cover

    Mercantilism, Account Keeping and the Periphery-Core Relationship

    By Cheryl Susan McWatters

    Studies of mercantilism have tended to focus on the effects on the originating countries and populations. This new essay collection, based on extensive archival research, redresses that balance to examine the impact such trade had on indigenous populations and peripheral countries.…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
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    Perspectives in Economic and Social History

  • International Trade book cover

    International Trade

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

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
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    Economic History

  • Industrial Revolution book cover

    Industrial Revolution

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

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
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    Economic History

  • Colonial and Imperial book cover

    Colonial and Imperial

    By Various

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

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • English Radicalism (1935-1961): Volume 4 book cover

    English Radicalism (1935-1961)

    Volume 4

    By S. Maccoby

    This is volume 4 of the set ^English Radicalism (1935-1961). Reissuing the epic undertaking of Dr S. Maccoby, these volumes cover the story of English Radicalism from its origins right through to its questionable end. By Combining new sources with the old and often long forgotten, the volumes…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
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