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  • Green Pages

    The Business of Saving the World, 1st Edition

    By John Elkington, Tom Burke, Julia Hailes

    Originally published in 1988. Europeans want a better environment. Increasingly, too, they are demanding the products, services, legislation and policies that will provide it. Green Pages reveals what Europe’s environmentalists plan to do next and how environmental pressures will threaten major…

    Paperback – 2019-04-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Environmental and Natural Resource Economics

  • Environmental Policy and Industrial Innovation

    Strategies in Europe, the USA and Japan, 1st Edition

    By David Wallace

    This book, originally published in 1995, examines the evolution of environmental policy in 6 OECD countries. Through numerous examples, it contrasts the widely-varying political and regulatory styles and their consequences for innovation. Two industry-specific case studies provide a transnational…

    Paperback – 2019-04-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Environmental and Natural Resource Economics

  • Sustainable Industrialization

    1st Edition

    By David Wallace

    This report, first published in 1996, argues that radical changes in industrial organization and its relationship to society tend to arise in rapidly industrializing countries, and that new principles of sustainable production are more likely to bear fruit in developing than in developed countries.…

    Paperback – 2019-04-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Environmental and Natural Resource Economics

  • The Extramercantile Economies of Greek and Roman Cities

    New Perspectives on the Economic History of Classical Antiquity, 1st Edition

    Edited by David B. Hollander, Thomas R. Blanton IV, John T. Fitzgerald

    Recent work on the ancient economy has tended to concentrate on market exchange, but other forces also caused goods to change hands. Such nonmarket transfers ranged from small private gifts to the wholesale confiscation of cities, lands, and their peoples. The papers presented in this volume…

    Hardback – 2019-04-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • A Comparative History of Bank Failures

    From Medici to Barings, 1st Edition

    By Sten Jonsson

    Starting with Medici and Fugger and ending with Barings and Royal Bank of Scotland under neo-liberal de-regulation, the author gives an account of how a number of banks failed over a 500 year-period. The author offers an explanation of the leading ideas about the world and good society at the time,…

    Hardback – 2019-04-17
    Routledge
    Banking, Money and International Finance

  • Share Trading, Fraud and the Crash of 1929

    A Biography of Clarence Hatry, 1st Edition

    By Chris Swinson

    This is the first comprehensive biography of Clarence Charles Hatry, 1888-1965, an enigmatic and charismatic public figure. Hatry was the son of Jewish immigrant parents who became a company promoter and whose companies collapsed in 1929, leading to a crash on the London stock exchange. He was…

    Hardback – 2019-04-02
    Routledge
    Financial History

  • Crime and the Development of Modern Society

    Patterns of Criminality in Nineteenth Century Germany and France, 1st Edition

    By Howard Zehr

    Originally published in 1976. This study deals with crime as social history in Germany and France during the nineteenth century. It establishes the broad statistical patterns of crime over the century so that the crime phenomenon can be analysed in the light of the other main trends of economic and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Criminology

  • Shareholder Primacy and Global Business

    Re-clothing the EU Corporate Law, 1st Edition

    By Lela Mélon

    In the context of growing public interest in sustainability, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has not brought about the expected improvement in terms of sustainable business. Self-regulation has been unable to provide appropriate answers for unsustainable business frameworks, despite empirical…

    Hardback – 2019-03-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Corporate Law

  • Immigrants and the Industries of London, 1500–1700

    1st Edition

    By Lien Bich Luu

    Immigration is not only a modern-day debate. Major change in Europe in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries led to a surge of political and religious refugees moving across the continent. Estimates suggest that from 1550 to 1585 around 50,000 Dutch and Walloons from the southern Netherlands…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • The Business of the Roman Inquisition in the Early Modern Era

    1st Edition

    By Germano Maifreda

    Established in 1542, the Roman Inquisition operated through a network of almost fifty tribunals to combat heretical and heterodox threats within the papal territories. Whilst its theological, institutional and political aspects have been well-studied, until now no sustained work has been undertaken…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Co-operation and Globalisation

    The British Co-operative Wholesales, the Co-operative Group and the World since 1863, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Webster

    Globalisation is associated with capitalist multinationals dedicated to the enrichment of wealthy, corporate shareholders. However, less well known is that the English and Scottish Co-operative Wholesale Societies, owned by the growing number of local co-operative societies across the country, were…

    Hardback – 2019-03-19
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in Business History

  • W. Stanley Jevons

    Selected Works in Variorum Editions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Inoue Takutoshi

    This is the first variorum edition of the works of William Stanley Jevons (1835-1882), covering The Coal Question and The Theory of Political Economy, two of the most important books in economics and the social history of Victorian Britain. Both books were revised by Jevons during his life time…

    Hardback – 2019-02-14
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