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Economic History

  • Agenda for a Free Societyby Arthur Seldon

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    In this book, first published in 1961, under the general editorship of Arthur Seldon of the Institute of Economic Affairs, ten eminent writers, economists, philosophers, and a legal authority have set down their views on the principles and policies of a free society in a rapidly changing world. Each has developed his theme from the same material ?... more...

  • Spanish Dollars and Sister Republicsby Tatiana Seijas; Jake Frederick

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 28.99

    Tracing the history of the new nations of Mexico and the United States, Seijas and Frederick show how the creation of U.S. dollars and Mexican pesos paralleled these countries? efforts to establish enduring political and economic systems, clearly illustrating why these nations closed the nineteenth century on very different historical trajectories.... more...

  • The Economic Development of Russia 1905-1914by Margaret Miller

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 45.00

    This book, originally published in 1926 but updated in 1967 analyses Russia?s economy in the decade preceding the outbreak of the First World War. It covers trade, finance, transport and industry and each chapter is supported by statistics drawn from Russian and international sources. The introduction to the second edition links pre-1917 development... more...

  • Summary, Analysis, and Review of Rana Foroohar?s Makers and Takersby Start Publishing Notes

    Start Publishing LLC 2017; US$ 2.99 US$ 2.21

    PLEASE NOTE: This is  key takeaways and analysis  of the book and NOT the original book. Rana Foroohar?s Makers and Takers: The Rise of Finance and the Fall of American Business argues that finance has become an increasingly dominant force in controlling the organization of the US economy. This has weakened American business and created growing... more...

  • Trade Unions in Western Europe since 1945by J. Visser; Bernard Ebbinghaus

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 629.02

    The Societies of Europe is an 8-title series of historical data handbooks and accompanying CD-ROM sets, on the development of Europe from the nineteenth to the twentieth century. The series is a product of the Mannheim Centre for Social research, a body dedicated to comparative research on Europe and one of the leading social research institutes in... more...

  • The Wealth of Nationsby Adam Smith

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2017; US$ 1.99

    The Wealth of Nations is a clearly written account of economics at the dawn of the Industrial Revolution. The work was a landmark work in the history of economics as it was comprehensive and an accurate characterization of the economic mechanisms at work in modern economics. Smith believed in a Meritocracy. Smith emphasized the advancement that one... more...

  • Financing Armed Conflict, Volume 2by Thomas M. Meagher

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 81.12

    This second part of a two-volume series examines in detail the financing of America?s major wars from the Spanish-American War to the Vietnam War. It interweaves analyses of political policy, military strategy and operations, and war finance and economic mobilization with examinations of the events of America?s major armed conflicts, offering useful... more...

  • Learning from Shenzhenby Mary Ann O'Donnell; Winnie Wong; Jonathan Bach

    University of Chicago Press 2017; US$ 35.00

    This multidisciplinary volume, the first of its kind, presents an account of China?s contemporary transformation via one of its most important yet overlooked cities: Shenzhen, located just north of Hong Kong. In recent decades, Shenzhen has transformed from an experimental site for economic reform into a dominant city at the crossroads of the global... more...

  • The Statesman's Yearbook 2007by B. Turner

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 294.94

    The Statesman's Yearbook , now in a new, enlarged format, contains profiles of every country in the world and includes 20% new content. All print purchases now receive online access at no extra cost, with a single-user licence giving access to the full text online, updated regularly and fully searchable. For queries - more...

  • An Economic Inquiry into the Nonlinear Behaviors of Nationsby Rongxing Guo

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 106.14

    This book applies an economic approach to examine the driving forces behind the dynamic behaviors of developing nations. Taking into account initial conditions and environmental and external factors often oversimplified by historians and anthropologists, Guo finds that the rise and fall of civilizations and nations followed an anti-Darwinian process:... more...