Author: Rex Pope
Release Date: 2014-06-11
An up to date short study which examines the key debates on British economic performance since 1914. Rex Pope considers the indicators and measures involved in assessing economic performance and then looks at issues affecting the economy such as the role of government, British entrepreneurship, the state of world markets, the effect of the two world wars and the importance of cultural attitudes towards industry.
Author: Albert S. Lindemann
Publisher: Pearson Education
Release Date: 2000-01
*JN279-3, 0-582-36964-9, Lindemann, Albert, Anti-Semitism Before the Holocaust*? An important new study on a complex and highly controversial topic, anti-Semitism over the past three thousand years, from ancient times right through to the twentieth century inter-war period and the Nazi Holocaust. Books in this Seminar Studies in History series bridge the gap between textbook and specialist survey and consists of a brief "Introduction" and/or "Background" to the subject, valuable in bringing the reader up-to-speed on the area being examined, followed by a substantial and authoritative section of "Analysis" focusing on the main themes and issues. There is a succinct "Assessment" of the subject, a generous selection of "Documents" and a detailed bibliography. Examines all countries where anti-Semitism manifested itself including Russia, the US, Poland, England, Germany, South Africa and Holland. those interested in Jewish History or the study of anti-Semitism.
Author: D. G. Wright
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Release Date: 1984
This study provides both an introduction to, and an overview of, Napoleon's impact on France and Europe. It explores his origins and personality, assesses his contribution to the crucial changes in the conduct of warfare during this period, and examines the reasons for the ultimate defeat of his armies and the collapse of the Empire. It concludes with a brief study of the Napoleonic legend and the historical controversies which surround it.
Author: John Hiden
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman
Release Date: 1996
It is often assumed that the Weimar Republic was bound to fail due to the harsh terms of the Versailles Settlement. Professor Hiden dispels this simplistic view and shows that it was a complex set of factors which finally brought Hitler to power. This clear and balanced study is now fully revised - for the first time since its publication in 1974 - to take account of the latest research.
Author: William Marshall
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Release Date: 1996-01-01
Genre: Biography & Autobiography
SEMINAR STUDIES IN HISTORYEdited by Roger Lockyer(Emeritus Reader in History, in the University of London)This famous series examines key themes in British, European and World history in short, succinct volumes. The text is supported by primary material in a Documents section, a full bibliography and an index; where appropriate there are maps, chronologies and glossaries. All the books in the series are written by experts in the field who are not only familiar with the latest research but have often contributed to it. Works of scholarship in their own right, the books also provide a survey of current historical interpretations. Longman has now inaugurated a major programme of renewal and expansion for Seminar Studies, with many new titles and new editions in the pipeline. Existing books are being re-presented in a larger, more reader-friendly format as they reprint; and new books and new editions are being reset into an entirely new page design. Peter the Great was an unusual man and a most unusual tsar. His reign (1682-1725) had a momentous impact on the development of modern Russia and a study of it is crucial for an understanding of Russia's development from backwater to twentie
Author: Alison Brown
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Release Date: 1999
First published in 1988, Alison Brown's The Renaissance soon established itself as one of the most popular and useful books on this complex topic. For this expanded Second Edition the author has rewritten the text entirely in the light of the wealth of literature published over the past decade. It contains two new chapters, one on the rise of lordships and the impact of the Black Death and one on Renaissance theatre. As ever, the main focus of the book is on the influence of classical ideas on Italy, and although Florence is still central to the book its uniqueness is now viewed more critically.
Author: Toshio Suzuki
Publisher: A&C Black
Release Date: 2013-12-17
Genre: Business & Economics
Based on bank and official archives, this book focuses on Japan's financial activities abroad - in particular, Japan's borrowings. This is the story of Japan's success: a "doubtful" borrower in the 1870s, it became respected after the Russo-Japan war. This study also highlights the mechanism of loan issues on the international capital markets. First published in 1994, this title is part of the Bloomsbury Academic Collections series.
Author: D. N. McCloskey
Release Date: 2013-10-16
Genre: Business & Economics
The essays in this book focus on the controversies concerning Britain's economic performance between the mid-nineteenth century and the First World War. The overriding theme is that Britain's own resources were consistently more productive, more resilient and more successful than is normally assumed. And if the economy's achievement was considerable, the influence on it of external factors (trade, international competition, policy) were much less significant than is normally supposed. The book is structured as follows: Part One: The Method of Historical Economics Part Two: Enterprise in Late Victorian Britain Part Three: Britain in the World Economy, 1846-1913.
Author: John Komlos
Publisher: Franz Steiner Verlag
Release Date: 1997
Wirtschaftsgeschichtliche Forschung kann nur interdisziplinar betrieben werden und ihre Aufgabe der Vertiefung unseres Verstandnisses von sozio-okonomischen Prozessen und deren Interaktion mit politischen Entwicklungen erfuellen, wenn okonomische Theorie vernuenftig angewendet wird. Zwei amerikanische Wissenschaftler, Douglas North und Robert Fogel, wurden 1993 mit dem Nobelpreis fuer Wirtschaftswissenschaften fuer ihre Pionierarbeit in Kliometrie, der Verbindung von Okonomie und Geschichte, ausgezeichnet. In Nordamerika ist der Paradigmenwechsel vollstandig vollzogen: Kliometrie ist bereits eine anormale Wissenschafto. Der vorliegende Band, vornehmlich von amerikanischen Gelehrten mit wirtschaftswissenschaftlichem Sachverstand geschrieben, liefert der deutschen akademischen Gemeinschaft wenig bekannte, jedoch bahnbrechende Artikel. .