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The Oxford encyclopedia of economic history

Author: Joel Mokyr; Oxford University Press.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"While many dictionaries of economics are available for purchase, this title is unique because of its greater depth of treatment. It offers histories and backgrounds on a significant number of economic topics, not only for the United States but also for other countries and geographic regions. Entries cover such topics as economic concepts; markets and industries; economic development in various countries;  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joel Mokyr; Oxford University Press.
ISBN: 0195105079 9780195105070 0195170903 9780195170900 0195170911 9780195170917 019517092X 9780195170924 0195170938 9780195170931 0195170946 9780195170948 0195187628 9780195187625
OCLC Number: 52121385
Awards: Winner of Library Journal Best Reference 2003 RUSA Outstanding Reference Source 2004 Choice Outstanding Academic Title 2004.
Description: 5 volumes : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm
Contents: v. 1. Accounting and bookkeeping: contract labor and the indenture system --
v. 2. Cooperative agriculture and farmer cooperatives --
Hughes, Jonathan --
v. 3. Human capital --
Mongolia --
v. 4. Monte di Pietà --
Spain --
v. 5. Spices and spice trade --
Zoos and other animal parks, Index.
Other Titles: Encyclopedia of economic history
Responsibility: Joel Mokyr, editor in chief.


From accounting and advertising to zoning and zoos, The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History includes 900 original articles by noted scholars from more than thirty-five countries on such topics as  Read more...
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