How India Clothed the World

The World of South Asian Textiles, 1500-1850

Edited by Giorgio Riello, University of Warwick and Tirthankar Roy, London School of Economics

Status: 
€166,00
$201.00
ISBN13: 
9789004176539
E-ISBN: 
9789047429975
Publication Date: 
July 2009
Format: 
Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
xviii, 490 pp., 18 color illustrations
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Language: 
ISSN: 
1872-5155
Volume: 
4

Edited by Giorgio Riello, University of Warwick and Tirthankar Roy, London School of Economics

Drawing on new research on textile trade and production in the regions that depended on the Indian Ocean, the book contributes to a new understanding of the role that Indian cloth played in the making of the modern world economy.
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Volume: 
4
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004255319
E-ISBN: 
9789047429975
Publication date: 
August 2013
€53,00
$63.00

Shi Zhihong, Institute of Economics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

In Agricultural Development in Qing China: A Quantitative Study, 16661-1911 SHI Zhihong offers for the first time an overview of agricultural development in Qing China in the English language.
Series: 
Volume: 
14/3
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004354920
Expected: 
October 2017
€182,00
$210.00

NI Yuping, Tsinghua University

The first English research monograph on customs duties in China, ca. 1644-1911.
Series: 
Volume: 
13/2
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004324879
E-ISBN: 
9789004324886
Publication date: 
November 2016
€109,00
$131.00

SHI Zhihong, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

Central Government Silver Treasury is the first English research monograph on revenue, expenditure and inventory statistics of the central government Silver Treasury in the Qing dynasty of China, ca. 1667-1900.
Series: 
Volume: 
12/01
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004307322
E-ISBN: 
9789004307339
Publication date: 
January 2016
€129,00
$167.00

Pim de Zwart, Wageningen University

In Globalization and the Colonial Origins of the Great Divergence the intercontinental trade of the Dutch East India Company and its effects on living standards in a number of its colonies are analysed to shed light on several major debates in economic history.
Series: 
Volume: 
11
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004299658
E-ISBN: 
9789004299665
Publication date: 
April 2016
€109,00
$141.00

Edited by Maarten Prak, Utrecht University, and Jan Luiten van Zanden, Utrecht University

Technology, Skills and the Pre-Modern Economy investigates, through regional studies and paired comparisons, how technological skills and knowledge were reproduced and disseminated in the advanced agrarian societies of China, India, Russia and Europe in the centuries before the Industrial...
Series: 
Volume: 
10
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004245358
E-ISBN: 
9789004251571
Publication date: 
May 2013
€133,00
$157.00

Edited by Christopher Lloyd, Universities of New England and Helsinki University, Jacob Metzer, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and Richard Sutch, University of California Riverside, and National Bureau of Economic Research

Settler Economies in World History is a comparative, wide-ranging historical study of the experience of the modern settler societies that have followed a distinctive economic and institutional path to the present from their neo-European origins.
Series: 
Volume: 
9
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004232648
E-ISBN: 
9789004232655
Publication date: 
January 2013
€146,00
$183.00

Jessica Dijkman, Utrecht University

In the late Middle Ages the county of Holland experienced a process of uncommonly rapid commercialisation. Comparing Holland to England and Flanders this book examines how the institutions that shaped commodity markets contributed to this remarkable development.
Series: 
Volume: 
8
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004201484
E-ISBN: 
9789004201491
Publication date: 
August 2011
€154,00
$186.00

Edited by Richard W. Unger, University of British Columbia

Shipping was the most dynamic sector of the economy of Europe from the fourteenth into the nineteenth century. Europeans who moved goods by sea dramatically improved their efficiency, laying the foundations for greater economic growth to come and for domination of the world’s oceans.
Series: 
Volume: 
7
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004194397
E-ISBN: 
9789004194403
Publication date: 
March 2011
€154,00
$186.00

Eltjo Buringh, Utrecht University

Drawing on statistical techniques and samples this book offers an estimate of medieval production rates of manuscripts in the Latin West. Such information is a helpful production indicator for a period of which we have so little other quantitative data.
Series: 
Volume: 
6
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004175198
E-ISBN: 
9789047428640
Publication date: 
November 2010
€154,00
$186.00

Paolo Malanima

The book provides an overall reconstruction of the European economy, in the global context, from the High Middle Ages until the beginning of Modern Growth in the 19th century.
Series: 
Volume: 
5
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004178229
E-ISBN: 
9789047440574
Publication date: 
August 2009
€162,00
$196.00

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