Routledge Handbook of Major Events in Economic History

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Randall E. Parker, Robert Whaples
Routledge, 2013 - Business & Economics - 454 pages

The Handbook of Major Events in Economic History aims to introduce readers to the important macroeconomic events of the past two hundred years. The chapters endeavour to explain what went on and why during the most significant economic epochs of the nineteenth, twentieth and early twenty-first centuries and how where we are today fits in this historical timeline. Its short chapters reflect the most up-to-date research and are written by well-known economists who are authorities on their subjects.

The Handbook of Major Events in Economic History was written with the intent of presenting the professional consensus in explaining the economics driving these historical events.


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PART I World War I and the preWorld War I era
PART II The interwar era and World War II
PART III PostWorld War II era
PART IV The contemporary era

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Randall E. Parker is Professor of Economics at East Carolina University, USA.

Robert Whaples is Professor of Economics at Wake Forest University, USA. .

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