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Capitalist Peace: A History of American Free-Trade Internationalism


Thomas W. Zeiler

14 November 2022

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The Industrial Revolution: A Very Short Introduction


Robert C. Allen

23 February 2017

Very Short Introductions

The Industrial Revolution was one of the great, transforming events of world history. Robert C. Allen explains what happened during this period, and why. He asks why the revolution occured in Britain rather than other countries, and looks at the impact of changing technology and business organizations on contemporary social structures.

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Malthus: A Very Short Introduction


Donald Winch

27 June 2013

Very Short Introductions

Thomas Robert Malthus (1766-1834) was an English cleric whose ideas on population and political economy have had a profound influence on modern economic thought. In this Very Short Introduction, Donald Winch considers the context in which Malthus wrote, examines why his work matters, and why it remains so controversial.

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