The Making of the Modern World: the Goldsmiths'-Kress Library of Economic Literature digital collection presents more than 65,000 titles from the period 1460-1914, and 466 pre-1906 serials. Focuses on economics interpreted in the widest sense, including political science, history, sociology, and special collections on banking, finance, transportation and manufacturing, and offers comprehensive witness to the theories, practices, and consequences of economic and business activity in the West, from the last half of the 15th century to the mid-19th century.
It combines two pre-eminent collections—the Goldsmiths' Library of Economic Literature at the University of London Library and the Kress Library of Business and Economics at the Harvard University Graduate School of Business Administration—along with supplementary materials from the Seligman Collection in the Butler Library at Columbia University and from the libraries of Yale University.
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