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  1. Financing Cotton

    Financing Cotton: British Industrial Growth and Decline, 1780-2000 [Paperback]

    Steven Toms(Author)


    ISBN: 9781783275090
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: People, Markets, Goods: Economies and Societies in History
    Volume: Volume 17
    The cotton and textile industry, at the centre of the industrial revolution, has long been a metaphor for the rise and fall of Britain as a manufacturing economy. This book links the world of finance directly to the fate of the cotton and textile ... .... Learn More
  2. The Wealth of England

    The Wealth of England: The Medieval Wool trade and Its Political Importance 1100–1600 [Paperback]

    Susan Rose(Author)


    ISBN: 9781789253825
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    The wool trade was undoubtedly one of the most important elements of the British economy throughout the medieval period - even the seat occupied by the speaker of the House of lords rests on a woolsack. In The Wealth of England Su... .... Learn More
  3. Farmers at the Frontier

    Farmers at the Frontier: A Pan European Perspective on Neolithisation [Hardback]

    Kurt J Gron(Editor); Lasse Sorensen(Editor); Peter Rowley-Conwy(Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789251401
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    All farming in prehistoric Europe ultimately came from elsewhere in one way or another, unlike the growing numbers of primary centers of domestication and agricultural origins worldwide. This fact affects every aspect of our understanding of the s... .... Learn More
  4. Asia Bond Monitor – November 2019

    Asia Bond Monitor – November 2019 [Paperback]

    Asian Development Bank(Author)


    ISBN: 9789292618667
    Published by : Asian Development Bank
    The quarterly Asia Bond Monitor reviews developments in emerging East Asian local currency bond markets. The report discusses key trends in the region's bond markets, and the outlook, risks, and policy options. It covers the 10 members of the Asso... .... Learn More
  5. The English East India Company's Silk Enterprise in Bengal, 1750-1850

    The English East India Company's Silk Enterprise in Bengal, 1750-1850: Economy, Empire and Business [Hardback]

    Karolina Hutková(Author)


    ISBN: 9781783273942
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Worlds of the East India Company
    Volume: Volume 16
    This book examines the silk-processing activities of the English East India Company in Bengal and presents the Company as a manufacturer rather than a trading body or political agent. Silk was one of the first globally traded commo... .... Learn More
  6. Land Tenure Security

    Land Tenure Security: State-peasant relations in the Amhara Highlands, Ethiopia [Hardback]

    Svein Ege(Editor)


    ISBN: 9781847012241
    Published by : James Currey
    Series: Eastern Africa Series
    The land issue, as in other parts of Africa, dominates life in Ethiopia, where agriculture accounts for 80 per cent of employment, but despite land reform, progress seems out of reach for many. Drawing on extensive ethnographic fie... .... Learn More
  7. Decline and Economic Ideals in Italy in the Early Modern Age

    Decline and Economic Ideals in Italy in the Early Modern Age [Hardback]

    Gino Barbieri(Author)


    ISBN: 9788822263018
    Published by : Ad Ilissum
    Decline and Economic Ideals in Italy in the Early Modern Age (1940) is certainly the most important work of Gino Barbieri, who developed it from his PhD thesis. It is an example of deep economic insight, investigating the writings of theologians, ... .... Learn More
  8. Bristol: An Archaeological Assessment

    Bristol: An Archaeological Assessment: A Worshipful Town and Famous City [Hardback]

    Nigel Baker(Author); Jonathan Brett(Author); Robert Jones(Author)


    ISBN: 9781785708770
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Bristol is a major city and port in the south-west of England. In medieval times, it became the third largest city in the kingdom, behind London and York. Bristol was founded in the late Saxon period and grew rapidly in the 12th a... .... Learn More
  9. The European Mind

    The European Mind: Narratives and Identity. Volums 1 and 2 [Hardback]

    Henry Frendo(Editor)


    ISBN: 9789990945607
    Published by : Midsea Books
    An inter-disciplinary enquiry concerning Europe, Europeans and Europeanity across time, based on proceedings of the 10th world congress of the International Society for the Study of European Ideas convened at the University of Malta. The European ... .... Learn More
  10. Market as Place and Space of Economic Exchange

    Market as Place and Space of Economic Exchange: Perspectives from Archaeology and Anthropology [Paperback]

    Hans Peter Hahn(Editor); Geraldine Schmitz(Editor)


    ISBN: 9781785708930
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    In the context of commodification, material culture has particular properties hitherto considered irrelevant or neglected. First, the market is a spatial structure, assigning special properties to the things offered: the goods and... .... Learn More

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