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RESEARCH Academic Resources The Economic History Association owns and operates the EH.net website and mailing lists to provide resources and promote communication among scholars in economic history and related fields. The Economic History Society (U.K.), the Business History Conference,  the Cliometric Society, and the Economic and Business History Society also support the site. EH.Net began in 1994 as the Econhist internet discussion list. […]

About EH.NET

About EHA.NET EH.NET A Fascinating World of Economic Heritage and Insightful Discoveries The Economic History Association owns and operates the EH.net website and mailing lists to provide resources and promote communication among scholars in economic history and related fields. The Economic History Society (U.K.), the Business History Conference,  the Cliometric Society, and the Economic and […]

Economic History Association 2010 Annual Meeting

THE ECONOMIC HISTORY ASSOCIATION WOULD LIKE TO THANK EVERYONE FOR MAKING THE 2010 MEETINGS A SUCCESS. THE CALL FOR PAPERS FOR 2011 WILL BE UP SHORTLY.   Complete Meetings Program: http://w3needs.com/eh/eha/system/files/EHA%202010%20Program%20Guide.pdf   Scholars who work on a single locality, period, or institution usually have in mind some kind of comparative question, although the comparative dimension is […]

The Journal of Economic History

The Journal of Economic History has been published continuously since 1940. It is now published quarterly in March, June, September, and December by Cambridge University Press. The JEH seeks to promote the scholarly study of economic aspects of the human past from a diversity of perspectives, notably those of economists and historians, and to stimulate […]

Related Sites

The materials listed here are primarily web sites with information of use to economic historians. The listings have been roughly divided according to type of resource, though there is inevitably some overlap, and you will find that many sites have more than one kind of information. In addition, many of the sites have their own […]

Economics in the Shadows of Darwin and Marx: Essays on Institutional and Evolutionary Themes

Published by EH.NET (March 2008) Geoffrey M. Hodgson, Economics in the Shadows of Darwin and Marx: Essays on Institutional and Evolutionary Themes. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar, 2006. viii + 265 pp. $100 (cloth), ISBN: 1-84542-497-2. Reviewed for EH.NET by Gary Mongiovi, Department of Economics and Finance, St John’s University. Charles Darwin and Karl Marx, each […]

Adam’s Fallacy: A Guide to Economic Theology

Published by EH.NET (November 2007) Duncan K. Foley, Adam’s Fallacy: A Guide to Economic Theology. Cambridge MA: Harvard University Press, 2006. xvii + 265 pp. $26 (cloth), ISBN: 978-0-674-02729-9. Reviewed for EH.NET by A. M. C. Waterman, St John’s College, Winnipeg. Presumably this book was sent to me for review because of its sub-title. I […]

The Tradition of Free Trade

Published by EH.NET (February 2005) Lars Magnusson, The Tradition of Free Trade. London: Routledge, 2003. xiv + 194 pp. $100 (cloth), ISBN: 0-415-26215-1. Reviewed for EH.NET by William K. Hutchinson, Department of Economics, Vanderbilt University. Lars Magnusson, Professor of History at Uppsala University, has packaged into a book a half dozen of his essays that […]

A Dictionary of Economics

Published by EH.NET (March 2004) John Black, A Dictionary of Economics. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002, second edition. vi + 501 pp. $16.95 (paperback), ISBN: 0-19-0860767-9. Reviewed for EH.NET by Robert Whaples, Department of Economics, Wake Forest University. Economic History in a ‘Mainstream’ Reference Work Oxford’s Dictionary of Economics would make an excellent gift — […]

Economics and the Historian

Thomas G. Rawski, ed., Economics and the Historian. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1996. xiv + 297 pp. Bibliography and index. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 0-520-07268-5; $17.00 (paper), ISBN 0-520-07269-3. Reviewed for EH.Net by Lynne Kiesling, College of William and Mary Economic historians fill a peculiar, and sometimes uncomfortable, intellectual gap in the social sciences. In […]