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  • Psychology and Neoliberalism

    By Michael Arfken

    During the Enlightenment a new idea of the person was conceived which in turn came to have far-reaching effects on the development of liberal democratic theory and political economy. By looking at the psychological theories that were developed to support our modern political and economic…

    Paperback – 2016-11-01 
    Concepts for Critical Psychology

  • Routledge Revivals: The Commerce of Nations (1923)

    By C.F. Bastable

    First published in 1929, this book was written to express the belief that nations’ commercial policy and doctrines could best be explained by reference to their history. The author argues that this applies equally to legislation and theory, for example both the McKinley Act of 1890 and…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01 

  • Routledge Revivals: Trade and the Empire (1903)

    Mr. Chamberlain's Proposals Examined in Four Speeches and a Prefatory Note

    By H.H. Asquith

    First published in 1903, this collects together speeches given by H.H. Asquith to refute the charge that those who defended Free Trade at the turn of the century were ignorant or indifferent to actual and potential economic forces, and also clung to obsolete conceptions of the Empire. The author…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01 

  • Economic Crises and Global Politics in the 20th Century

    Edited by Alexander Nutzenadel, Cornelius Torp

    This book analyses the history of economic crises from the angle of international politics and its transformation throughout the 20th century. While political and economic debates in the wake of the present financial crisis are revolving around the question of how to create effective forms of…

    Paperback – 2016-10-25 

  • The Marshall Plan

    A New Deal For Europe

    By Michael Holm

    Between 1948 and 1951, the Marshall Plan delivered an unprecedented $12.3 billion in U.S. aid to help Western European countries recover from the destruction of the Second World War, and forestall Communist influence in that region. The Marshall Plan: A New Deal for Europe examines the aid program,…

    Paperback – 2016-10-21 
    Critical Moments in American History

  • The Egyptian Economy

    Structural Transformation and Growth in the Middle East

    By Amirah El-Haddad

    This book examines over half a century of economic policy in Egypt through an assessment of the extent to which it has achieved the structural transformation which comes with growth. In particular, the book asks whether economic development in Egypt has been marked by successful industrialization…

    Hardback – 2016-10-21 
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • French Liberalism in the 19th Century

    An Anthology

    Edited by Robert Leroux, David Hart

    Political and economic liberalism has generally been considered to be of marginal import in France, but at an intellectual level, it is a different story. An exploration of the history of French economic thought shows how a rich intellectual tradition developed during the nineteenth century, which…

    Paperback – 2016-10-20 
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • War, Power and the Economy

    Mercantilism and state formation in 18th-century Europe

    By A. Gonzalez Enciso

    This book is about war, state formation and the economy in the last period of mercantilism, the eighteenth century. It explores how war influenced state formation through the strains it put on the economy and its institutions. The study focuses on three key European countries, Spain, France and…

    Hardback – 2016-10-17 
    Routledge Explorations in Economic History

  • Structural Transformation and Agrarian Change in India

    By Goran Djurfeldt, Srilata Sircar

    The landlord and his emaciated labourer are symbolic of Indian agriculture. However, this relationship has now changed as large landowners have fallen from their superior position. This volume explores how this emblematic pair becoming a thing of the past. Structural Transformation and Agrarian…

    Hardback – 2016-10-17 
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Property Rights in Land

    Issues in social, economic and global history

    Edited by Rosa Congost, Jorge Gelman, Rui Santos

    Property Rights in Land widens our understanding of property rights by looking through the lenses of social history and sociology, discussing mainstream theory of new institutional economics and the derived grand narrative of economic development. As neo-institutional development theory has…

    Hardback – 2016-10-17 
    Perspectives in Economic and Social History

  • History of Financial Institutions

    Essays on the history of European finance, 1800–1950

    Edited by Carmen Hofmann, Martin L. Muller

    Globalization is not an external force but a result of concrete business decisions made by millions of entrepreneurs and managers across the world. As such, the modern corporation has completely altered the economic landscape; business and finance have shaped the international order of the modern…

    Hardback – 2016-10-17 
    Banking, Money and International Finance

  • Russia and Peace (Routledge Revivals)

    By Fridtjof Nansen

    This book, first published in 1923, endeavoured to provide a brief account of the social and economic conditions in Russia at the beginning of the twentieth century. Russia and Peace discusses the interest in Russia shown by other countries, the country’s economic development, and the social…

    Paperback – 2016-10-12 
    Routledge Revivals

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