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  1. 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 unders... .... Learn More
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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... .... Learn More
  5. 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
  6. 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 Mal... .... Learn More
  7. 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
  8. The Wealth of England

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

    Susan Rose(Author)


    ISBN: 9781785707360
    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
  9. The Age of Machinery

    The Age of Machinery: Engineering the Industrial Revolution, 1770-1850 [Paperback]

    Gillian Cookson(Author)


    ISBN: 9781783272761
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: People, Markets, Goods: Economies and Societies in History
    Volume: Volume 12
    The engineers who built the first generations of modern textile machines, between 1770 and 1850, pushed at the boundaries of possibility. This book investigates these pioneering machine-makers, almost all working within textile com... .... Learn More
  10. Financing the World

    Financing the World [Hardback]

    Keith Hollender(Author)


    ISBN: 9781907427749
    Published by : Spink Books
    The third book by Keith Hollender on financial history, Financing the World focuses on the events and entrepreneurs that shaped the world of finance we know today. It describes the period of initial industrialization and the regu... .... Learn More

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