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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History

Edited by Joel Mokyr

Published in print January 2003 | ISBN: 9780195105070
Published online January 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780195187625 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acref/9780195105070.001.0001
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History

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International in scope and spanning all time periods of human history, The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History includes 900 original articles by noted scholars from more than thirty-five countries. Articles range from 500-word entries on inventors, theoreticians, and industry leaders to overarching, 8,000-word essays on markets, industries, and labor. With coverage ranging from accounting and advertising to zoning and zoos, this landmark works stands at the busy intersection of history and the social sciences.

The general conceptual categories of the work are: Geography (entries on cities, countries, and regions); Agriculture; Production Systems, Business History, and Technology; Demography; Institutions, Governments, and Markets; Macroeconomic History and International Economics; Money, Banking and Finance; Labor; Natural Resources and the Environment; and Biographies.

Book.  813 pages.  2005167 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Economic History

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Accounting and Bookkeeping in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History

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Adoption in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History

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Agnelli Family in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History

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