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  • 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

  • Parliament, Inventions and Patents

    A Research Guide and Bibliography

    By Phillip Johnson

    This book is a research guide and bibliography of parliamentary material, including the Old Scottish Parliament and the Old Irish parliament, relating to patents and inventions from the early seventeenth century to 1976. It chronicles the entire history of a purely British patent law before the…

    Hardback – 2018-01-24 
    Routledge

  • The Evolution of Business

    Interpretative Theory, History and Firm Growth

    By Ellen Korsager

    Firm growth. This concept has interested researchers for generations. Economists have sought to predict and measure firm growth using a host of different variables, while strategic management scholars depict growth as the result of clever analyses and rational resource exploitation.…

    Hardback – 2018-01-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in Business History

  • A Global History of Co-operative Business

    By Greg Patmore, Nikola Balnave

    Co-operatives provide a different approach to organizing business through their ideals of member ownership and democratic practice. Every co-operative member has an equal vote regardless of his or her own personal capital investment. The contemporary significance of co-operatives was highlighted by…

    Paperback – 2017-12-30 
    Routledge

  • Ethics, Meaning and the Market Society

    By Laszlo Zsolnai

    This book explores the underlying causes of the pervasive dominance of ‘unethics’ in contemporary affairs in economics, business, ecology and society. It is argued that the state of unethics is related to the overexpansion of market and market values in all spheres of social life and human…

    Hardback – 2017-12-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Business and Management

  • Foundations of Marketing Thought

    The Influence of the German Historical School

    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 – 2017-12-11 
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    Routledge Studies in the History of Marketing

  • 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

  • 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

  • The Origins of Worker Mobilisation

    Australia 1788-1850

    By Michael Quinlan

    This is a book on how and why workers come together. Almost coincident with its inception, worker organisation is a central and enduring element of capitalism. In the 19th and 20th centuries’ mobilisation by workers played a substantial role in reshaping critical elements of these societies in…

    Hardback – 2017-11-22 
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    Routledge Studies in Employment and Work Relations in Context

  • Industrial Property

    Policy and Economic Development

    Edited by Rick Ball, Andy C. Pratt

    This volume, first published in 1994, is the first collection of original research on the relationships between industrial property and economic development. The contributors, all specialists in their field, highlight the emerging conflicts between the users and the providers of industrial premises…

    Paperback – 2017-11-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Industrial Economics

  • Austrian Economics, Money and Finance

    By Thomas Mayer

    The financial crisis has exposed severe shortcomings in mainstream monetary economics and modern finance. It is surprising that these shortcomings have not led to a wider debate about the need to overhaul these theories. Instead, mainstream economists have closed ranks to defend existing theories…

    Hardback – 2017-11-09 
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    Banking, Money and International Finance

  • Business Structure, Business Culture and the Industrial District

    The Potteries, c. 1850–1914

    By Andrew Popp

    This title was first published in 2001: North Staffordshire has been synonymous with the manufacture of pottery for more than 200 years. This book is the first comprehensive business history of the North Staffordshire pottery industry during a critical period in its development, from the nineteenth…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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