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The Soulful Science: What Economists Really Do and Why It Matters

Published by EH.NET (September 2007) Diane Coyle, The Soulful Science: What Economists Really Do and Why It Matters. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2007. vii + 255 pp. $28 (cloth), ISBN: 978-0-691-12513-8. Reviewed for EH.NET by John A. MacDonald, Department of Economics, Wake Forest University. With the title “The Soulful Science: What Economists Really Do […]

How Countries Compete: Strategy, Structure, and Government in the Global Economy

Published by EH.NET (August 2007) Richard H. K. Vietor, How Countries Compete: Strategy, Structure, and Government in the Global Economy. Boston: Harvard Business School Press, 2007. vi + 308 pp. $35 (hardcover), ISBN: 978-1-4221-1035-5. Reviewed for EH.NET by Jari Eloranta, Department of History, Appalachian State University. Richard Vietor, a prominent Harvard scholar who is comfortable […]

Structuring the Information Age: Life Insurance and Technology in the Twentieth Century

Published by EH.NET (May 2007) JoAnne Yates, Structuring the Information Age: Life Insurance and Technology in the Twentieth Century. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005. x + 351 pp. $50 (hardcover), ISBN: 0-8018-8086-6. Reviewed for EH.NET by Thomas Haigh, School of Information Studies, University of Wisconsin ? Milwaukee. In Structuring the Information Age, JoAnne Yates […]

New Voices on Adam Smith

Published by EH.NET (March 2007) Leonidas Montes and Eric Schliesser, editors, New Voices on Adam Smith. London: Routledge, 2006. xxi + 364 pp. $145 (cloth), ISBN: 0-415-35696-2. Reviewed for EH.NET by Jeffrey T. Young, Department of Economics, St. Lawrence University. George Stigler began his banquet speech at the Glasgow University bicentennial of the publication of […]

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 […]

The Company of Strangers: A Natural History of Economic Life

Published by EH.NET (January 2007) Paul Seabright, The Company of Strangers: A Natural History of Economic Life. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2004. x + 304 pp. $30 (cloth), ISBN: 0-691-11821-3. Reviewed for EH.NET by Haim Ofek, Department of Economics, Binghampton University. Organized along several central themes, this book is essentially a collection of self-contained […]

Nations, Markets, and War: Modern History and the American Civil War

Published by EH.NET (October 2006) Nicholas Onuf and Peter Onuf, Nations, Markets, and War: Modern History and the American Civil War. Charlottesville, VA: University of Virginia Press, 2006. xii + 362 pp. $45 (hardcover), ISBN: 0-8139-2502-9. Reviewed for EH.NET by Jane Flaherty, Department of History, Texas A&M University. The brothers Onuf move the American Civil […]

The “Vanity of the Philosopher”: From Equality to Hierarchy in Post-Classical Economics

Published by EH.NET (October 2006) Sandra J. Peart and David M. Levy, The “Vanity of the Philosopher”: From Equality to Hierarchy in Post-Classical Economics. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2005. xviii + 323 pp. $40 (cloth), ISBN: 0-472-11496-4. Reviewed for EH.NET by J. Daniel Hammond, Department of Economics, Wake Forest University. Peart and Levy’s […]

The Emergence of Modern Business Enterprise in France, 1800-1930

Published by EH.NET (May 2006) Michael Stephen Smith, The Emergence of Modern Business Enterprise in France, 1800-1930 . Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2005. x + 575 pp. $60 (hardcover), ISBN: 0-674-01939-3. Reviewed for EH.NET by Pierre-Cyrille Hautcoeur, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales. Michael S. Smith, associate professor of history at the University […]

Private and Public Enterprises in Europe: Energy, Telecommunications and Transport, 1830-1990

Published by EH.NET (February 2006) Robert Millward, Private and Public Enterprises in Europe: Energy, Telecommunications and Transport, 1830-1990. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2005. xix + 351 pp. $90 (hardback), ISBN: 0-521-83524-0 Reviewed by Pier Angelo Toninelli, Department of Economics, University of Milano-Bicocca. Robert Millward, professor of economic history at the University of Manchester, has […]