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The Predator State: How Conservatives Abandoned the Free Market and Why Liberals Should Too

by James Galbraith

The cult of the free market has dominated economic policy-talk since the Reagan revolution of nearly thirty years ago. Tax cuts and small government, monetarism, balanced budgets, deregulation, and free trade...


Stocks for the Long Run 5/E:  The Definitive Guide to Financial Market Returns & Long-Term Investment Strategies

by Jeremy J. Siegel

The stock-investing classic--UPDATED TO HELP YOU WIN IN TODAY'S CHAOTIC GLOBAL ECONOMY

Much has changed since the last edition of Stocks for the Long Run. The financial crisis, the deepest bear market since...


The Shadow Market: How a Group of Wealthy Nations and Powerful Investors Secretly Dominate the World

by Eric J Weiner

Acclaimed financial journalist Eric J. Weiner reveals how foreign countries and private investors are increasingly controlling the global economy and secretly wresting power from the United States in ways that...


Chasing the White Dog: An Amateur Outlaw's Adventures in Moonshine

by Max Watman

In the summer of 1794, drunk and armed outlaws gathered in Monongahela, Pennsylvania, intent on preventing the collection of the Whiskey Tax. George Washington mustered 13,000 troops to quell the rebellion,...


Power to the People: Energy in Europe over the Last Five Centuries

by Astrid Kander, Paolo Malanima & Paul Warde

Power to the People examines the varied but interconnected relationships between energy consumption and economic development in Europe over the last five centuries. It describes how the traditional energy economy...


The Great Money Binge: Spending Our Way to Socialism

by George Melloan

According to George Melloan, the erosion of supply-side economic principles began shortly after Ronald Reagan left office, when his successor, George H.W. Bush, caved in to pressures from Congress and reneged...


Lending to the Borrower from Hell: Debt, Taxes, and Default in the Age of Philip II

by Mauricio Drelichman & Hans-Joachim Voth

Why do lenders time and again loan money to sovereign borrowers who promptly go bankrupt? When can this type of lending work? As the United States and many European nations struggle with mountains of debt, historical...


The Political Economy of Gunnar Myrdal: Transcending Dilemmas Post-2008

by Örjan Appelqvist

The intellectual trajectory of Gunnar Myrdal, Swedish Nobel Laureate economist, sociologist, and politician, brings us through many of the major issues in the world economy and politics of the 20th century....


Gold: The Race for the World's Most Seductive Metal

by Matthew Hart

From the lost empires of the Sahara to today’s frenzied global gold rush, a blazing exploration of the human love affair with gold by Matthew Hart, the award-winning author of Diamond

In the wake of the 2008...


A Short History of Socialist Money

by Gavin Peebles

A Short History of Socialist Money is a historical and institutional account of the role of money in the planned economies. It is an essential guide for general readers and students interested in monetary economics,...


Large Databases in Economic History: Research Methods and Case Studies: Research Methods and Case Studies

by Mark Casson & Nigar Hashimzade

'Big data' is now readily available to economic historians, thanks to the digitisation of primary sources, collaborative research linking different data sets, and the publication of databases on the internet....


The Rising of the Luddites: Chartists and Plug-Drawers

by Frank Peel & E. P. Thompson

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


The Death of Detroit

by Dan Greenup

In 1950, Detroit was one of the wealthiest cities in America. These days, it's one of the poorest. Over the past sixty years, the Motor City has lost more than half of its population. As the former "Paris of...


The Wiltshire Woollen Industry in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

by G.D. Ramsay

First published in 1965. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


The Early Iron Industry of Furness and Districts: An Historical and Descriptive Account from Earliest Times to the End of the Eighteenth Century with

Studies in English Trade in the 15th Century

by Eileen Power & M.M. Postan

Of all the activities of the most neglected century in English History, England's trade has received the least attention in proportion to its importance. It was obviously in the course of the later Middle Ages,...


Trade Union and Social History

by A.E. Musson

There is perhaps no area of British life where attitudes are more strongly influenced by shared traditions and past experiences than the trade union movement; the memory of the working-class movements is a long...


Roots of American Economic Growth 1607-1861: An Essay on Social Causation

by Stuart Bruchey

First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


An Economic History of Europe 1760-1930

by a. Birnie

A history of the rise of industrialism in modern Europe, containing a description of the revolutionary changes which transformed industry, commerce and agriculture at the beginning of the last century, with...


An Economic History of Italy: From the Fall of the Empire to the Beginning of the 16th Century

by Gino Luzzatto

This book is the first to provide English readers with a brief and comprehensive survey of economic life in Italy during the period of its greatest splendour: the Middle Ages and Renaissance.

The wealth of Renaissance...