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http://www.lope.ca/markets/1987crash/
1987 Stock Market Crash Page Open in a new browser window
   A look back at the 1987 stock market crash. Provides a description of the event, charts, and an account of the causes they may have led to the 23% decline.
   http://www.lope.ca/markets/1987crash/
http://www.taxworld.org/History/TaxHistory.htm
A History of Taxation Open in a new browser window
   A history of taxation in various parts of the world.
   http://www.taxworld.org/History/TaxHistory.htm
http://eh.net/abstracts/
Abstracts in Economic History Open in a new browser window
   Provides a forum for economic historians to share information about their works.
   http://eh.net/abstracts/
http://www.frbsf.org/currency/index.html
American Currency Exhibit Open in a new browser window
   The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco's online exhibit of historical US currency, with contextual information on the related status of the money system, banking, and the economy.
   http://www.frbsf.org/currency/index.html
http://www.indepthinfo.com/communist-manifesto/index.shtml
An Analysis of the Communist Manifesto Open in a new browser window
   A synopsis, analysis and a downloadable copy of the Communist Manifesto along with a short biography of Marx and Engels.
   http://www.indepthinfo.com/communist-manifesto/index.shtml
http://www.immediateannuities.com/annuitymuseum/
Annuity Museum Open in a new browser window
   Online collection of historical documents and memorabilia about annuities, together with a history of annuities and their role in the development of financial markets and retirement planning.
   http://www.immediateannuities.com/annuitymuseum/
http://www.bpubs.com/Economics/Economic_History/
BPubs.com - Economic History Publications Open in a new browser window
   A collection of business articles related to Economic History.
   http://www.bpubs.com/Economics/Economic_History/
http://www.lib.lsu.edu/cwc/BeyondFaceValue/index.htm
Beyond Face Value - Depictions of Slavery in Confederate Currency Open in a new browser window
   Online exhibit focusing on slavery depicted in money notes issued and circulated in the South during the Antebellum, Civil War, and Reconstruction Era.
   http://www.lib.lsu.edu/cwc/BeyondFaceValue/index.htm
http://bized.ac.uk/dataserv/chron/
Biz/ed Chronologies Open in a new browser window
   Chronologies prepared by Barclays Bank Economics Department covering national (UK) and international events of significance to the economy from the last quarter of 1997 through to the present. There are also pages providing the key facts from the 1970s, 1
   http://bized.ac.uk/dataserv/chron/
http://www.bizhisto.com
BizHisto Open in a new browser window
   Covers the history of various areas of business including accounting, capitalism, and finance.
   http://www.bizhisto.com
http://www.cftech.com/BrainBank/CORPORATEADMINISTRATION/OldestCos.html
Brain Bank - The Oldest Companies Open in a new browser window
   The ten oldest companies in the U.S. by Rank.
   http://www.cftech.com/BrainBank/CORPORATEADMINISTRATION/OldestCos.html
http://www.businesshistory.net/
Business History Open in a new browser window
   Large resource of histories and stories of American business, including audio and video archives, academic and corporate articles, and "fun facts."
   http://www.businesshistory.net/
http://www.h-net.org/~business/
Business History On-Line Open in a new browser window
   H-Business is an on-line newsletter for the Business History Conference.
   http://www.h-net.org/~business/
http://businessphilosophy.com
BusinessPhilosophy.com Open in a new browser window
   Studying the classics and great books in the context of the history of business.
   http://businessphilosophy.com
http://www.reading.ac.uk/business/default.asp?id=90
Center for International Business History, University of Reading Open in a new browser window
   News about business history research and information about the center.
   http://www.reading.ac.uk/business/default.asp?id=90
http://www.ex.ac.uk/~RDavies/arian/current/howmuch.html
Current Value of Old Money Open in a new browser window
   Links to inflation statistics, price indexes, and sources of data on changes in the value of money.
   http://www.ex.ac.uk/~RDavies/arian/current/howmuch.html
http://www.hunterinformation.com/corporat.htm
Directory of Corporate Archives in the United States and Canada Open in a new browser window
   An online directory of archives and other repositories of historical corporate records. Includes directory of professional associations for corporate and industrial archivists.
   http://www.hunterinformation.com/corporat.htm
http://nationalaccounts.niwi.knaw.nl
Dutch National Accounts, 1800-1913 Open in a new browser window
   Analysis of the development of the Dutch Economy in the period 1800-1913. Dutch GNP and its components. Historical statistics.
   http://nationalaccounts.niwi.knaw.nl
http://eh.net/EHA/
Economic History Association Open in a new browser window
   Founded in 1940 to encourage and promote teaching, research and publication on every phase of economic history, and to encourage and assist in the preservation and administration of research materials in the field.
   http://eh.net/EHA/
http://www.historydatadesk.com
Economic History of Colonial Latin American and Western US Open in a new browser window
   Site contains data on mining, prices, wages, agriculture, commerce and government that may be dowloaded. Also colonial treasury accounts known as caja accounts. Extensive economic history bibliography.
   http://www.historydatadesk.com
http://www.simun.info/ehlog/
Economic History of the World Open in a new browser window
   A blog about economic history of the world, together with some history of technology and related entries.
   http://www.simun.info/ehlog/
http://ancienthistory.about.com/cs/economics/index.htm
Economics, Coins and Taxes Open in a new browser window
   Articles on accounting, money, taxation, and other aspects of economics in antiquity.
   http://ancienthistory.about.com/cs/economics/index.htm
http://www.economyprofessor.com/
Economy Professor Open in a new browser window
   A portal of economic principles covering past and current economic theories and theorists.
   http://www.economyprofessor.com/
http://www.eh.net/HE/
Eh.Net History of Economics Site Open in a new browser window
   Provides access to resources for teaching, scholarship and research in the history of economics and economic thought.
   http://www.eh.net/HE/
http://www.historyhouse.com/in_history/tulip/
History House: Stories: Tulipomania Open in a new browser window
   Article discussing the historical value of tulip bulbs.
   http://www.historyhouse.com/in_history/tulip/
http://cepa.newschool.edu/het/
History of Economic Thought Open in a new browser window
   A repository of links and information on the history of economic thought, from the ancient times until the modern day, designed for those interested in learning about economics from a historical perspective.
   http://cepa.newschool.edu/het/
http://www.eh.net/
History of Economics Open in a new browser window
   Resources for historians of economic thought provided by EH.Net and the History of Economics Society.
   http://www.eh.net/
http://virtual.finland.fi/finfo/english/teollisuus.html
History of Finnish Industry Open in a new browser window
   Brief history of Finnish business and industry.
   http://virtual.finland.fi/finfo/english/teollisuus.html
http://www.ex.ac.uk/~RDavies/arian/llyfr.html
History of Money from Ancient Times to the Present Day Open in a new browser window
   Money in its social, political, and economic context from the dawn of history to the end of the 20th century.
   http://www.ex.ac.uk/~RDavies/arian/llyfr.html
http://www.fdic.gov/bank/historical/history/
History of the Banking Industry Open in a new browser window
   Published by the FDIC, with statistical information starting in 1934, a list of failed banks, and history of deposit insurance.
   http://www.fdic.gov/bank/historical/history/
http://www.fdic.gov/bank/historical/history/contents.html
History of the Eighties - Lessons for the Future Open in a new browser window
   A study prepared by the FDIC's Division of Research and Statistics presents a detailed analysis of the complex combination of causes that led to the extraordinary number of bank failures in the 1980s and early 1990s.
   http://www.fdic.gov/bank/historical/history/contents.html
http://www.eh.net/ehresources/howmuch/dollarq.php
How Much is That Worth Today? Open in a new browser window
   Interactive tool to compare the purchasing power of money in the United States (or colonies) from any year to any other year from the 1600s to today.
   http://www.eh.net/ehresources/howmuch/dollarq.php
http://www-histecon.kings.cam.ac.uk/research/taxation_ideas.htm
International Exchanges of Ideas about Taxation Since 1750 Open in a new browser window
   A research project about the international history of taxation since 1750, based at the University of Cambridge, UK.
   http://www-histecon.kings.cam.ac.uk/research/taxation_ideas.htm
http://www.marketsandmorality.com/
Journal of Markets & Morality Open in a new browser window
   A peer reviewed journal promoting the intellectual exploration of the relationship between economics and morality from both social science and theological perspectives.
   http://www.marketsandmorality.com/
http://www.thecatalogshop.co.uk
Littlewoods Catalogue History Open in a new browser window
   Seven decades of Littlewoods catalogues for home shopping in Britain. The social history of Littlewoods mail order business from the early 1930s up to the present day.
   http://www.thecatalogshop.co.uk
http://www.merrimack-films.com/history.html
Merrimack Films - Features on Labor History Open in a new browser window
   Merrimack Films was founded in 1983 to produce and distribute films and videos on labor relations.
   http://www.merrimack-films.com/history.html
http://www.moneymuseum.com/index_english.html
Money Museum Open in a new browser window
   A virtual museum about money in civilization, from antiquity to the present.
   http://www.moneymuseum.com/index_english.html
http://www.financialhistory.org/
Museum of American Financial History Open in a new browser window
   Online exhibits and resources chronicling the role of finance and capital markets in American history.
   http://www.financialhistory.org/
http://paperbarn.www1.50megs.com/Paperbacks/index.htm
Paperback Books Open in a new browser window
   A multi-part, illustrated history of paperback publishing, with special emphasis on the United States.
   http://paperbarn.www1.50megs.com/Paperbacks/index.htm
http://oldsite.library.upenn.edu/etext/collections/lippincott/
SCETI: Corporate Annual Reports Open in a new browser window
   This site contains facsimiles of historic corporate annual reports from the Lippincott Library collection at the University of Pennsylvania.
   http://oldsite.library.upenn.edu/etext/collections/lippincott/
http://www.searsarchives.com
Sears Archives Open in a new browser window
   More than 100 years of stories, product and brand histories,and photographs are now available online.
   http://www.searsarchives.com
http://www.cranendonk.com/singapore.htm
Singapore. Socio-economic development . Open in a new browser window
   Singapore An essay - recent history (1960-1980)- on the subject of the socio-economic development of the city-state Singapore - socio development
   http://www.cranendonk.com/singapore.htm
http://econ161.berkeley.edu/TCEH/Slouch_Old.html
Slouching Towards Utopia - Old Draft Open in a new browser window
   An economic history of the 20th Century.
   http://econ161.berkeley.edu/TCEH/Slouch_Old.html
http://sln.fi.edu/fellows/fellow2/jan99/spindletop.html
Spindletop Open in a new browser window
   History of the first oil gusher near Beaumont, Texas drilled by Anthony Lucas.
   http://sln.fi.edu/fellows/fellow2/jan99/spindletop.html
http://www.stock-market-crash.net
Stock Market Crash! Open in a new browser window
   Learn about historic stock market crashes and other economic calamities.
   http://www.stock-market-crash.net
http://www.taxhistory.org/
Tax History Project Open in a new browser window
   Provides scholars, policymakers, students, the media, and citizens with information about the history of American taxation. The project pursues its mission through a program of web-based documentary publication and original historical research.
   http://www.taxhistory.org/
http://www.techhistory.co.nz/
Technological Innovation in New Zealand Open in a new browser window
   The site tells stories about the technologies important to the New Zealand economy in the 20th Century. Most of these technologies were identified by the end of the First World War.
   http://www.techhistory.co.nz/
http://www.yale.edu/lawweb/avalon/westind.htm
The Avalon Project : Charter of the Dutch West India Company : 1621 Open in a new browser window
   Full text of the Charter of the Dutch West India Company, 1621.
   http://www.yale.edu/lawweb/avalon/westind.htm
http://www.thestreet.com/basics/countdown/747965.html
The Basics of Business History: 100 Events That Shaped a Century Open in a new browser window
   A timeline of significant events in business during the 20th century from TheStreet.com.
   http://www.thestreet.com/basics/countdown/747965.html
http://is.dal.ca/~dmcneil/bubble.html
The Bubble Project Open in a new browser window
   A collaborative and interdisciplinary research initiative on the subject of the South Sea Bubble, the first great stock-market crash of 1720.
   http://is.dal.ca/~dmcneil/bubble.html
http://www.ehs.org.uk/
The Economic History Society Open in a new browser window
   The society publishes a periodical and works to promote the study of economic and social history.
   http://www.ehs.org.uk/
http://www.cftech.com/BrainBank/FINANCE/DowJonesAvgsHist.html
The History of the Dow Jones Averages Open in a new browser window
   Information about how Charles Dow devised the now famous stock averages and a chronology of their activity from 1884 to 1995.
   http://www.cftech.com/BrainBank/FINANCE/DowJonesAvgsHist.html
http://www.virginia.edu/~econ/brock.html
The Leslie Brock Center for the Study of Colonial Currency Open in a new browser window
   Specializing in information about the paper moneyof the American colonies.
   http://www.virginia.edu/~econ/brock.html
http://www.miseryindex.us
The US Misery Index Open in a new browser window
   The misery index was initiated by Chicago Economist Robert Barro in the 1970's. It is simply the unemployment rate added to the inflation rate. It is assumed that both a higher rate of unemployment and a worsening of inflation both create economic and soc
   http://www.miseryindex.us
http://www.thesis.clara.net
The Working-Class Owner-Occupied House of the 1930s Open in a new browser window
   MA thesis by Alan Crisp on the growth of housing in the United Kingdom including the economic, political and social history surrounding its development in the 1930s.
   http://www.thesis.clara.net
http://www.bell.lib.umn.edu/Products/Products.html
Trade Products in Early Modern History Open in a new browser window
   Indigo, tulips, beaver, and Brazilwood.
   http://www.bell.lib.umn.edu/Products/Products.html
http://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/watkins/spgold.htm
Treasure and Prices in Spain 1505-1650 Open in a new browser window
   Provide statistics to test the idea that the price level is related to the inflow of treasure into the Spanish economy.
   http://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/watkins/spgold.htm
http://www.regiments.org/wombats/classics/CKSHILLG.TXT
Value of a Shilling in 1860 Open in a new browser window
   Provides formula for calculating how much a shilling is worth in today's economy.
   http://www.regiments.org/wombats/classics/CKSHILLG.TXT
http://www.wallstreetmuseum.org
Wall Street Museum Open in a new browser window
   Presents galleries of art, architecture, and history of investing and finance, including editorial cartoons and sketches of buildings.
   http://www.wallstreetmuseum.org

Last Updated: 2007-10-27 09:35:29