The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History: 5-Volume Set

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History: 5-Volume Set

by Joel Mokyr
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195105079

ISBN-13: 9780195105070

Pub. Date: 10/16/2003

Publisher: Oxford University Press


What were the economic roots of modern industrialism? Were labor unions ever effective in raising workers' living standards? Did high levels of taxation in the past normally lead to economic decline? These and similar questions profoundly inform a wide range of intertwined social issues whose complexity, scope, and depth become fully evident in the

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What were the economic roots of modern industrialism? Were labor unions ever effective in raising workers' living standards? Did high levels of taxation in the past normally lead to economic decline? These and similar questions profoundly inform a wide range of intertwined social issues whose complexity, scope, and depth become fully evident in the Encyclopedia.
Due to the interdisciplinary nature of the field, the Encyclopedia is divided not only by chronological and geographic boundaries, but also by related subfields such as agricultural history, demographic history, business history, and the histories of technology, migration, and transportation. The articles, all written and signed by international contributors, include scholars from Europe, Latin America, Africa, and Asia.
Covering economic history in all areas of the world and segments of ecnomies from prehistoric times to the present, The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History is the ideal resource for students, economists, and general readers, offering a unique glimpse into this integral part of world history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195105070
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
10/16/2003
Edition description:
5 Volume Set
Pages:
2824
Product dimensions:
11.70(w) x 9.10(h) x 7.80(d)

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