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  • The Development of Modern Industries in Bengal

    ReIndustrialisation, 1858–1914, 1st Edition

    By Indrajit Ray

    Bengal’s traditional industries, once celebrated worldwide, largely decayed under the backwash effects of the British Industrial Revolution in the first half of the nineteenth century. Although colonial ambivalence is often cited as an explanation, this study also shows that a series of new…

    Hardback – 2018-06-11
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    Routledge Explorations in Economic History

  • The Transition to Socialism in China (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Selden, Victor Lippit

    First published in 1982. The dramatic changes in policy and theory following the death of Chairman Mao in 1976 and the publication of the most extensive official and unofficial data on the Chinese economy and society twenty years both necessitated and made possible a thorough reconsideration of the…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Revivals: New Views of Co-operation (1988)

    Working-Class Politics in Britain and Sweden, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Yeo

    First published in 1988, this book sets out to reinterpret the changing place of working-class association in capitalist Britain. It argues that in combination, co-operation and association constitutes labour’s power — what is has to work with and who to work for — yet social historians have tended…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
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    Routledge Revivals: History Workshop Series

  • Routledge Revivals: Metropolis London (1989)

    Histories and Representations since 1800, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Feldman, Gareth Stedman Jones

    First published in 1989, this book seeks to demonstrate the social and political images of late-twentieth century London — the post-big-bang city, docklands, trade union defeats, a mounting north-south divide — do not mark as decisive break with the past as they may appear to. It argues that the…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
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    Routledge Revivals: History Workshop Series

  • Routledge Revivals: The Enemy Within (1986)

    Pit Villages and the Miners' Strike of 1984-5, 1st Edition

    Edited by Raphael Samuel, Barbara Bloomfield, Guy Boanas

    First published in 1986, this book challenges the notion that the miners’ strike of 1984-5 was ‘Scargill’s Strike’. It shows some of the ways in which the strike, though nominally directed from above, was determined from below by multitudinous and often contradictory pressures — the lodge, the…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
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    Routledge Revivals: History Workshop Series

  • Routledge Revivals: The Commerce of Nations (1923)

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
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  • Routledge Revivals: Trade and the Empire (1903)

    Mr. Chamberlain's Proposals Examined in Four Speeches and a Prefatory Note, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Revivals: New India (1909)

    or India in Transition, 1st Edition

    By Henry Cotton

    First published in 1909, the purpose of this book was to draw attention to the political, social and religious changes that were taking place in India and detail how this should inform British colonial policy. The author argues that the political situation demanded decisive action as several…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
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  • Routledge Revivals: Economics for Beginners (1921)

    1st Edition

    By M.C. Buer

    First published in 1921, this book is intended to provide a comprehensive overview of economics to beginners, with only the more intricate and controversial subjects — such as economic rent — being omitted for the sake of clarity. The subject is dealt with as concretely as possible with extensive…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
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  • Money, Currency and Crisis

    In Search of Trust, 2000 BC to AD 2000, 1st Edition

    Edited by R.J. van der Spek, Bas van Leeuwen

    Money is a core feature in all discussions of economic crisis, as is clear from the debates about the responses of the European Central Bank and the Federal Reserve Bank of the United States to the 2008 economic crisis. This volume explores the role of money in economic performance, and focuses on…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31
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    Routledge Explorations in Economic History

  • The English Chartered Trading Companies, 1688-1763

    Guns, Money and Lawyers, 1st Edition

    By Michael Wagner

    This book provides a collective view of the five major English chartered trading companies which were active during the period 1688-1763: The East India Company, the Royal African Company, the Hudson's Bay Company, The Levant Company, and the Russia Company. Using both archival and secondary…

    Hardback – 2018-05-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • The Origins of Capitalism as a Social System

    The Prevalence of an Aleatory Encounter, 1st Edition

    By John Milios

    Economists, historians and social scientists have offered a variety of conflicting answers to the issue of the beginnings of capitalism and these deviating answers imply different conceptualizations of what capitalism actually is. This book provides a simultaneous inquiry into the origins of…

    Hardback – 2018-05-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

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