History: Economic History

  • A Global History of Money book cover

    A Global History of Money

    1st Edition

    By Akinobu Kuroda

    Looking at the eleventh century to the twentieth century, Kuroda explores how money was used and how currencies evolved in transactions within local communities and in broader trade networks. The discussion covers Asia, Europe and Africa, and highlights an impressive global interconnectedness in…

    Hardback – 2020-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Economic History

  • Cultural Economies of the Atlantic World: Objects and Capital in the Transatlantic Imagination book cover

    Cultural Economies of the Atlantic World

    Objects and Capital in the Transatlantic Imagination, 1st Edition

    Edited by Victoria Barnett-Woods

    Cultural Economies explores the dynamic intersection of material culture and transatlantic formations of "capital" in the long-eighteenth century. It brings together two cutting-edge fields of inquiry—Material Studies and Atlantic Studies—into a generative collection of essays that investigate…

    Hardback – 2020-05-06 
    Routledge

  • Economic History of a Divided Europe: Four Diverse Regions in an Integrating Continent book cover

    Economic History of a Divided Europe

    Four Diverse Regions in an Integrating Continent, 1st Edition

    By Ivan T. Berend

    This book presents the sharp regional differences within the integrating European continent. Four regions—Northwestern Europe, Southern Europe, Central Europe, and Eastern-Southeastern Europe—represent high, medium, and relatively less-developed levels of economic advancement. These disparities…

    Hardback – 2020-04-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the European Economy

  • Victorian Artists' Autograph Replicas: Auras, Aesthetics, Patronage and the Art Market book cover

    Victorian Artists' Autograph Replicas

    Auras, Aesthetics, Patronage and the Art Market, 1st Edition

    Edited by Julie F. Codell

    This book is a wide-ranging exploration of the production of Victorian art autograph replicas, a painting’s subsequent versions created by the same artist who painted the first version. Autograph replicas were considered originals, not copies, and were highly valued by collectors in Britain,…

    Hardback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge
    British Art: Histories and Interpretations since 1700

  • Red Money for the Global South: East-South Economic Relations in the Cold War book cover

    Red Money for the Global South

    East-South Economic Relations in the Cold War, 1st Edition

    By Max Trecker

    Red Money for the Global South explores the relationship of the East with the "new" South after decolonization, with a particular focus on the economic motives of the Council for Mutual Economic Assistance (CMEA) and other parties that were all striving for mutual cooperation. During the Cold War,…

    Hardback – 2020-03-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • The Overseers of Early American Slavery: Supervisors, Enslaved Labourers, and the Plantation Enterprise book cover

    The Overseers of Early American Slavery

    Supervisors, Enslaved Labourers, and the Plantation Enterprise, 1st Edition

    By Laura R. Sandy

    Enmeshed in the exploitative world of racial slavery, overseers were central figures in the management of early American plantation enterprises. All too frequently dismissed as brutal and incompetent, they defy easy categorisation. Some were rogues, yet others were highly skilled professionals,…

    Hardback – 2020-03-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in American History

  • The Crafts and Capitalism: Handloom Weaving Industry in Colonial India book cover

    The Crafts and Capitalism

    Handloom Weaving Industry in Colonial India, 1st Edition

    By Tirthankar Roy

    This book presents a comprehensive history of handloom weaving industry in India to challenge and revise the view that competition from machine-produced textiles destroyed the country’s handicrafts as claimed by historians until recently. It shows that skill-intensive handmade textiles survived the…

    Hardback – 2020-02-13 
    Routledge India

  • Empire, Political Economy, and the Diffusion of Chocolate in the Atlantic World book cover

    Empire, Political Economy, and the Diffusion of Chocolate in the Atlantic World

    1st Edition

    By Irene Fattacciu

    Chocolate is one of the most visible examples of how a deeply exotic consumer product penetrating our daily lives fascinated Europeans during the Early Modern period. Today, over fifty percent of the four million tons of cocoa produced globally come from Sub-Saharan Africa. Ecuadorian cocoa, on the…

    Hardback – 2020-02-12 
    Routledge
    Early Modern Iberian History in Global Contexts

  • A History of Enterprise Policy: Government, Small Business and Entrepreneurship book cover

    A History of Enterprise Policy

    Government, Small Business and Entrepreneurship, 1st Edition

    By Oliver Mallett, Robert Wapshott

    Governments in developed and developing economies have increasingly turned to entrepreneurship and small businesses for economic growth, dynamism and economic and social inclusion. Policies seeking to encourage, support or otherwise influence these forms of economic activity are varied but…

    Hardback – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Entrepreneurship

  • 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, 1st Edition

    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 – 2020-01-28 
    Routledge
    Among the Victorians and Modernists

  • Christian Spain and Portugal in the Early Middle Ages: Texts and Societies book cover

    Christian Spain and Portugal in the Early Middle Ages

    Texts and Societies, 1st Edition

    By Wendy Davies

    A collection of papers in English by one of the foremost historians of the social and economic structure of medieval rural communities, who here examines local societies in rural northern Spain and Portugal in the early middle ages. Principal themes are scribal practice and the analysis of charter…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Eastern Trade and the Mediterranean in the Middle Ages: Pegolotti’s Ayas-Tabriz Itinerary and its Commercial Context book cover

    Eastern Trade and the Mediterranean in the Middle Ages

    Pegolotti’s Ayas-Tabriz Itinerary and its Commercial Context, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Sinclair

    At the end of the High Middle Ages in Europe, with buying power and economic sophistication at a high, an itinerary detailing the toll stations along a commercial artery carrying eastern goods (from China, India and Iran) towards Europe was compiled, and later incorporated in the well-known trading…

    Hardback – 2019-12-04
    Routledge
    Birmingham Byzantine and Ottoman Studies

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