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Power and the Governance of Global Trade: From the GATT to the WTO

Published by EH.NET (December 2010) Soo Yeon Kim, Power and the Governance of Global Trade: From the GATT to the WTO.? Ithaca, NY:? Cornell University Press, 2010.? xi + 182 pp.? $40 (hardcover), ISBN: 978-0-8014-4886-7. Reviewed for EH.Net by John T. Dalton, Department of Economics, Wake Forest University. Commodore Perry.? The Opium Wars.? These two […]

International Migration in the Age of Globalization: Historical and Recent Experiences.

Published by EH.NET (December 2010) Andr?s Solimano, International Migration in the Age of Globalization: Historical and Recent Experiences. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010. xv + 223 pp. $27 (paperback), ISBN: 978-0-521-14248-9. Reviewed for EH.Net by Raymond Cohn, Department of Economics, Illinois State University. Few readers of this review will find Solimano?s book very worthwhile. […]

Protection for Exporters: Power and Discrimination in Transatlantic Trade Relations, 1930-2010

Normal 0 false false false EN-US ZH-CN AR-SA MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Published by EH.NET (August 2010) Andreas Dur, Protection for Exporters: Power and Discrimination in Transatlantic Trade Relations, 1930-2010. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2010. xv + 246 pp. $40 (cloth), ISBN: 978-0-8014-4823-2. Reviewed for EH.NET by Andrea Maneschi, Department of Economics, Vanderbilt University.   Andreas Dur’s […]

Pivotal Decade: How the United States Traded Factories for Finance in the Seventies

Published by EH.NET (August 2010) Judith Stein, Pivotal Decade: How the United States Traded Factories for Finance in the Seventies. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2010. xvi + 367 pp. $32.50 (hardcover), ISBN: 978-0-300-11818-6. Reviewed for EH.NET by Joshua C. Hall, Department of Economics, Beloit College. ? According to the preface of Pivotal Decade, […]

The International Order of Asia in the 1930s and 1950s

Published by EH.NET (July 2010) Shigeru Akita and Nicholas J. White, editors, The International Order of Asia in the 1930s and 1950s. Farnham, UK: Ashgate, 2010. xvii + 308 pp. $100 (hardcover), ISBN 978-0-7546-5341-7. Reviewed for EH.NET by Tim Wright, School of East Asian Studies, University of Sheffield ? This important collection of essays mostly […]

Integrazione internazionale e sviluppo interno: Stati Uniti e Italia nei programmi di riarmo del blocco atlantico 1945-1955 [International Economic Integration and Home Growth: The United States and Italy in the Western Bloc Rearmament Programs 1945-1955]

Published by EH.NET (April 2010) Simone Selva, Integrazione internazionale e sviluppo interno: Stati Uniti e Italia nei programmi di riarmo del blocco atlantico (1945-1955) [International Economic Integration and Home Growth: The United States and Italy in the Western Bloc Rearmament Programs, 1945-1955]. Rome: Carocci, 2009. 383 pp. ?40 (paperback), ISBN: 978-88-430-5253-0. Reviewed for EH.NET by […]

International Economic Integration in Historical Perspective

Published by EH.NET (June 2009) Dennis M.P. McCarthy, International Economic Integration in Historical Perspective. New York: Routledge, 2006. xii + 254 pp. $160 (hardcover), ISBN: 978-0-415-77027-9. Review for EH.NET by John R. Hanson II, Department of Economics, Texas A&M University. This is a vague title because there are many historical perspectives one could take on […]

Free Trade Nation: Commerce, Consumption and Civil Society in Modern Britain

Published by EH.NET (October 2008) Frank Trentmann, Free Trade Nation: Commerce, Consumption and Civil Society in Modern Britain. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008. xiv + 450 pp. ?25/$50 (cloth), ISBN: 978-0-19-920920-0. Reviewed for EH.NET by Peter J. Cain, Department of History, Sheffield Hallam University. In discussions and analyses of trade regimes in Britain from the […]

The Banana: Empires, Trade Wars, and Globalization

Published by EH.NET (October 2008) James Wiley, The Banana: Empires, Trade Wars, and Globalization. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2008. xxxii + 278 pp. $45 (cloth), ISBN: 978-0-8032-1577-1. Reviewed for EH.NET by Marcelo Bucheli, Department of Business Administration, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In 1996, the governments of the United States, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, and […]