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The Advent of Modern Capitalism in France, 1770–1840The Contribution of Pierre-François Tubeuf

The Advent of Modern Capitalism in France, 1770–1840: The Contribution of Pierre-François Tubeuf

Gwynne Lewis

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198228950
eISBN:
9780191678844
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198228950.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Economic History

This story in this is book is about one of the most dynamic entrepreneurs in modern French history. The book examines Pierre-François Tubeuf's contribution to the development of industry in France. ... More

Boardroom ScandalThe Criminalization of Company Fraud in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Boardroom Scandal: The Criminalization of Company Fraud in Nineteenth-Century Britain

James Taylor

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199695799
eISBN:
9780191749520
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695799.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

Should businessmen who commit fraud go to prison? This question has been asked repeatedly since 2008; it was also raised in nineteenth-century Britain, when the spread of corporate capitalism created ... More

The Challenge of Affluence

The Challenge of Affluence

Avner Offer

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199216628
eISBN:
9780191696015
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216628.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

Since the 1940s Americans and Britons have come to enjoy an era of rising material abundance. Yet this has been accompanied by a range of social and personal disorders, including family breakdown, ... More

Civil Society in British HistoryIdeas, Identities, Institutions

Civil Society in British History: Ideas, Identities, Institutions

Jose Harris (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199260201
eISBN:
9780191717352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260201.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

This book explores the many different strands in the language of civil society from the 16th to the 20th centuries. Through a series of case-studies it investigates the applicability of the term to a ... More

Company of KinsmenEnterprise and Community in South Asian History 1700-1940

Company of Kinsmen: Enterprise and Community in South Asian History 1700-1940

Tirthankar Roy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063780
eISBN:
9780199080144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063780.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

This book chronicles how the concept of organizing people to serve economic ends emerged in early modern and colonial India. It examines rules of cooperation, why people decided to join forces, how ... More

Cornering the MarketIndependent Grocers and Innovation in American Small Business

Cornering the Market: Independent Grocers and Innovation in American Small Business

Susan V. Spellman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199384273
eISBN:
9780190495503
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199384273.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

This book overturns nostalgic stereotypes of antiquated storekeepers, suggesting that nineteenth- and early twentieth-century grocers were important but unsung innovators of business models and ... More

A Country Merchant, 1495-1520Trading and Farming at the End of the Middle Ages

A Country Merchant, 1495-1520: Trading and Farming at the End of the Middle Ages

Christopher Dyer

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199214242
eISBN:
9780191740954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214242.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Economic History

A wool merchant on the edge of the Cotswolds, John Heritage of Moreton in Marsh, traded between 1498 and 1520, and kept a record of his business in an account book. At this time commerce played a ... More

Customs and ExciseTrade, Production, and Consumption in England 1640-1845

Customs and Excise: Trade, Production, and Consumption in England 1640-1845

William J. Ashworth

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199259212
eISBN:
9780191717918
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259212.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Economic History

This book traces the growth of customs and excise, and their integral role in shaping the framework of industrial England; including state power, technical advance, and the evolution of a consumer ... More

Dutch Primacy in World Trade, 1585–1740

Dutch Primacy in World Trade, 1585–1740

Jonathan I. Israel

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198211396
eISBN:
9780191678196
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198211396.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Economic History

Despite its small size and population, the Dutch Republic functioned as the hub of world trade, shipping, and finance for nearly two centuries. This is the first detailed account of that hegemony ... More

Economic Relations between Nazi Germany and Franco’s Spain 1936–1945

Economic Relations between Nazi Germany and Franco’s Spain 1936–1945

Christian Leitz

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206453
eISBN:
9780191677137
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206453.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Economic History

This is the first study of the economic relationship between Nazi Germany and Franco's Spain, between the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War and the end of the Second World War. It demonstrates how, ... More

The Field and the ForgePopulation, Production, and Power in the Pre-industrial West

The Field and the Forge: Population, Production, and Power in the Pre-industrial West

John Landers

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199279579
eISBN:
9780191719448
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279579.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History, Economic History

This book offers a new approach to the pre-industrial past in Europe and the Mediterranean basin from the Roman Republic to the fall of Napoleon. It takes as its starting point E. A. Wrigley’s ... More

The Financial Decline of a Great PowerWar, Influence, and Money in Louis XIV's France

The Financial Decline of a Great Power: War, Influence, and Money in Louis XIV's France

Guy Rowlands

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199585076
eISBN:
9780191744600
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585076.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Economic History

The financial humbling of a great power in any age demands explanation. In the War of the Spanish Succession (1701–14) Louis XIV's France had to fight way beyond its borders and the costs of war rose ... More

Free Trade and Liberal England 1846–1946

Free Trade and Liberal England 1846–1946

Anthony Howe

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201465
eISBN:
9780191674891
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201465.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

The argument about the limits of free trade or protectionism rages throughout the world to this day. Following the repeal of the Corn Laws in 1846, free trade became one of the most distinctive ... More

Greece and the Inter-War Economic Crisis

Greece and the Inter-War Economic Crisis

Mark Mazower

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202059
eISBN:
9780191675126
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202059.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Economic History

The great depression of the inter-war years was the most profound shock ever to strike the world economy, and is widely held to have led directly to the collapse of parliamentary democracy in many ... More

The History of Oxford University Press: Volume IBeginnings to 1780

The History of Oxford University Press: Volume I: Beginnings to 1780

Ian Gadd (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199557318
eISBN:
9780191772320
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557318.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History, Economic History

This book is the first of three volumes covering the history of printing and publishing at the University of Oxford. This book starts from its tentative and obscure beginnings in the late fifteenth ... More

The History of Oxford University Press: Volume II1780 to 1896

The History of Oxford University Press: Volume II: 1780 to 1896

Simon Eliot (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199543151
eISBN:
9780191772337
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543151.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History, Economic History

This second volume on the history of Oxford University Press starts in 1780. In that year the Press still produced a handful of academic titles a year and rented its bible privilege to members of the ... More

The History of the British Coal Industry: Volume 1: Before 1700Towards the Age of Coal

The History of the British Coal Industry: Volume 1: Before 1700: Towards the Age of Coal

John Hatcher

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198282822
eISBN:
9780191684418
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198282822.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Economic History

Well before 1700, Britain had become heavily dependent upon coal for its fuel, and coalmining had taken its place among the nation's staple industries. This book traces the production and trade of ... More

The Invisible Hand?How Market Economies have Emerged and Declined Since AD 500

The Invisible Hand?: How Market Economies have Emerged and Declined Since AD 500

Bas van Bavel

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199608133
eISBN:
9780191779084
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608133.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

The book offers a radical departure from the conventional wisdom of economists and economic historians by showing that factor markets and the economies dominated by them—the market economies—are not ... More

Ireland: A New Economic History 1780–1939

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

Judging New WealthPopular Publishing and Responses to Commerce in England, 1750–1800

Judging New Wealth: Popular Publishing and Responses to Commerce in England, 1750–1800

James Raven

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202370
eISBN:
9780191675300
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202370.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

This book explores popular literature and the book trade in the second half of the 18th century. Based on intensive research into the production and sale of literature ranging from novels and ... More

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