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  • The Dark Places of Business Enterprise

    Reinstating Social Costs in Institutional Economics, 1st Edition

    By Pietro Frigato, Francisco J. Santos-Arteaga

    This book considers Thorstein Veblen’s central preoccupation with the dark places of business enterprise, an integral part of the old institutional economics. Combining the contributions made by Karl William Kapp and Philip Mirowski, it proposes the systematization of an adjourned institutional…

    Hardback – 2019-04-24
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • The Extramercantile Economies of Greek and Roman Cities

    New Perspectives on the Economic History of Classical Antiquity, 1st Edition

    Edited by David B. Hollander, Thomas R. Blanton IV, John T. Fitzgerald

    Recent work on the ancient economy has tended to concentrate on market exchange, but other forces also caused goods to change hands. Such nonmarket transfers ranged from small private gifts to the wholesale confiscation of cities, lands, and their peoples. The papers presented in this volume…

    Hardback – 2019-04-18
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Money as a Social Institution

    The Institutional Development of Capitalism, 1st Edition

    By Ann E. Davis

    Money is usually understood as a valuable object, the value of which is attributed to it by its users and which other users recognize. It serves to link disparate institutions, providing a disguised whole and prime tool for the “invisible hand” of the market. This book offers an interpretation of…

    Paperback – 2019-04-18

  • Early Modern Merchants as Collectors

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christina M. Anderson

    Early Modern Merchants as Collectors encourages the rethinking of collecting not as an elite, often aristocratic pursuit, but rather as a vital activity that has engaged many different groups within society. The essays included in this volume consider merchants not only as important collectors in…

    Paperback – 2019-04-18

  • The Birth of Economics as a Social Science

    Sismondi’s Concept of Political Economy, 1st Edition

    By Francesca Dal Degan

    Although considered a classic thinker, Sismondi is seldom discussed, at least in English. In this context, this volume offers a key reference work on the intellectual and economic contribution of Sismondi to the economic, political, and social sciences. The book explores his works in order to…

    Hardback – 2019-04-10
    Modern Heterodox Economics

  • Share Trading, Fraud and the Crash of 1929

    A Biography of Clarence Hatry, 1st Edition

    By Chris Swinson

    This is the first comprehensive biography of Clarence Charles Hatry, 1888-1965, an enigmatic and charismatic public figure. Hatry was the son of Jewish immigrant parents who became a company promoter and whose companies collapsed in 1929, leading to a crash on the London stock exchange. He was…

    Hardback – 2019-04-02
    Financial History

  • Discourse Analysis and Austerity

    Critical Studies from Economics and Linguistics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kate Power, Tanweer Ali, Eva Lebdušková

    In the immediate aftermath of the global financial crisis of 2008, governments around the developed world coordinated policy moves to stimulate economic activity and avert a depression. In subsequent years, however, cuts to public expenditure, or austerity, have become the dominant narrative in…

    Hardback – 2019-03-20
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • The Functioning of the Yugoslav Economy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Radmila Stojanović

    In this volume, Stojanović draws together several essays by Yugoslav economists to an English audience. Originally published in 1982, these works present and analyse the issues that faced Yugoslavia’s economic development and the functioning of their economic system at the time of writing through a…

    Paperback – 2019-03-07
    Routledge Revivals

  • Economic Crisis and Economic Thought

    Alternative Theoretical Perspectives on the Economic Crisis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tommaso Gabellini, Simone Gasperin, Alessio Moneta

    The ongoing economic crisis has revealed fundamental problems both in our economic system and the discipline which analyses it. This book presents a series of contrasting but complementary approaches in economic theory in order to offer a critical toolkit for examining the modern capitalist economy…

    Hardback – 2019-02-05
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • The Economic Development of Russia 1905-1914

    With Special Reference to Trade, Industry, and Finance, 1st Edition

    By Margaret Miller

    This book, originally published in 1926 but updated in 1967 analyses Russia’s economy in the decade preceding the outbreak of the First World War. It covers trade, finance, transport and industry and each chapter is supported by statistics drawn from Russian and international sources. The…

    Paperback – 2019-01-29
    Routledge Library Editions: The Russian Revolution

  • Psychoanalytic Studies of the Work of Adam Smith

    Towards a Theory of Moral Development and Social Relations, 1st Edition

    By Sule Ozler, Paul A Gabrinetti

    Psychoanalytic Studies of the Work of Adam Smith blends the rich intellectual heritage of the hermeneutic tradition with the methods and concepts of psychoanalysis, in order to examine the seminal works of Adam Smith. This is the first book on Smith to analyse the works of the groundbreaking moral…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Psychoanalytic Explorations

  • Human Evolution, Economic Progress and Evolutionary Failure

    1st Edition

    By Bhanoji Rao

    This monograph is an innovative endeavour in many ways. First, it brings to the fore the synergy between human evolution and economic and social progress. Second, it acknowledges the critical contributions from the routine adherence to contextual truth and contextual non-violence of humanity at…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23

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