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  • Transportation Network Companies and Taxis

    The Case of Seattle, 1st Edition

    By Craig A. Leisy

    Transportation Network Companies and Taxis: The Case of Seattle is a modern economic case history and thorough analysis of the devastating impact of the transportation network company (TNC) industry (Uber and Lyft) on the taxicab industry in Seattle, Washington beginning in 2014. The events that…

    Hardback – 2019-07-17 

  • The Business of Leisure in 20th Century Britain

    Pay and Play, 1st Edition

    By Richard Coopey, Peter Lyth

    The leisure sector of developed economies continues to grow rapidly, this expansion building on existing forms of leisure economy to introduce entirely new enterprises, products and markets. Britain, the first industrial nation, is no exception, and business across a range of leisure sectors is now…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge Explorations in Economic History

  • Finance in Colonial Zimbabwe

    Money, Sanctions and War Economy, 1st Edition

    By Tinashe Nyamunda

    This book explores late colonial Zimbabwe’s troubled transition from colony to independent state from a financial and economic history perspective. It shows that Zimbabwe’s decolonisation was crucially shaped by financial and economic arrangements. The author naturally considers Rhodesia’s…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge Explorations in Economic History

  • German History

    Some New German Views, 1st Edition

    By Hans Kohn

    Originally published in 1954, this book presents the view of nine liberal German historians in reconsideration of the dominant concepts of German political and cultural history in the immediate post-war years. They review critically not only the rise and rule of National Socialism, but also the…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01 

  • The Political Economy of Germany, 1815-1914

    1st Edition

    By Martin Kitchen

    Originally published in 1978, this book goes beyond conventional studies of economic history to discuss wider political and social questions pertinent to the development of the German political economy of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The interaction between economic development and…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01 

  • Transport and its Place in History

    Making the Connections, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Turner

    Transport and mobility history is an exciting area of study, enticing scholars working in fields as diverse as sociology, management and cultural studies. Containing contributions exploring this subject in Britain after 1800, this volume captures how this vibrancy has led to the application of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-19 
    Routledge Studies in Modern British History

  • Crime and the Development of Modern Society

    Patterns of Criminality in Nineteenth Century Germany and France, 1st Edition

    By Howard Zehr

    Originally published in 1976. This study deals with crime as social history in Germany and France during the nineteenth century. It establishes the broad statistical patterns of crime over the century so that the crime phenomenon can be analysed in the light of the other main trends of economic and…

    Hardback – 2019-06-11 
    Routledge Library Editions: Criminology

  • Gender and the Business of Prostitution in Los Angeles, 1850–1940

    1st Edition

    By AnneMarie Kooistra

    Prostitution in Los Angeles has a long history. The story of its evolution from a red-light district run by women to a corporate vice industry dominated by men tells us much about the development of urban America. Kooistra examines race and gender dynamics alongside issues of government and police…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    Perspectives in Economic and Social History

  • Centrally Planned Economies

    Theory and Practice in Socialist Czechoslovakia, 1st Edition

    By Libor Žídek, Hana Lipovska, Lucie Coufalova

    Offering a retrospective view of how the system operated in Communist Czechoslovakia, this book is an important voice in the discussion about the systems of central planning. The unique features of the book include in-depth research comprising both archival records as well as analyses of around 80…

    Hardback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • A Comparative History of Bank Failures

    From Medici to Barings, 1st Edition

    By Sten Jonsson

    Starting with Medici and Fugger and ending with Barings and Royal Bank of Scotland under neo-liberal de-regulation, the author gives an account of how a number of banks failed over a 500 year-period. The author offers an explanation of the leading ideas about the world and good society at the time,…

    Hardback – 2019-05-28 
    Banking, Money and International Finance

  • Selling Photography

    The Growth of British Photographic Manufacturing and Retailing, 1839–1914, 1st Edition

    By MIchael Pritchard

    Hardback – 2019-05-25 
    The History of Retailing and Consumption

  • A History of States and Economic Policies in Early Modern Europe

    1st Edition

    By Silvia A. Conca Messina

    Why was early modern Europe the starting point of the economic expansion which led to the industrial revolution? What was the state’s role in this momentous transformation? States and Economic Policies in Early Modern Europe takes a comparative approach to answer these questions, demonstrating that…

    Hardback – 2019-05-14 
    Perspectives in Economic and Social History

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