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Product Description: First published in 1936, as the second edition of a 1926 original, this book was written to present those involved in estate management with a guide to accurate accountancy. The examples given within the text 'are arranged with the object of keeping both landlord and agent posted in the progress of management, receipts and payments being classified and analysed so as to provide essential information at a glance, and without the necessity of further extraction'...read more

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9781316603345 | Cambridge Univ Pr, April 15, 2016, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: First published in 1936, as the second edition of a 1926 original, this book was written to present those involved in estate management with a guide to accurate accountancy.

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9781316606926 | Cambridge Univ Pr, April 28, 2016, cover price $26.99

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Product Description: D.I. Mendeleev (1834-1907) is undoubtedly Russia’s most famous scientist and one of the world’s most famous chemists from any period. He is known and respected internationally as the inventor of the periodic table of elements and as a pioneer in the understanding of the nature of chemical periodicity, but what is far less recognised is that he was also a major economist and policy-maker who had a profound influence on Russian development strategy in the latter part of the nineteenth century...read more

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9780415820974 | Routledge, June 8, 2017, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: D.

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9780374235543 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, February 9, 2016, cover price $27.00
9781846147388 | Gardners Books, May 1, 2015, cover price $28.00

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9780374536732 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, February 21, 2017, cover price $16.00

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9781504681087 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, February 9, 2016), cover price $34.95

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The Patrons of Husbandry—or the Grange—is the longest-lived US agricultural society and, since its founding shortly after the Civil War, has had immeasurable influence on social change as enacted by ordinary Americans. The Grange sought to relieve the struggles of small farmers by encouraging collaboration. Pathbreaking for its inclusion of women, the Grange is also well known for its association with Gilded Age laws aimed at curbing the monopoly power of railroads.In Essentials, Unity takes as its focus Grange founder Oliver Kelley and his home organization in Minnesota. Jenny Bourne draws upon numerous historical records to present a lively picture of a fraternal organization devoted to improving the lot of farmers but whose legacies extend far beyond agriculture. From struggles over minimum wage, birth control, and environmental regulation to the conflicts surrounding the Affordable Care Act, and from lunch-counter sit-ins to Occupy Wall Street, the Grange has shaped the very notion of collective action and how it is deployed even today. As this compact book so effectively illustrates, the history of the Patrons of Husbandry exposes the classic tension between the desires for achieving overall economic success and determining how the spoils are split.
By Paul Finkelman (foreword by)

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9780821422366 | Ohio Univ Pr, January 15, 2017, cover price $55.00

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9780821422373 | Reprint edition (Ohio Univ Pr, January 15, 2017), cover price $26.95 | About this edition: The Patrons of Husbandry—or the Grange—is the longest-lived US agricultural society and, since its founding shortly after the Civil War, has had immeasurable influence on social change as enacted by ordinary Americans.

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9781474267328 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, April 6, 2017, cover price $112.00

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9781474273398 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, April 6, 2017, cover price $37.95

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Product Description: Silent Partners restores women to their place in the story of England's Financial Revolution. Women were active participants in London's first stock market beginning in the 1690s and continuing through the eighteenth century. Whether playing the state lottery, investing in government funds for retirement, or speculating in company stocks, women regularly comprised between a fifth and a third of public investors...read more

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9780198767985 | Oxford Univ Pr, December 13, 2016, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: Silent Partners restores women to their place in the story of England's Financial Revolution.

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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 precedents can offer valuable insights. Lending to the Borrower from Hell looks at one famous case--the debts and defaults of Philip II of Spain. Ruling over one of the largest and most powerful empires in history, King Philip defaulted four times. Yet he never lost access to capital markets and could borrow again within a year or two of each default. Exploring the shrewd reasoning of the lenders who continued to offer money, Mauricio Drelichman and Hans-Joachim Voth analyze the lessons from this important historical example. Using detailed new evidence collected from sixteenth-century archives, Drelichman and Voth examine the incentives and returns of lenders. They provide powerful evidence that in the right situations, lenders not only survive despite defaults--they thrive. Drelichman and Voth also demonstrate that debt markets cope well, despite massive fluctuations in expenditure and revenue, when lending functions like insurance. The authors unearth unique sixteenth-century loan contracts that offered highly effective risk sharing between the king and his lenders, with payment obligations reduced in bad times. A fascinating story of finance and empire, Lending to the Borrower from Hell offers an intelligent model for keeping economies safe in times of sovereign debt crises and defaults.

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9780691151496 | Princeton Univ Pr, January 19, 2014, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Why do lenders time and again loan money to sovereign borrowers who promptly go bankrupt?

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9780691173771 | Reprint edition (Princeton Univ Pr, December 6, 2016), cover price $27.95

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At the center of the upheavals brought by emancipation in the American South was the economic and social transition from slavery to modern capitalism. In Between Slavery and Capitalism, Martin Ruef examines how this institutional change affected individuals, organizations, and communities in the late nineteenth century, as blacks and whites alike learned to navigate the shoals between two different economic worlds. Analyzing trajectories among average Southerners, this is perhaps the most extensive sociological treatment of the transition from slavery since W.E.B. Du Bois's Black Reconstruction in America.In the aftermath of the Civil War, uncertainty was a pervasive feature of life in the South, affecting the economic behavior and social status of former slaves, Freedmen's Bureau agents, planters, merchants, and politicians, among others. Emancipation brought fundamental questions: How should emancipated slaves be reimbursed in wage contracts? What occupations and class positions would be open to blacks and whites? What forms of agricultural tenure could persist? And what paths to economic growth would be viable? To understand the escalating uncertainty of the postbellum era, Ruef draws on a wide range of qualitative and quantitative data, including several thousand interviews with former slaves, letters, labor contracts, memoirs, survey responses, census records, and credit reports.Through a resolutely comparative approach, Between Slavery and Capitalism identifies profound changes between the economic institutions of the Old and New South and sheds new light on how the legacy of emancipation continues to affect political discourse and race and class relations today.

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9780691162775 | Princeton Univ Pr, August 24, 2014, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: At the center of the upheavals brought by emancipation in the American South was the economic and social transition from slavery to modern capitalism.

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9780691173597 | Reprint edition (Princeton Univ Pr, December 6, 2016), cover price $27.95

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Product Description: This multidisciplinary volume, the first of its kind, presents an account of China’s contemporary transformation via one of its most important yet overlooked cities: Shenzhen, located just north of Hong Kong. In recent decades, Shenzhen has transformed from an experimental site for economic reform into a dominant city at the crossroads of the global economy...read more
By Jonathan Bach (editor)

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9780226401096 | Univ of Chicago Pr, December 5, 2016, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: This multidisciplinary volume, the first of its kind, presents an account of China’s contemporary transformation via one of its most important yet overlooked cities: Shenzhen, located just north of Hong Kong.

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9780226401126, titled "Learning from Shenzhen: China's Post-mao Experiment from Special Zone to Model City" | Reprint edition (Univ of Chicago Pr, December 5, 2016), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: This multidisciplinary volume, the first of its kind, presents an account of China’s contemporary transformation via one of its most important yet overlooked cities: Shenzhen, located just north of Hong Kong.

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Product Description: Tracking the movement of finance capital toward far-flung investment frontiers, Noam Maggor reconceives the emergence of modern capitalism in the United States. Brahmin Capitalism reveals the decisive role of established wealth in the transformation of the American economy in the decades after the Civil War, leading the way to the nationally integrated corporate capitalism of the twentieth century...read more

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9780674971462, titled "Brahmin Capitalism: Frontiers of Wealth and Populism in America’s First Gilded Age" | Harvard Univ Pr, January 1, 2017, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Tracking the movement of finance capital toward far-flung investment frontiers, Noam Maggor reconceives the emergence of modern capitalism in the United States.

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Product Description: The unprecedented importance of finance in our societies, as well as its central role in provoking economic crises, has generated an enormous interest in understanding the historical origins and evolution of modern financial systems...read more

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9780199584444 | Oxford Univ Pr, November 30, 2016, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: The unprecedented importance of finance in our societies, as well as its central role in provoking economic crises, has generated an enormous interest in understanding the historical origins and evolution of modern financial systems.

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Product Description: The untold story of the global poor: “Powerful, lucid, and revelatory, The Great Surge…offers indispensable prescriptions about sustaining global economic progress into the future” (George Soros, chairman of Soros Fund Management)...read more

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9781476764788 | Simon & Schuster, November 10, 2015, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: The untold story of the global poor today: A distinguished expert and advisor to developing nations reveals how we’ve reduced poverty, increased incomes, improved health, curbed violence, and spread democracy—and how to ensure the improvements continue.

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9781476764795 | Reprint edition (Simon & Schuster, November 22, 2016), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: The untold story of the global poor: “Powerful, lucid, and revelatory, The Great Surge…offers indispensable prescriptions about sustaining global economic progress into the future” (George Soros, chairman of Soros Fund Management).
9781501124341 | Simon & Schuster, November 10, 2015, cover price $18.00

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Product Description: The decades after World War II were a golden age across much of the world. It was a time of economic miracles, an era when steady jobs were easy to find and families could see their living standards improving year after year. And then, around 1973, the good times vanished...read more

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9780465061983 | Basic Books, November 8, 2016, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: The decades after World War II were a golden age across much of the world.

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9781138217195 | Routledge, November 5, 2016, cover price $170.00

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Product Description: It is well-known that the Swedish experiment in practical economic control was inspired by a simultaneous development of economic thought in Sweden. Despite Swedish economics being known globally, until this book was originally published in 1939 there was little except second-hand descriptions of what the Swedes were really saying...read more

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9781138215566 | Routledge, November 5, 2016, cover price $155.00 | About this edition: It is well-known that the Swedish experiment in practical economic control was inspired by a simultaneous development of economic thought in Sweden.

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