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  • Ancient Economic Thoughtby Betsy Price

    Taylor and Francis 1997; US$ 54.95

    This book explores the interrelationship between economic practice and religion, ethics and social structure in a number of ancient cultures, including ancient East Indian, Hebraic, Greek, Hellenistic, Roman and emerging European cultures. more...

  • Economic History of The Netherlands 1914-1995by Jan L. van Zanden

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 230.00

    Jan L. van Zanden in The Economic History of the Netherlands 1914-1995 answers these questions. In the first four chapters the long development of the economy is analysed in detail. Central to this part of the book are the rise (and decline) of managerial enterprise; the growth (and fall) of trade unions; and the expansion (and crisis) of the welfare... more...

  • The Anti-Capitalist Dictionaryby David E. Lowes

    Zed Books 2006; US$ 31.95

    This dictionary is an alternative and a counter-balance to the many political dictionaries that ignore or marginalize the history and influence of anti-capitalist movements. It paints a rich picture of the ideas and issues that inform today‘s anti-capitalist activity. Anti-capitalism has existed in many forms and with a variety of names since... more...

  • The Myth of the Rational Marketby Justin Fox

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 13.99

    ?Do we really need yet another book about the financial crisis? Yes, we do?because this one is different?.A must-read for anyone who wants to understand the mess we?re in.? ?Paul Krugman, New York Times Book Review   ?Fox makes business history thrilling.? ? St. Louis Post-Dispatch   A lively history of ideas, The Myth of... more...

  • A Cultural History of Financeby Irene Finel-Honigman

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    The world of finance is again undergoing crisis and transformation. This book provides a new perspective on finance through the prism of popular and formal culture and examines fascination and repulsion toward money, the role of governments and individuals in financial crises and how the Crisis of 2008, like others since 1720, repeat the same patterns... more...

  • The Great Waveby David Hackett Fischer

    Oxford University Press, USA 1997; US$ 22.99

    David Hackett Fischer, one of our most prominent historians, has garnered a reputation for making history come alive--even stories as familiar as Paul Revere's ride, or as complicated as the assimilation of British culture in North America. Now, in The Great Wave, Fischer has done it again, marshaling an astonishing array of historical facts in... more...

  • Distinguished Women Economistsby JULIANNE CICARELLI

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 108.00

    Women are vital members of the economics profession, yet they have traditionally received scant recognition for their work. This volume provides information on 51 remarkable women in the profession. They come from all areas of economics-academia, the business world, public policy-and include those who are currently active as well as 19th-century pioneers... more...

  • Capital Ideasby Peter L. Bernstein

    Wiley 2012; US$ 19.95

    Capital Ideas traces the origins of modern Wall Street, from the pioneering work of early scholars and the development of new theories in risk, valuation, and investment returns, to the actual implementation of these theories in the real world of investment management. Bernstein brings to life a variety of brilliant academics who have contributed... more...

  • Global Economic Historyby Robert C. Allen

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 9.99

    Why are some countries rich and others poor? In 1500, the income differences were small, but they have grown dramatically since Columbus reached America. Since then, the interplay between geography, globalization, technological change, and economic policy has determined the wealth and poverty of nations. The industrial revolution was Britain's... more...

  • The Ancient Economyby Walter Scheidel; Sitta von Reden

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 45.95

    The Ancient Economy introduces readers to the nature of economic life in the ancient world, and provides a valuable guide to scholarly debates on the subject. The book describes and examines the economic processes and fluctuations of the ancient world, and shows how these relate to political and social change and conditions. Leading experts address... more...