History: Economic History

  • The Israeli Path to Neoliberalism: The State, Continuity and Change book cover

    The Israeli Path to Neoliberalism

    The State, Continuity and Change

    By Arie Krampf

    In recent years, Israel has deeply and quickly transformed from a self-perceived social-democratic regime into a privatized and liberalized "Start-Up Nation" and a highly divided society. This transition to neoliberalism has been coupled with the adoption of a hawkish and isolationist foreign…

    Hardback – 2018-01-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Economies

  • Feminist Modernism, Poetics, and the New Economy: Mina Loy, Lola Ridge, and Marianne Moore book cover

    Feminist Modernism, Poetics, and the New Economy

    Mina Loy, Lola Ridge, and Marianne Moore

    By Linda A. Kinnahan

    In Feminist Modernism, Poetics, and the New Economy, Linda A. Kinnahan argues that the work of Mina Loy, Lola Ridge, and Marianne Moore engages with the variations in feminist economic thought and discourse that developed in American culture from the 1890s through the 1920s. Kinnahan positions her…

    Hardback – 2018-01-28 
    Routledge
    Among the Victorians and Modernists

  • Commodity Trading, Globalization and the Colonial World: Spinning the Web of the Global Market book cover

    Commodity Trading, Globalization and the Colonial World

    Spinning the Web of the Global Market

    By Christof Dejung

    Commodity Trading, Globalization and the Colonial World: Spinning the Web of  the Global Market provides a new perspective on economic globalization in the 19th and 20th century. Instead of understanding the emergence of global markets as a mere result of supply and demand or as the effect of…

    Hardback – 2018-01-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in Business History

  • Women, Land Rights and Rural Development: How Much Land Does a Woman Need? book cover

    Women, Land Rights and Rural Development

    How Much Land Does a Woman Need?

    By Esther Kingston-Mann

    The failure to include gender in the economic history of rural development has severely limited our understanding of privatizing, collectivist and colonial economic policies that disrupted and transformed the lives of rural women and men in the modern world. This book is unique in its focus on…

    Hardback – 2018-01-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and History

  • Barbed Wire: Capitalism and the Enclosure of the Commons book cover

    Barbed Wire

    Capitalism and the Enclosure of the Commons

    By Patrick Brantlinger

    A call to transform the way we think about property, this book examines how capitalism has from its origins sought to enclose or privatize the commons, or land and other forms of property that had been viewed as communally owned, and argues that neoliberal economic policies and the corporate…

    Paperback – 2017-12-19 
    Routledge

  • The Chinese Journals of L.K. Little, 1943–54: An Eyewitness Account of War and Revolution, Volume III book cover

    The Chinese Journals of L.K. Little, 1943–54

    An Eyewitness Account of War and Revolution, Volume III

    By Chihyun Chang

    Lester Knox Little kept a detailed journal of his time in China and Taiwan. Covering the years 1943 to 1954 it provides important new insights about some of the most dramatic episodes in China’s mid-twentieth century history: Sino-Japanese military and economic competition, China’s domestic…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    The Making of Modern China

  • The Chinese Journals of L.K. Little, 1943–54: An Eyewitness Account of War and Revolution, Volume II book cover

    The Chinese Journals of L.K. Little, 1943–54

    An Eyewitness Account of War and Revolution, Volume II

    By Chihyun Chang

    Lester Knox Little kept a detailed journal of his time in China and Taiwan. Covering the years 1943 to 1954 it provides important new insights about some of the most dramatic episodes in China’s mid-twentieth century history: Sino-Japanese military and economic competition, China’s domestic…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    The Making of Modern China

  • The Chinese Journals of L.K. Little, 1943–54: An Eyewitness Account of War and Revolution, Volume I book cover

    The Chinese Journals of L.K. Little, 1943–54

    An Eyewitness Account of War and Revolution, Volume I

    Edited by Chiyun Chang

    Lester Knox Little kept a detailed journal of his time in China and Taiwan. Covering the years 1943 to 1954 it provides important new insights about some of the most dramatic episodes in China’s mid-twentieth century history: Sino-Japanese military and economic competition, China’s domestic…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    The Making of Modern China

  • Neoliberal Thought and Thatcherism: ‘A Transition From Here to There?’ book cover

    Neoliberal Thought and Thatcherism

    ‘A Transition From Here to There?’

    By Robert Ledger

    The premiership of Margaret Thatcher has been portrayed as uniquely ideological in its pursuit of a more market-based economy. A body of literature has been built on how a sharp turn to the right by the Conservative Party during the 1980s - inspired by the likes of Milton Friedman and Friedrich…

    Hardback – 2017-12-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern British History

  • Regulation of the London Stock Exchange: Share Trading, Fraud and Reform 1914–1945 book cover

    Regulation of the London Stock Exchange

    Share Trading, Fraud and Reform 1914–1945

    By Chris Swinson

    In 1914, the notion of statutory regulation of trading in shares was anathema to both the Government and the London Stock Exchange. By 1945, a statutory scheme of regulation had been introduced. This book serves to: Track the steps by which this outcome came about, Explain why the Exchange felt…

    Hardback – 2017-12-08 
    Routledge
    Financial History

  • The Medieval World book cover

    The Medieval World

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Peter Linehan, Janet L. Nelson, Marios Costambeys

    Ranging from Connacht to Constantinople and from Tynemouth to Timbuktu, the forty-four contributors to The Medieval World seek to bring the Middle Ages to life, offering definitive appraisals of the distinctive features of the period. This second edition includes six additional chapters, covering…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Worlds

  • Privatised Law Reform: A History of Patent Law through Private Legislation, 1620-1907 book cover

    Privatised Law Reform: A History of Patent Law through Private Legislation, 1620-1907

    By Phillip Johnson

    In the history of British patent law, the role of Parliament is often side-lined. This is largely due to the raft of failed or timid attempts at patent law reform. Yet there was another way of seeking change. By the end of the nineteenth century, private legislation had become a mechanism or…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge

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