Books and Journals List - Theory

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LONGWAVE BOOKS: Books that make direct correlations with the longwave are listed here. Since not all books that deal with the longwave are found under the subject heading of long wave in library listings, this list may prove to be very useful.

BOOKS OF INTEREST TO LONGWAVE RESEARCH: These books do not make any direct references to the longwave but their divisions of history and observations are so closely related to the longwave turning points that they may be of interest to those who wish to expand the longwave horizon.

LONGWAVE JOURNALS and ARTICLES: Journals that regularly or occasionally publish articles related to the longwave, articles that are related to the longwave and other cycles.

ARTICLES OF INTEREST TO LONGWAVE RESEARCH: These articles do not make any direct references to the longwave but their divisions of history and observations are so closely related to the longwave turning points that they may be of interest to those who wish to expand the longwave horizon.

OTHER CYCLES - BOOKS: Books that are of interest to those studying cycles.


Barkun, Michael, Crucible of the Millennium, New York: Syracuse University Press, 1986.

Beckman, Robert C., The Downwave, New York: E.P. Dutton, 1983.

Bernstein, Jacob, The new prosperity, New York: New York Institute of Finance, 1989.

Berry, Brian J. L., America's Utopian Experiments, New Haven: University Press of New England, 1992.
- Long-wave Rhythms in Economic Development and Political Behaviour, Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press, 1991.

Bornschier, Volker, Waves, formations and values in the world system, New Brunswick: Transaction Publishers, 1992.

Brinley, Thomas, Migration and urban development: a reappraisal of British and American long cycles, London: Methuen, 1972.

Cheung, Edward, Baby-Boomers, Generation-X and Social Cycles, Toronto: Longwave Press, 1995.

Daniels, Guy, The Long Wave Cycle, Richardson and Snyder, 1984.

Delbeke, Jos, Geld en bankkrediet in Belgik, 1877-1983, Brussel: AWLSK, 1988.

Di Matteo, Massimo, Technological and social factors in long term fluctuations, Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 1989.

Freeman, Christopher, Design, innovation, and long cycles in economic development, London: Frances Pinter, 1986.
- Long waves in the world economy, London: F. Pinter, 1984.

Giarini, Orio, Cycles, value, and employment: responses to the economic crisis, Oxford: Pergamon, 1984.

Goldstein, Joshua, Long Cycles, New Haven: Yale University Press, 1988.

Hall, Peter, The carrier wave: new information technology and the geography of innovation, 1846-2003, London: Unwin Hyman, 1988.

Holmes, Jack E., The Mood/Interest Theory of American Foreign Policy, Kentucky: The University of Kentucky Press, 1985.

Kleinknecht, Alfred, Innovation patterns in crisis and prosperity, Hampshire: Macmillan Press, 1987.
- New findings in long-wave research, New York: St. Martin's Press, 1992.

Klingberg, Frank L., Cyclical Trends In American Foreign Policy Moods, New York: University Press of America Inc., 1983.

Kondrat'ev, N.D., Problemy ekonomicheskoi dinamiki, Moskva: Ekonomika, 1989.

Levy-Pascal, Ehud, An analysis of the Cyclical Dynamics of Industrialized Nations, Washington, D.C.: C.I.A. staff report PR7610009, 1976.

Mandel, Ernest, Long waves of capitalist development, London: Verso, 1995.

Marshall, Michael, Long waves of regional development, Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1987.

Men'shikov, S.M., Dlinnye volny v ekonomike, Moskva: Mezhdunar otnosheniia, 1989.

Modelski, George, Exploring long cycles, Boulder Colo.: L. Rienner Publishers, 1987.

Modis, Theodore, Predictions, Toronto: Simon and Schuster, 1992.

Namenwirth, J. Zvi and Robert P. Weber, Dynamics of Culture, Boston: Allen and Unwin, 1987.

Priewe, Jan, Krisenzyklen und Stagnationstendenzen in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Kvln: Pahl-Rugenstein, 1988.

Reijnders, Jan, Long waves in economic development, Aldershot, England: E. Elgar, 1990.

Schumpeter, Joseph, Business cycles, New York: MacGraw-Hill, 1939.

Shuman, James, The Kondratieff Wave, The World Publishing, 1972.

Solomou, Solomos, Phases of economic growth, 1850-1973, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1987.

Stoken, Dick, The great cycle, Chicago: Probus Pub. Co., 1993.

Tarrow, Sydney, Struggle, politics and Reform: Collective action, social movements, and cycles of protest, Ithaca: Cornell University, 1989.

Tylecote, Andrew, The long wave in the world economy, New York: Routledge, 1993.

Van Duijn, J., The Long Wave in Economic Life, George Allen, 1983.

Vasko, T., Life cycles and long waves, Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 1990.
-The long-wave debate: selected papers from an IIASA meeting June 10-14, 1985. Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 1987.

Zambell, Richard, Hyperinflation or depression?, West Palm Beach, Fla: Weiss Research, 1984.


Blocker Jr., Jack S., American Temperance Movements: Cycles of Reform, Boston: Twayne Publishers, 1989.

Davidson, Kenneth M., Megamergers, Cambridge: Ballinger Publishing Company, 1985.

McLoughlin, William, Revivals, Awakinings and Reform, Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1978.

O'Neill, William L., Feminism In America: A History, New Jersey: Transaction Publishers, 1989.

Pence, Owen Earle, The Y.M.C.A. and Social Need, New York: Association Press, 1939.

Rorabaugh, W. J., The Alcoholic Republic, New York: Oxford University Press, 1979.


Fernand Braudel Center, SUNY-Binghamton, P.O. Box 6000, Binghamton NY 13902-6000. - Extensive articles on longwaves.

Technological Forecasting and Social Change - extensive articles on longwaves.

Goldstone, Jack A., "The Weakness of Organization: A new look at Gamson's'The Strategy of Protest'", American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 85, No. 5, March 1980, pp. 1017-1042.

Pfister, Ulrich and Christian Suter, "International Financial Relations", International Studies Quarterly, September 1987. pp 239 - 272

Windolf, Paul and Joachim Haas, "Higher Education and the Business Cycle 1870 - 1990", International Journal of Comparative Sociology, Sept. - Dec. 1993 Vol. 34, No. 3-4.


Kamin, Jonathan, "Parallels in the Social Reactions to Jazz and Rock," Journal of Jazz Studies Vol. 2, December 1974, pp. 95 - 125.


Dewey, Edward R., Cycles: the mysterious forces that trigger events, New York: Hawthorn Books, 1971.

Easterlin, Richard, Population, labor force, and long swings in economic growth, New York: National Bureau of Economic Research, 1968.

Schlesinger, Arthur, The cycles of American history, Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1986.

Thompson, William R., On global war, Colombia, S.C.: University of South Carolina Press, 1988.
-Contending Approaches to World System Analysis, Berverly Hills: Sage Publications, 1983.