History: Economic History

  • Transnational Regions in Historical Perspective book cover

    Transnational Regions in Historical Perspective

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marten Boon, Hein A M Klemann, Ben Wubs

    National competitiveness has become a misnomer, as competitiveness is increasingly understood as a regional phenomenon and regions are not confined to the boundaries of the nation state. This book focusses on the port of Rotterdam and its hinterland – i.e. the Lower Rhine and the Ruhr area. A…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Britain's Food Supplies book cover

    Britain's Food Supplies

    1st Edition

    By K. G. Fenelon

    Originally published in 1952. In this fascinating book that examines the statistics, the term food supplies is interpreted in a wide sense and it deals among other matters with such subjects as supplies from home agriculture and from overseas; food consumption; controls, rationing and price…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • World Population and World Food Supplies book cover

    World Population and World Food Supplies

    1st Edition

    By E. John Russell

    Originally published in 1954. This great work surveys the distribution of the world’s population and the food production of all countries chosen as important by reason of either their demands on the world food market or their contributions to it. The author concludes that the more advanced…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
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  • Food Supplies in the Aftermath of World War II book cover

    Food Supplies in the Aftermath of World War II

    1st Edition

    By Edith Hirsch

    Originally published in 1993. This study was written in 1946 having been commissioned by a large corporation in the food industry. The insights from this agricultural economics perspective even now are highly interesting. At the time there was real concern over food shortage and the UN and US…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Manufacturing and the Great War book cover

    Manufacturing and the Great War

    1st Edition

    By Wayne Osborne

    Prior to 1914, wars had been comparatively small affairs using relatively small amounts of military supplies and, despite warnings, British industry and government initially failed to grasp the scale of the war with demand for munitions soon outstripping supply. This book chronicles the build-up of…

    Hardback – 2019-07-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in First World War History

  • Transatlantic Trade and Global Cultural Transfers Since 1492: More than Commodities book cover

    Transatlantic Trade and Global Cultural Transfers Since 1492

    More than Commodities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martina Kaller, Frank Jacob

    Access to new plants and consumer goods such as sugar, tobacco and chocolate from the beginning of the sixteenth century onwards would massively change the way people lived, especially in how and what they consumed. While global markets were consequently formed and provided access to these new…

    Hardback – 2019-07-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • Capetian France 987–1328 book cover

    Capetian France 987–1328

    3rd Edition

    By Elizabeth Hallam

    Capetian France 987-1328 is an authoritative overview of the country’s development across four centuries, with a focus on changes to the political, religious, social and cultural climate during this period.  When Hugh Capet took the throne of France in 987, his powers were weak and…

    Paperback – 2019-07-23 
    Routledge

  • German History: Some New German Views book cover

    German History

    Some New German Views, 1st Edition

    By Hans Kohn

    Originally published in 1954, this book presents the view of nine liberal German historians in reconsideration of the dominant concepts of German political and cultural history in the immediate post-war years. They review critically not only the rise and rule of National Socialism, but also the…

    Hardback – 2019-07-16 
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    Routledge Library Editions: German History

  • The Political Economy of Germany, 1815-1914 book cover

    The Political Economy of Germany, 1815-1914

    1st Edition

    By Martin Kitchen

    Originally published in 1978, this book goes beyond conventional studies of economic history to discuss wider political and social questions pertinent to the development of the German political economy of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The interaction between economic development and…

    Hardback – 2019-07-16 
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    Routledge Library Editions: German History

  • The Silent Dictatorship: The Politics of the German High Command under Hindenburg and Ludendorff, 1916-1918 book cover

    The Silent Dictatorship

    The Politics of the German High Command under Hindenburg and Ludendorff, 1916-1918, 1st Edition

    By Martin Kitchen

    Originally published in 1976 and based upon the extensive use of original archival material, this book provides a detailed account of the 2 years in which the German army enjoyed unprecedented power and influence. The rise of Hindenburg and Ludendorff is seen against the background of the failure…

    Hardback – 2019-07-16 
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    Routledge Library Editions: German History

  • Making Sense of Mining History: Themes and Agendas book cover

    Making Sense of Mining History

    Themes and Agendas, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stefan Berger, Peter Alexander

    This book draws together international contributors to analyse a wide range of aspects of mining history across the globe including mining archaeology, technologies of mining, migration and mining, the everyday life of the miner, the state and mining, industrial relations in mining, gender and…

    Hardback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • French Banking and Entrepreneurialism in China and Hong Kong: From the 1850s to 1980s book cover

    French Banking and Entrepreneurialism in China and Hong Kong

    From the 1850s to 1980s, 1st Edition

    By Hubert Bonin

    Many books have addressed the economic and financial history of Hong Kong, and the imperialist conflicts in the key Chinese port-cities but very few books have explored French initiatives and performance in this area, beyond diplomacy, geopolitics or cultural issues. In this book, Hubert Bonin…

    Hardback – 2019-06-17 
    Routledge
    Banking, Money and International Finance

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