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  • Company Financial Reporting

    A Historical and Comparative Study of the Dutch Regulatory Process

    By Stephen A Zeff, Frans van der Wel, Cees Camfferman

    First published in 1992. Prior to this work no thorough study had been made of the Dutch institutional environment and of the Dutch practice of regulating the process of financial accounting despite a number of unique and influential practices originating there. The book attempts to trace the…

    Hardback – 2016-01-14 

  • Routledge Handbook of Global Economic History

    Edited by Francesco Boldizzoni, Pat Hudson

    The Routledge Handbook of Global Economic History documents and interprets the development of economic history as a global discipline from the later nineteenth century to the present day. Exploring the normative and relativistic nature of different schools and traditions of thought, this handbook…

    Hardback – 2016-01-13 
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Gospel of Wealth in the American Novel (Routledge Revivals)

    The Rhetoric of Dreiser and Some of His Contemporaries

    By Arun Mukherjee

    Business and the businessman have had a fundamental place in American society since the inception of the nation. This tenet, the ‘gospel of wealth’, is a central concern in the novels of Theodore Dreiser and his contemporaries. First published in 1987, this study aims to set this group of writers…

    Paperback – 2016-01-07 
    Routledge Revivals

  • A Primer of National Finance

    By Henry Higgs

    Originally published in 1919, A primer of National Finance discusses elements of financial principles with reference to facts and figures of British National Finance, Britain’s financial position and general outline of where finances stood at the time of publication. Higgs aims to explain essential…

    Hardback – 2016-01-03 
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Early History of the Levant Company

    By M. Epstein

    The Levant Company in England was first established in 1592 to help regulate trade with Turkey and the Levant area. Originally published in 1908, this study details the early origins of the company as well as providing information on surrounding issues such as the regulation of shipping, piracy and…

    Hardback – 2015-12-27 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Regulating Competition

    Cartel registers in the twentieth-century world

    Edited by Susanna Fellman, Martin Shanahan

    Cartels, trusts and agreements to reduce competition between firms have existed for centuries, but became particularly prevalent toward the end of the 19th century. In the mid-20th century governments began to use so called ‘cartel registers’ to monitor and regulate their behaviour. This book…

    Hardback – 2015-12-17 
    Routledge Explorations in Economic History

  • The Foundations of Marketing Practice

    A history of book marketing in Germany

    By Ronald A. Fullerton

    Between 1815 and 1890, the German book market experienced phenomenal growth, driven by German publishers’ dynamic entrepreneurial attitude towards developing and distributing books. Embracing aggressive marketing on a large scale, they developed a growing sense of what their markets wanted. This…

    Hardback – 2015-12-16 
    Routledge Studies in the History of Marketing

  • The Iron Trade of Great Britain

    By J. Stephen Jeans

    Originally published in 1906, this volume presents a commercial review of the conditions and prospects of the iron and steel trades of Great Britain and its foreign competitors at the turn of the twentieth century. This title will be of interest to students of business and economics, as well as…

    Hardback – 2015-12-10 
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Economics of Quality, Grades and Brands (Routledge Revivals)

    By Peter Bowbrick

    Virtually every decision to produce, buy or sell is influenced by quality, yet until this book was first published in 1992, there had been very little attempt to produce a comprehensive and practical theory for this. Here, Peter Bowbrick brings together different traditions of quality analysis from…

    Paperback – 2015-12-02 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Small Business, Education, and Management

    the Life and Times of John Bolton

    By Andrew Thomson

    This book examines the life and times of John Bolton, a Cambridge graduate who graduated as a Baker Scholar from Harvard Business School, and returned to Britain to quickly chair Solartron, one of the outstanding of the early British electronics companies in the 1950s. John Bolton also enjoyed a…

    Hardback – 2015-11-20 
    Routledge International Studies in Business History

  • The Leadership of Organizational Change

    By Mark Hughes

    Understanding both leadership and change have been recurrent and popular themes within the business, management and organization studies literature. However, our understanding of leadership and organizational change in combination is far more limited. The Leadership of Organizational Change offers…

    Hardback – 2015-11-03 
    Routledge Studies in Organizational Change & Development

  • Cotton Enterprises: Networks and Strategies

    Lombardy in the Industrial Revolution, 1815-1860

    By Silvia A. Conca Messina

    Based on innovative and unique primary sources (e.g. notarial deeds) Cotton Enterprises: Networks and Strategies looks to tell the story of the Lombardy cotton industry in the early 19th century, particularly the stories of entrepreneurs such as Francesco Turati who were able to ‘corner’ this…

    Hardback – 2015-11-02 
    Routledge International Studies in Business History

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