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The Making of the Modern Economy Sample Searches

The Making of the Modern Economy offers multiple new ways of understanding the emergence of modern economics and other social sciences. It is the most comprehensive collection in existence for the study of early economic, political, business and social history and for researching the literature of economics from 1450 to 1850.

Search 1:

An economics doctoral student wanted to get a list of works dealing with slavery in relation to agriculture.

Solution:

  1. Opened The Making of the Modern Economy, entered "slavery and agricultur*" in the "Basic Search" entry box and selected "Keyword".
  2. Clicked on the "Search" button and retrieved a list of more than 80 works.

Search 2:

How can works about Palestine published between 1840 and 1850 be found in The Making of the Modern Economy?

Solution:

  1. Open The Making of the Modern Economy and enter "Palestine" in "Keyword" in the "Basic Search" entry box.
  2. Limit by years of publication to "1840-1850".
  3. Click on the "Search" button to retrieve more than 10 works.

Search 3:

How can one find works in English dealing with colonization?

Solution:

  1. Open The Making of the Modern Economy and go to the "Advanced Search" page.
  2. Enter "colonization" in "Subject" in the first entry box.
  3. Limit by language to "English".
  4. Click on the "Search" button to retrieve more than 140 works.

Search 4:

A professor wanted to find works published by the South Sea Company.

Solution:

  1. Opened The Making of the Modern Economy, entered "South Sea Company" in the "Basic Search" entry box and selected "Author".
  2. Clicked on the "Search" button and retrieved more than 50 works.

Search 5:

How can one find works on Andrew Jackson and the Bank of the United States?

Solution:

  1. Open The Making of the Modern Economy, enter "Andrew Jackson and Bank of the United States" in the "Basic Search" entry box and select "Keyword".
  2. Click on the "Search" button to retrieve three works.
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