The Rise of Empires: The Political Economy of Innovation

The Rise of Empires: The Political Economy of Innovation

by Sangaralingam Ramesh

Hardcover(1st ed. 2018)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783030016074
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 11/12/2018
Edition description: 1st ed. 2018
Pages: 328
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x (d)

About the Author

Dr Sangaralingam Ramesh is Economics Tutor in the Department of Continuing Education at the University of Oxford, and a Teaching Fellow in Economics at University College London. He has been an Associate Professor in Economics at the Université Paris Dauphine GBD, France and Economics Module Leader at Kings College London, University of London, UK. He has published articles in the International Journal of Economic Sciences and Applied Research, the Journal of the Knowledge Economy and the Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development. Most recently he published China's Lessons for India, Volumes I & II (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017).

Table of Contents


1. Introduction
2. Theory of Innovation and Causal Dynamics
3. Pre-History – Emergence & Palaeolithic to Bronze Age (10,000BC to 800BC)
4. The Babylonian Empire (1900BC to 539BC)
5. Ancient Greece (1100BC to 30BC)
6. The Roman Empire (443BC to 395AD)
7. The Chola Dynasty (350BC to 1279AD)
8. The Han Dynasty (206BC – 220AD) and The Song Dynasty (960AD to 1279AD)
9. The Mongol Empire (1206AD to 1368AD)
10. The British Empire (1603AD to 1997AD)
11. Conclusion

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