MCCLOSKEY, DN: Essays on a Mature Economy: Britain After 1840 (Quantitative Studies in History)

McCloskey, D. N. (editor). Essays on a Mature Economy: Britain After 1840 (Quantitative Studies in History). Princeton University Press, 1971. ISBN: 0691051984. Unmarked. Clipped dust jacket. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#26202) $10.00

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Proceedings of a conference at Harvard University in 1970, with 40 participants. References, Tables and graphs. 439p.

Contributors include Stanley Engerman, Brinley Thomas, MichaelEdelstein, D.E. Moggridge, Paul A. David, Charles Harley, Peter H. Lindert, Keith Trace, Donald N. McCloskey, Roderick Floud, Wray Vamplew, Gary Hawke, S. Berrick Saul, Jonathan R. T. Hughes, R.M. Hartwell, Barry Supple, R.C.O. Matthews and others.

MATZ, MJ: The Many Lives of Otto Kahn: A Biography

The Many Lives of Otto Kahn: A Biography., book coverMatz, Mary Jane. The Many Lives of Otto Kahn: A Biography. Macmillan, 1963. Unmarked. Unclipped dust jacket with chipping and rubbing. Index. 299p. Very Good in good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#26195) $12.00

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Otto Hermann Kahn (1867-1934) was a German-born investment banker, collector, philanthropist, and patron of the arts.

BARILLI, R: Rhetoric (Theory and History of Literature 63)

Rhetoric (Theory and History of Literature 63), book coverBarilli, Renato. Rhetoric (Theory and History of Literature 63). University of Minnesota Press, 1989. ISBN: 0816617295. Unmarked. Good. Paperback. (#26194) $12.00

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A comprehensive examination. Covers the Greeks, the Romans, the Middle Ages, Humanism and the Renaissance, Early Modernity, Modernity, and the Contemporary Revival of Rhetoric. Suggest readings, Notes. Bibliography. Index. 164p.

SHEA, WR: Galileo’s Roman Agenda (The Hans Rausing Lecture, 2003)

Galileo's Roman Agenda (The Hans Rausing Lecture, 2003), book cover Shea, William R. Galileo’s Roman Agenda (The Hans Rausing Lecture, 2003). Salvia Smaskrifter, 2004. ISBN: 9150617761. Unmarked. Very Good. (#26193) $20.00

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Text of The Hans Rausing Lecture, 2003 delivered at Uppsala University. Structured around Galileo’s six trips to win approval from the Roman Church for his scientific work. Notes. 40p.

HABAKKUK, HJ: Population Growth and Economic Development Since 1750

 Population Growth and Economic Development Since 1750, book coverHabakkuk, H. J. Population Growth and Economic Development Since 1750. Leicester University Press, 1972. ISBN: 0718511034. Unmarked text. Good. Paperback. (#26163) $12.00

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Covers pre-industrial patterns, the demographic revolution in the late 18th century, the 19th century fall of fertility, present population patterns, the “three stages” theory of population growth, and thoughts for the future. Notes. 110p.

DAEDALUS: What Future for the State? (Journal of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences: Volume 124, No. 2, Spring 1995)

DAEDALUS: What Future for the State?, book cover Graubard, Stephen R. (editor). Daedalus: What Future for the State? (Journal of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences: Volume 124 / No. 2 / Spring 1995). American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1995. Umarked text. Very Good. Paperback. (#26159) $12.00

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Articles include “Reflections on Japan’s Postwar State” by Masaru Tamamoto, “The Diminished Nation-State: A Study in the Loss of Economic Power” by Vincent Cable, “The Defective State” by Susan Strange, “The New World Order, Incorporated: The Rise of Business and the Decline of the Nation-State” by Vivien A. Schmidt. Other authors include Rogers Brubaker, Chris Hann, Geoff Eley, Stephen J. Del Rosso Jr., and Daniel Deudney. 229p.