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Economic History

  • Germany's Empire in the Eastby David Hamlin

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 96.00

    The collapse of political and economic order in World War One prompted Germany to turn to empire in Eastern Europe. more...

  • Oil Revolutionby Christopher R. W. Dietrich

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 28.00

    Oil Revolution chronicles the rise and fall of anti-colonial oil elites who forged a new international culture of economic dissent from the 1950s to the 1970s. more...

  • The Empire of the St. Lawrenceby Donald Creighton; H. Christopher Moore

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2017; Not Available

    Creighton examines the trading system that developed along the St. Lawrence River and argues that the exploitation of key staple products by colonial merchants along the St. Lawrence River system was key to Canada’s economic and national development. more...

  • The Fur Trade in Canadaby Harold Innis; Arthur Ray

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2017; Not Available

    A classic work of Canadian historical scholarship, first published in 1930. In his new introduction, A.J. Ray states that this book is argueably the most definitive economic history and geography of Canada ever produced. more...

  • The City of London and Social Democracyby Aled Davies

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 79.99

    How and why did social democracy give way to neoliberalism in Britain in the late twentieth century? Aled Davies asks these questions in this exploration of the City of London and its relationship with the post-war social democratic State. more...

  • Banking Reforms in Indiaby T R Bishnoi; Sofia Devi

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 111.95

    This book provides a historical evaluation of banking reforms and structural changes in India over the past 25 years. Chapters cover issues in consolidation and restructuring, competition and concentration, performance evaluation in terms of cost efficiency and productivity, profitability, non-performing assets and technology use. The... more...

  • Technology and Work in German Industryby Norbert Altmann; Christoph Kohler; Pamela Meil

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 45.00

    German industry in particular is a central focus for studying technical and organizational changes in industry due to its pivotal position in international markets, its technological sophistication and its well-established training systems. Originally published in 1992, this study brings together contributions which contain both theoretical approaches... more...

  • Industrial Unemployment in Germany 1873-1913by Linda A. Heilman

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 70.00

    Originally published in 1991 this book provides a multi-faceted analysis of German unemployment between 1873 and 1913. It can also be read as an example of social scientific historiography during the fourth quarter of the twentieth century. Finally, the study has value for the comparative perspective it lends to current economic, social, and political... more...

  • Social Partnership at Workby Carola M. Frege

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 45.00

    This book, originally published in 1999, provided the first comparative, in-depth analysis of workplace relations in east and west Germany. The collapse of communism and the ensuing process of reform means that East Germany provides a particularly interesting case, having experienced rapid and radical political and economic transformation, and representing... more...

  • Economic Planning and Policies in Britain, France and Germanyby Geoffrey Denton; Murray Forsyth; Malcolm MacLennan

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 45.00

    Examining the innovations of economic policy in the UK, France and Germany in the 1960s, this book originally published in 1968, assesses the degree of success of these policies and draws conclusion for the oreintation of future policy. The book contrasts the long history of national planning in France with the equally long history of anti-p[lanning... more...