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Forthcoming Book Reviews in Economic History

Updated: September 15, 2016

Authors: Lee J. Alston, Marcus Andre Melo, Bernardo Mueller and Carlos Pereira
Title:  Brazil in Transition: Beliefs, Leadership, and Institutional Change
Publisher: Princeton University Press

Author: Daniel Amsterdam
Title:  Roaring Metropolis: Businessmen’s Campaign for a Civic Welfare State
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

Author: Tonio Andrade
Title:  The Gunpowder Age: China, Military Innovation, and the Rise of the West in World History
Publisher: Princeton University Press

Author: Joerg Baten, editor
Title:  A History of the Global Economy, 1500 to the Present
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Author: Alan Bollard
Title:  A Few Hares to Chase: The Life and Times of Bill Phillips
Publisher: Oxford University Press

Author: Anne Booth
Title:  Economic Change in Modern Indonesia: Colonial and Post-colonial Comparisons
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Authors:  Michael D. Bordo, Oyvind Eitrheim, Marc Flandreau, and Jan F. Qvigstad, editors
Title:  Central Banks at a Crossroads: What Can We Learn from History?
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Author: Christy Ford Chapin
Title:  Ensuring America’s Health: The Public Creation of the Corporate Health Care System
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Authors: Jean-Michel Chevet and Gerard Beaur, editors
Title: Measuring Agricultural Growth: Land and Labour Productivity in Western Europe from the Middle Ages to the Twentieth Century (England, France and Spain)
Publisher: Brepols

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

Authors: Stephen S. Cohen and J. Bradford DeLong
Title:  Concrete Economics: The Hamilton Approach to Economic Growth and Policy
Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press

Author: James W. Cortada
Title:  All the Facts: A History of Information in the United States since 1870
Publisher: Oxford University Press

Author: Gareth Dale
Title:  Karl Polanyi: A Life on the Left
Publisher: Columbia University Press

Author: Robert Gordon
Title:  Rise and Fall of American Growth: The U.S. Standard of Living since the Civil War
Publisher: Princeton University Press

Authors: Matthew Hollow, Folarin Akinbami, and Ranald Michie, editors
Title:  Complexity and Crisis in the Financial System: Critical Perspectives on the Evolution of American and British Banking
Publisher: Edward Elgar

Author: Owen Humpage, editor
Title:  Current Federal Reserve Policy Under the Lens of Economic History: Essays to Commemorate the Federal Reserve System’s Centennial
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Author: Calestous Juma
Title:  Innovation and Its Enemies: Why People Resist New Technologies
Publisher: Oxford University Press

Author: Michael Lemov
Title:  Car Safety Wars: One Hundred Years of Technology, Politics, and Death
Publisher: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press

Author: George W. Liebmann
Title:  The Fall of the House of Speyer: The Story of a Banking Dynasty
Publisher: I.B. Tauris

Authors: Peter H. Lindert and Jeffrey G. Williamson
Title:  Unequal Gains: American Growth and Inequality since 1700
Publisher: Princeton University Press

Author: William Guanglin Liu
Title:  The Chinese Market Economy, 1000-1500
Publisher: SUNY Press

Author: Steven G. Marks
Title:  The Information Nexus: Global Capitalism from the Renaissance to the Present
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Authors: Claude Menard and Elodie Bertrand, editors
Title: The Elgar Companion to Ronald H. Coase
Publisher: Edward Elgar

Author: Manuela Mosca
Title:  Antonio de Viti de Marco: A Story Worth Remembering
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Author:  Yoshiko Nagano
Title:  State and Finance in the Philippines, 1898-1941
Publisher: NUS Press

Author: Larry Neal
Title:  A Concise History of International Finance: From Babylon to Bernanke
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Authors: Alan L. Olmstead and Paul W. Rhode
Title:  Arresting Contagion: Science, Policy, and Conflicts of Animal Disease Control
Publisher: Harvard University Press

Author: Kim Oosterlinck
Title:  Hope Springs Eternal: France Bondholders and the Repudiation of Russian Sovereign Debt
Publisher: Yale University Press

Author: Phillip G. Payne
Title:  Crash: How the Economic Boom and Bust of the 1920s Worked
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press

Author: Matt Ridley
Title:  The Evolution of Everything: How New Ideas Emerge
Publisher: Harper

Author: Rafael Torres Sanchez
Title:  Military Entrepreneurs and the Spanish Contractor States in the Eighteenth Century
Publisher: Oxford University Press

Authors: Jonas Scherner and Eugene N. White, editors
Title:  Paying for Hitler’s War; The Consequences of Nazi Hegemony in Europe
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Authors: Kenneth Scheve and David Stasavage
Title:  Taxing the Rich: A History of Fiscal Fairness in the United States and Europe
Publisher: Princeton University Press

Author: Andre Schlueter
Title:  Institutions and Small Settler Economies: A Comparative Study of New Zealand and Uruguay, 1870-2008
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Authors: Douglas Southgate and Lois Roberts
Title:  Globalized Fruit, Local Entrepreneurs: How One Banana-Exporting Country Achieved Worldwide Reach
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

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

Authors: Mara P. Squicciarini and Johan Swinnen, editors
Title:  The Economics of Chocolate
Publisher: Oxford University Press

Author: Scott Sumner
Title:  The Midas Paradox: Financial Markets, Government Policy Shocks, and the Great Depression
Publisher: Independent Institute

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

Author: Kyle Z. Sweeney
Title:  Prelude to the Dust Bowl: Drought in the Nineteenth-Century Plains
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press

Author: Remi Van Schaik, editor
Title:  Economies, Public Finances and the Impact of Institutional Changes in Interregional Perspective: The Low Countries and Neighbouring German Territories (14th-17th Centuries)
Publisher: Brepols

Author: Alexia M. Yates
Title:  Selling Paris: Property and Commercial Culture in the Fin-de-Siecle Capital
Publisher: Harvard University Press