Subject: Economic history

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Colonial Journals of the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT)

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This digital collection consists of ninety serials and journals related to the colonial enterprise in the Dutch East and West Indies. The publications are mainly in Dutch and cover the period of the last quarter of the nineteenth century to the middle of the twentieth century. They pertain to the cultivation of tropical products such […]

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Historical Dictionary of theIndochina War (1945–1954):An International and Interdisciplinary Approach

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Christopher E. Goscha 2011 This first historical dictionary in English of the Indochina War (1945–54) provides the most comprehensive account to date of one of the most important conflicts of the twentieth century. Over 1,600 entries provide in-depth, expert coverage of the Indochina War in all its dimensions. Goscha adopts a path-breaking dual international and […]

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Money and Power in Provincial Thailand

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Ruth McVey (ed) 2000 Most studies of Southeast Asian economic change have focused on growth in a few big cities with studies of the countryside tending to concern themselves with the social and environmental impact of metropolitan growth. Very few analysts have looked at the middle distance between metropolis and countryside. This is the horizon […]

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Atlas of Laos: Spatial Dimensions of the Economic and Social Development of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic

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Bounthavy Sisouphanthong & Christian Taillard 2000 This atlas of Laos is the first of its kind to appear in English. Based on statistics gathered in the late 1990s, the atlas gives a snapshot of Laos’s evolution in the 20 years since the founding of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic. But the greatest contribution made by […]

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Atlas of Laos: Spatial Dimensions of the Economic and Social Development of the Lao People's Democratic Republic

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Bounthavy Sisouphanthong & Christian Taillard 2000 This atlas of Laos is the first of its kind to appear in English. Based on statistics gathered in the late 1990s, the atlas gives a snapshot of Laos’s evolution in the 20 years since the founding of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic. But the greatest contribution made by […]

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From Monobank to Commercial Banking: Financial Sector Reforms in Vietnam

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Jens Kovsted, John Rand & Finn Tarp 2004 This study analyses the difficulties and problems encountered in transforming the Vietnamese financial sector from one subordinate to government objectives and goals to an autonomous sector guided by market forces and competitive pressures. Here, the history of financial sector liberalization is traced and close attention paid to […]

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Fiery Dragons: Banks, Moneylenders and Microfinance in Burma

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Sean Turnell 2009 This book tells the story of Burma’s financial system – of its banks, moneylenders and ‘microfinanciers’ – from colonial times to the present day. It argues that Burma’s financial system matters, and that the careful study of this system can tell us something more general about Burma – not least about how […]

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