The Rise of African Slavery in the Americas

Published by EH.NET (July 1, 2000) David Eltis, The Rise of African Slavery in the Americas, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2000. xvii + 353 pp., $59.95 (cloth), ISBN: 0-521-65231-6. Reviewed for EH.NET by Jan Hogendorn, Department of Economics, Colby College. David Eltis of Queen’s University, Canada, has produced an ambitious explanatory survey on the emergence […]

The Great Transformation: The Political and Economic Origins of Our Time

Karl Polanyi, The Great Transformation: The Political and Economic Origins of Our Time. 1944. xiii + 305. Review Essay by Anne Mayhew, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Tennessee. amayhew@utk.edu Markets to Market to Protection: Karl Polanyi’s Great Transformation Karl Polanyi, once a World War I officer in the Austro-Hungarian army, a lecturer at […]

Latin America and the World Economy since 1800

Published by EH.NET (February 2000) John Coatsworth and Alan Taylor, editors, Latin America and the World Economy since 1800. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1999. xv + 484 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 0-674-51280-4; $24.95 (paper), 0-674-51281-2. Reviewed for EH.NET by Richard Salvucci, Department of Economics, Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas. Welcome to the Cliometric Revolution, […]

The Farmer’s Benevolent Trust: Law and Agricultural Cooperation in Industrial America, 1865-1945

Published by EH.NET (February 2000) Victoria Saker Woeste, The Farmer’s Benevolent Trust: Law and Agricultural Cooperation in Industrial America, 1865-1945. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1998. xviii + 369 pp. $49.95 (hardcover), ISBN: 0-8078-2421-6; $19.95 (paperback), ISBN: 0-8078-4731-3. Reviewed for EH.NET by Paul Rhode, Department of Economics, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Many […]

Exchange Rate Regimes in the Twentieth Century

Published by EH.NET (November 1999) Derek H. Aldcroft and Michael J. Oliver, Exchange Rate Regimes in the Twentieth Century. Cheltenham, UK, and Northampton, MA, USA: Edward Elgar, 1998. xiii + 210 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN: 1 85898 320 7. Reviewed for EH. NET by Anna J. Schwartz, National Bureau of Economic Research. This is a […]

Money and the Nation State: The Financial Revolution, Government and the World Monetary System

Published by EH.NET (November 1999) ? Kevin Dowd and Richard H. Timberlake, Jr., editors, Money and the Nation State: The Financial Revolution, Government and the World Monetary System. New Brunswick, NJ and London: Transaction Publishers for the Independent Institute, 1998. vii + 453 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 1-56000-302-2; $24.95 (paper), 1-56000-930-6 (paper). Reviewed for EH.NET […]

Britain and Japan: A Comparative Economic and Social History Since 1900

Published by EH.NET (September 1999) Kenneth D. Brown. Britain and Japan: A Comparative Economic and Social History Since 1900. New York and Manchester, UK: Manchester University Press, 1998. xii + 259 pp. $79.95 (cloth), ISBN: 0-7190-5290-4; $27.95 (paper), ISBN: 0-5190-5291-2. Reviewed for EH.NET by Michael Smitka, Department of Economics, Washington and Lee University. Kenneth Brown, […]

An Encyclopedia of Keynesian Economics

Published by EH.NET (August 1999) ? Thomas Cate, Editor, G.C. Harcourt and David C. Colander, Associate Editors. An Encyclopedia of Keynesian Economics. Cheltenham, UK and Brookfield, MA: Edward Elgar, 1997. xxiv + 638 pp. $235, ISBN: 185898145X. Reviewed for EH.NET by Michael S. Lawlor, Department of Economics, Wake Forest University. Macroeconomics today is in a […]

Economic Cycles: Long Cycles and Business Cycles since 1870

Published by EH.NET (August 1999) Solomos Solomou, Economic Cycles: Long Cycles and Business Cycles since 1870. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1998. x + 132 pp. $79.95 (paper), ISBN: 0-7190-4150-3; $27.95 (paper), ISBN: 0-7190-4151-1. Reviewed for EH.NET by Forrest Capie, Department of Banking and Finance, City University Business School, London. To the economic historian it seems […]

Incorporating Women: A History of Women and Business in the United States

Published by H-Business@w3needs.com and EH.Net (April 1999) Angel Kwolek-Folland. Incorporating Women: A History of Women and Business in the United States Twayne’s Evolution of Modern Business Series. New York: Twayne Publishers, Simon & Schuster Macmillan, 1998. ix + pp. 275. Bibliography and index. (cloth), ISBN 0-8057-4519-X. Reviewed for H-Business by Mary A. Yeager, Department of […]