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Forthcoming Book Reviews in Economic History

Updated: April 26, 2018

Author: Robert H. Bates
Title: The Development Dilemma: Security, Prosperity, and a Return to History
Publisher: Princeton University Press

Authors: Hartmut Berghoff and Adam Rome, editors
Title: Green Capitalism: Business and the Environment in the Twentieth Century
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

Author: Bruce Berkowitz
Title: Playfair: The True Story of the British Secret Agent Who Changes How We See the World
Publisher: George Mason 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

Authors: William J. Collins and Robert A. Margo, editors
Title: Enterprising America: Business, Banks, and Credit Markets in Historical Perspective
Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Author: Eberhard Crailsheim
Title: The Spanish Connection: French and Flemish Merchant Networks in Seville (1570-1650)
Publisher: Böhlau Verlag, Koln

Author: Guillermina del Valle Pavon
Title: Donativos, Prestamos, y Privilegios: Los Mercaderes y Mineros de la Ciudad de México Durante la Guerra Anglo-Espanola de 1779 -1783
Publisher: Instituto Mora

Authors: Barry Eichengreen, Arnaud Mehl, and Livia Chitu
Title: How Global Currencies Work: Past, Present and Future
Publisher: Princeton University Press

Author: Wantje Fritsch
Title: Public Finance in the Dutch Republic in Comparative Perspective: The Viability of an Early Modern Federal State (1570s-1795)
Publisher: Brill

Author: Douglas A. Irwin
Title: Clashing Over Commerce: A History of U.S. Trade Policy
Publisher: University of Chicago Press

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

Author: Harry Kitsikopoulos
Title: Innovation and Technological Diffusion: An Economic History of Early Steam Engines
Publisher: Routledge

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

Authors: Naomi R. Lamoreaux and John Joseph Wallis, editors
Title: Organizations, Civil Society, and the Roots of Development
Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Author: Josh Lauer
Title: Creditworthy: A History of Consumer Surveillance and Financial Identity in America
Publisher: Columbia University Press

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

Author: Mary O’Sullivan
Title: Dividends of Development: Securities Markets in the History of U.S. Capitalism, 1865-1922
Publisher: Oxford University Press

Authors: Daniel M.G. Raff and Philip Scranton, editors
Title: The Emergence of Routines: Entrepreneurship, Organization, and Business History
Publisher: Oxford University Press

Author: Dennis C. Rasmussen
Title: The Infidel and the Professor: David Hume, Adam Smith, and the Friendship That Shaped Modern Thought
Publisher: Princeton University Press

Author: Barry Riley
Title: The Political History of Food Aid: An Uneasy Benevolence
Publisher: Oxford University Press

Authors: Hugh Rockoff and Isao Suto, editors
Title: Coping with Financial Crises: Some Lessons from Economic History
Publisher: Springer

Author: Tim Rogan
Title: R.H. Tawney, Karl Polanyi, E.P. Thompson, and the Critique of Capitalism
Publisher: Princeton 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: John Tutino
Title: The Mexican Heartland: How Communities Shaped Capitalism, a Nation, and World History, 1500-2000
Publisher: Princeton University Press

Author: Bas van Bavel
Title: The Invisible Hand? How Market Economies Have Emerged and Declined since AD 500
Publisher: Oxford University Press

Author: Marco H.D. Van Leeuwen
Title: Mutual Insurance, 1550-2015: From Guild Welfare and Friendly Societies to Contemporary Micro-Insurers
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Author: Robert E. Wright
Title: The Poverty of Slavery: How Unfree Labor Pollutes the Economy
Publisher: Palgrave

Author: Kaveh Yazdani
Title: India, Modernity and the Great Divergence
Publisher: Brill