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  • The Medieval Networks in East Central Europe

    Commerce, Contacts, Communication, 1st Edition

    Edited by Balazs Nagy, András Vadas, Felicitas Schmieder

    Medieval Networks in East Central Europe explores the economic, cultural, and religious forms of contact between East Central Europe and the surrounding world in the eight to the fifteenth century. The sixteen chapters are grouped into four thematic parts: the first deals with the problem of the…

    Paperback – 2018-11-01
    Routledge

  • Women, Labour and the Economy in India

    From Migrant Menservants to Uprooted Girl Children Maids, 1st Edition

    By Deepita Chakravarty, Ishita Chakravarty

    The last available census estimated around 10 per cent of total urban working women in India are concentrated in the low paid domestic services such as cleaning, cooking, and taking care of the children and the elderly. This is found to be much higher in certain parts of India, emerging as the…

    Paperback – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

  • Peripheral Visions of Economic Development

    New frontiers in development economics and the history of economic thought, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mario Garcia-Molina, Hans-Michael Trautwein

    This book explores peripheral visions on economic development, both in the sense that it deals with specific issues of economic development and underdevelopment in countries at the periphery of the world economy, and in terms of its exploration of the economic thinking developed in those regions,…

    Paperback – 2018-10-26
    Routledge

  • Microfinance, Debt and Over-Indebtedness

    Juggling with Money, 1st Edition

    Edited by Isabelle Guérin, Solène Morvant-Roux, Magdalena Villarreal

    Although microcredit programmes have long been considered efficient development tools, many forms of debt-induced distress have emerged in their wake. This has brought to light the problem of over-indebtedness, a topic which has been previously underexplored in the literature. This new book, from a…

    Paperback – 2018-10-26
    Routledge

  • The Continuing Imperialism of Free Trade

    Developments, Trends and the Role of Supranational Agents, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jo Grady, Chris Grocott

    In 1953, John Gallagher and Ronald Robinson shook the foundations of imperial history with their essay ‘The Imperialism of Free Trade’. They reshaped how historians saw the British empire, focussing not on the ‘red bits on the map’ and the wishes of policy makers in London, but rather on British…

    Hardback – 2018-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Viking-Age Transformations

    Trade, Craft and Resources in Western Scandinavia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Zanette T. Glørstad, Kjetil Loftsgarden

    The Viking Age was a period of profound change in Scandinavia. As kingdoms were established, Christianity became the encompassing ideological and cosmological framework and towns were formed. This book examines a central backdrop to these changes: the economic transformation of West Scandinavia.…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge
    Culture, Environment and Adaptation in the North

  • The History of the Irish Famine

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christine Kinealy, Jason King, Gerard Moran

    The Great Irish Famine remains one of the most lethal famines in modern world history and a watershed moment in the development of modern Ireland – socially, politically, demographically and culturally. In the space of only four years, Ireland lost twenty-five per cent of its population as a…

    Hardback – 2018-10-10
    Routledge

  • The History of the Irish Famine

    Volume I: The Great Irish Famine, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christine Kinealy

    The Great Irish Famine remains one of the most lethal famines in modern world history and a watershed moment in the development of modern Ireland – socially, politically, demographically and culturally. In the space of only four years, Ireland lost twenty-five per cent of its population as a…

    Hardback – 2018-10-10
    Routledge

  • The History of the Irish Famine

    Irish Famine Migration Narratives: Eyewitness Testimonies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jason King

    The Great Irish Famine remains one of the most lethal famines in modern world history and a watershed moment in the development of modern Ireland – socially, politically, demographically and culturally. In the space of only four years, Ireland lost twenty-five per cent of its population as a…

    Hardback – 2018-10-10
    Routledge

  • The History of the Irish Famine

    Fallen Leaves of Humanity: Famines in Ireland Before and After the Great Famine, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christine Kinealy, Gerard Moran

    The Great Irish Famine remains one of the most lethal famines in modern world history and a watershed moment in the development of modern Ireland – socially, politically, demographically and culturally. In the space of only four years, Ireland lost twenty-five per cent of its population as a…

    Hardback – 2018-10-10
    Routledge

  • The History of the Irish Famine

    The Exodus: Emigration and the Great Irish Famine, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gerard Moran

    The Great Irish Famine remains one of the most lethal famines in modern world history and a watershed moment in the development of modern Ireland – socially, politically, demographically and culturally. In the space of only four years, Ireland lost twenty-five per cent of its population as a…

    Hardback – 2018-10-10
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: The War Debt and How to Meet It (1919)

    With an Examination of the Proposed "Capital Levy", 1st Edition

    By J.E. Allen

    First published in 1919, this book traces the growth of War Debt during the First World War, examines the real meaning of the Debt and discusses the proposals for clearing it. As the chief contemporary proposal put forward for meeting the interest and repaying the principal of the Debt was the "…

    Paperback – 2018-09-19
    Routledge

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