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  • Monetary Foundations of the Raj

    Edited by Sanjay Garg

    In the administration of colonial finances, the monetary policy of the Imperial power relating to their dependencies has tremendous impact on the colonial economy. The British East India Company, therefore, adopted a policy of gradually subsuming the local currencies of India and replacing them…

    Hardback – 2018-10-05 
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  • Business Structure, Business Culture and the Industrial District

    The Potteries, c. 1850–1914

    By Andrew Popp

    This title was first published in 2001: North Staffordshire has been synonymous with the manufacture of pottery for more than 200 years. This book is the first comprehensive business history of the North Staffordshire pottery industry during a critical period in its development, from the nineteenth…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Problems and Methods of Economic History

    By Witold Kula

    This title was first published in 2001: The Problems and Methods of Economic History presents Witold Kula's magisterial view of his discipline at the height of his powers. Characterized by the perennial virtues of a profound depth of philosophical reflection allied to a tremendous breadth of…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Corps and Clienteles

    Public Finance and Political Change in France, 1688-1715

    By Mark Potter

    This title was first published in 2003. Few historians would deny that Louis XIV's France dominated the political, cultural and military landscape of late seventeenth century Europe. Yet, the financial foundations on which French hegemony were based remain open to question. Traditionally the regime…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Women and Men in Early Modern Venice

    Reassessing History

    By Satya Datta

    Title first published in 2003. In Women and Men in Early Modern Venice, Satya Datta, from a theoretically informed perspective, focuses on two inter-related topics: reassessing the empiricist tradition of Venetian historiography, and highlighting the issue of human experience by investigating the…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Lancashire Cotton Operatives and Work, 1900-1950

    A Social History of Lancashire Cotton Operatives in the Twentieth Century

    By Alan Fowler

    This title was first published in 2003. The cotton industry was one of the major motors that powered Britain's industrial development from the mid-eighteenth century, contributing in no small way to the revolution that was to transform Europe over the next hundred years. The combination of…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Making of a Policeman

    A Social History of a Labour Force in Metropolitan London, 1829–1914

    By Haia Shpayer-Makov

    This title was first published in 2002. The Making of a Policeman traces the process of consolidation of the Metropolitan Police of London from the establishment of the force in 1829 to the First World War. Not only was this the largest force in the country, policing the biggest city in Europe and…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Technology, Industrial Conflict and the Development of Technical Education in 19th-Century England

    By Bernard P. Cronin

    This title was first published in 2001. Nineteenth-century employers played a crucial role in the training and education of young workers in England. This multi-disciplinary study traces the connection between problems of technical education development and the increasingly antagonistic relations…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge

  • The Myth of Mr Butskell

    The Politics of British Economic Policy, 1950–55

    By Scott Kelly

    This title was first published in 2003:It is often assumed that a general consensus existed between the post-war Labour and Conservative governments in matters of economic policy. Indeed, by 1954, The Economist was able to satirise the situation with the invention of ’Mr Butskell’, a fictitious…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Usury, Interest and the Reformation

    By Eric Kerridge

    This title was first published in 2003:In his Summa Theologica, Thomas Aquinas takes what most assume to be the orthodox Christian position when he condemns the practice of usury, which he defines as the charging a price for the loan of a sum of money. Yet, whilst this definition has become widely…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge

  • The Rise of Management Consulting in Britain

    By Michael Ferguson

    This title was first published in 2002: The history of management consulting in Britain is a subject that has received little attention in the past in terms of research or publication. This work redresses the gap in the knowledge base of business and management history, presenting the historical…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge

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