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- University of California Press 2014; US$ 65.00
France is often described as one of the last Western economies unable to reform itself in the face of globalization. Yet its economy has not fallen by the wayside and has even resisted the great recession that began in 2008. By interlinking historical, economic, and political factors and by comparing France with other nations, this book explains the... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 30.99
This book tells the story of one of the most important public figures of the twentieth century. It is the first full biography of Friedrich Hayek, the Austrian economist who became, over the course of a remarkable career, the great philosopher of liberty in our time. In this richly detailed portrait, Alan Ebenstein chronicles the life, works, and... more...
- Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 94.99
This study examines how certain countries have achieved, at some period in their history, economic superiority over other nations. The author explores not only the factors that lead to this primacy, but also the circumstances that bring the primacy to an end. more...
- Oxford University Press 1990; US$ 97.99
This text surveys the growth and decline of the economies of Renaissance Florence and of Victorian Britain, and relates their experiences to that of the USA in recent decades, a period notable for accumulating public debt. more...
- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 38.00
This title explores the growth of America in terms of material prosperity. It interweaves economic history and cultural analysis onto his examination of postwar growth politics. The book contrasts the reasons for expansion and the way it has occurred in the past 50 years with the negative effects it has produced and the reactions against it. more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 189.00
During the first two-thirds of the 20th century, the themes of sectorial structure and compared performance prevail in Italian economic historiography. This book acts as a bridge between the two approaches, and reconstructs - through an original study based on a plurality of methodologies - the secular journey of Italian industrial enterprise. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1972; US$ 67.50
The distinguished economist and Greek political leader presents here a powerful critique of American capitalism and its relationship to government and foreign policy. Dr. Papandreou first examines the orthodox view of the contemporary capitalist economy a more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 69.99
Edgar Salin, Professor für Nationalökonomie und Ordinarius an der Universität Basel, gibt in diesem Buch einen ebenso knappen wie präzisen Überblick über die europäische Wirtschaftsgeschichte vom klassischen Altertum (Athen, Rom) über das Mittelalter bis hin zum 19. Jahrhundert (Merkantilistik, Physiokratie, Sozialismus und Historismus). In dem ursprünglich... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 1995; US$ 124.99
Widely considered the crowning achievement in the history of international monetary relations, the classical gold standard (1880- 1914) has long been treated like a holy relic. Its veneration, however, has done more to obscure than to reveal the actual nature of the era's monetary system. In The Anatomy of an International Monetary Regime, Giulio... more...
- BRILL 2009; US$ 147.00
Employing comparative and quantitative historical methods Frankema explores long run trends of asset and income distribution in Latin America, arguing that there is little reason to regard the yawning gap between rich and poor as the persistent result of a colonial heritage. more...