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Forthcoming Book Reviews in Economic History

Updated: January 11, 2017

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

Author: Gergerly Baics
Title: Feeding Gotham: The Political Economy and Geography of Food in New York, 1790-1860
Publisher: Princeton University Press

Author: Stuart Banner
Title: Speculation: A History of the Fine Line between Gambling and Investing
Publisher: Oxford University Press

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

Authors: Sven Beckert and Seth Rockman, editors
Title: Slavery’s Capitalism: A New History of American Economic Development
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

Author: Alan Bollard
Title:  A Few Hares to Chase: The Life and Times of Bill Phillips
Publisher: Oxford 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: Bruce M.S. Campbell
Title: The Great Transition: Climate, Disease and Society in the Late-Medieval World
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Authors: Youssef Cassis, Richard S. Grossman, and Catherine R. Schenk, editors
Title: The Oxford Handbook of Banking and Financial History
Publisher: Oxford University Press

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

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

Authors: Pat Hudson and Mina Ishizu
Title:  History by the Numbers: An Introduction to Quantitative Approaches, second edition
Publisher: Bloomsbury

Author: Steven L. Kaplan
Title: The Stakes of Regulation: Perspectives on Bread, Politics and Political Economy Forty Years Later
Publisher: Anthem Press

Author: Jane Knodell
Title:  The Second Bank of the United States: ‘Central’ banker in an era of nation-building, 1816-1836
Publisher: Routledge

Author: Marc Levinson
Title:  An Extraordinary Time: The End of the Postwar Boom and the Return of the Ordinary Economy
Publisher: Basic Books

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

Author: Wadan Narsey
Title: British Imperialism and the Making of Colonial Currency Systems
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

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

Author: John L. Neufeld
Title: Selling Power: Economics, Policy, and Electric Utilities before 1940
Publisher: University of Chicago Press

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

Authors: Utsa Patnaik and Prabhat Patnaik
Title:  A Theory of Imperialism
Publisher: Columbia University Press

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

Authors: Tirthankar Roy and Anand V. Swamy
Title: Law and the Economy in Colonial India
Publisher: University of Chicago Press

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

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

Author: Mark R. Wilson
Title:  Destructive Creation: American Business and the Winning of World War II
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press