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Global Financial System 1750-2000
ISBN: HB: 9781861891099, Reaktion Books, October 2001
256 pp., 22.8x13.3 cm
This book traces the evolution of the highly integrated global financial system from 1750 to the present. It examines the corporate form of business organization in the eighteenth century that saw an explosion of growth in the nineteenth, which facil...
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£24,00
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Celebrity
ISBN: PB: 9781861891044, Reaktion Books, September 2001
208 pp., 21x14.8 cm, 6 illus.
In contemporary society, the cult of celebrity is inescapable. Anyone can be turned into a celebrity, and anything can be made into a celebrity event. Celebrity has become a part of everyday life, a common reference point. But how have people like El...
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£19,95
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Chromophobia
ISBN: PB: 9781861890740, Reaktion Books, September 2001
128 pp., 21x14.8 cm, 6 colour illus.
The central argument of "Chromophobia" is that a chromophobic impulse – a fear of corruption or contamination through colour – lurks within much Western cultural and intellectual thought. This is apparent in the many and varied attempts to purge colo...
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£14,95
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Romania Borderland of Europe
ISBN: PB: 9781861891037, Reaktion Books, September 2001
328 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 68 illus.
Romania occupies a unique position on the map of Eastern Europe. It is a country that presents many paradoxes. In this book the pre-eminent Romanian historian Lucian Boia examines his native land's development from the Middle Ages to modern times, de...
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£19,95
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Soul of the North A Social, Architectural and Cultural History of the Nordic Countries 1700-1940
ISBN: PB: 9781861890672, Reaktion Books, September 2001
416 pp., 24.6x18.9 cm, 225 black&white illus., 45 colour illus.
The history of the Nordic Region (including Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Iceland, Greenland) as well as outlying provinces such as Swedish Pomerania and the former Caribbean colonies, is examined in this unique and exhaustive study. Focusing on...
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£19,95
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