Category: Economic History

True Yankees : The South Seas and the Discovery of American Identity

True Yankees

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With American independence came the freedom to sail anywhere in…
Gaining Currency : The Rise of the Renminbi

Gaining Currency

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China's currency, the renminbi (RMB), has taken the world by…
The Last Pharaohs : Egypt Under the Ptolemies, 305-30 BC

The Last Pharaohs

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The history of Ptolemaic Egypt has usually been doubly isolated--separated…
The Trade Winds : A Study of British Overseas Trade During the French Wars 1793-1815

The Trade Winds

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First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor…
Wildcatters : Texas Independent Oilmen

Wildcatters

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In the 1970s and 1980s, the Texas wildcatter was a…
Silicon States : The Power and Politics of Big Tech

Silicon States

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Named a Best Book of the Year by Esquire Winner…
The Marginal Revolutionaries : How Austrian Economists Fought the War of Ideas

The Marginal Revolutionaries

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A group history of the Austrian School of Economics, from…
Why Not Default? : The Political Economy of Sovereign Debt

Why Not Default?

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How creditors came to wield unprecedented power over heavily indebted…
The History of Central Asia : The Age of Islam and the Mongols

The History of Central Asia

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Between the ninth and the fifteenth centuries, Central Asia was…
Renaissance Nation : How the Pope's Children Rewrote the Rules for Ireland

Renaissance Nation

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In four decades, bookended by the Pope's visits to Ireland…
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