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- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95
American merchants established trading firms in the ports of Yokohama, Kobe and Nagasaki which operated from 1859-1899 until the repeal of the Unequal Treaties. Members of a privileged, semi-colonial community, the merchants formed the largest group of Americans in 19th century Japan. In this first book-length treatment of this group, Kevin Murphy... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 69.99
Classical economics assumed that trade always balanced, but often trade is not balanced. For example, some neo-mercantilist trading partners attempt to distort the terms of trade in order to garner economic and political advantages. Balanced Trade examines the economic and political consequences of imbalanced trade and provides a set of policy... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 41.95
Leading historians explore how our ideas of what is attractive are influenced by a broad range of social and economic factors. They force us to reckon with the ways that beauty has been made, bought and sold in modern America. more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2006; US$ 30.00
Becoming Bourgeois is the first study to focus on what historians have come to call the "middling sort," the economic group falling between yeoman farmers and the planter class that dominated the antebellum South. At a time when Southerners rarely traveled far from their homes, these merchants annually ventured forth on buying junkets to northern... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.95
Driven by expanding domestic markets and exports of natural resource commodities, Latin America has recently come into focus as an economic force in the international arena. Business in Emerging Latin America provides students with a comprehensive overview of the business environment of this emerging, dynamic region. The book begins at the macro... more...
Can Regional Integration Accelerate Development in Africa? CGE Model Simulations of the Impact of the SADC FTA on the Republic of MadagascarInternational Monetary Fund 2007; US$ 9.00
Madagascar plans to start phasing out its customs tariffs on imports from the Southern African Development Community in 2007. This paper uses a CGE model to evaluate the impact of the SADC FTA on Madagascar economy. The results suggest that the SADC FTA would only have a limited impact on Madagascar's real GDP because the liberalization affects only... more...
- Dundurn 2011; US$ 9.99
In 1911, Canadians went to the polls to decide the fate of their country in an election that raised issues vital to Canadas national independence and its place in the world. Canada 1911 revisits and re-examines this momentous turn in Canadian history, when Canadians truly found themselves at a parting of the ways. more...
- Profile Books 2003; US$ 26.67
An intelligent and accessible overview of one of the world's fastest growing and most important stock markets. China's stock market has reached a critical stage in its development. After 16 years since the first shares were traded in Shanghai, it is now recognised as the developing world's most important stock market. Already the third largest in... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 49.95
This volume reveals the wider scope of the French political and economic situation, as well as the minutiae of common barter and trade in Louisiana during the French Régime. By the time French colonists sought a portion of the New World?s riches, much of those resources had already been claimed by Spain and Portugal. Once settled in North America,... more...