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Historiography

  • Soviet Historians and Perestroika: The First Phaseby Donald J. Raleigh

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 175.00

    The Soviet historical profession is in ferment. For decades it was relegated to the task of obfuscating the past, gilding the status quo and papering over the "blank spots" in Soviet history - events that defied even the most brazen attempts at falsification. Today it is engaged in an often painful process of self-examination. Initially rather timid,... more...

  • Asia's Financial Crisis and the Role of Real Estateby Koichi Mera; Bertrand Renaud

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 52.95

    This book by a distinguished academic and a professional economist from the World Bank clearly demonstrates the significant role played by the real estate sector in inducing the Asian crisis; the linkage of the real estate sector to the general economy; the causes of real estate booms and subsequent busts; and the economic costs of real estate price... more...

  • International Commodity Markets and the Role of Cartelsby Mark S. LeClair

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 52.95

    The phenomenon of collusive international agreements (cartels) became widespread in the 1930s. At that time, attempts to control production and prices were mainly the prerogative of multinational firms operating in the developing (then colonized) world. The "modern era" of cartels began in the 1960s, when the governments of developing nations began... more...

  • International Joint Ventures: Theory and Practiceby Aimin Yan; Yadong Luo

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 59.95

    The first book-length treatment of theories, practical lessons, and the full set of critical issues that affect international joint ventures. It addresses culture, human resources, learning, legal, management, and research and development, and presents a full set of decisions and detailed guidelines for IJV formation and management. It also thoroughly... more...

  • Microeconomics: A Computational Approachby Gerald E. Thompson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 87.95

    This concise and comprehensive introduction to economics offers readers at all levels a more realistic approach to understanding the elements of resource and product markets, including the role of business decisions; technological change; product differentiation; uncertainty; and the optimal location of activities. With the book's easy-to-use software... more...

  • Understanding Early Modern Primary Sourcesby Laura Sangha; Jonathan Willis

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    Understanding Early Modern Primary Sources is an introduction to the rich treasury of source material available to students of early modern history. During this period, political development, economic and social change, rising literacy levels, and the success of the printing press, ensured that the State, the Church and the people generated texts... more...

  • The Latest Catastropheby Henry Rousso; Jane Marie Todd

    University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 32.50

    The writing of recent history tends to be deeply marked by conflict, by personal and collective struggles rooted in horrific traumas and bitter controversies. Frequently, today?s historians can find themselves researching the same events that they themselves lived through. This book reflects on the concept and practices of what is called ?contemporary... more...

  • A People's History of the American Revolutionby Ray Raphael

    The New Press 2016; US$ 19.95

    Upon its first publication in 2001 as the inaugural volume in The New Press People?s History series, edited by the late Howard Zinn, Ray Raphael?s magisterial A People?s History of the American Revolution was hailed by Fresh Air as relentlessly aggressive and unsentimental.? With impeccable skill, Raphael presented a wide array of fascinating... more...

  • Victorian Magicby Geoffrey Lamb

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1976. This title brings the Victorian era to life with stories of its spectacular leading magicians, conjurers, illusionists, escapologists, scientific experimenters and tricksters. Geoffrey Lamb describes the kind of people they were and the kind of things they did, whilst keeping intact the mystery surrounding their feats. This... more...

  • Paternalism in Early Victorian Englandby David Roberts

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 46.50

    First published in 1979. This book studies the social outlook which historians today call paternalism. It was an ideology which informed social attitudes at all levels of society and expressed itself in countless ways. In this work, David Roberts provides a comprehensive examination of the revival, amplification, and transformation of the ideals of... more...