Economic History Review articles

Volume 70 (2)

Larry Neal, Concise history of international finance: from Babylon to Bernanke (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016. Pp. 376. ISBN 9781107034174 Hbk. £59.99)
Marc Weidenmier, vol. 70 (2): 669-670
Bas van Bavel, The invisible hand? How market economies have emerged and declined since AD500 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. Pp. xii + 330. 2 figs. 3 maps. 6 tabs. ISBN 9780199608133 Hbk. £35)
Mark Casson, vol. 70 (2): 671-672
Bruce M. S. Campbell, The great transition: climate, disease and society in the late-medieval world (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016. Pp. xvi+463. 78 figs. 12 tabs. ISBN 9780521195881 Hbk. £69.99/$105; 9780521144438 Pbk. £22.99/$34.99)
Christopher Dyer, vol. 70 (2): 672-673
Gerhard Jaritz and Katalin Szende, eds., Medieval east central Europe in a comparative perspective: from frontier zones to lands in focus (London and New York: Routledge, 2016. Pp. xiv+265. 34 figs. 5 tabs. ISBN 9781138923478 Pbk. £29.99)
Karel Davids, vol. 70 (2): 673-674
Donald J. Harreld, ed., A companion to the Hanseatic League (Leiden: Brill, 2015. Pp viii + 277. 9 figs. 2 maps. 6 tabs. ISBN 9789004282889 Hbk. £86)
Stephen H. Rigby, vol. 70 (2): 674-675
Silvia Sovič, Pat Thane, and Pier Paolo Viazzo, eds., The history of families and households: comparative European dimensions (Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2016. Pp. xii+263. 13 figs. 46 tabs. ISBN 9789004307858 €104/$135)
Mikolaj Szoltysek, vol. 70 (2): 677-678
Rafael Torres Sánchez, Military entrepreneurs & the Spanish contractor state in the eighteenth century (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. pp. xxii+297. 18 figs. 16 maps. 10 tabs. ISBN 9780198784111 Hbk. £60)
Aaron Graham, vol. 70 (2): 680-681
Philip Misevich and Kristin Mann, eds., The rise and demise of slavery and the slave trade in the Atlantic world (Rochester, NY, and Woodbridge: University of Rochester Press, 2016. Pp. xiv+361. 9 figs. 21 tabs. ISBN 9781580465601 Hbk. £80)
Mary Wills, vol. 70 (2): 681-682
Ghulam A. Nadri, The political economy of indigo in India, 1580–1930: a global perspective (Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2016. Pp. xviii+246. 18 figs. 2 maps. 9 tabs. ISBN 9789004311541 Hbk. €109/$141)
Prakash Kumar, vol. 70 (2): 682-683
Gergely Baics, Feeding Gotham: the political economy and geography of food in New York, 1790–1860 (Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2016. Pp. xviii+347. 19 figs. 16 maps. 7 plates. 10 tabs. ISBN 9780691168791 Hbk. £29.95/$39.95)
Susan Parham, vol. 70 (2): 684-685
Naiem A. Sherbiny and Omaima M. Hatem, State and entrepreneurs in Egypt: economic development since 1805 (New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 2015. Pp. xix+195. ISBN 9781137567536 Hbk. £70)
Mohamed Saleh, vol. 70 (2): 685-686
Magnus Henrekson and Mikael Stenkula, eds., Swedish taxation: developments since 1862 (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. Pp. 334. ISBN 9781137478146 Hbk. £75)
Jari Ojala, vol. 70 (2): 686-688
Robert Fitzgerald, The rise of the global company: multinationals and the making of the modern world (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016. Pp xii+622. 39 tabs. ISBN 9780521614962 Pbk. £19.99/$29.99)
Andrea Colli, vol. 70 (2): 688-689
Matt Bera, Lobbying Hitler: industrial associations between democracy and dictatorship (New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books, 2016. Pp. x + 250. ISBN 9781785330650 Hbk. £75)
Armin Grünbacher, vol. 70 (2): 689-690
Robin Pearson and Takau Yoneyama, eds., Corporate forms and organisational choice in international insurance (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. Pp. 330. ISBN 9780198739005 Hbk. £60)
Adrian Leonard, vol. 70 (2): 692-693
Youssef Cassis, Richard S. Grossman, and Catherine R. Schenk, eds., The Oxford handbook of banking and financial history (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. Pp. xviii+537. 9 figs. 18 tabs. ISBN 9780199658626 Hbk. £95)
Sabine Schneider, vol. 70 (2): 693-695
Martin Andersson and Tobias Axelsson, eds., Diverse development paths and structural transformation in the escape from poverty (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. Pp. xvi+284. 16 figs. 18 tabs. ISBN 9780198737407 Hbk. £60)
Gloria Quiroga, vol. 70 (2): 695-696
Avner Offer and Gabriel Söderberg, The Nobel factor: the prize in economics, social democracy and the market turn (Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2016. Pp. xx+323. 23 figs. 1 tab. ISBN 9780691166032 Hbk. £24.95/$35)
Benny Carlson, vol. 70 (2): 697-698

Volume 70 (1)

How the German crisis of 1931 swept across Europe: a comparative view from Stockholm†
Tobias Straumann, Peter Kugler, Florian Weber, vol. 70 (1): 224-247
Review of periodical literature published in 2015
vol. 70 (1): 275-322
Alisdair Dobie, Accounting at Durham Cathedral Priory: management and control of a major ecclesiastical corporation 1083–1539 (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. Pp. xii+341. 32 tabs. ISBN 9781137479778 Hbk. £80)
Harmony Dewez, vol. 70 (1): 323-324
C. M. Woolgar, The culture of food in England, 1200–1500 (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2016. Pp. xiv+341. 8 figs. 32 illus. ISBN 9780300181913 Hbk. £30/$45)
Iona McCleery, vol. 70 (1): 324-325
Ronan O'Donnell, Assembling enclosure: transformations in the rural landscape of post-medieval north-east England (Hatfield: University of Hertfordshire Press, 2015. Pp. xi +152. ISBN 9781909291430 Pbk. £14.99)
John Broad, vol. 70 (1): 327-328
Dwight Codr, Raving at usurers: anti-finance and the ethics of uncertainty in England, 1690–1750 (Charlottesville, Va., and London: University of Virginia Press, 2016. Pp. xiv+242. 1 fig. ISBN 9780813937809 Hbk. £37.50/$39.50)
Lina Weber, vol. 70 (1): 328-329
Janet E. Mullin, A sixpence at whist: gaming and the English middle classes, 1680–1830 (Woodbridge: Boydell Press, 2015. Pp. 240. 8 illus. ISBN 9781783270477 Hbk. £45)
Jessica Richard, vol. 70 (1): 329-330
Tim Hitchcock and Robert Shoemaker, London lives: poverty, crime and the making of a modern city, 1690–1800 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015. Pp. xvi+461. 47 figs. ISBN 9781107025721 Hbk. £55/$85; 9781107639942 Pbk. £21.99/$32.99)
James Sharpe, vol. 70 (1): 331-332
Peter Razzell, Mortality, marriage and population growth in England, 1550–1850 (London: Caliban Books, 2016. Pp. 135. 53 tabs. ISBN 9780904573190 Pbk. £10)
Andrew Hinde, vol. 70 (1): 332-333
Nigel Goose, Helen Caffrey, and Anne Langley, eds., The British almshouse: new perspectives on philanthropyca 1400–1914 (Milton Keynes: FACHRS Publications, 2016. Pp vii+407. 4 figs. 78 illus. 4 maps. 14 plates. 35 tabs. ISBN 9780954818029 Pbk. £12)
Beatrice Moring, vol. 70 (1): 333-334
E. A. Wrigley, The path to sustained growth: England's transition from an organic economy to an industrial revolution (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016. Pp. xii+219. 3 figs. 31 tabs. ISBN 9781316504284 Pbk. £18.99/$29.99)
Yasir Nawaz, vol. 70 (1): 335-336
Kate Smith, Material goods, moving hands: perceiving production in England, 1700–1830 (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2014. Pp. x +181. 15 figs. ISBN 9780719090677 Hbk. £70)
Stana Nenadic, vol. 70 (1): 336-337
Marc W. Steinberg, England's great transformation: law, labour, and the industrial revolution (Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 2016. Pp. xvi+233. 21 tabs. ISBN 9780226329956 Pbk. £24.50/$35)
Victoria N. Bateman, vol. 70 (1): 337-339
Daniel Harrison, The Thames Iron Works 1837–1912: a major shipbuilder on the Thames (London: Museum of London Archaeology, 2015. Pp. xiv+114. 103 figs. 2 tabs. ISBN 9781907586347 Pbk. £10)
Helen Doe, vol. 70 (1): 339-340
Simone Fari, Victorian telegraphy before nationalization (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. Pp. vii+235. ISBN 9781137406514 Hbk. £63)
Nigel Linge, vol. 70 (1): 340-341
Lewis Mates, The great labour unrest: rank-and-file movements and political change in the Durham coalfield (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2016. Pp. xiv+311. 6 figs. 5 tabs. ISBN 9780719090684 Hbk. £70)
Ralph Darlington, vol. 70 (1): 342-343
Andrew Wilson and Miko Flohr, eds., Urban craftsmen and traders in the Roman world (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. Pp. xviii+408. 74 figs. 8 tabs. ISBN 9780198748489 Hbk. £80)
J. W. Hanson, vol. 70 (1): 343-344
Kent Deng, Mapping China's growth and development in the long run: 221 BC to 2020 (Singapore and London: World Scientific Publishing, 2016. Pp. x+250. 34 figs. 74 tabs. ISBN 9789814667555 Hbk. £58)
Richard Von Glahn, vol. 70 (1): 344-346
John Drendel, ed., Crisis in the later middle ages: beyond the Postan–Duby paradigm (Turnhout: Brepols, 2015. Pp. viii+363. ISBN 9782503547428 Hbk. €90)
Philip Slavin, vol. 70 (1): 346-347
Roman Zaoral, ed., Money and finance in central Europe during the later middle ages (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. Pp. xviii+269. 11 figs. 16 tabs. ISBN 9781137460226 Hbk. £75)
Peter Spufford, vol. 70 (1): 347-349
Shireen Moosvi, The economy of the Mughal Empire c. 1595. A statistical study (2nd edn. New Delhi: Oxford University Press: 2015. Pp. xii + 476. ISBN 9780199450541 Pbk. £37.99)
Tirthankar Roy, vol. 70 (1): 349-350
Jeroen Puttevils, Merchants and trading in the sixteenth century: the golden age of Antwerp (London: Pickering and Chatto, 2015. Pp. xiii+312. 2 figs. 9 tabs. ISBN 9781848935761 Hbk. £95)
Siobhan Talbott, vol. 70 (1): 350-351