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Forthcoming Book Reviews in Economic History

Updated: July 23, 2014

Author: Gabriel Abend
Title: The Moral Background: An Inquiry into the History of Business Ethics
Publisher: Princeton University Press

Author: Guido Alfani
Title: Calamities and the Economy of Renaissance Italy: The Grand Tour of the Horsemen of the Apocalypse
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Author:  Aaron D. Anderson
Title:  Builders of a New South: Merchants, Capital, and the Remaking of Natchez, 1865-1914
Publisher:  University Press of Mississippi

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

Authors: Charles W. Calomiris and Stephen H. Haber
Title: Fragile by Design: The Political Origins of Banking Crises and Credit Scarity
Publisher: Princeton University Press

Author: Gregory Clark
Title: The Son Also Rises: Surnames and the History of Social Mobility
Publisher: Princeton University Press

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

Author:  Ricardo F. Crespo
Title:   A Re-Assessment of Aristotle’s Economic Thought
Publisher:  Routledge

Author:  Gregory T. Cushman
Title:  Guano and the Opening of the Pacific World: A Global Ecological History
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:  Robert Lynn Fuller
Title:  Phantom of Fear: The Banking Panic of 1933
Publisher:  McFarlane

Authors: Robert E. Gallamore and John R. Meyer
Title: American Railroads: Decline and Renaissance in the Twentieth Century
Publisher: Harvard University Press

Author:  Charles R. Geisst
Title:  Beggar Thy Neighbor: A History of Usury and Debt
Publisher:  University of Pennsylvania Press

Author: Greg Gordon
Title: When Money Grew on Trees: A.B. Hammond and the Age of the Timber Baron
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press

Authors: Christian Grabas and Alexander Nutzenadel, editors
Title: Industrial Policy in Europe after 1945: Wealth, Power and Economic Development in the Cold War
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

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:  Eric L. Jones
Title: Revealed Biodiversity: An Economic History of the Human Impact
Publisher:  World Scientific

Author:  Jessica M. Lepler
Title:   The Many Panics of 1837: People, Politics, and the Creation of a Transatlantic Financial Crisis
Publisher:  Cambridge University Press

Authors:  A. Ricardo López and Barbara Weinstein, editors
Title: The Making of the Middle Class: Toward a Transnational History
Publisher:  Duke University Press

Author:  Miguel A. Lopez-Morell
Title:  The House of Rothschild in Spain, 1812-1941
Publisher:  Ashgate

Author:  Shephard W. McKinley
Title:  Stinking Stones and Rocks of Gold: Phosphate, Fertilizer, and Industrialization in Postbellum South Carolina
Publisher:  University Press of Florida

Author:  Ajay K. Mehrotra
Title:   Making the Modern American Fiscal State: Law, Politics, and the Rise of Progressive Taxation, 1877-1929
Publisher:  Cambridge University Press

Author:  Larry Neal
Title:  “I Am Not Master of Events”: John Law and Lord Londonderry in the Mississippi and South Sea Bubbles
Publisher:  Yale University Press

Author:  Helen Paul
Title:  The South Sea Bubble: An Economic History of Its Origins and Consequences
Publisher: Routledge

Author: Leslie Rosenthal
Title:   The River Pollution Dilemma in Victorian England: Nuisance Law versus Economic Efficiency
Publisher:  Ashgate

Author:  Agnar Sandmo
Title:  Economics Evolving: A History of Economic Thought
Publisher:  Princeton University Press

Author:  David L. Seim
Title:  Rockefeller Philanthropy and Modern Social Science
Publisher:  Pickering and Chatto

Authors: Andrew Smith and Dimitry Anastakis, editors
Title: Smart Globalization: The Canadian Business and Economic History Experience
Publisher: University of Toronto Press

Authors: Raymond G. Stokes, Roman Koster, and Stephen C. Sambrook
Title: The Business of Waste: Great Britain and Germany, 1945 to the Present
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Author:  Peter Temin
Title:  The Roman Market Economy
Publisher:  Princeton University Press

Authors:  Peter Temin and David Vines
Title:  The Leaderless Economy: Why the World Economic System Fell Apart and How to Fix It
Publisher:  Princeton University Press

Author: Joshua D. Wolff
Title:  Western Union and the Creation of the American Corporate Order, 1845-1893
Publisher:  Cambridge University Press

Author: Robert E. Wright
Title: Corporate Nation
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press