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  • Market Ethics and Practices, c.1300–1850

    1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Middleton, James E. Shaw

    Market Ethics and Practices, c. 1300–1850 analyses the nature, development, and operation of market ethics in the context of social practices, ranging from rituals of exchange and unofficial expectations to law, institutions, and formal regulations from the late medieval through to the modern era.…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04

  • Regulation of the London Stock Exchange

    Share Trading, Fraud and Reform 1914–1945, 1st Edition

    By Chris Swinson

    In 1914, the notion of statutory regulation of trading in shares was anathema to both the Government and the London Stock Exchange. By 1945, a statutory scheme of regulation had been introduced. This book serves to: Track the steps by which this outcome came about, Explain why the Exchange felt…

    Hardback – 2017-12-04
    Financial History

  • Barbed Wire

    Capitalism and the Enclosure of the Commons, 1st Edition

    By Patrick Brantlinger

    A call to transform the way we think about property, this book examines how capitalism has from its origins sought to enclose or privatize the commons, or land and other forms of property that had been viewed as communally owned, and argues that neoliberal economic policies and the corporate…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01

  • Wheels and Deals

    The Automotive Industry in Twentieth-Century Australia, 1st Edition

    By Robert Conlon, John Perkins

    This title was first published in 2001. The emergence and development of automobile production in Australia was a long, drawn out and costly business for car buyers and taxpayers. Wheels and Deals, is the story of some of the causes and effects of Australian Government policies on the local…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30
    Routledge Revivals

  • Studies in Pacific History

    Economics, Politics, and Migration, 1st Edition

    By Dennis O. Flynn, Arturo Giráldez, James Sobredo

    This title was first published in 2002.In recent years scholars have begun to conceptualize the history of the Pacific Ocean as a subset of world history. This question is taken up in the introductory chapter of this volume, which sets out four periods of modern Pacific history: a silver period,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Scottish Miners, 1874–1939

    Volume 1: Industry, Work and Community, 1st Edition

    By Alan Campbell

    The Scottish miners experienced enormous changes during these sixty-five years. Enjoying a high degree of autonomy underground throughout the nineteenth century, their work situation was transformed in the twentieth as Scotland became the most intensively mechanised of the British coalfields.…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30

  • Reconstruction and Cold War in Germany

    The Kreditanstalt f�r Wiederaufbau (1948�1961), 1st Edition

    By Armin Grünbacher

    At the end of the Second World War Germany was devastated; her cities lay in ruins, industrial output was minimal, the economy was in tatters and her territories divided into four zones, each governed by one of the main Allied powers. Yet the rapid onset of the Cold War ensured that the western…

    Hardback – 2017-11-29

  • Divina Moneta

    Coins in Religion and Ritual, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nanouschka Myrberg Burström, Gitte Tarnow Ingvardson

    This edited collection analyses the phenomenon of coin use for religious and ritual purposes in different cultures and across different periods of time. It proposes an engagement with the theory and interpretation of the ‘material turn’ with numismatic evidence, and an evidence-based series of…

    Hardback – 2017-11-21
    Religion and Money in the Middle Ages

  • Privatised Law Reform: A History of Patent Law through Private Legislation, 1620-1907

    1st Edition

    By Phillip Johnson

    In the history of British patent law, the role of Parliament is often side-lined. This is largely due to the raft of failed or timid attempts at patent law reform. Yet there was another way of seeking change. By the end of the nineteenth century, private legislation had become a mechanism or…

    Hardback – 2017-11-20

  • From the Athenian Tetradrachm to the Euro

    Studies in European Monetary Integration, 1st Edition

    By Gérassimos Notaras

    With the introduction of the euro much recent attention has been focused on the role of currencies and their national and international significance. Whilst much has been made of the euro's achievements in harmonising Europe's financial dealings, it is often forgotten that it is by no means the…

    Hardback – 2017-11-20

  • The Accounts of the British Empire

    Capital Flows from 1799 to 1914, 1st Edition

    By Mario Tiberi

    The fundamental role of Great Britain's economy in the international economic system in the century preceding the First World War is demonstrated by a number of variables, which have drawn the interest of many scholars. The focus here is on capital flows. The main difficulty encountered in this…

    Hardback – 2017-11-20

  • The Development of Marketing Management

    The Case of the USA c. 1910-1940, 1st Edition

    By Kazuo Usui

    There has been much discussion about the origin of marketing and marketing thought, and whether it was truly American in origin. Nevertheless, it is true that US marketing management thought was very influential throughout the world in the latter half of the twentieth century, becoming dominant…

    Hardback – 2017-11-20

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