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American Big Business in Britain and Germany: A Comparative History of Two "Special Relationships" in the 20th Century

by Volker R. Berghahn

While America’s relationship with Britain has often been deemed unique, especially during the two world wars when Germany was a common enemy, the American business sector actually had a greater affinity with...


REVEALED BIODIVERSITY: AN ECONOMIC HISTORY OF THE HUMAN IMPACT: An Economic History of the Human Impact

by Eric L Jones

Revealed Biodiversity: An Economic History of the Human Impact aims to show that for several centuries environmental conditions have been substantially the product of economic fluctuations. It contests the notion...


The Transformation of the World: A Global History of the Nineteenth Century

by Jürgen Osterhammel & Patrick Camiller

A monumental history of the nineteenth century, The Transformation of the World offers a panoramic and multifaceted portrait of a world in transition. Jürgen Osterhammel, an eminent scholar who has been called...


HARRY S TRUMAN: THE ECONOMICS OF A POPULIST PRESIDENT: The Economics of a Populist President

by E Ray Canterbery

Harry S Truman is best remembered as the President who witnessed the swift arrival of the Cold War in the tumultuous years after World War Two. Little however has been written to show that he was also the populist...


How It All Began (Routledge Revivals): Origins of the Modern Economy

by W. W. Rostow

First published in 1975, this book traces the origins of our modern economy, showing the routes by which nations have either achieved wealth or have been impoverished. W. W. Rostow brings together issues of...


Bolshevism at a Deadlock (Routledge Revivals)

by Karl Kautsky

Bolshevism at a Deadlock was written Karl Kautsky, one of the leading Marxist intellectuals of the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries, in response to the catastrophic failures of Stalin's first Five...


National Identity and the Agrarian Republic: The Transatlantic Commerce of Ideas between America and France (1750-1830)

by Manuela Albertone

This book outlines how, from the mid-eighteenth to the early nineteenth century, the political and social dimension of French economic thought, and particularly of Physiocracy, spurred American Republicans to...


Economic Methodology: A Historical Introduction

by Harro Maas

Ever since the inception of economics over two hundred years ago, the tools at the discipline's disposal have grown more and more more sophisticated. This book provides a historical introduction to the methodology...


Equal Rights for All. Special Privileges for None. Re-Examining the Anti-Federalist Populist Heritage of Freedom

by Thomas E. Vass

About 55% of American citizens abhor the transformation of the society and government into a European socialist state but do not know what to do to restore freedom. A clue for what comes next can be gained by...


History of the Anti-Corn Law League

by Archibald Prentice

First Published in 1968. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


The Victorian Working Class: Selections from the "Morning Cronicle"

by P. E Razzell & R. W Wainwright

First Published in 1973. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Money: The Unauthorized Biography

by Felix Martin

From ancient currency to Adam Smith, from the gold standard to shadow banking and the Great Recession: a sweeping historical epic that traces the development and evolution of one of humankind’s greatest inventions....


The Moral Background: An Inquiry into the History of Business Ethics

by Gabriel Abend

In recent years, many disciplines have become interested in the scientific study of morality. However, a conceptual framework for this work is still lacking. In The Moral Background, Gabriel Abend develops just...


The Best Way to Rob a Bank Is to Own One: How Corporate Executives and Politicians Looted the S&l Industry

by William K. Black

In this expert insider's account of the savings and loan debacle of the 1980s, William Black lays bare the strategies that corrupt CEOs and CFOs-in collusion with those who have regulatory oversight of their...


Founding Finance: How Debt, Speculation, Foreclosures, Protests, and Crackdowns Made Us a Nation

by William Hogeland

Recent movements such as the Tea Party and anti-tax "constitutional conservatism" lay claim to the finance and taxation ideas of America's founders, but how much do we really know about the dramatic clashes...


Greenback Planet: How the Dollar Conquered the World and Threatened Civilization as We Know It

by H. W. Brands

The world runs on the U.S. dollar. From Washington to Beijing, governments, businesses, and individuals rely on the dollar to conduct commerce and invest profitably and safely-even after the global financial...


Creole Economics: Caribbean Cunning Under the French Flag

by Katherine E. Browne

What do the trickster Rabbit, slave descendants, off-the-books economies, and French citizens have to do with each other? Plenty, says Katherine Browne in her anthropological investigation of the informal economy...


The Black Death in Egypt and England: A Comparative Study

by Stuart J. Borsch

Throughout the fourteenth century AD/eighth century H, waves of plague swept out of Central Asia and decimated populations from China to Iceland. So devastating was the Black Death across the Old World that...


Deception and Abuse at the Fed: Henry B. Gonzalez Battles Alan Greenspan's Bank

by Robert D. Auerbach

The Federal Reserve-the central bank of the United States-is the most powerful peacetime bureaucracy in the federal government. Under the chairmanship of Alan Greenspan (1987-2006), the Fed achieved near mythical...


Zero-Sum Future: American Power in an Age of Anxiety

by Gideon Rachman

From one of the world’s most influential commentators on international affairs, chief foreign affairs columnist for the Financial Times, comes a stark warning about a gathering global political crisis.

Successive...