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The economics of empire

William G. Hynes

The economics of empire

Britain, Africa, and the new imperialism, 1870-95

by William G. Hynes

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Published by Longman in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Imperialism -- History.,
    • Great Britain -- Foreign economic relations -- Africa.,
    • Africa -- Foreign economic relations -- Great Britain.,
    • Great Britain -- Colonies -- Africa -- History -- 19th century.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWilliam G. Hynes.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHF1534.5.A4 H95
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 162 p. :
      Number of Pages162
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4175098M
      ISBN 100582642345, 0582642353
      LC Control Number80452618

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      During the Roman Republic, the Roman economy was largely agrarian, centered on the trading of commodities such as grain and wine. Financial markets were established through such trade, and financial institutions which extended credit for personal use and public infrastructure, were established primarily through inter-family wealth. In times of agricultural and cash shortfall, Roman officials. Your next book, Roy MacLaren’s Commissions High: Canada in London, , looks at how World War II affected Canada’s ties with Britain.. This is another way of thinking about the Empire. I chose these five books because I wanted to bear out Ronald Hyam’s observation that it is an astonishingly complicated and varied phenomenon and there are different ways of coming at it.

      At the Images of Empire colloquium held in Sheffield in , an international team of scholars met to explore some of the conflicting images generated by the Roman Empire. The articles reflect interests as diverse as those of the scholars themselves: Roman history and archaeology, Jewish Studies, Dead Sea Scrolls, New Testament and Patristics are all represented. The Economics Book looks at different economic theories and economists, with a bit of world history thrown in. As a beginner in Economics, this book wasn't exactly what I was hoping for. It was kind of disorganized and didn't explain some concepts very well (they /5(91).


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