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The English Wool Market, c. 1230-1327

Published by EH.NET (June 2008) Adrian R. Bell, Chris Brooks and Paul R. Dryburgh, The English Wool Market, c. 1230-1327. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. viii + 205 pp. $99 (cloth), ISBN: 978-0-521-85941-7. Reviewed for EH.NET by James M. Murray, Department of History, Western Michigan University. English wool was a medieval commodity whose production, acquisition, […]

When the Potato Failed: Causes and Effects of the Last European Subsistence Crisis, 1845-1850

Published by EH.NET (November 2007) Cormac ? Gr?da, Richard Paping, and Eric Vanhaute, editors, When the Potato Failed: Causes and Effects of the Last European Subsistence Crisis, 1845-1850. Turnhout, Belgium: Brepols, 2007. 342 pp. ?66 (paper), ISBN: 978-2-503-51985-2. Reviewed for EH.NET by Raymond L. Cohn, Department of Economics, Illinois State University. This book consists of […]

Sustainability or Collapse? An Integrated History and Future of People on Earth

Published by EH.NET (October 2007) Robert Costanza, Lisa J. Graumlich, and Will Steffen, editors, Sustainability or Collapse? An Integrated History and Future of People on Earth. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2007. xvi + 495 pp. $38 (cloth), ISBN: 978-0-262-03366-4. Reviewed for EH.NET by Philip R. P. Coelho, Department of Economics, Ball State University. This book […]

Global Migration and the World Economy: Two Centuries of Policy and Performance

Published by EH.NET (June 2007) Timothy J. Hatton and Jeffrey G. Williamson, Global Migration and the World Economy: Two Centuries of Policy and Performance. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2006. xi + 471 pp. $50 (cloth), ISBN: 0-262-08342-6. Reviewed for EH.NET by Drew Keeling, Department of History, University of Zurich. For decades, scholars of modern cross-border […]

Capital Intentions: Female Proprietors in San Francisco, 1850-1920

Published by EH.NET (March 2007) Edith Sparks, Capital Intentions: Female Proprietors in San Francisco, 1850-1920. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2006. xv + 329 pp. $20 (paperback), ISBN: 0-8078-5775-0. Reviewed for EH.NET by Pamela J. Nickless, Department of Economics, University of North Carolina-Asheville. In all likelihood, everyone reading this book review is the […]

The Popularization of Malthus in Early Nineteenth-Century England: Martineau, Cobbett and the Pauper Press

Published by EH.NET (March 2007) James P. Huzel, The Popularization of Malthus in Early Nineteenth-Century England: Martineau, Cobbett and the Pauper Press. Aldershot, UK: Ashgate, 2006. xv + 266 pp. $100 (hardcover), ISBN: 0-7546-5427-3. Reviewed for EH.NET by David M. Levy, Department of Economics, George Mason University and Sandra J. Peart, Department of Economics, Baldwin-Wallace […]

Economics in Russia: Studies in Intellectual History.

120 1024×768 Normal 0 false false false EN-US ZH-CN AR-SA Published by EH.NET (May 2009) Vincent Barnett and Joachim Zweynert, editors, Economics in Russia: Studies in Intellectual History. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2008. xviii + 198 pp. $100 (hardcover), ISBN: 978-0-7546-6149-8 Reviewed for EH.NET by Warren J. Samuels, Department of Economics, Michigan State University. ? This […]

American Treasure and the Price Revolution in Spain, 1501-1650

Classic Reviews in Economic History Earl J. Hamilton, American Treasure and the Price Revolution in Spain, 1501-1650. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1934. xii + 428 pp. Review Essay by John Munro, Department of Economics, University of Toronto. Hamilton and the Price Revolution: A Revindication of His Tarnished Reputation and of a Modified Quantity Theory […]

Britain and Ireland, 1050-1530: Economy and Society

Published by EH.NET (December 2006) Richard Britnell, Britain and Ireland, 1050-1530: Economy and Society. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004. xvi + 562 pp. $45 (paperback), ISBN: 0-19-873145-0. Reviewed for EH.NET by John Langdon, Department of History and Classics, University of Alberta. Richard Britnell, emeritus professor of history, University of Durham, has produced a superb textbook […]

Ecology, Colonialism, and Cattle: Central India in the Nineteenth Century

Published by EH.NET (August 2006) Laxman D. Satya, Ecology, Colonialism, and Cattle: Central India in the Nineteenth Century. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2004. x + 204 pp. Rs. 545 (cloth), ISBN: 0-19-566875-8. Reviewed for EH.NET by David Gilmartin, Department of History, North Carolina State University. This is a book about the ecological impact of […]