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Forthcoming Book Reviews in Economic History

Updated: August 13, 2015

Author: Suchit Arora
Title:  The Transitions of Aging
Publisher: Springer

Author: Carles Boix
Title:  Political Order and Inequality: Their Foundations and Their Consequences for Human Welfare
Publisher: Cambridge University 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: 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: Philip Hoffman
Title:  Why Did Europe Conquer the World?
Publisher: Princeton University Press

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

Authors: Heinz Kurz and Neri Salvadori
Title: The Elgar Companion to David Ricardo
Publisher: Edward Elgar

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: Brian Phillips Murphy
Title:  Building the Empire State: Political Economy in the Early Republic
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania 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