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The Indonesian Economy in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries: A History of Missed Opportunities

EH-NET BOOK REVIEW Published by EH.NET (October 1998) Anne Booth, The Indonesian Economy in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries: A History of Missed Opportunities. Basingstoke: Macmillan and New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1998. xvi + 377 pp. Includes bibliographical references and index. $19.95 (paperback), ISBN 0-333-55310-1 (Macmillan). $79.95 (hardcover), ISBN 0-333-55309-8 (Macmillan) and 0-312-17749-6 (St. […]

Taxing Ourselves: A Citizen’s Guide to the Great Debate Over Tax Reform

Published by H-Business and EH.Net (October, 1998) Joel Slemrod and Jon Bakija. Taxing Ourselves: A Citizen’s Guide to the Great Debate Over Tax Reform. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1996. ix + 299 pp. Tables, notes, bibliography, and index. $27.50 (cloth), 0-262-193 75-2; $17.50 (paper), ISBN 0-262-69208-2. Reviewed for H-Business and EH.Net by James K. Self […]

U.S. Economic History Since 1945

Published by EH.NET (October 1998) Michael French. U.S. Economic History Since 1945. Manchester and New York: Manchester University Press, 1997. 256 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN: 071 9049512. Reviewed for EH.NET by Randy R. Grant, Department of Economics and Business, Linfield College. Michael French, Senior Lecturer in Economic and Social History at the University of Glasgow, […]

How America Got On-Line: Politics, Markets, and the Revolution in Telecommunications

Published by H-Business@w3needs.com and EH.Net (September, 1998) Alan Stone. How America Got On-Line: Politics, Markets, and the Revolution in Telecommunications. Armonk, N.Y.: M.E. Sharpe, 1997. xiii + 241 pp. Bibliographical references and index. $62.95 (cloth), ISBN 1-56324-576 -0; $23.95 (paper), ISBN 1-56324-577-9. Reviewed for H-Business and EH.Net by Aristotle Tympas, Georgia Institute of Technology Gt9896a@prism.gatech.edu […]

The Defining Moment: The Great Depression and the American Economy in the Twentieth Century

Published by EH.NET (September 1998) Michael D. Bordo, Claudia Goldin, and Eugene N. White, editors, The Defining Moment: The Great Depression and the American Economy in the Twentieth Century. An NBER Project Report. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1998. xvi + 474 pp. $60.00 (cloth). ISBN: 0-226-06589-8 (cloth), 0-226-06589-8 (paper). Reviewed for EH.NET by […]

Kellogg’s Six-Hour Day

Published by EH.NET (September 1998) Benjamin Kline Hunnicutt, Kellogg’s Six-Hour Day. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, November 1996. x + 261 pp. $69.95 (cloth), ISBN: 1-566 39-447-3; $24.95 (paper), ISBN: 1-56639-448-1. Reviewed for EH.NET by Robert Whaples, Department of Economics, Wake Forest University. Between the Civil War and World War II, the length of the American […]

The Age of Mass Migration: Causes and Economic Impact

Published by EH.NET (September 1998) Timothy J . Hatton and Jeffrey G. Williamson, The Age of Mass Migration: Causes and Economic Impact. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998. ix + 301 pp. $49.95, ISBN: 0-19-511651-8. Reviewed for EH.NET by Joshua L. Rosenbloom, Department of Economics, University of Kansas, and National Bureau of Economic […]

The Confusions of Pleasure: Commerce and Culture in Ming China

Published by H-Business@w3needs.com and EH.Net (August, 1998) Timothy Brook. The Confusions of Pleasure: Commerce and Culture in Ming China. Berkeley: University of California, 1998. xxv + 320 pp. Illustrations, maps, notes, bibliography, glossary, and index. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 0-520-21091-3. Reviewed for H-Business and EH.Net by Richard Lufrano , College of Staten Island Timothy Brook’s The […]

Nixon’s Economy: Booms, Busts, Dollars, and Votes

Published by H-Business@w3needs.com and EH.Net (August, 1998) Allen J. Matusow. Nixon’s Economy: Booms, Busts, Dollars, and Votes. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1998. xii + 323 pp. Notes and index. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 0-7006-0888-5. Reviewed for H-Business and EH.Net by David Stebenne , Ohio State University Nixon’s Economic Policy: Confused, Opportunistic and Unsuccessful Scholars and […]

The Great Depression: An International Disaster of Perverse Economic Policies

Published by EH.NET (November 1998) Thomas E. Hall and J. David Ferguson, The Great Depression: An International Disaster of Perverse Economic Policies, Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press. 1998, Pp. xvii + 194, pp. $42.50 (cloth), ISBN: 0-472-09667-2. Reviewed for EH NET by Elmus Wicker, Dept. of Economics, Indiana University. The authors assert that they […]