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Eduardo Barreiros and the Recovery of Spain

Eduardo Barreiros and the Recovery of Spain

Hugh Thomas

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300121094
eISBN:
9780300142464
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300121094.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book presents the biography of the extraordinary Spanish industrialist and entrepreneur Eduardo Barreiros, who was a conquistador. He conquered markets, not peoples, and these conquests began in ... More

Freedom to HarmThe Lasting Legacy of the Laissez Faire Revival

Freedom to Harm: The Lasting Legacy of the Laissez Faire Revival

Thomas O. McGarity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300141245
eISBN:
9780300195217
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300141245.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

To what extent is economic freedom good? This book tells the story of how the business community, and the trade associations and think tanks that it created, launched three powerful assaults during ... More

Inglorious RevolutionPolitical Institutions, Sovereign Debt, and Financial Underdevelopment in Imperial Brazil

Inglorious Revolution: Political Institutions, Sovereign Debt, and Financial Underdevelopment in Imperial Brazil

William R Summerhill

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300139273
eISBN:
9780300218619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300139273.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Nineteenth-century Brazil's constitutional monarchy credibly committed to repay sovereign debt, borrowing repeatedly in international and domestic capital markets without default. Yet it failed to ... More

The Natural Gas MarketSixty Years of Regulation and Deregulation

The Natural Gas Market: Sixty Years of Regulation and Deregulation

Paul MacAvoy

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300083811
eISBN:
9780300129328
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300083811.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Over the past six decades, federal regulatory agencies have attempted different strategies to regulate the natural gas industry in the United States. All have been unsuccessful, resulting in ... More

Shanghai's Bund and BeyondBritish Banks, Banknote Issuance, and Monetary Policy in China, 1842-1937

Shanghai's Bund and Beyond: British Banks, Banknote Issuance, and Monetary Policy in China, 1842-1937

Niv Horesh

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300143560
eISBN:
9780300143621
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300143560.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

As China emerges as a global powerhouse, this book examines its economic past and the shaping of its financial institutions. A comparative study of foreign banking in prewar China, it surveys the ... More

Strangers On Familiar SoilRediscovering the Chile-California Connection

Strangers On Familiar Soil: Rediscovering the Chile-California Connection

Edward Dallam Melillo

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300206623
eISBN:
9780300216486
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300206623.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This history explores the many unrecognized, enduring linkages between the state of California and the country of Chile. The book begins in 1786, when a French expedition brought the potato from ... More

Trade SecretsIntellectual Piracy and the Origins of American Industrial Power

Trade Secrets: Intellectual Piracy and the Origins of American Industrial Power

Doron S. Ben-Atar

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100068
eISBN:
9780300127218
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100068.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book focuses on intellectual piracy and presents an interpretive study of the American appropriation of forbidden European know-how from the perspective of a diplomatic historian of the early ... More

The Watchful Clothier

The Watchful Clothier

Matthew Kadane

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300169614
eISBN:
9780300188936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300169614.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

A clothier and a deeply religious man, Joseph Ryder faithfully kept a diary from 1733 until his death, 2.5 million words later, in 1768. Recently rediscovered and interpreted by the author of this ... More

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