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  • The Political Economy of Land and Agrarian Development in Ethiopia

    The Arssi Region since 1941, 1st Edition

    By Ketebo Abdiyo Ensene

    Located in central Ethiopia, the Arssi region is one of the most productive in Ethiopia yet it has so far been neglected by scholars. This book scrutinizes the rural development of Arssi by focusing on the Swedish supported experimental venture known as the Chilalo Agricultural Development Unit (…

    Hardback – 2018-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Political Economy of Africa

  • Small and Medium Powers in Global History

    Trade, Conflicts, and Neutrality from the 18th to the 20th Centuries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jari Eloranta, Eric Golson, Peter Hedberg, Maria Cristina Moreira

    This volume brings together a leading group of scholars to offer a new perspective on the history of conflicts and trade, focusing on the role of small and medium, or "weak", and often neutral states. Existing historiography has often downplayed the importance of such states in world trade, during…

    Hardback – 2018-09-06
    Routledge
    Perspectives in Economic and Social History

  • The Anglo-Kuki War, 1917–1919

    A Frontier Uprising against Imperialism during the First World War, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jangkhomang Guite, Thongkholal Haokip

    This book explores the Kuki uprising against the British Empire during the First World War in Northeast frontier of India (then Assam-Burma frontier). It underlines how of the three-year war (1917–1919), spanning over 6,000 square miles, is crucial to understanding present-day Northeast India. The…

    Hardback – 2018-08-31
    Routledge India

  • Seasonal Movements of Exchange Rates and Interest Rates Under the Pre-World War I Gold Standard

    1st Edition

    By Ellen Foster

    Originally published in 1994. This work investigates seasonal fluctuations of US and British short term nominal interest rates, the dollar-sterling exchange rate and short term interest rate differentials between the US and Britain during the period 1883-1913. It finds that during the pre-World War…

    Paperback – 2018-08-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Exchange Rate Economics

  • Outskirts of Empire

    Studies in British Power Projection, 1st Edition

    By John Fisher

    Outskirts of Empire: Studies in British Power Projection investigates the substructure of Britain’s interests in the Near East and beyond during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Essays address themes in British power projection in a geographically wide area encompassing parts of the Ottoman…

    Hardback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Empires in Perspective

  • Rome, Travel and the Sculpture Capital, c.1770–1825

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tomas Macsotay

    The world that shaped Europe's first national sculptor-celebrities, from Schadow to David d'Angers, from Flaxman to Gibson, from Canova to Thorvaldsen, was the city of Rome. Until around 1800, the Holy See effectively served as Europe's cultural capital, and Roman sculptors found themselves at the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • The Known Economy

    Romantics, Rationalists, and the Making of a World Scale, 1st Edition

    By Colin Danby

    Why do critics and celebrants of globalization concur that international trade and finance represent an inexorable globe-bestriding force with a single logic? The Known Economy shows that both camps rest on the same ideas about how the world is scaled. Two centuries ago romantic and rationalist…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Varieties of Capitalism and Business History

    The Dutch Case, 1st Edition

    Edited by Keetie E. Sluyterman

    The financial crisis of 2008 brought new urgency to the question how best to organise national economies. This volume gives a business history perspective on the Varieties of Capitalism debate and considers the respective merits of the liberal and coordinated market economies. It looks at…

    Paperback – 2018-08-07
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in Business History

  • Corporate Culture

    National and Transnational Corporations in Seventeenth-Century Literature, 1st Edition

    By Liam D. Haydon

    The corporation – an immortal collective bound to act for the common good – was developed in the seventeenth century, but comparatively little attention has been paid to its literary ramifications. This work combines corporate history with literary analysis to demonstrate how corporations, and the…

    Hardback – 2018-08-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance and Early Modern Worlds of Knowledge

  • Natural Resources and Economic Growth

    Learning from History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marc Badia-Miró, Vicente Pinilla, Henry Willebald

    The relationship between natural capital and economic growth is an open debate in the   field of economic development. Is an abundance of natural resources a blessing or a curse for economic performance? The field of Economic History offers an excellent vantage to explore the relevance of…

    Paperback – 2018-08-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Economic History

  • The Failure of Land Reform in Twentieth-Century England

    The Triumph of Private Property, 1st Edition

    By Michael Tichelar

    Based on a mixture of primary historical research and secondary sources, this book explores the reasons for the failure of the state in England during the twentieth century to regulate, tax, and control the market in land for the common or public good. It is maintained that this created the…

    Hardback – 2018-08-02
    Routledge

  • The Crumbling of Empire

    The Disintegration of World Economy, 1st Edition

    By M. J. Bonn

    This book concerns the end of the age of colonization and the inherent changes in the world economy. It discusses the author’s perception of the disintegration of free trade and ideas on the solution of federation. Starting with an introduction to economic thought and history the author then…

    Paperback – 2018-08-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Modern World Economy

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