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  • Turning Houses into Homes

    A History of the Retailing and Consumption of Domestic Furnishings, 1st Edition

    By Clive Edwards

    From the earliest times, people have striven to turn their houses into homes through the use of decoration and furnishings, stimulating in turn a major commercial sector dedicated to offering the products and services essential to feed the ever-changing dictates of domestic fashion. Whilst there…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge
    The History of Retailing and Consumption

  • The Early History of the Levant Company

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-03-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Demons of Domesticity

    Women and the English Gas Industry, 1889–1939, 1st Edition

    By Anne Clendinning

    Demons of Domesticity offers a social history of the English gas industry from the 1880s to the late 1930s, with an emphasis on the corporations that served London and the Home Counties. It documents the hitherto unexamined role that women played in the development of the industry by considering…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge
    Modern Economic and Social History

  • Arms and the State

    Sir William Armstrong and the Remaking of British Naval Power, 1854–1914, 1st Edition

    By Marshall J. Bastable

    Arms and the State is a history of Britain's first and foremost modern armaments company, the Armstrong Whitworth Company, from its origins in 1854 to 1914. It focuses on the role of Sir William G. Armstrong, an engineer and entrepreneur who transformed his modest mechanical engineering business…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge
    Modern Economic and Social History

  • Francis Watkins and the Dollond Telescope Patent Controversy

    1st Edition

    By Brian Gee, edited by Anita McConnell

    Francis Watkins was an eminent figure in his field of mathematical and optical instrument making in mid-eighteenth century London. Working from original documents, Brian Gee has uncovered the life and times of an optical instrument maker, who - at first glance - was not among the most prominent in…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge

  • From Physick to Pharmacology

    Five Hundred Years of British Drug Retailing, 1st Edition

    Edited by Louise Hill Curth

    From Physick to Pharmacology addresses the important, albeit neglected history of the distribution and sale of medicinal drugs in England from the sixteenth to the twenty-first century. The social history of early medicine and the evolution of British retailing are two areas that have attracted…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge
    The History of Retailing and Consumption

  • Estates, Enterprise and Investment at the Dawn of the Industrial Revolution

    Estate Management and Accounting in the North-East of England, c.1700-1780, 1st Edition

    By David Oldroyd

    At the beginning of the eighteenth century the landed estate represented the largest and most clearly defined type of business organisation in existence in pre-industrial England. Given the need for capital, wayleave rights and a ready supply of coal, iron and other raw materials it is unsurprising…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge
    Modern Economic and Social History

  • Globalization and Time

    1st Edition

    By Luchien Karsten

    The process of globalization has brought about countless changes in societies, communities, regions and economies across the globe. It has been analyzed from many perspectives as a result and much has been written to muddy the waters of our understanding of this important concept. In going back to…

    Paperback – 2017-02-03
    Routledge

  • A History of Management Thought

    2nd Edition

    By Morgen Witzel

    Of all the sciences and social sciences, management is the one that most deliberately turns its back on the past. Yet management as we know it today did not spring into life fully formed. Management has more than just a present; it also has a past, and a future, and all three are inextricably…

    Paperback – 2016-12-15
    Routledge

  • Routledge Library Editions: Women and Business

    1st Edition

    By Various

    This 15-volume set of previously out-of-print tiles examines many aspects of women and business. Encompassing such as areas as women’s access to managerial positions, positions within trade unions, inequality, family life, role in family businesses and entrepreneurship, it is a remarkable…

    Hardback – 2016-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Women and Business

  • The Routledge Companion to Business History

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Wilson, Steven Toms, Abe de Jong, Emily Buchnea

    The Routledge Companion to Business History is a definitive work of reference, and authoritative, international source on business history. Compiled by leading scholars in the field, it offers both researchers and students an introduction and overview of current scholarship in this expanding…

    Hardback – 2016-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions in Business, Management and Accounting

  • Social Relations in the Estate Villages of Mecklenburg c.1880–1924

    1st Edition

    By Simon Constantine

    Research on late nineteenth and early twentieth century German society has concentrated overwhelmingly on life in the cities. By contrast, and despite the fact that almost one third of Germans were still working in agriculture as late as 1914, Germany's rural society remains relatively unexplored.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge
    Studies in Labour History

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