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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
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"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
Encyclopédies
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.

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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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