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Forthcoming Book Reviews in Economic History

Updated: February 23, 2017

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

Authors: Alison Bashford and Joyce E. Chaplin
Title: The New Worlds of Thomas Robert Malthus: Rereading the Principle of Population
Publisher: Princeton 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

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: Leah Platt Boustan
Title: Competition in the Promised Land: Black Migrants in Northern Cities and Labor Markets
Publisher: Princeton 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: Metin Cosgel and Bogac Ergene
Title: The Economics of Ottoman Justice: Settlement and Trial in the Sharia Court
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Author: Marc Flandreau
Title:  Anthropologists in the Stock Exchange: A Financial History of Victorian Science
Publisher: University of Chicago Press

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

Authors: Pat Hudson and Keith Tribe, editors
Title: The Contradictions of Capital in the Twenty-First Century: The Piketty Opportunity
Publisher: Agenda Publishing

Authors: Richard R. John and Kim Phillips-Fein, editors
Title: Capital Gains: Business and Politics in Twentieth-Century America
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

Authors: Richard Jones and Christopher Dyer, editors
Title:  Farmers, Consumers, Innovators: The World of Joan Thirsk
Publisher: University of Hertfordshire Press

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

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: Noam Maggor
Title: Brahmin Capitalism: Frontiers of Wealth and Populism in America’s First Gilded Age
Publisher: Harvard University Press

Author: Joel Mokyr
Title: Culture of Growth: The Origins of the Modern Economy
Publisher: Princeton University 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: Walter Scheidel
Title: The Great Leveler: Violence and the History of Inequality from the Stone Age to the Twenty-first Century
Publisher: Princeton 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