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Forthcoming Book Reviews in Economic History

Updated: June 18, 2015

Author: Carles Boix
Title: Political Order and Inequality: Their Foundations and Their Consequences for
Human Welfare
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Authors: Michael D. Bordo, Owen F. Humpage, and Anna J. Schwartz
Title: Strained Relations: U.S. Foreign-Exchange Operations and Monetary Policy in the
Twentieth Century
Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Authors: Marcel Boumans and Matthias Klaes, editors
Title: Mark Blaug: Rebel with Many Causes
Publisher: Edward Elgar

Authors: Leah Platt Boustan, Carola Frydman and Robert A. Margo, editors
Title: Human Capital in History: The American Record
Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Authors: Stephen Broadberry, Bruce M.S. Campbell, Alexander Klein, Mark Overton,
and Bas van Leeuwen
Title: British Economic Growth, 1270-1870
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Author: Ian Brown
Title: Burma’s Economy in the Twentieth Century
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Author: Blake C. Clayton
Title: Market Madness: A Century of Oil Panics, Crises, and Crashes
Publisher: Oxford University Press

Author: Lucia Coppolaro
Title: The Making of a World Trading Power: The European Economic Community
(EEC) in the GATT Kennedy Round Negotiations
Publisher: Ashgate

Authors: Howard Cox and Simon Mowatt
Title: Revolutions from Grub Street: A History of Magazine Publishing in Britain
Publisher: Oxford University Press

Author: Sergio Cremaschi
Title: Utilitarianism and Malthus’s Virtue Ethics: Respectable, Virtuous and Happy
Publisher: Routledge
Authors: Declan Curran, Lubomyr Luciuk, and Andrew Newby, editors

Title: Famines in European Economic History: The Last Great European Famines
Reconsidered
Publisher: Routledge

Author: Helen M. Davies
Title: Emile and Isaac Pereire: Bankers, Socialists, and Sephardic Jews in Nineteenth-
Century France
Publisher: Manchester University Press

Authors: Louis Ferleger and John Metz
Title: Cultivating Success in the South: Farm Households in the Postbellum Era
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Authors: Price Fishback, Jonathan Rose, and Ken Snowden
Title: Well Worth Saving: How the New Deal Safeguarded Home Ownership
Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Author: Walter A. Friedman
Title: Fortune Tellers: The Story of America’s First Economic Forecasters
Publisher: Princeton University Press

Author: Joseph M. Gabriel
Title: Medical Monopoly: Intellectual Property Rights and the Origins of the Modern
Pharmaceutical Industry
Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Author: Paul Caruana Galizia
Title: Mediterranean Labor Markets in the First Age of Globalization: The Economic
History of Real Wages and Market Integration
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Author: Jeff Horn
Title: Economic Development in Early Modern France: The Privilege of Liberty, 1650-
1820
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Author: Murat Iyigun
Title: War, Peace, and Prosperity in the Name of God: The Ottoman Role in Europe’s
Socioeconomic Evolution
Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Author: Margaret Jacob
Title: The First Knowledge Economy: Human Capital and the European Economy,
1750–1850
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Authors: Steven H. Jaffe and Jessica Lautin
Title: Capital of Capital: Money, Banking and Power in New York City, 1784-2012
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Author: Ali Kabiri
Title: The Great Crash of 1929: A reconciliation of Theory and Evidence
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Author: Yanni Kotsonis
Title: States of Obligation: Taxes and Citizenship in the Russian Empire and Early Soviet
Republic
Publisher: University of Toronto Press

Author: Michael Kwass
Title: Contraband: Louis Mandrin and the Making of the Global Underground
Publisher: Harvard University Press

Author: Mary Lindemann
Title: The Merchant Republics: Amsterdam, Antwerp, and Hamburg, 1648-1790
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Author: Adam Lucas
Title: Ecclesiastical Lordship, Seigneurial Power and the Commercialization of Milling
in Medieval England
Publisher: Ashgate

Authors: Francisco Vidal Luna and Herbert Klein
Title: The Economic and Social History of Brazil since 1889
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Author: Marin Muzhani
Title: Mainstream Growth Economists and Capital Theorists: A Survey
Publisher: McGill-Queen’s University Press

Author: Jotham Parsons
Title: Making Money in Sixteenth-Century France: Currency, Culture, and the State
Publisher: Cornell University Press

Author: Rebecca L. Spang
Title: Stuff and Money in the Time of the French Revolution
Publisher: Harvard University Press

Author: David George Surdam
Title: Century of the Leisured Masses: Entertainment and the Transformation of
Twentieth-Century America
Publisher: Oxford University Press

Author: David George Surdam
Title: The Big Leagues Go to Washington: Congress and Sports Antitrust, 1951-1989
Publisher: University of Illinois Press

Authors: Yasushi Tanaka, Toshiaki Tamaki, Jari Ojala and Jari Eloranta, editors
Title: Comparing Post War Japanese and Finnish Economies and Societies
Publisher: Routledge

Author: Gianni Toniolo, editor
Title: The Oxford Handbook of the Italian Economy since Unification
Publisher: Oxford University Press

Author: Jeroen Touwen
Title: Coordination in Transition: The Netherlands and the World Economy, 1950-2010
Publisher: Brill

Authors: R.J. Van der Spek, Jan Luiten van Zanden, and e.S. van Leeuwen, editors
Title: A History of Market Performance: From Ancient Babylonia to the Modern World
Publisher: Routledge

Author: John Woodland
Title: Money Pits: British Mining Companies in the California and Australian Gold
Rushes of the 1850s
Publisher: Ashgate

Author: Robert E. Wright
Title: Little Business on the Prairie: Entrepreneurship, Prosperity, and Challenge in
South Dakota
Publisher: Center for Western Studies

Authors: Robert E. Wright and Richard Sylla
Title: Genealogy of American Finance
Publisher: Columbia University Press

Author: Shellen Xiao Wu
Title: Empires of Coal: Fueling China’s Entry into the Modern World Order, 1860-1920
Publisher: Stanford University Press