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Economic History

  • Capitalism's Toxic Assumptionsby Eve Poole

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2015; US$ 28.99

    In Science, no-one believes the earth is flat any more. Economists, on the other hand, haven't budged from their original worldview. Market Capitalism depends on seven big ideas: competition, the 'invisible hand', utility, agency theory, pricing, shareholder value, and limited liability. These served the world well in the past, but over the years they... more...

  • Genealogy of American Financeby Robert E. Wright; Richard Sylla; Charles M. Royce

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 59.99

    In this unique, gorgeously illustrated book, readers learn how fifty financial corporations came to dominate the U.S. banking system and their impact on the nation?s political, social, and economic growth. A story that spans more than two centuries of war, crisis, and opportunity, this account reminds readers that American banking was never a fixed... more...

  • The Locust and the Beeby Geoff Mulgan

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 19.95

    The recent economic crisis was a dramatic reminder that capitalism can both produce and destroy. It's a system that by its very nature encourages predators and creators, locusts and bees. But, as Geoff Mulgan argues in this compelling, imaginative, and important book, the economic crisis also presents a historic opportunity to choose a radically different... more...

  • Current Federal Reserve Policy Under the Lens of Economic Historyby Owen Humpage

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 88.00

    A retrospective on the Federal Reserve, these essays by leading historians and economists investigate how financial infrastructure shapes economic outcomes. more...

  • Eating People Is Wrong, and Other Essays on Famine, Its Past, and Its Futureby Ó; Grá; Cormac da

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 35.00

    Famines are becoming smaller and rarer, but optimism about the possibility of a famine-free future must be tempered by the threat of global warming. That is just one of the arguments that Cormac Ó Gráda, one of the world?s leading authorities on the history and economics of famine, develops in this wide-ranging book, which provides crucial new perspectives... more...

  • The City Of London Volume 1by David Kynaston

    Random House 2015; US$ 31.98

    A World of Its Own tells the story of the City of London's nineteenth century ascent to its position as the world's leading international financial centre. We witness the rise of the merchant banks, the growth of the Stock Exchange, the internationalism of the money market, and the characters behind these developments, like the mercurial Nathan... more...

  • The City Of London Volume 4by David Kynaston

    Random House 2015; US$ 39.98

    The City of London. Vol IV: A Club No More is the fourth and final volume of David Kynaston's epic history of the square mile in the modern era. This lively and informative book takes the story from the post-war era, when the City was hemmed in by bombsites and austere Chancellors, through to very recent developments, such as the "Big-Bang" deregulation... more...

  • The City Of London Volume 2by David Kynaston

    Random House 2015; US$ 31.98

    Between 1890 and 1914 the City of London was all dominant as Britain's legendary gold standard reigned supreme across the globe. Golden Years anatomises an elite at the height of its powers. Combining brilliant scholarship with high entertainment, and drawing on an unparalleled range of original sources, David Kynaston brings the city triumphant... more...

  • An Economic History of Europeby Karl Gunnar Persson; Paul Sharp

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 30.00

    Second edition of leading textbook on European economic history, updated throughout and with new coverage of post-financial crisis Europe. more...