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A Capitalism for the People: Recapturing the Lost Genius of American Prosperity

by Luigi Zingales

A forceful and sometimes personal look at how pro-business forces overwhelmed the pro-market principles that made American capitalism great, and how to get it back on track.


A History of Accounting and Accountants

by Richard Brown

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


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...


Understanding Development Economics: Its Challenge to Development Studies

by Adam Fforde

Important parts of development practice, especially in key institutions such as the World Bank, are dominated by economists. In contrast, Development Studies is largely based upon multidisciplinary work in which...


International Trade: An Application of Economic Theory: An Application of Economic Theory

by J. A. Hobson

First published in 1904, this important economic work explores some of the leading principles underlining the development of international trade. Hobson offered a departure from the conventional treatment of...


Democracy After the War

by J. A. Hobson

First published in 1917, Democracy After the War considers the challenges faced in the development of liberal democracy. Hobson emphasises the power of reactionary forces and their ability to hold back progress,...


Taxation in the New State

by J A Hobson

First published in 1919, Taxation in the New State explores the practical application of tax policy to the financial situation of post-World War I Britain. Hobson assesses policy according to the tax payer's...


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,...


The Problem of the Unemployed: An Enquiry and an Economic Policy: An Enquiry and an Economic Policy

by J. A. Hobson

First published in 1896, this seminal work considers the Question of the Unemployed at the height of imperialist capitalism. Hobson proposes a controversial theory of social progress, which argues that unemployment...


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...


This Place: Life and Shadow on the Great Plains

by David Stark & Nancy Warner

Nancy Warner’s photographs and David Stark’s interviews and reflections provide fresh perspective on the history and culture of a distinctly American phenomenon. Continuing in the tradition of Solomon D....


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 award-winning author of Diamond: A blazing exploration of the human love affair with gold that “combines the engaging style of a travel narrative with sharp-eyed journalistic exposé” (Publishers...


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...