R. H. Coase
"The Nature of the Firm" (1937), is an influential article by Ronald Coase. It offered an economic explanation of why individuals choose to form partnerships, companies and other business entities...
Kevin Dowd, Martin Hutchinson
An engaging look at how modern finance almost destroyed our global economy
Over the last thirty years, capital markets have been restructured through the tenets of modern finance. This has been...
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Издател: Schocken Books
This volume grew out of a series of lectures by the author in 1944. He analyzes the centrality of Zion to biblical and Talmudic thought, how it inspired medieval thinkers and mystics, and how it moved modern Jews from Moses Hess to Ray Kook and A.D. Gordon.
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Arthur R. Hogue
Издател: Liberty Press
Written for the beginning student as well as the experienced scholar, this introductory analysis of the origin and early development or the English common law provides and excellent grounding for the early study of legal history. Between 1154, when Henry II became king, and 1307, when Edward I died, the common law underwent spectacular growth.
Издател: Liberty Classics
Another work by Jacob Burckhardt, one published posthumously, Weltgeschichtliche Betrachtungen, translated as Force & Freedom: Reflections on History by James Hastings, Nichols, (New York 1943, henceforward Reflections) was based on a series of lectures which Burckhardt gave between 1868 and 1871 and offers fundamental insight into his concept of
A major treatment of the crucial years 1848-1875 - a penetrating analysis of the rise of capitalism through the world. In the 1860s a new word entered the economic and political vocabulary of the world: "capitalism". The global triumph of capitalism is the major theme of history in the decades after 1848. It was the triumph of a society which
The splendid finale to Eric Hobsbawm's study of the nineteenth century, THE AGE OF EMPIRE covers the area of Western Imperialism and examines the forces that swept the world to the outbreak of World War One- and shaped modern society.
Eric Hobsbawm traces with brilliant analytical clarity the transformation brought about in every sphere of European life by the Dual revolution - the 1789 French revolution and the Industrial Revolution that originated in Britain. This enthralling and original account highlights the significant sixty years when industrial capitalism established
Издател: Princeton university press
James Pettifer , Miranda Vickers
“Winston Churchill is alleged to have once stated that the Balkans produce more history than they can consume. The events in the region over the last two decades have shown that, on the whole, his (alleged) assessment was correct.
James Pettifer and Miranda Vickers's writings illustrate that the Balkan tendency to churn out excessive history is
Издател: Liberty Fund, Inc.
In Democracy in America (1835) the Frenchman Alexis de Tocqueville interpreted American society through the lens of democratic political theory. A half-century later the Scotsman James Bryce examined "the institutions and the people of America as they are." Bryce presented his findings in The American Commonwealth, first published in London in
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