Икономическа история

Money, Language, and Thought Money, Language, and Thought

Marc Shell

Издател: The Johns Hopkins University Press

"In Money, Language, and Thought, Marc Shell explores the interactions between linguistic and economic production as they inform discourse from Chretien de Troyes to Heidegger. Close readings of works such as the medieval grail legends, The Merchant of Venice, Goethe's Faust, and Poe's "The Gold Bug" reveal how discourse has responded to the

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South-Eastern European Monetary and Economic Statistics from the Nineteenth Century to World War II South-Eastern European Monetary and Economic Statistics from the Nineteenth Century to World War II

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Издател: Bank of Greece, Bulgarian National Bank, National Bank of Romania, Oesterreichische Nationalbank

Most of the available literature on economic history deals with the advanced countries of Western Europe and the United States of America. The monetary and financial history of South-Eastern Europe, however, is still largely unexplored. This data volume aims at filling this gap by shedding light on the monetary history of the individual countries

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The American Monetary System The American Monetary System

Robert A. Degen

Издател: Lexington Books

This book explains how the American monetary system has developed since the turn of the century. An outgrowth of many years of teaching money and banking to undergraduate liberal arts students, it seeks to enhance the relevance and appeal of the subject by placing it in a larger framework of economic issues and developments than is typically done

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The Birth of Plenty The Birth of Plenty

William J. Bernstein

Издател: McGraw-Hill

“The Birth of Plenty is meant to be an economic history of the world. A tall order, for sure. But it delivers. Bernstein’s basic premise is that healthy institutions promote prosperity. In particular, countries must possess the following basic institutional ingredients in order to prosper: 1. Property Rights 2. The Scientific Method 3.

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The Case Against The Fed The Case Against The Fed

Murray N. Rothbard

Издател: Terra Libertas

The most powerful case against the American central bank ever written. This work begins with a mini-treatment of money and banking theory, and then plunges right in with the real history of the Federal Reserve System. Rothbard covers the struggle between competing elites and how they converged with the Fed. Rothbard calls for the abolition of the

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The First Crash The First Crash

Richard Dale

Издател: Princeton University Press

For nearly three centuries the spectacular rise and fall of the South Sea Company has gripped the public imagination as the most graphic warning to investors of the dangers of unbridled speculation. Yet history repeats itself and the same elemental forces that drove up the price of South Sea shares to dizzying heights in 1720 have in recent years

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The First Industrial Nation: The Economic History of Britain 1700-1914 The First Industrial Nation: The Economic History of Britain 1700-1914

Peter Mathias

Издател: Routledge

This celebrated and seminal text examines the industrial revolution, from its genesis in pre-industrial Britain, through its development and into maturity. A chapter-by-chapter analysis explores topics such as economic growth, agriculture, trade finance, labour and transport. First published in 1969, The First Industrial Nation is widely

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The Great Crash 1929 The Great Crash 1929

John Kenneth Galbraith

Издател: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

The Great Crash, 1929 published in 1954 is an economic history of the lead-up to the Wall Street Crash of 1929. The book argues that the 1929 stock market crash was precipitated by rampant speculation in the stock market, that the common denominator of all speculative episodes is the belief of participants that they can become rich without work

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The Great Crash 1929 The Great Crash 1929

John Kenneth Galbraith

Издател: Houghton Mifflin Company

Of Galbraith's classic examination of the 1929 financial collapse, the Atlantic Monthly said:"Economic writings are seldom notable for their entertainment value, but this book is. Galbraith's prose has grace and wit, and he distills a good deal of sardonic fun from the whopping errors of the nation's oracles and the wondrous antics of the

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The Great Depression 1929 - 1938 The Great Depression 1929 - 1938

Christian Saint-Etienne

Издател: Hoover Institution Press

Economists as diverse in approach as Lord Keynes and Milton Friedman have analyzed the causes of the Great Depression, and their answers have ranged from underconsumption to failings in monetary policy. In Part 1 of the Great Depression, Christian Saint-Etienne compares these theories with economic statistics for the interwar period and adds a

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