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Economic History

  • The Power of a Single Numberby Philipp Lepenies

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 29.99

    Since it was first widely used in the mid-twentieth century, GDP has become the most powerful statistical indicator of our time. Practically all governments adhere to the idea that GDP growth is a primary political target. And while criticism of this hegemonic measure has grown over the past decade, neither its champions nor its detractors deny its... more...

  • The Vanishing American Corporationby Gerald F. Davis

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2016; US$ 29.95

    The Vanishing American Corporation Navigating the Hazards of a New Economy It may be hard to believe in an era of Wal-Mart, Citizens United, and the Koch brothers, but corporations are on the decline, says Gerald Davis. The number of American companies listed on the stock market dropped by more than half between 1997 and 2012. In recent years we've... more...

  • The Vanishing American Corporationby Gerald F. Davis

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2016; US$ 29.95

    It may be hard to believe in an era of Walmart, Citizens United, and the Koch brothers, but corporations are on the decline. The number of American companies listed on the stock market dropped by half between 1996 and 2012. In recent years we've seen some of the most storied corporations go bankrupt (General Motors, Chrysler, Eastman Kodak) or disappear... more...

  • The Historian's Huck Finn: Reading Mark Twain's Masterpiece as Social and Economic Historyby Ranjit Dighe

    ABC-CLIO 2016; US$ 58.00

    Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is widely regarded as a classic American novel?a groundbreaking one in which the author attempts to accurately portray society through the use of at-times coarse vernacular English. In this book, readers can experience the full text of Twain's Huckleberry Finn accompanied by annotations in footnote form throughout.... more...

  • Structural Analysis and the Process of Economic Developmentby Jonas Ljungberg

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Economic development is full of discontinuities. Mainstream economists perceive these as external disturbances to a natural state of?equilibrium, but this book argues that much of the discontinuities are part of economic development, suggesting that patterns can be understood with structural analysis. Structural Analysis and the Process of Economic... more...

  • Liberalism and Chinese Economic Developmentby Gilles Campagnolo

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Liberalism and Chinese Economic Development brings international contributors together in order to consider economic, political, social and legislative aspects of China?s modernization. This volume explores how liberalism is received and perceived, and whether it is adapted or adopted upon the basis of centuries of Chinese civilization and decades... more...

  • National Dutiesby Gautham Rao

    University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 45.00

    In the wake of the American Revolution, if you had asked a citizen whether his fledgling state would survive more than two centuries, the answer would have been far from confident. The problem, as is so often the case, was money. Left millions of dollars of debt by the war, the nascent federal government created a system of taxes on imported goods... more...

  • Let?s Stay Togetherby Denis MacShane

    I.B.Tauris 2016; US$ 7.50

    From the bestselling author of BREXIT comes a personal and passionate plea for voting ?Remain? on 23rd June.Denis MacShane, former Minister for Europe, is alarmed that the referendum debate so far has been too polite, too restrained. Now is the time for the gloves to come off, he insists.The result is a small book with a hugely important message. more...

  • National Identity and the Agrarian Republicby Manuela Albertone

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    With a few exceptions, historiography has paid little attention to the impact of French economic thought during the American Revolution, focusing instead on the Revolution?s links with Britain. This book outlines how, from the mid-eighteenth to the early-nineteenth century, the political and social dimension of French economic thought, and particularly... more...

  • Diverse Development Paths and Structural Transformation in the Escape from Povertyby Martin Andersson; Tobias Axelsson

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 98.99

    This book discusses possibilities for, and obstacles to, economic development in lower income countries in Asia, Latin America, and Sub-Saharan Africa. It examines how lower income countries might 'catch up' and advantages and disadvantages of the lateness of poor countries in the development process. more...