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  • Greed, Self-Interest and the Shaping of Economics

    1st Edition

    By Rudi Verburg

    Since 2008, profound questions have been asked about the driving forces and self-regulating potential of the economic system, political control and morality. With opinion turning against markets and self-interest, economists found themselves on the wrong side of the argument. This book explores how…

    Hardback – 2018-03-20
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • Financial Economy

    Evolutions at the Edge of Crises, 1st Edition

    By Smita Roy Trivedi, Sutanu Bhattacharya

    This book examines how contemporary financial economy evolved as the predominant economic system, and why unabated accumulation of financial capital takes place in such systems. It reviews the mechanics of accumulation of wealth by tracing the historical roots of financial capital. Traversing the…

    Hardback – 2018-03-06
    Routledge India

  • Asia and the History of the International Economy

    Essays in Memory of Peter Mathias, 1st Edition

    Edited by A.J.H. Latham, Heita Kawakatsu

    This collection of essays sheds new light on many aspects of Asia’s integration with the international economy. H.I.H. Crown Prince Naruhito discusses the problems of controlling water in the interest of urban development. He first examines the problems encountered on the River Thames in…

    Hardback – 2018-02-14
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • The Economics of Law, Order, and Action

    The Logic of Public Goods, 1st Edition

    By Jakub Bozydar Wisniewski

    According to the standard position of the economic mainstream, the efficient production of so-called public goods, including law and defense, requires the use of territorial monopolies of coercive force. Two arguments are put forward for this position: a "positive" one, based on the claim that only…

    Hardback – 2018-02-13
    Routledge Advances in Heterodox Economics

  • Lionel Robbins on the Principles of Economic Analysis

    The 1930s Lectures, 1st Edition

    By Lionel Robbins

    Edited by Susan Howson

    Lionel Robbins (1898–1984) is best known to economists for his Essay on the Nature and Significance of Economic Science (1932 and 1935). To the wider public he is well known for the 'Robbins Report' of the 1960s on Higher Education, which recommended a major expansion of university education in…

    Hardback – 2018-02-08
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • The Economic Thought of Henry Calvert Simons

    Crown Prince of the Chicago School, 1st Edition

    By G.R. Steele

    Drawing on years of research, Gerald Steele delves into the diverse ideas of Henry Simons, a neglected economist whose work in the 1930s on monetary and financial instability is extremely relevant to today’s debates about commercial bank credit, the interdependence of fiscal and monetary policy,…

    Hardback – 2018-01-29
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • The Foundations of Political Economy and Social Reform

    Economy and Society in Eighteenth Century France, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ryuzo Kuroki, Yusuke Ando

    This book brings together leading contributors to explore the development of political economy in eighteenth century France from an interdisciplinary perspective, in particular the ideas for social reform proposed before the Revolution. Political economy in the Eighteenth century encompassed not…

    Hardback – 2018-01-11
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • Foundations of Marketing Thought

    The Influence of the German Historical School, 1st Edition

    By D.G. Brian Jones, Mark Tadajewski

    The study and teaching of marketing as a university subject is generally understood to have originated in America during the early 20th century emerging as an applied branch of economics. This book tells a different story describing the influence of the German Historical School on institutional…

    Hardback – 2017-12-14
    Routledge Studies in the History of Marketing

  • Neoliberal Thought and Thatcherism

    ‘A Transition From Here to There?’, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-12-05
    Routledge Studies in Modern British History

  • The Changing Face of Imperialism

    Colonialism to Contemporary Capitalism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sunanda Sen, Maria Cristina Marcuzzo

    This volume reiterates the relevance of imperialism in the present, as a continuous arrangement, from the early years of empire-colonies to the prevailing pattern of expropriation across the globe. While imperialism as an arrangement of exploitation has sustained over ages, measures deployed to…

    Hardback – 2017-12-05
    Routledge India

  • Regulation of the London Stock Exchange

    Share Trading, Fraud and Reform 1914–1945, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-12-04
    Financial History

  • Capitalism and Religion in World History

    Purification and Progress, 1st Edition

    By Carl Mosk

    Purity condemns filth; piety disparages corruption. Amassing riches offered to a transcendental world, the priests of ancient faiths found themselves trapped in contradiction. By loaning out their resources to merchants, they made themselves pariahs to true prophets. Before Islam squared the circle…

    Hardback – 2017-11-17
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

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