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  • Economic Careersby Keith Tribe

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95

    In this volume fourteen senior economists describe their early introduction to the study of economics and their contribution to the development of academic economics in Britain. With experience covering a period stretching from the mid 1920s to the late 1960s, many of the contributors not only provide an insight into the role of university disciplines... 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...

  • Classical Macroeconomicsby James C.W. Ahiakpor

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    John Maynard Keynes failed to correctly interpret classic economic concepts, and dismissed the classical explanations and conclusions as being irrelevant to the world in which we live. The trauma of the Great Depression and Keynes's changed definition of economic concepts, aided by Eugen Böhm-Bawerk, have made it difficult for modern economists to... 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...

  • Economic History of London, 1800-1914by Professor Michael Ball; David T Sunderland

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95

    In 1800 London was already the largest city in the world, and over the course of the next century its population grew rapidly, reaching over seven million by 1914. Historians have often depicted London after the Industrial Revolution as an industrial backwater that declined into the mass exploitation of labour through 'sweating', dominated by City... more...

  • Classics and Moderns in Economics Volume Iby Peter Groenewegen

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 210.00

    Peter Groenewegen's reputation as a chronicler of the history of economics is unparalleled. Building on his respected collection on eighteenth century economics, this new book focuses on the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, reprinting essays on classical and modern economics. Several of the included essays have never been published before,... more...

  • 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...

  • Eighteenth Century Economicsby Peter Groenewegen

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 160.00

    Peter Groenewegen is one of the world's foremost scholars of eighteenth century economics - the era that saw the effective 'mainstreaming' of the discipline in the work of Smith, Turgot and Quesnay. This collection of essays amounts to the definitive guide to eighteenth century economics and is a must for any economist's bookshelves. Eighteenth... more...

  • The Global Impact of the Great Depression 1929-1939by Dietmar Rothermund

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 45.95

    This study broadens the conventional focus of the Great Depression to include its impact on the countries of Africa, Asia and Latin America. It covers the economic background and causes, from the international gold standard to agricultural over-production in the US. Other areas discussed include: the impact on the peasantry in developing countries;... more...

  • Beyond Capitalby Michael A. Lebowitz

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 43.00

    Winner of The Deutscher Memorial Prize 2004. In a completely reworked edition of his classic (1991) volume, Michael A. Lebowitz explores the implications of the book on wage-labour that Marx originally intended to write. Focusing upon critical assumptions in Capital that were to be removed in Wage-Labour and upon Marx's methodology, Lebowitz stresses... more...