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- CRC Press 2006; US$ 40.95
This is a novel interpretation of the relationship between consumerism, commercialism, and imperialism during the first empire building era of America in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Unlike other empires in history, which were typically built on military power, the first American empire was primarily a commercial one, dedicated to pushing... more...
- Routledge 2003; US$ 44.95
The Great Depression and Keynes's definition of economic concepts made it difficult for modern economists to appreciate the classical insights. This book clarifies the classical explanations to resolve the continuing disputes. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 79.95
As in earlier editions of this work, Professor Aldcroft presents a succinct and lucid account of the development and problems of the European economy throughout the twentieth century. The text divides into several clearly defined sub-periods: the aftermath of the First World War and reconstruction in the 1920s the depression and recovery of... more...
- OUP Oxford 2011; US$ 9.99
Why are some countries rich and others poor? In 1500, the income differences were small, but they have grown dramatically since Columbus reached America. Since then, the interplay between geography, globalization, technological change, and economic policy has determined the wealth and poverty of nations. The industrial revolution was Britain's... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 44.95
In 1800 London was already the largest city in the world, and over the course of the next century its population grew rapidly, reaching over seven million by 1914. Historians have often depicted London after the Industrial Revolution as an industrial backwater that declined into the mass exploitation of labour through 'sweating', dominated by City... more...
- Oxford University Press 1994; US$ 45.00
This comprehensive study is a collection of original articles that view the current state of knowledge of the convergence hypothesis. The hypothesis asserts that at least since the Second World War, and perhaps for a considerable period before that, the group of industrial countries was growing increasingly homogeneous in terms of levels of productivity,... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 38.00
A major new history of economic regimes and economic performance in Europe throughout the twentieth century. Ivan T. Berend looks at the historic development of the twentieth-century European economy, examining both its failures and its successes in responding to the challenges of this crisis-ridden and troubled but highly successful age. more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 19.95
Capital Ideas traces the origins of modern Wall Street, from the pioneering work of early scholars and the development of new theories in risk, valuation, and investment returns, to the actual implementation of these theories in the real world of investment management. Bernstein brings to life a variety of brilliant academics who have contributed... more...
- BRILL 2005; US$ 193.00
Covering the period from the establishment of Sui to the fall of Southern Sung, this volume for the first time gives a full, carefully arrranged overview of China?s diplomatic and trade relations with its major and minor Asian neighbours, and the practical background to the missions. more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 18.00
Castles, Battles, and Bombs reconsiders key episodes of military history from the point of view of economics—with dramatically insightful results. For example, when looked at as a question of sheer cost, the building of castles in the High Middle Ages seems almost inevitable: though stunningly expensive, a strong castle was far... more...