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- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 230.00
The 1960s were a turning point for postwar economic policy. They were the high point of along boom that ran from the end of the Second World War to the oil crisis in 1973. But they also saw the beginning of persistent and high levels of unemployment and inflation that have plagued the economy ever since. In this book, politicians, senior officials... more...
- Random House 2010; US$ 23.27
Sally Denton and Roger Morris make clear how and why Las Vegas became the greatest 'business success story' of the twentieth century, and how the rest of America ensured this success by contributing capital as well as customers. Headquarters of a trillion-dollar worldwide empire, the site of unprecedented political and economic power, Las Vegas is... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1994; US$ 158.00
The economy of Iraq has fluctuated wildly since the 1950s. It has been affected by changes in governments, by wars, and by general instability. This book analyzes a complex subject and is especially timely at this critical juncture in the history of Iraq, the Middle East, and international relations. Abbas Alnasrawi traces the growth of the Iraqi economy... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2013; US$ 22.95
For the past two decades Americans over age 60 have increasingly delayed their withdrawal from the workforce, a reversal of a century-old trend toward early retirement. For instance, from 1991 to 2010 the employment rate increased by more than half among 68-year-old men and by about two-thirds among women of the same age. Using data from the Current... more...
- The American University in Cairo Press 2006; US$ 13.99
Studies in the early modern history of the Middle East more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
This study of economic fluctuations over a period of seven hundred years has long been established as a core text in European agricultural history. Using international data, similarities in economic development are demonstrated. more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2009; US$ 12.99
Born in the wake of World War II, RAND quickly became the creator of America?s anti-Soviet nuclear strategy. A magnet for the best and the brightest, its ranks included Cold War luminaries such as Albert Wohlstetter, Bernard Brodie, and Herman Kahn, who arguably saved us from nuclear annihilation and unquestionably created Eisenhower?s "military-industrial... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 39.50
In recent years, many disciplines have become interested in the scientific study of morality. However, a conceptual framework for this work is still lacking. In The Moral Background , Gabriel Abend develops just such a framework and uses it to investigate the history of business ethics in the United States from the 1850s to the 1930s. According... more...