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  • Colonial and Imperial Banking History

    Edited by Hubert Bonin, Nuno Valério

    This book sheds new light on the role played by European banks in the economic colonization of much of the globe. Based on previously unused archival material, it examines the origins and development of imperial banking systems. Contributors utilize new developments and methodology in business…

    Hardback – 2015-12-07 
    Routledge
    Banking, Money and International Finance

  • Russian Foreign Policy under Dmitry Medvedev, 2008-2012

    By Valerie Pacer

    Although the presidency of Dmitry Medvedev is often seen as a continuation of Vladimir Putin’s presidency, with the same policies applied in the same way, this book disagrees, arguing that Medvedev’s foreign policy was significantly different from Putin’s. The book considers especially the…

    Hardback – 2015-12-02 
    Routledge
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

  • The Problem of Production

    A new theory of the firm

    By Per L. Bylund

    The theory of the firm has been fertile ground for economists. Bylund proposes a new theory, rooted in Austrian economics, which examines the firm as a part of the market, and not as a free-standing entity. In this integrated view, a theory is offered which incorporates entrepreneurship, production…

    Hardback – 2015-12-01 
    Routledge
    Modern Heterodox Economics

  • A History of Drink and the English, 1500-2000

    By Paul Jennings

    This book is an introduction to the history of alcoholic drink in England from the end of the Middle Ages to the present day. Treating the subject thematically, it covers who drank, what they drank, how much, who produced and sold drink, the places where it was enjoyed and the meanings which…

    Hardback – 2015-12-01 
    Routledge
    Perspectives in Economic and Social History

  • The Industrial History of England

    By Henry De Beltgens Gibbins

    Gibbins’ Industrial History of England gives a thorough outline of England’s economic and industrial history from the Romans to the early 20th Century. As well as considering the economic and industrial aspects of English life, this study also presents social, political and military aspects of…

    Hardback – 2015-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Global Lives of Things

    The Material Culture of Connections in the Early Modern World

    By Anne Gerritsen, Giorgio Riello

    The Global Lives of Things considers the ways in which ‘things’, ranging from commodities to works of art and precious materials, participated in the shaping of global connections in the period 1400-1800. By focusing on the material exchange between Asia, Europe, the Americas and Australia, this…

    Paperback – 2015-11-27 
    Routledge

  • The Peasant War in Germany

    By Friedrich Engels

    Originally published in 1926, this translation of Engels’ account of the Peasant War in fourteenth Century Germany explores the social and economic forces that led to peasant rebellion with a particular focus on how closely this related to the Reformation. Engels gives examples of key figures…

    Hardback – 2015-11-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Women, Labour and the Economy in India

    From Migrant Menservants to Uprooted Girl Children Maids

    By Deepita Chakravarty, Ishita Chakravarty

    The last available census estimated around 10 per cent of total urban working women in India are concentrated in the low paid domestic services such as cleaning, cooking, and taking care of the children and the elderly. This is found to be much higher in certain parts of India, emerging as the…

    Hardback – 2015-11-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

  • Innovation and Technological Diffusion

    An economic history of early steam engines

    By Harilaos Kitsikopoulos

    This book deals with two key aspects of the history of steam engines, a cornerstone of the Industrial Revolution, specifically the road that led to its discovery and the process of diffusion of the early steam engines. The first part of the volume outlines the technological and scientific…

    Hardback – 2015-11-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Economic History

  • Peripheral Visions of Economic Development

    New frontiers in development economics and the history of economic thought

    Edited by Mario Garcia-Molina, Hans-Michael Trautwein

    This book explores peripheral visions on economic development, both in the sense that it deals with specific issues of economic development and underdevelopment in countries at the periphery of the world economy, and in terms of its exploration of the economic thinking developed in those regions,…

    Hardback – 2015-10-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Augustus to Nero (Routledge Revivals)

    A Sourcebook on Roman History, 31 BC-AD 68

    By David Braund

    The years from the battle of Actium to the death of Nero stand at the very heart of Roman history. Yet the sources of this key period, particularly the inscriptions, papyri and coins, are not readily accessible. Crucial new discoveries remain buried in learned periodicals, and now that the study of…

    Paperback – 2015-10-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • International Trade

    First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2015-10-08 
    Routledge
    Economic History

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