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Derek H. Aldcroft [and] Harry W. Richardson (1969). The British Economy, 1870-1939. (London, UK: Macmillan, 346 p.). Great Britain--Economic conditions.

Derek H. Aldcroft (1977). From Versailles to Wall Street, 1919-1929. (Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 372 p.). Economic history--20th century.

--- (2001). The European Economy 1914-2000. (New York, NY: Routledge, [4th ed.]). Europe--Economic conditions--20th century.

William Ashworth (1987). A Short History of the International Economy Since 1850. (New York, NY: Longman, 331 p. [4th ed.]). Economic history; International economic relations.

Anders Aslund (2009). How Ukraine Became a Market Economy and Democracy. (Washington, DC: Peterson Institute for International Economics, 345 p.). Senior Fellow (Peterson Institute for International Economics). Democratization -- Ukraine; Ukraine -- Economic policy -- 1991-; Ukraine -- Economic conditions -- 1991-. Chronological guide to evolution of Ukraine, transformation into market economy and democracy, ultimate repercussions of gradual political rebirth on governmental, societal architecture; specific facets of political, economic reform to instill economic stability, reverse high levels of inflation; integration in international organizational hierarchy. 

Roger E. Backhouse (2002). The Ordinary Business of Life: A History of Economics from the Ancient World to the Twenty-First Century. (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 369 p.). Chair in the History and Philosophy of Economics (University of Birmingham). Economics; Economic history.

Paul Bairoch (1993). Economics and World History: Myths and Paradoxes. (Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 184 p.). Economic history; Free trade--History; Developing countries--Economic conditions.

Ed. Paul Bairoch and Maurice Lévy-Leboyer (1981). Disparities in Economic Development Since the Industrial Revolution. (New York, NY: St. Martin's Press, 428 p.). Economic history--Congresses; Economic development--Congresses.

Michael Ball and David Sunderland (2001). An Economic History of London, 1800-1914. (New York, NY: Routledge, 470 p.). Professor of Urban and Property Economics (University of Reading); Programme Leader and Senior Lecturer (University of Greenwich). London (England) --Economic conditions; London (England) --History --1800-1950. Economic development of world's first great industrial metropolis; 1800 - already largest city in world; 1914 - population over 7 million; centre of 19th-century British economic growth: population and migration, standards of living, employment and industry, changes in retailing and leisure, social welfare and local government, post and telecommunications; supply of urban services.

Pranab Bardhan (2010). Awakening Giants, Feet of Clay: Assessing the Economic Rise of China and India. (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 192 p.). Professor of Economics (University of California, Berkeley). China --Economic policy --2000-; India --Economic policy --1991-; China --Economic conditions --2000-; India --Economic conditions --1991-; China --Social conditions --2000-; India --Social conditions --20th century. China and India's complex political economy at time of global reconfiguration, change; two countries account for one-fifth of global economy, projected to represent third of world's income by 2025; each countries' economic reforms, pattern and composition of growth, problems afflicting their agricultural, industrial, infrastructural, financial sectors; how factors affect China and India's poverty, inequality, environment; how political factors shape each country's pattern of burgeoning capitalism; how significant poverty reduction in both countries is mainly due to domestic factors--not global integration; how authoritarianism has distorted Chinese development while democratic governance in India has been marred by severe accountability failures.

Alan Beattiie (2009). False Economy: A Surprising Economic History of the World. (New York, NY: Riverhead Books, 336 p.). World Trade Editor (Financial Times). Economic history; Economics. Societies, economies, countries usually make concrete choices that determine their destinies; why countries make them, driven to make them, what those decisions can mean for future of global economy; how human beings have shaped their own fates, conditions of countries they call home; how decisions that are being made now will determine what happens in future.

T. Ivan Berend (2006). An Economic History of Twentieth-Century Europe: Economic Regimes from Laissez-Faire to Globalization. (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 356 p.). Professor of History (UCLA), Former Rector of the Budapest University of Economics, Former President of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. Europe--Economic conditions--20th century. Chronological development of 20th-century European economy, main factors of economic growth, various economic regimes, vast disparity between European regions began to disappear.

Ivan T. Berend and Gyorgy Ranki; translated by Eva Palmai (1982). The European Periphery and Industrialization, 1780-1914. (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 180 p.). Industrialization--Europe--History; Europe--Economic conditions.

Mark Blaug (1986). Economic History and the History of Economics. (Washington Square, NY: New York University Press, 284 p.). Economic history; Economics--History.

Eric D. Beinhocker (2006). The Origin of Wealth: How Evolution Creates Novelty, Knowledge, and Growth in the Economy. (Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press, 527 p.). Senior Fellow at the McKinsey Global Institute. Economic development; Economic history; Economics. New way to think about economic growth, business management; best explained by complexity economics.

T. Ivan Berend (2006). An Economic History of Twentieth-Century Europe: Economic Regimes from Laissez-Faire to Globalization. (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 356 p.). Professor of History (UCLA), Former Rector of the Budapest University of Economics, Former President of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. Europe--Economic conditions--20th century. Historic development of 20th-century European economy; how vast disparity between European regions gradually began to disappear.

William J. Bernstein (2004). The Birth of Plenty: How the Prosperity of the Modern World Was Created. (New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 42o p.). Practicing Neurologist, founded Wealth; Economic history; Quality of life. Mankind experienced virtually zero economic growth from dawn of time until 1820; four conditions necessary for sustained economic progress: 1) property rights, 2) scientific rationalism, 3) capital markets, 4) communications and transportation technology - their gradual appearance, impact throughout every corner of globe.

Patrick Brantlinger (1996). Fictions of State: Culture and Credit in Britain, 1694-1994 (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 291 p.). English fiction--History and criticism; Economics in literature; Literature and state--Great Britain; Popular culture--Great Britain; Credit--Great Britain; Debt in literature; Great Britain--Economic conditions.

Fernand Braudel (1982-1984). Civilization and Capitalism, 15th-18th Century. (New York, NY: Harper & Row, 3 vols.). Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes. Economic history; Social history; Civilization, Modern--History. Contents: v. 1. The structures of everyday life : the limits of the possible -- v. 2. The wheels of commerce -- v. 3. The perspective of the world. Vol. 1: Translation from the French revised by Siân Reynolds; v. 2-3: Translation from the French by Siân Reynolds.

--- (1982). The Structures of Everyday Life: The Limits of the Possible (Civilization and Capitalism: 15th-18th Century): Volume 1. (New York, NY: Harper & Row, 462 p.). Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes. Economic history; Social history.

--- (1983). The Wheels of Commerce (Civilization and Capitalism, 15th-18th Century):  Volume 2.(New York, NY: Harper & Row, 720 p.). Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes. Economic history; Social history. 

--- (1984). The Perspective of the World (Civilization & Capitalism, 15th - 18th Century): Volume 3. (New York, NY: Harper & Row, 704 p.). Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes. Economic history; Social history.

Robert Brenner (2006). The Economics of Global Turbulence: The Advanced Capitalist Economies from Long Boom to Long Downturn, 1945-2005. (New York, NY: Verso, 369 p.). Professor of History and Director of the Center for Social Theory and Comparative History (UCLA). Economic history--1945-. Turbulent post-war history of global system since 1970's, systematic factors behind over-production, over-competition, wage repression, high unemployment, unequal development.

Richard H. Britnell (2004). Britain and Ireland 1050-1530: Economy and Society. (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 562 p.). Emeritus Professor of Economic History (University of Durham). Great Britain--Economic conditions; Great Britain--Social conditions; Ireland--Economic conditions; Ireland--Social conditions. Economic institutions, structure of production, rates of economic development; development of towns and trade, settlement patterns, agriculture, relations between lords and tenure.

Eds. Stephen Broadberry and Mark Harrison (2005). The Economics of World War I. (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 345 p.). Professors of Economics (University of Warwick). World War, 1914-1918 -- Economic aspects. History of European economies at war from 1914 to 1918.

Victor Bulmer-Thomas (2003). The Economic History of Latin America Since Independence. (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 481 p. [2nd ed.]). Latin America--Economic conditions; Latin America--Economic policy. Successes, failures of export-led growth.

Ed. Frances Cairncross (1992). The Legacy of the Golden Age: The 1960s and Their Economic Consequences. (New York, NY: Routledge, 204 p.). Management Editor (Economist). Economic history --1945-1971 --Congresses; Great Britain --Economic conditions --1945-1964 --Congresses; Great Britain --Economic conditions --1964-1979 --Congresses; Great Britain --Economic policy --1945-1964 --Congresses; Great Britain --Economic policy --1964-1979 --Congresses. Economic experience of 1960s; conditions which enabled boom to last for such a long time, factors which finally brought it to an end; extent to which policy mistakes responsible for  conflicts of 1970s, beyond.

Rondo E. Cameron (2000). France and the Economic Development of Europe, 1800-1914. (New York, NY: Routledge, 586 p.). Europe--Economic conditions; France--Foreign economic relations; France--Economic conditions.

Rondo E. Cameron, Larry Neal (2003). A Concise Economic History of the World: From Paleolithic Times to the Present. (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 463 p. [4th ed.]). Economic history.

Gwynn Campbell (2004). An Economic History of Imperial Madagascar 1750-1895, or, The Rise and Fall of an Island Empire. (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 432 p.). Senior Lecturer in the Department of Applied Languages and International Trade (University of Avignon). Merina (Malagasy people)--History; Madagascar--Economic conditions; Madagascar--History; Madagascar--Colonization. 

E. Ray Canterbery (1995). The Literate Economist: A Brief History of Economics. (New York, NY: HarperCollins College Publishers, 379 p.). Economics--History.

Gregory Clark (2007). A Farewell to Alms: A Brief Economic History of the World. (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. Professor of Economics (University of California, Davis). Economic history. Culture, not exploitation, geography, or resources, explains wealth, poverty of nations, Industrial Revolution in England in 1800; stable political, legal, economic institutions led to deep cultural changes, encouraged people to abandon hunter-gatherer instincts (violence, impatience, economy of effort), to adopt economic habits (hard work, rationality, education).

Shepard B. Clough [and] Richard T. Rapp (1975). European Economic History; The Economic Development of Western Civilization. (New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 571 p. [3rd ed.]). Economic history.

G. D. H. Cole (1952). Introduction to Economic History, 1750-1950. (New York, NY: St. Martin's Press, 232 p.). Economic history--1750-1918; Economic history--20th century.

D. C. Coleman (1987). History and the Economic Past: An Account of the Rise and Decline of Economic History in Britain. (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 150 p,). Economic history--Study and teaching--Great Britain.

Paul Collier (2007). The Bottom Billion: Why the Poorest Countries Are Failing and What Can Be Done About It. (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 205 p.). Professor of Economics, Director of the Center for the Study of African Economies (Oxford University). Poor--Developing countries; Poverty--Developing countries. Global poverty falling rapidly for about 80% of  world; real crisis lies in group of about 50 failing states, due to any of for 4 'traps': 1) wars; 2) natural resources gone wrong (Nigeria and oil); 3) landlocked with bad neighbors (Chad); 4) bad-governance-in-a-small-country trap; measures to encourage growth through improving trade (create conditions for economies to grow).

Ed. Nicholas Crafts and Gianni Toniolo (1996). Economic Growth in Europe since 1945 (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 600 p.). Europe--Economic conditions--1945-

François Crouzet (2001). A History of the European Economy, 1000-2000. (Charlottesville, VA: University Press of Virginia, 329 p.). Europe--Economic conditions.

Lance E. Davis, Stanley L. Engerman (2006). Naval Blockades in Peace and War: An Economic History Since 1750. (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 453 p.). Mary Stillman Harkness Professor of Social Science (California Institute of Technology); John H. Munro Professor of Economics and Professor of History (University of Rochester). Blockade --History; Blockade --Economic aspects; Naval strategy; Sea-power; Economic sanctions; Naval history, Modern. Economic consequences of modern naval blockades (Continental System in Napoleonic Wars, War of 1812, American Civil War, World Wars I and II, peacetime blockades and sanctions with hope of avoiding war); impact of new technology, organizational changes on nature of blockades , their effectiveness as military measures.

L. J. Davis (1982). Bad Money: Big Business Disasters in the Age of a Credit Crisis. (New York, NY: St. Martin's Press, 210 p.). Economic history--1945-; Finance; Bankruptcy; Bank failures.

John Day (1942). An Economic History of Athens Under Roman Domination. (New York, NY: Columbia University Press, 300 p.). Athens (Greece) --Economic conditions.

Phyllis Deane and W. A. Cole (1967). British Economic Growth, 1688-1959: Trends and Structure. (London, UK: Cambridge University Press, 350 p. [2nd ed.]). Great Britain--Economic conditions. Seminal work for a generation of economic historians. 

Guillermo de la Dehesa (2005). Europe at the Crossroads: Will the EU Ever Be Able To Compete with the United States as an Economic Power? (London, UK: McGraw-Hill, 243 p.). Chairman of the Center for Economic Policy Research, CEPR, Member of The Group of Thirty and Chairman of the Instituto Empresa. Europe--Economic conditions--1945-. Application of America's standards of efficiency, productivity, innovation, blueprint for success.

Jan de Vries (1976). Economy of Europe in an Age of Crisis, 1600-1750. (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 284 p.). Europe--Economic conditions--17th century; Europe--History--17th century; Europe--History--18th century. Pre-industrial economic development. 

Jan de Vries, Ad van der Woude (1997). The First Modern Economy: Success, Failure, and Perseverance of the Dutch Economy, 1500-1815. (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 767 p.). Netherlands--Economic conditions.

Carlos F. Di´az Alejandro (1970). Essays on the Economic History of the Argentine Republic. (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 549 p.). Argentina--Economic conditions.

Eds. Howard Dick ... [et al.] (2002). The Emergence of a National Economy: An Economic History of Indonesia, 1800-2000. (Honolulu, HI: University of Hawai’i Press, 286 p.). Indonesia--Economic conditions. 

Armand van Dormael (1997). The Power of Money (Washington Square, NY: New York University Press, 184 p.). Money--Europe--History--20th century; Money--United States--History--20th century; Economic history--20th century.

Rudi Dornbusch (2000). Keys to Prosperity: Free Markets, Sound Money, and a Bit of Luck. (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 357 p.). Economic policy; Economic history--1990-.

Georges Duby; translated by Howard B. Clarke (1974). The Early Growth of the European Economy; Warriors and Peasants from the Seventh to the Twelfth Century. (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 292 p.). Economic history --Medieval, 500-1500; Europe --Economic conditions --To 1492; France --Economic conditions.

Christopher Dyer (2002). Making a Living in the Middle Ages: The People of Britain 850-1520. (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 403 p.). Professor of Regional and Local History, Director of the Centre for English Local History (University of Leicester). Cities and towns--Great Britain--History--To 1500; Social classes--Great Britain--History--To 1500; Social change--Great Britain--History--to 1500; Working class--Great Britain--History--To 1500; Industries--Great Britain--History--To 1500; Middle Ages; Great Britain--Economic conditions; Great Britain--History--Medieval period, 1066-1485; Great Britain--Population--History--To 1500; England--Economic conditions--1066-1485; England--Social conditions--1066-1485; Scotland--Economic conditions; Wales--Economic conditions.

Christopher Dyer (2005). An Age of Transition?: Economy and Society in England in the Later Middle Ages. (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 293 p.). Professor of Regional and Local History, Director of the Centre for English Local History (University of Leicester). England--Economic conditions--1066-1485; England--Economic conditions--16th century; England--Social conditions--1066-1485; England--Social conditions--16th century. England's socio-economic development much more mature before 1500 than previously believed; crisis of fourteenth century proved to be period of economic innovation, advancement by lower ranks of society even though aristocracy experienced decline.

Richard A. Easterlin (1996). Growth Triumphant: The Twenty-First Century in Historical Perspective. (Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, 200 p.). University Professor and Professor of Economics (University of Southern California). Economic development--History; Economic forecasting. 

William Easterly (2006). The White Man’s Burden: Why the West’s Efforts To Aid the Rest Have Done So Much Ill and So Little Good. (New York, NY: Penguin Press, 436 p.). Professor of Economics (New York University), Senior Fellow at the Center for Global Development. Economic assistance--Developing countries; Poverty--Prevention. Informed, excoriating attack on  tragic waste, futility, hubris of West's efforts to improve lot of so-called developing world (little to show after fifty years, more than $2.3 trillion in aid); must shift power, money from planners to searchers (public health, sanitation, education, roads, nutrition).

Barry Eichengreen (2006). The European Economy Since 1945: Coordinated Capitalism and Beyond. (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 504 p.). George C. Pardee and Helen N. Pardee Professor of Economics and Political Science (University of California, Berkeley). Europe--Economic conditions--1945-. Over second half of 20th century, average European's buying power tripled, working hours fell by a third; continent's history of economic and social institutions critical to its economic performance.

Paul Einzig (1932). The World Economic Crisis, 1929-1931. (London, UK: Macmillan, 173 p. [2nd ed.]). Economic history--1918-1945.

--- (1935). World Finance, 1914-1935. (New York, NY: Macmillan, 382 p.). Economic conditions--1918-; Currency question; World War, 1914-1918--Finance; Economic history--1918-1945.

--- (1937). World Finance, 1935-1937. (New York, NY: Macmillan, 342 p.). Economic history--1918-1945; Currency question.

--- (1938). World Finance, 1937-1938. (London, UK: K. Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., ltd., 336 p.). Economic history--1918-1945; Currency question; Finance; Gold.

--- (1939). World Finance, 1938-1939. (London, UK: K. Paul, Trench, Trubner & co., ltd., 307 p.). Economic conditions--1918-; Currency question; Europe--Politics and government--1938-.

--- (1940). World Finance, 1939-1940. (London, UK: K. Paul, Trench, Trubner & co., ltd., 271 p.). Economic conditions--1918-; Currency question; European war, 1939-1945--Finance; Europe--Politics--1938-.

Bill Emmot (1989). The Sun also Sets: The Limits to Japan’s Economic Power. (New York, NY: Times Books, 292 p.). Editor (The Economist). Economic forecasting--Japan; Economic forecasting--United States; Competition, International; Japan--Foreign economic relations; Japan--Foreign relations--1945-1989; Japan--Politics and government--1945- ; Japan--Economic conditions--1989- ; United States--Economic conditions--1981-. 

Ed. S.R. Epstein, Maarten Prak (2008). Guilds, Innovation, and the European Economy, 1400-1800. (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 352 p.). Professor of Economic History, Head of the Economic History Department (London School of Economics). Guilds --Europe --History; Industrialization --Europe --History; Europe --Commerce --History. Re-examination of role of guilds in early modern European economy; manifold ways in which guilds in variety of industries in Italy, Austria, Germany, Switzerland, France, Belgium, Netherlands, Britain helped to create institutional environment conducive to technological, marketing innovations.

Ed. Charles H. Feinstein and Sidney Pollard with contributions by John Butt ... [et al.] (1988). Studies in Capital Formation in the United Kingdom: 1750-1920. (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 477 p.). Saving and investment--Great Britain--History; Capital--Great Britain--History; Industries--Great Britain--History.

David K. Fieldhouse (1984). Economics and Empire, 1830-1914. (London, UK: Macmillan, 531 p.). Imperialism; Economic history--1750-1918.

--- (1999). The West and the Third World: Trade, Colonialism, Dependence, and Development. (Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishers, 378 p.). International economic relations; International trade; Imperialism; Decolonization; OECD countries--Foreign economic relations--Developing countries; Developing countries--Foreign economic relations--OECD countries; Developing countries--Economic conditions.

Joseph Finkelstein [and] Alfred L. Thimm (1973). Economists and Society; The Development of Economic Thought from Aquinas to Keynes. (New York, NY: Harper & Row, 366 p.). Economics--History.

Ronald Findlay & Kevin H. O'Rourke (2007). Power and Plenty: Trade, War, and the World Economy in the Second Millennium. (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 624 p.). Ragnar Nurkse Professor of Economics (Columbia University); Professor of Economics (Trinity College, Dublin). International economics; world trade; world politics. History of international economy from earliest beginnings to present day; successive waves of globalization, "deglobalization" during past thousand years; technological, political causes behind long-term trends; how expansion, contraction of world economy directly tied to two-way interplay of trade, geopolitics, war and peace.

David Hackett Fischer (1996). The Great Wave: Price Revolutions and the Rhythm of History (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 536 p.). Prices--History; Business cycles--History; Economic history.

Stefano Fenoaltea (2011). The Reinterpretation of Italian Economic History: From Unification to the Great War. (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 328 p.). Faculty of Economics (University of Rome). Italy --Economic conditions --1849-1870; Italy --Economic conditions --1870-1918. Italy's development in international context; economy's cyclical movements reflected conditions in international financial markets, little affected by domestic policies; state intervention restricted internal and international mobility of goods, limited Italy's development: kept economy weak, reduced Italy's weight in comity of nations, paved way for frustrations, adventurism that would plunge20th century world war.

Roy F. Foster (2008). Luck and the Irish: A Brief History of Change from 1970. (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 240 p.). Professor of History and a Fellow of Hertford College (Oxford). Ireland--History--20th century; Ireland--Economic conditions--20th century; Ireland--Politics and government--1949-; Ireland--Civilization--20th century. Ireland's transformation over last three decades (second highest per capita income in EU): Has there really been an "economic miracle"? Where does explosion of cultural energy in music, literature, theater come from? Has power of the Catholic Church crumbled?

Chris Freeman and Francisco Louçã (2001). As Time Goes By: From the Industrial Revolutions to the Information Revolution. (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 407 p.). Long waves (Economics)--History; Information technology--History; Industrial revolution. Computer revolution, its effects on economy and society in perspective of previous waves of technical change (steam-powered mechanization, electrification, motorization); theory of reasoned economic history to assign central place to these successive technological revolutions.

Tony Freyer (1992). Regulating Big Business : Antitrust in Great Britain and America, 1880-1990. (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 399 p.). Trade regulation--Great Britain--History; Trade regulation--United States--History; Trusts, Industrial--Great Britain--History; Trusts, Industrial--United States--History; Antitrust law--Great Britain--History; Antitrust law--United States--History.

John Kenneth Galbraith (1987). Economics in Perspective: A Critical History. (Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, 324 p.). Economics--History; Economic history.

--- (1994). A Journey Through Economic Time: A First-Hand View. (Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, 255 p.). Academic. Economic history--20th century; World politics--20th century. New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year.

John Gillingham (2004). Coal, Steel, and the Rebirth of Europe, 1945-1955: The Germans and French from Ruhr Conflict to Economic Community. (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 397 p.). European Coal and Steel Community; Steel industry and trade--Government policy--Germany (West); Steel industry and trade--Government policy--France; Steel industry and trade--Government policy--European Economic Community countries; Coal trade--Government policy--Germany (West); Coal trade--Government policy--France. Creation of European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC); 30-year Franco-German struggle for heavy industry mastery in Western Europe.

Norman S.B. Gras (1969). An Introduction to Economic History (New York, NY: A.M. Kelley, 350 p. [Reprint of 1922 ed.]). Economic history; Economic policy.

Paul R. Gregory (1994). Before Command: An Economic History of Russia from Emancipation to the First Five-Year Plan. (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 188 p.). Endowed Professorship in the Department of Economics (University of Houston). Russia--Economic conditions--1861-1917; Soviet Union--Economic conditions--1917-1945. Russian and Soviet economic history prior to installation of administrative command system. 

Eds. Timothy W. Guinnane, William A. Sundstrom, and Warren Whatley (2004). History Matters: Essays on Economic Growth, Technology, and Demographic Change. (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 510 p.). Professor of Economics (Yale University); Professor of Economics (Santa Clara University); Professor of Economics (University of Michigan). Economic history--Congresses; Economic history--Methodology--Congresses; Economic development--Congresses; Technological innovations--Economic aspects--Congresses; Population--Economic aspects--Congresses. How, why "history matters": 1) significance, causes, consequences of path dependence in evolution of technology and institutions; 2) ways in which economic, political behavior are shaped, constrained by cultural, political context inherited from history at a particular point in time; 3) importance of integrating economic theory into historical research in gathering,  interpreting  data.

Earl J. Hamilton (1934). American Treasure and the Price Revolution in Spain, 1501-1650. (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 428 p.). Assistant Professor of Economics at Duke University from 1927 to 1929, and then Professor of Economics there until 1944, when he became Professor of Economics at Northwestern (to 1947), and finally Professor Economics at the University of Chicago, until retiring in 1967. Prices--History; Prices--Spain; Quantity theory of money; Money--Spain--History; Precious metals; Index numbers (Economics) Spain--Economic conditions; America--Discovery and exploration. Classic of economic history in twentieth century - enormous importance of Price Revolution in shaping economy, society of early-modern Europe, establishing global economy.   

Ed. Mark Harrison (1998). The Economics of World War II: Six Great Powers in International Comparison. (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 307 p.). World War, 1939-1945--Economic aspects; Great Britain--Economic conditions--1918-1945; United States--Economic conditions--1918-1945; Germany--Economic conditions--1918-1945; Italy--Economic conditions--1918-1945; Japan--Economic conditions--1918-1945; Soviet Union--Economic conditions--1917-1945. 

Timothy Hatton and Jeffrey G. Williamson (2006). Global Migration and the World Economy: Two Centuries of Policy and Performance. (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 448 p.). Professor of Economics (Australian National University and University of Essex); Laird Bell Professor of Economics (Harvard University). Emigration and immigration--Economic aspects--History; Emigration and immigration--Government policy. Comprehensive economic assessment of world mass migration.

Robert Heilbroner and William Milberg (2001). The Making of Economic Society. (Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 224 p. [11th ed.]). Economic history.

Robert Heilbroner, William Milberg (1995). The Crisis of Vision in Modern Economic Thought. (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 131 p.). Emeritus Professor of Economics (New School for Social Research), Assistant Professor of Economics (New School), respectively. Economics -- History -- 20th century. 

Robert Heilbroner (1996). Teachings from the Worldly Philosophy. (New York, NY: Norton, 353 p.). Economics -- History. 

Robert L. Heilbroner (1978). Beyond Boom and Crash. (New York: Norton, 111 p.). Economic history--1945-; Capitalism; Business cycles; Depressions.

E. J. Hobsbawm (1989). The Age of Empire, 1875-1914. (New York, NY: Vintage, 404 p.). History, Modern--19th century.

--- (1996). The Age of Capital, 1848-1875. (New York, NY: Vintage Books, 354 p. [orig. pub. 1962]). History, Modern--19th century; Economic history--1750-1918.

Philip T. Hoffman, Gilles Postel-Vinay, and Jean-Laurent Rosenthal (2000). Priceless Markets: The Political Economy of Credit in Paris, 1660-1870. (Chicago, IL: The University of Chicago Press, 350 p.). Professor of History and Social Science (California Institute of Technology); Directeur d'Études, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales; Professor of Economics at UCLA. Commercial credit --France --Paris --History; Commercial loans --France --Paris --History; France --Economic conditions; Paris (France) --Economic conditions. How credit markets functioned in Paris, through agency of notaries, during critical period of French history; Old Regime, financial intermediaries in France mobilized great tide of capital, arranged thousands of loans between borrowers and lenders.

Geoffrey M. Hodgson (2001). How Economics Forgot History: The Problem of Historical Specificity in Social Science. (New York, NY: Routledge, 422 p.). Research Professor in Business Studies (University of Hertfordshire). Historical school of economics; Social sciences--Study and teaching.

Eli F. Heckscher; Edited by E.F. Söderlund; Authorized translation by Mendel Shapiro (1955). Mercantilism. (New York, NY: Macmillan, 944 p. [2nd ed.; orig. pub. 1935]). Mercantile system; Economics--History.

Richard S. Howey (1982). A Bibliography of General Histories of Economics, 1692-1975. (Lawrence, KS: Regents Press of Kansas, 240 p.). Economics--History--Bibliography.

--- (1989). The Rise of the Marginal Utility School, 1870-1889. (New York, NY: Columbia University Press, 271 p. [orig. pub. 1960]). Marginal utility--History--19th century; Economics--History--19th century.

James Hudnut-Beumler (2007). In Pursuit of the Almighty’s Dollar: A History of Money and American Protestantism. (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 288 p.). Dean of Vanderbilt Divinity School. Economics--Religious aspects--Christianity; Money--Religious aspects--Christianity; Protestantism--United States--History; Protestant churches--United States--History; Protestant churches--Doctrines--History; Stewardship, Christian; Money--United States--History; United States--Church history. Economics of American Protestantism; how economic pressures have helped shape what it means to be faithful; how churches have raised, spent money from colonial times to present; what these practices say about religion, American culture.

Edwin S. Hunt, James M. Murray (1999). A History of Business in Medieval Europe, 1200-1550. (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 277 p.). Banks and banking--Europe--History; Economic history--Medieval, 500-1500; Europe--Commerce--History; Europe--Economic conditions.

(Israel), Dan Senor and Saul Singer (2009). Start-Up Nation: The Story of Israel’s Economic Miracle. (New York, NY, Twelve, 320 p.). Adjunct Senior Fellow for Middle East Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations; Editorial Editor of The Jerusalem Post. Israel --Economic conditions. How country of 7.1 million, only 60 years old, surrounded by enemies, in constant state of war since its founding, with no natural resources-- produced more start-up companies than large, peaceful, stable nations; lessons of country's adversity-driven culture, backed by government policies focused on innovation.

Eds. Takatoshi Ito, Hugh Patrick, David E. Weinstein (2005). Reviving Japan's Economy. (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 425 p.). Professor at the Graduate School Faculty of Economics (University of Tokyo); Director of the Center on Japanese Economy and Business at the Graduate School of Business and R. D. Calkins Professor of International Business Emeritus (Columbia University); Carl S. Shoup Professor of the Japanese Economy and Associate Director for Research, Center on Japanese Economy and Business (Columbia University). Japan--Economic conditions--1989---Congresses; Japan--Economic policy--1989---Congresses; Japan--Commerce--Congresses. Japan's underperforming economy, policy solutions aimed at achieving Japan's growth potential, improving quality of life for Japanese people, strengthening Japan's contribution to global economy. 

Eric L. Jones (2000). Growth Recurring: Economic Change in World History. (Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, 247 p. [orig. pub. 1988]). Economic development--History; Economic history. Conflict in world history between economic growth, political greed. 

Eric Jones, Lionel Frost & Colin White (1993). Coming Full Circle: An Economic History of the Pacific Rim. (Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 188 p.). Pacific Area--Economic conditions; East Asia--Economic conditions.

Alon Kadish (1989). Historians, Economists, and Economic History (London, UK: Routledge, 297 p.). Economics--Great Britain--History; Neoclassical school of economics; Economists--Great Britain--History; Historians--Great Britain--History.

Richard Katz (1998). Japan, The System That Soured: The Rise and Fall of the Japanese Economic Miracle. (Armonk, NY: M. E. Sharpe, 463 p.). Japan -- Commercial policy; Industrial policy -- Japan; Japan -- Economic conditions -- 1989-.

--- (2002). Japanese Phoenix: The Long Road to Economic Revival. (Armonk, NY: M. E. Sharpe, p.). Structural adjustment (Economic policy)--Japan; Economic stabilization--Japan; Globalization; Japan--Economic policy--1989-.

Charles P. Kindleberger (1986). The World in Depression, 1929-1939. (Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 355 p. [rev. and enl. ed.]). Depressions--1929; Economic history--1918-1945.

--- (1989). Economic Laws and Economic History. (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 190 p.). Economics; Economics--History; Economic history.

--- (1990). Historical Economics: Art or Science? (Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 371 p.). Historical school of economics; Economics--History.

--- (1996). World Economic Primacy, 1500 to 1990. (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 269 p.). Economic history.

Arang Keshavarzian (2007). Bazaar and State in Iran: The Politics of the Tehran Marketplace. (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 302 p.). Assistant Professor in Political Science (Concordia University, Montréal). Bazaars (Markets) -- Iran -- Tehran; Iran -- Economic conditions -- 1918-; Iran -- Politics and government -- 20th century; Iran -- Social conditions -- 20th century. Politics, economics and society of Iran across four decades;  economics and politics of marketplace under Pahlavis, under subsequent revolutionary regime; outcomes of their respective policies completely at odds with their intentions.

Wan-soon Kim, You-il Lee (2007). The Korean Economy: The Challenges of FDI-led Globalization. (Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar, 187 p.). Investments, Foreign--Korea; Korea--Economic conditions--1945-.

Peadar Kirby (2010). Celtic Tiger in Collapse: Explaining the Weaknesses of the Irish Model. (New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 288 p. [2nd ed.]). Professor of International Politics and Public Policy in the Department of Politics and Public Administration (University of Limerick, Ireland). Income distribution --Ireland; Ireland --Economic conditions --1949-; Ireland --Economic conditions --1918-1949; Ireland --Economic policy. Sudden collapse of Irish economy in 2008 raised questions: 1) why sudden, deep decline in economic growth? 2) What are prospects for return to growth?

Gerard M. Koot (1987). English Historical Economics, 1870-1926: The Rise of Economic History and Neomercantilism. (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 277 p.). University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Economics--Great Britain--History--19th century; Economics--Great Britain--History--20th century; Economic history. English historical economists - their revolt against theory, policy recommendations, academic dominance of classical and neoclassical economics in Britain (l870 - l926).

Paul Krugman (1999). The Return of Depression Economics. (New York, NY: Norton, 176 p.). MIT Economist. Recessions -- History -- 20th century; Business cycles -- History -- 20th century; Economic history -- 1990-. 

Ed. Paolo Lanaro (2006). At the Centre of the Old World: Trade and Manufacturing in Venice and on the Venetian Mainland (1400-1800). (Toronto, ON: Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, 412 p.). Professor of History (Ca' Foscari University of Venice). Venice (Italy)--Commerce--History; Venice (Italy)--Economic conditions--To 1797. Economic history of Venice, Veneto, from 15th - 18th centuries; interaction between capital city, its dominions, successful attempt to adjust to changing European economy. 

David S. Landes (1969). The Unbound Prometheus: Technological Change and Industrial Development in Western Europe from 1750 to the Present. (London, UK: Cambridge University Press, 566 p.). Industries--Europe--History; Europe--Economic conditions. 

---  (1998). The Wealth and Poverty of Nations: Why Some Are So Rich and Some So Poor. (New York, NY: Norton, 650 p.). Wealth--Europe--History; Wealth--History; Poverty--Europe--History; Poverty--History; Regional economic disparities--History; Economic history; Economic development--Social aspects.

Stanley Lebergott (1964). Manpower in Economic Growth; The American Record Since 1800. (New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 561 p.). Manpower--United States--History; Labor economics.  

Kuan Yew Lee (2000). From Third World to First: The Singapore Story, 1965-2000. (New York, NY: HarperCollins, 729 p.). Singapore--Economic conditions; Singapore--Social conditions; Singapore--History--1965-1990; Singapore--History--1990-. 

F. Larry Leistritz and Rita R. Hamm (1994). Rural Economic Development, 1975-1993: An Annotated Bibliography. (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 303 p.). Rural development--Bibliography.

Arrigo Levi, translated [from the Italian] by Muriel Grindrod (1973). Journey Among the Economists. (London, UK: Alcove Press, 284 p.). Economics--History--20th century; Comparative economics.

Peggy K. Liss (1983). Atlantic Empires: The Network of Trade and Revolution, 1713-1826. (Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 348 p.). America--Commerce--History; Europe--Commerce--History; United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Influence; Latin America--Colonial influence.

Edward Luce (2006). In Spite of the Gods: The Strange Rise of Modern India. (New York, NY: Little, Brown, 388 p.). India--Economic conditions--1947- ; India--Economic policy--1991- ; India--Civilization--1947- .

Joachim Lund (2006). Working for the New Order: European Business Under German Domination, 1939-1945. (Copenhagen, Denmark: Univ Press of Southern Denmark, 192 p.). Associate Professor at the Centre for European Cultural Studies (Copenhagen Business School). World War, 1939-1945 --Economic aspects --Europe; World War, 1939-1945 --Germany; Business enterprises --Europe --History; Europe --Economic conditions --20th century. Corporate survival in highly unstable business environment; cooperation with dominant European power aimed at securing future for business, national economies, nation states of Europe; business life contributed substantially to Nazi German war effort.

Angus Maddison (1991). Dynamic Forces in Capitalist Development: A Long-Run Comparative View. (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 333 p.). Economic history; Capitalism--History; Industrial productivity--History; Economic policy--History.

--- (1995). Monitoring the World Economy, 1820-1992. (Washington, DC: OECD Publications and Information Center, 255 p.). Economic history--20th century; Economic history--19th century. Series: Development Centre studies. A sequel to the author's earlier volume, The world economy in the 20th century.

--- (2001). The World Economy: A Millennial Perspective. (Paris, FR: Development Centre of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, 383 p.). Economic history; International economic relations--History; Population--History; Income distribution--History; Economic development--History; Population--Statistics; Gross domestic product--Statistics.

Lars Magnusson (2000). An Economic History of Sweden. (New York, NY: Routledge, 305 p.). Sweden--Economic conditions.

Peter Mathias (1983). The First Industrial Nation: An Economic History of Britain, 1700-1914 (New York, NY: Methuen, 493 p. [2nd ed.]). Great Britain--Economic conditions.

Noel Maurer (2002). The Power and the Money: The Mexican Financial System, 1876-1932. (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 250 p.). Finance--Mexico--History; Financial institutions--Mexico--History; Banks and banking--Mexico--History; Mexico--Economic conditions--19th century; Mexico--Economic conditions--20th century. 

Michael McCormick (2001). Origins of the European Economy: Communications and Commerce, A.D. 300-900. (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 1,101 p.). Europe--Commerce--History; Europe--Economic conditions--To 1492.

John J. McCusker & Russell R. Menard (1985). The Economy of British America, 1607-1789. (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 485 p.). Ewing Halsell Distinguished Professor of American History and Professor of Economics (Trinity University, San Antonio, TX); Professor of History (University of Minnesota). United States--Economic conditions--To 1865; Great Britain--Colonies--America--Economic conditions.

Natalie McPherson (1994). Machines and Economic Growth: The Implications for Growth Theory of the History of the Industrial Revolution (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 264 p.). Economic development--History; Industrial revolution; Capitalism--History; Economic history--1750-1918; Economic history--1918-.

Walter Russell Mead (2007). God and Gold: Britain, America, and the Making of the Modern World. (New York, NY: Knopf, 449 p.). Henry A. Kissinger Senior Fellow in U.S. Foreign Policy at the Council on Foreign Relations. Civilization, Modern--American influences; Civilization, Modern--British influences; Great powers--History; World politics; Economic history; United States--Foreign relations; Great Britain--Foreign relations; United States--Foreign public opinion; Great Britain--Foreign public opinion. Individualistic ideology of prevailing Anglo-American religion key to predominance of U. S., Britain; helped create culture uniquely adapted to capitalism, created liberal, democratic system whose economic and social influence continues to grow.

Ed. Steven G. Medema (2006). The Role of Government in the History of Economic Thought. (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 376 p.). Professor of Economics (University of Colorado at Denver). Economics--History--20th century; Economics--History; Government policy--United States. History of evolution of relationship between governments and economies.

Steven G. Medema and Warren J. Samuels (2001). Historians of Economics and Economic Thought: The Construction of Disciplinary Memory. (New York, NY: Routledge, 360 p.). Economics--History--20th century; Economics--History; Economics--Historiography; Economists--History; Economists--Biography.

Leopold Migeotte; translated by Janet Lloyd (2009). The Economy of the Greek Cities: From the Archaic Period to the Early Roman Empire. (Berkeley, CA, University of California, 200 p.). Professor Emeritus of History (Laval University, Québec). Greece -- Economic conditions -- To 146 B.C. Political, economic changes affecting life in Greek city-states over thousand-year period; Greek economic activities from perspective of ancient sources; ways citizens intervened in economy; agriculture, craft industries, public works, trade; how private, public spheres impinged on each other.  

Robert Millward (2005). Private and Public Enterprise in Europe: Energy, Telecommunications and Transport, 1830-1990. (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 351 p.). Professor of Economic History (University of Manchester). Energy industries--Europe--History; Telecommunication--Europe--History; Transportation--Europe--History--19th century; Transportation--Europe--History--20th century; Free enterprise--Europe--History; Government business enterprises--Europe--History; Industries energetiques--Europe--Histoire; Telecommunications--Europe--Histoire; Transport--Europe--Histoire--19e siecle; Transport--Europe--Histoire--20e siecle; Libre entreprise--Europe--Histoire; Entreprises publiques--Europe--Histoire; Europe--Economic conditions--19th century; Europe--Economic conditions--20th century; Europe--Conditions economiques--1789-1900; Europe--Conditions e´conomiques--20e siecle. Comparative history of  economic organization of energy, telecommunications, transport in Europe in 19th and 20th centuries; economic, technological factors drove changes in economic organization.

Philip Mirowski (2002). Machine Dreams: Economics Becomes a Cyborg Science. (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 655 p.). Economics; Cybernetics--Economic aspects--History; Economic history--1945- ; Technological innovations--Economic aspects--History--20th century; Computer science--History. 

Joel Mokyr (2010). The Enlightened Economy: An Economic History of Britain, 1700-1850. (New Haven, CT, Yale University Press, 550 p.). Robert H. Strotz Professor of Arts and Sciences and Professor of Economics and History (Northwestern University), and Sackler Professor at the Eitan Berglas School of Economics, (Tel Aviv University). Industrial revolution --Great Britain; Enlightenment --Great Britain; Great Britain --Economic conditions --18th century; Great Britain --Economic conditions --19th century. Ideological, institutional factors in rapid development of British economy during 150 years between Glorious Revolution and Crystal Palace Exhibition; beginnings of modern economic growth in Britain depended great deal on what key players knew and believed, how those beliefs affected their economic behavior; Britain led rest of Europe into Industrial Revolution because optimal intersection of ideas, culture, institutions, technology made rapid economic growth achievable.

Jerry Z. Muller (1995). Adam Smith in His Time and Ours: Designing the Decent Society (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 272 p. [orig. pub. 1993]). Smith, Adam, 1723-1790; Economics--Moral and ethical aspects. 

Brian Murphy (1973). A History of the British Economy, 1086-1970. (London, UK: Longman, 819 p.). Great Britain--Economic conditions.

A. E. Musson (1978). The Growth of British Industry. (New York, NY: Holmes & Meier, 396 p.). Industries--Great Britain--History; Technology--Great Britain--History.

Jordi Nadal (1975). El Fracaso de la Revolucio´n Industrial en Espan~a, 1814-1913. (Esplugues de Llobregat, Spain: Editorial Ariel, 314 p.). Industrial revolution--Spain; Spain--Economic conditions--19th century.

Tetsuo Najita (2009). Ordinary Economies in Japan: A Historical Perspective, 1750-1950. (Berkeley, CA, University of California Press, 298 p.). Robert S. Ingersoll Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus in History, East Asian Languages and Civilizations and the College (University of Chicago).Japan -- Economic conditions -- To 1868; Japan -- Economic conditions -- 1868-1918; Japan -- Economic conditions -- 1945-. Early Japanese capitalism; economic thought, practice of ordinary citizens in late Tokugawa, early modern Japan; commoners' writings on virtues of commerce, reconstruction of villages, groups offering credit and loans; cooperative action, motive for profit combined with concern for social well-being; relationship of economics, ethics, epistemological premise that nature must serve as first principle of all knowledge; comparative issues of poverty, capitalism, modernity.

Joao F. Normano (1943). The Spirit of American Economics; A Study in the History of Economic Ideas in the United States Prior to the Great Depression. (New York, NY: John Day Company, 252 p.). Economics--United States--History; Economics--Canada--History.

Douglass C. North (1981). Structure and Change in Economic History. (New York, NY: Norton, 228 p.). Professor of Economics and Spencer T. Olin Professor in Arts and Sciences (Washington University); Winner - 1993 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences. Economic history.

--- (1990). Institutions, Institutional Change, and Economic Performance. (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 152 p.). Director of the Center of Political Economy and Professor of Economics and History (Washington University in St. Louis). Institutional economics; Organizational change; Economic development.

Douglass C. North and Robert Paul Thomas (1973). The Rise of the Western World; A New Economic History. (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 170 p.). Europe--Economic conditions. A landmark book on the impact of property rights on European economic development. 

D. P. O'Brien (1975). The Classical Economists. (Oxford, UK: Clarendon Press, 306 p.). Professor Emeritus of Economics at the University of Durham. Economics--History--19th century.

--- (2004). The Classical Economists Revisited. (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 432 p.). Professor Emeritus of Economics at the University of Durham. Economics--History--19th century; Classical school of economics--History--Sources; Economics--History--Sources. 

Patrick O'Brien and Caglar Keyder (1978). Economic Growth in Britain and France, 1780-1914: Two Paths to the Twentieth Century (Boston, MA: G. Allen & Unwin, 205 p.). France--Economic conditions; Great Britain--Economic conditions.

Cormac O'Grada (1994). Ireland: A New Economic History, 1780-1939. (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 536 p.). Editorial Boards of Explorations in Economic History, European Journal of the History of Economic Thought, and Journal of Economic History. Ireland--Economic conditions.

Eds. Cormac O'Grada, Richard Paping & Eric Vanhaute Eds. Cormac (2007). When the Potato Failed: Causes and Effects of the ’Last’ European Subsistence Crisis, 1845-1850. (Turnhout, Belgium: Brepols, 342 p.). Famines--Europe--History--19th century; Agriculture--Europe--History--19th century; Agriculture--Ireland--History--19th century; Hongersnood; Aardappelziekte; Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852; Europa (geografie); Ierland. Events in Ireland differed from elsewhere in Europe; extreme famine conditions existed in only a few local areas outside Ireland (Netherlands, Belgium, Germany); caused about one million deaths in Ireland, only few hundred thousand in rest of Europe; Irish consumed more potatoes, planted potatoes on larger portion of available agricultural land, suffered crop failures over longer period of time, received little assistance from English government.

Paul Ormerod (1997). The Death of Economics (New York, NY: Wiley, 230 p.). Economics--History--20th century.

David Ormrod (2003). The Rise of Commercial Empires: England and the Netherlands in the Age of Mercantilism, 1650-1770. (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 400 p.). Lecturer in Economic and Social History (University of Kent at Canterbury). Mercantile system--Great Britain--History--17th century; Mercantile system--Great Britain--History--18th century; Mercantile system--Netherlands--History--17th century; Mercantile system--Netherlands--History--18th century; Great Britain--Commerce--History--17th century; Great Britain--Commerce--History--18th century; Netherlands--Commerce--History--17th century; Netherlands--Commerce--History--18th century; North Sea Region--Commerce--History--17th century; North Sea Region--Commerce--History--18th century; Great Britain--Commerce--Netherlands--History--17th century; Netherlands--Commerce--Great Britain--History--17th century; Great Britain--Commerce--Netherlands--History--18th century; Netherlands--Commerce--Great Britain--History--18th century.

Hazel Petrie (2006). Chiefs of Industry: Ma-ori Tribal Enterprise in Early Colonial New Zealand. (Auckland, NZ: Auckland University Press, 336 p.). Maori (New Zealand people) --Commerce --History --19th century; Maori (New Zealand people) --Economic conditions --19th century; Shipping --New Zealand --History --19th century; Flour industry --New Zealand --History --19th century; Business enterprises --New Zealand --History --19th century; Tauhokohoko. reo; New Zealand --Commerce --History --19th century; New Zealand --History --1840-1876. 

Pasuk Phongpaichit, Chris Baker (1996). Thailand’s Boom!. (Chiang Mai, Thailand: Silkworm Books, 264 p.). Economists. Thailand --Economic conditions; Thailand --Economic policy; Thailand --Social conditions; Thailand --Politics and government.

--- (1998). Thailand’s Boom and Bust. (Chiang Mai, Thailand: Silkworm Books, 367 p.). Economists. Thailand --Economic conditions; Thailand --Economic policy; Thailand --Social conditions; Thailand --Politics and government.

Toni Pierenkemper and Richard Tilly (2004). The German Economy During the Nineteenth Century. (New York, NY: Berghahn Books, 176 p.). Head of the Chair of Economic and Social History, Director of the Research Institute of Social and Economic History (University of Cologne). Germany--Economic conditions--19th century.

Ivy Pinchbeck (1930). Women Workers and the Industrial Revolution, 1750-1850. (London, UK: Routledge, 342 p.). Women--Employment--Great Britain; Industries--Great Britain--History--18th century; Industries--Great Britain--History--19th century; Great Britain--Economic conditions--18th century; Great Britain--Economic conditions--19th century.

Yovanna Pineda (2009). Industrial Development in a Frontier Economy: The Industrialization of Argentina, 1890-1930. (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 209 p.). Associate Professor of Latin American History (St. Michael's College). Argentina -- Economic conditions -- 19th century; Argentina -- Economic conditions -- 20th century; Industrialization -- Argentina -- History; Industries -- Argentina -- History. 1890 -. Wealthy nation on brink of industrialization; failed to develop efficient manufacturing sector over next forty years; countries in similar circumstances successfully modernized their economies; microanalysis of 59 domestic corporations (in ten manufacturing sectors); Argentina's macroeconomic conditions led domestic manufacturers to concentrate on survival at expense of innovation and growth; resulting risk-averse, monopolistic business practices, forestalled the country's industrialization, more than collective action or governmental policy.

Noelle Plack (2009). Common Land, Wine and the French Revolution: Rural Society and Economy in Southern France, 1789-1820. (Burlington, VT Ashgate, 215 p.). Senior Lecturer in European History (Newman University College, Birmingham, UK). Land tenure --France, Southern --History --19th century; Public lands --France, Southern --History --19th century; Commons --France, Southern --History --19th century; France, Southern --Social conditions --19th century; France, Southern --Economic conditions --19th century; France --History --Revolution, 1789-1799 --Economic aspects; France --History --Revolution, 1789-1799 --Confiscations and contributions. How French Revolution's agrarian policy profoundly affected French rural society, economy; growth in viticulture in south of France before monocultural revolution of 1850s; legislative process - interaction between state, its citizens.

Karl Polanyi (1944). The Great Transformation: The Political and Economic Origins of Our Time. (New York, NY: Farrar & Rinehart, 305 p.). Economic history; Social history; Economics--History; Economic history--1750-1918; Social history.

Ed. Sidney Pollard (1990). Wealth & Poverty: An Economic History of the Twentieth Century (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 256 p.). Wealth--History--20th century; Poverty--History--20th century; Economic history--20th century.

John P. Powelson (1994). Centuries of Economic Endeavor: Parallel Paths in Japan and Europe and Their Contrast with the Third World. (An Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, 483 p.). Professor of Economics (University of Colorado). Economic history; Japan -- Economic conditions; Europe -- Economic conditions; Developing countries -- Economic conditions.

Guenter Reimann (1939). The Vampire Economy; Doing Business Under Fascism. (New York, NY: The Vanguard Press, 350 p.). Former Editor-in-Chief (International Reports Inc.). National socialism; Germany--Economic policy; Germany--Economic conditions--1918-1945.

Guenter Reimann, with introductory critique by Max Lerner (1941). The Myth of the Total State; Europe's Last Bid for World Rule. (New York, NY: Morrow, 284 p.). Totalitarianism; Economic policy; Imperialism.

Guenter Reimann (1942). Patents for Hitler, with an Introduction by Creekmore Fath. (New York, NY: The Vanguard Press, 316 p.). Former Editor-in-Chief (International Reports Inc.). Patents--United States; Trusts, Industrial--United States; Trusts, Industrial--Germany; World War, 1939-1945--Economic aspects.

Earl A. Reitan (2007). Politics, Finance, and the People: Economical Reform in England in the Age of the American Revolution, 1770-92. (New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 288 p.). Professor of History Emeritus (Ilinois State University). Great Britain--Economic conditions--1760-1860; Great Britain--Politics and government--1760-1820. Changes in organization of British economy following War of American Independence; unleashed  political crisis in Britain based on demands for 'economical reform'.

Eds. Paul W. Rhode and Gianni Toniolo (2006). The Global Economy in the 1990s: A Long-Run Perspective. (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 319 p.). Zachary Taylor Smith Professor at the Economics Department (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill); Professor of Economic History (University of Rome 'Tor Vergata'), Research Professor of Economics (Duke University). Economic history--1990-. Causes,  sustainability of productive growth in U.S., sluggish growth in Europe, stagnation in Japan -familiar pattern or watershed.

Fernando Rocchi (2005). Chimneys in the Desert: Industrialization in Argentina During the Export Boom Years, 1870-1930. (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 394 p.). Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of History (University of Torcuato Di Tella, Argentina). Industrialization--Argentina. Economic history of Argentina before the 1930 Depression.   

Eric Roll (1973). A History of Economic Thought (London, UK: Faber and Faber, 592 p. [4th ed.]). Economics-History.

Alessandro Roncaglia (2005). The Wealth of Ideas: A History of Economic Thought. (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 596 p. [orig. pub. 1981 in Italian]). Professor of Economics in the Department of Economic Sciences (University of Rome 'La Sapienza'). Economics--History. 

Steven Rosefielde (2007). The Russian Economy: From Lenin to Putin. (Malden, MA: Blackwell Pub., 352 p.). Professor of Economics (University of North Carolina). Russia (Federation)--Economic conditions--1991- ; Soviet Union--Economic conditions--History. Sober recounting of Bolshevik saga, stripped bare of socialist romanticism, focused equally on micro- and macroeconomics of administrative command planning, Russia's post-Communist market system. 

W.W. Rostow (1978). The World Economy: History & Prospect. (Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 833 p.). Economic history; Economic forecasting.

Emma Rotschild (2001). Economic Sentiments: Adam Smith, Condorcet, and the Enlightenment (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 353 p.). Smith, Adam, 1723-1790; Condorcet, Jean-Antoine-Nicolas de Caritat, marquis de, 1743-1794; Economics--History--18th century; Free enterprise--History--18th century; Liberalism--History--18th century.

Jeffrey D. Sachs (2005). The End of Poverty: Economic Possibilities for Our Time. (New York, NY: Penguin Press, 396 p.). Director of The Earth Institute, Quetelet Professor of Sustainable Development, and Professor of Health Policy and Management (Columbia University). Poverty--Developing countries; Economic assistance--Developing countries; Developing countries--Economic policy; Developing countries--Economic conditions. Why, over past 200 years, wealth has diverged across planet; why poorest nations have been so unable to escape vortex of poverty; array of issues countries can face,  way issues interrelate; integrated set of solutions to  interwoven economic, political, environmental, social problems.

--- (2008). Common Wealth: Economics for a Crowded Planet. (New York, NY: Penguin Press, 400 p.). Director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University. Economic policy; Sustainable development. Four key goals of global society: 1) prosperity for all, 2) end of extreme poverty, 3) stabilization of global population, 4) environmental sustainability. Central theme: 1) new economic paradigm (global, inclusive, cooperative, environmentally aware, science based) required to deal with realities of crowded planet; 2) alternative is worldwide economic collapse of unprecedented severity; 3) prosperity will have to be sustained through more cooperative processes - public policy, market forces to spread technology, address needs of poor, husband threatened resources of water, air, energy, land, biodiversity; 4) "soft issues" of environment, public health, population will become hard issues of geopolitics; 5) new forms of global politics will replace capital-city-dominated national diplomacy, intrigue; 6) national governments will become much weaker actors as scientific networks, socially responsible investors, foundations become more powerful actors.

Harm G. Schroter (2005). Americanization of the European Economy: A Compact Survey of American Economic Influence in Europe Since the 1880s. (Norwell, MA: Springer, 268 p.). Professor in Economic History (University of Bergen, Norway). Economic surveys--Europe; United States--Foreign economic relations--Europe; Europe--Foreign economic relations--United States; United States--Economic conditions; Europe--Economic conditions. Three distinct, cumulative waves of Americanization.

Michael Schuman (2009). The Miracle: The Epic Story of Asia’s Quest for Wealth. (New York, NY: Collins Business, 464 p.). Business Correspondent (Time magazine). Economic development --Asia --20th century; Economic development --Asia --21st century; Asia --Economic policy --20th century; Asia --Economic policy --21st century. Asia's rise to economic greatness over past 50 years (focus on China, Korea, India, Japan); dynamic Asian tiger economies (export-focused, state industrial policies) defy laissez-faire economic orthodoxies; economies through profiles of government, business leaders; successes (spectacular growth, technological progress), failings (crony capitalism, sometimes stifling government regulation), complexities and effectiveness of various national versions.

Ernesto Screpanti and Stefano Zamagni; translated by David Field and Lynn Kirby (1995). An Outline of the History of Economic Thought. (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 456 p.). Economics--History.

Gerald W. Scully (1992). Constitutional Environments and Economic Growth. (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 241 p.). Economic development--Political aspects; Civil rights--Economic aspects; State, The.

Ronald E. Seavoy (2003). Origins and Growth of the Global Economy: From the Fifteenth Century Onward. (Westport, CT: Praeger, 301 p.). Commerce--History; Economic history; Globalization.

Keetie E. Sluyterman (2005). Dutch Enterprise in the Twentieth Century: Business Strategies in a Small Open Economy. (New York, NY: Routledge, 319 p.). Professor of Business History (Utrecht University). Strategic planning --Netherlands; Industrial management --Netherlands; International business enterprises --Netherlands. 20th century economic history of Netherlands from business history perspective; broad historical coverage of Dutch business development (major multinationals, Philips, Shell, Unilever).

Thomas C. Smith (1959). The Agrarian Origins of Modern Japan. (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 250 p.). Land tenure--Japan; Agriculture--Economic aspects--Japan; Japan--Rural conditions. Landmark achievement in Tokugawa economic history.

Robert Solomon (1999). The Transformation of the World Economy. (New York, NY: St. Martin’s Press, 217 p. [2nd ed.]). Guest Scholar at the Brookings Institution. Economic history--1971-1990; Economic history--1990-. 

Francis Spufford (2010). Red Plenty: Industry! Progress! Abundane! Inside the Fifties Soviet Dream. (London, UK: Faber & Faber, 448 p.). Soviet Union -- economic conditions -- 1950s; Soviet Union --Economic Policy - 1950s.  1950s - Soviet Union was growing faster than any other country, except Japan; why, how Soviet communist project failed; collection of short stories with Soviet economy of 1950s and 60s; materialism of Khrushchev's project, Russian admiration for American consumerism that predated his rule.

Donald R. Stabile (1996). Work and Welfare: The Social Costs of Labor in the History of Economic Thought. (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 224 p.). Labor; Wages; Cost and standard of living; Basic needs; Externalities (Economics); Welfare economics; Economics -- History. 

Frederick P. Stutz and Barney Warf (2005). World Economy: Resources, Location, Trade, and Development. (Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson/Prentice Hall, 543 p. [4th ed.]). Economic geography; Economic history--1945. Economic geography, its link to development and underdevelopment, international business, global economy.

Ed. Karou Sugihara (2005). Japan, China, and the Growth of the Asian International Economy, 1850-1949. (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 295 p.). Professor of Economic History, Graduate School of Economics (Osaka University). Industrialization--China--History; Industrialization--Japan--History; East Asia--Economic integration; Japan--Foreign economic relations--China--History; China--Foreign economic relations--Japan--History; Japan--Economic conditions--1868- Japan--Economic conditions--To 1868; China--Economic conditions--1644-1912; China--Economic conditions--1912-1949.   Interactions between East Asian economies shaped region's economic development.

Barry E. Supple (1963). The Experience of Economic Growth; Case Studies in Economic History. (New York, NY: Random House, 458 p.). Economic history--1750-1918; Economic history--20th century.

Alice Teichova (1988). The Czechoslovak Economy, 1918-1980. (New York, NY: Routledge, 178 p.). Czechoslovakia--Economic conditions--1945-1992; Czechoslovakia--Economic conditions--1918-1945.

Brinley Thomas (1973). Migration and Economic Growth: A Study of Great Britain and the Atlantic Economy. (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 498 p. [2nd ed.; orig. pub. 1954]). Professor of Economics. Emigration and immigration; Great Britain--Emigration and immigration; United States--Emigration and immigration; Great Britain--Economic conditions; United States--Economic conditions. Thomas concentrates on class rather than occupational immobility.

Adam Tooze (2006). The Wages of Destruction: The Making and Breaking of the Nazi Economy. (London, UK: Allen Lane, 816 p.). University Senior Lecturer in modern European Economic History (Jesus College, Cambridge University). Germany--Economic conditions--1939-1945; Economic conditions -- World War II; Hitler, Adolph. Different perspective on Hitler’s war - how did Nazi Germany ever get as far as it did; conquest and racial struggle only true routes to prosperity, security; armaments were means to that end.  

Eds. Steven Topik, Carlos Marichal, and Zephyr Frank (2006). From Silver to Cocaine: Latin American Commodity Chains and the Building of the World Economy, 1500-2000. (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 377 p.). Primary commodities--Latin America; Exports--Latin America--History; Latin America--Commerce--History. Latin America's international trade through lens of "commodity chains" which have connected producers with consumers around world for five hundred years.

Abbott Payson Usher (1988). A History of Mechanical Inventions. (New York, NY: Dover, 450 p. [rev. ed; orig. pub. 1929]). Inventions--History; Machinery--History. Importance of technological innovation in cultural,  economic history of West.

Herman van der Wee; translated by Robin Hogg and Max R. Hall (1986). Prosperity and Upheaval: The World Economy, 1945-1980 (Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 621 p.). Economic history--1945-.

Geerat J. Vermeij (2004). Nature: An Economic History. (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 445 p.). Distinguished Professor of Geology; UC Davis. Natural history--Economic aspects; Competitive Behavior; Economic Competition; Evolution.

Robert Vitalis (1995). When Capitalists Collide: Business Conflict and the End of Empire in Egypt. (Berkeley, CA: University of California Press 282 p.). Investments -- Egypt -- History; Industrial policy -- Egypt -- History; Egypt -- Economic conditions -- 20th century.

Max Weber; translated by Talcott Parsons; with a foreword by R.H. Tawney (1948). The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism. (New York, NY: Scribner, 292 p.). Capitalism--Religious aspects--Protestant churches; Protestant work ethic.

Donald Winch (1996). Riches and Poverty: An Intellectual History of Political Economy in Britain, 1750-1834. (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 428 p.). Economics--Great Britain--History--18th century; Economics--Great Britain--History--19th century. Implications of Adam Smith's science of legislator; provided key to studying rich and poor in commercial societies, transformed ancient debate on luxury and inequality, furnished basis for assessing American and French revolutions.

Eds. G.D.N. Worswick and P.H. Ady (1952). The British Economy, 1945-1950. (Oxford, UK: Clarendon Press, 621 p.). Great Britain--Economic conditions--1945-.

Eds. G.D.N. Worswick and P.H. Ady (1962). The British Economy in the Nineteen-Fifties. (Oxford, UK: Clarendon Press, 564 p.). Great Britain--Economic conditions--1945-.

William D. Wray (1989). Japan's Economy: A Bibliography of Its Past and Present. (New York, NY: M. Wiener Pub., 303 p.). Japan--Economic conditions--To 1868--Bibliography; Japan--Economic conditions--1868- --Bibliography.

Wen-hsin Yeh (2007). Shanghai Splendor: Economic Sentiments and the Making of Modern China, 1843-1949. (Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 305 p.). Richard H. and Laurie C. Morrison Professor in History at the Institute of East Asian Studies (University of California, Berkeley). Merchants -- China -- Shanghai -- History; China -- Economic conditions -- 1912-1949; China -- Politics and government -- 1912-1949. Shanghai as major site of Chinese modernization (from Opium War to eve of Communist takeover in 1949); evolution of urban culture that became alternately isolated from, intertwined with China's tumultuous history; rise of new maritime, capitalist economic culture among city's middle class; sociocultural dynamics that shaped people, their politics.

Vera Zamagni (1993). The Economic History of Italy, 1860-1990. (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 413 p.). Italy--Economic conditions.




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Center for the History of Political Economy                                                          

Founded in 2008, with a significant grant from the John W. Pope Foundation; the mission is to promote and support research in, and the teaching of, the history of economics and economic thought (introduced at the graduate level at Duke University during 1930s); 1969 - first issue of History of Political Economy appeared, published by the Duke University Press; May 1974 - History of Economics Society had first annual meeting at nearby University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; 1985 - set up steering committee, began collecting for Economists’ Papers Project; largest such collection in the world. It now includes the papers of nine Nobel prize winners (Kenneth Arrow, Fredrich von Hayek (on microfilm), Leonid Hurwicz, Robert Lucas, Franco Modigliani, Douglas North, Paul Samuelson, Robert Solow, and Vernon Smith, as well as those of many other important economists. It is also the official repository of the papers of the American Economic Association and the History of Economics Society.

Explorations in Economic History                                    4983                   

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The Journal of Economic History                                                        
Published since 1940 - the leading North American journal in the field; devoted to the interdisciplinary study of history and economics - of interest to economic historians, social and demographic historians, and economists in general. Broad methodological and geographic coverage of issues such as money and banking, trade, manufacturing, technology, transportation, industrial organization, labor, agriculture, servitude, demography, education, economic growth, and the role of government and regulation. Extensive review section - latest books in economic history and related fields.

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The foundation promotes the practice of economic history. April 2, 1914 - Netherlands Economic History Archive established (joint initiative of industry and science, organized by Professor NW Posthumus, first professor of economic history in the Netherlands).

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Professional Associations in Economic History                           

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The Dismal Scientist is commemorating the year 2000 with a look back at the top economic events of the 20th century. The editors have ranked their picks of the top 25 economic events of the past 100 years, according to criteria including the nature of the event, how it affected the US economy, and the long-term effects of the event. Each event is linked to a short article about its economic impact. The Dismal Scientist has also included a form for its readership to submit events.

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