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Prologue

Michael Veseth

in Mountains of Debt: Crisis and Change in Renaissance Florence, Postwar Britain, and Postwar America

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195064209
eISBN:
9780199854998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195064209.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book is an experiment in comparative economic history. That is, it attempts to apply a model of structural change and fiscal crisis to two critical periods of the past: Renaissance Florence and ... More


Sociology and History: Partnership, Rivalry, or Mutual Incomprehension?

Roderick Floud and Pat Thane (eds)

in British Sociology Seen from Without and Within

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263426
eISBN:
9780191734298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263426.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

The 1960s was a period of ferment, intellectual excitement, optimism and expansion in all the social sciences, including sociology. It is, therefore, an appropriate starting point for a discussion of ... More


Restless Clio: A Story of the Economic Historians' Assessment of History in Economics

Chris Freeman and Francisco Louçã

in As Time Goes By: From the Industrial Revolutions to the Information Revolution

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199251056
eISBN:
9780191596278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199251053.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Economic history has always been quite a peculiar department both in the domain of history and that of economics; dealing with change, institutions, collective rationality, and conflicting strategies ... More


Donald Cuthbert Coleman 1920–1995

Peter Mathias and F. M. L. Thompson

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 115 Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, I

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197262788
eISBN:
9780191754210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262788.003.0008
Subject:
History, Historiography

Donald Coleman was an outstanding economic historian, specialising in industrial history. ‘Labour in the English Economy of the Seventeenth Century’ (1956) was an early influential article by him. ... More


Modelling the Middle Ages: The History and Theory of England's Economic Development

John Hatcher and Mark Bailey

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199244119
eISBN:
9780191697333
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244119.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Economic History

Most of what has been written on the economy of the Middle Ages is deeply influenced by abstract concepts and theories. The most powerful and popular of these guiding beliefs are derived from ... More


Height and the High Life: What Future for a Tall Story?

Timothy Leunig and Hans-Joachim Voth

in The Economic Future in Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263471
eISBN:
9780191734786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263471.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter discusses height as a reliable indicator of health status and standard of living. It also suggests that mapping from height to other measures of well-being has attracted the attention of ... More


Constructing Corporate America: History, Politics, Culture

Kenneth Lipartito and David B. Sicilia (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199251902
eISBN:
9780191719059
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251902.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Challenging assumptions about the history and performance of the business corporation in the United States, this book seeks to explain more fully this crucial institution of capitalism. The authors ... More


Edward Miller 1915–2000

BARBARA HARVEY and PETER LINEHAN

in Proceedings of the British Academy, 138 Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, V

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263938
eISBN:
9780191734236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263938.003.0011
Subject:
History, Historiography

Edward Miller's deep understanding of the history of Europe, together with meticulous scholarship and an equable temperament, made him an ideal editor of wide-ranging works with many different ... More


Afterword: Toward New Renderings

Kenneth Lipartito and David B. Sicilia

in Constructing Corporate America: History, Politics, Culture

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199251902
eISBN:
9780191719059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251902.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter summarizes the major findings of the book's chapters and their revisionist implications. Rather than seeing the corporation as the dominant economic form simply because it was more ... More


Ireland: A New Economic History 1780–1939

Cormac Gráda Ó

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205982
eISBN:
9780191676895
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205982.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

This book offers a fresh, comprehensive economic history of Ireland between 1780 and 1939. Its methodology is mould breaking, and it is unparalleled in its broad scope and comparative focus. The book ... More


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