Economic History Review articles

Volume 69 (2)

Ali Coskun Tunçer, Sovereign debt and international financial control: the Middle East and the Balkans, 1870–1914 (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. Pp. xviii+243. 31 figs. 20 tabs. ISBN 9781137378538 Hbk. £75)
Matthias Morys, vol. 69 (2): 732-734
Robert Millward, The state and business in the major powers: an economic history 1815–1939 (Abingdon: Routledge, 2015. Pp. 294. 9 figs. 3 maps. 77 tabs. ISBN 9781138904040 Pbk. £34.99)
David Higgins, vol. 69 (2): 734-735
Yoshiko Nagano, State and finance in the Philippines, 1898–1941: the mismanagement of an American colony (Singapore: National University of Singapore Press, 2015. Pp. xiv+248. 4 figs. 12 illus. 1 map. 23 tabs. ISBN 9789971698416 Pbk. $38.00)
Theresa Ventura, vol. 69 (2): 735-736
Marcel Boldorf and Tetsuji Okazaki, eds., Economies under occupation: the hegemony of Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan in World War II (Abingdon: Routledge, 2015. Pp. xiv+335. 38 tabs. ISBN 9780415835336 Hbk. £95)
Hein A. M. Klemann, vol. 69 (2): 737-738
Vicki Howard, From main street to mall. The rise and fall of the American department store (Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015. Pp. 295. ISBN 9780812247282 Hbk. £23.00)
Peter Scott, vol. 69 (2): 738-739
David George Surdam, Century of the leisured masses: entertainment and the transformation of twentieth-century America (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. Pp. xviii+305. 20 tabs. ISBN 9780190211578 Pbk. £22.99)
Elizabeth Sine, vol. 69 (2): 739-740
Jonathan Coopersmith, Faxed: the rise and fall of the fax machine (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2015. Pp. xii+308. 16 figs. 4 tabs. ISBN 9781421415917 Hbk. $54.95/£33.50)
Andrew L. Russell, vol. 69 (2): 740-742
James Bessen, Learning by doing: the real connection between innovation, wages, and wealth (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2015. Pp. xi+295. ISBN 9780300195668 Hbk. £25.00)
Joyce Burnette, vol. 69 (2): 742-743
Dirk Philipsen, The little big number: how GDP came to rule the world and what to do about it (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2015. p. xii+398. 11 figs. 2 tabs. ISBN 9780691166520 Hbk. $29.95/£19.95)
Leandro Prados Escosura, vol. 69 (2): 743-744

Volume 69 (1)

Issue Information - TOC
vol. 69 (1): 1-2
Review of periodical literature published in 2014
Michael Costen, Philip Slavin, Mark Hailwood, Patrick Walsh, Amanda Wilkinson, Peter Cirenza, vol. 69 (1): 314-360
Gervase Rosser, The art of solidarity in the middle ages: guilds in England 1250–1550 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. Pp. xiv + 235. 8 illus. ISBN 9780198201571 Hbk. £60)
Catherine Casson, vol. 69 (1): 362-363
Stephen Broadberry, Bruce M. S. Campbell, Alexander Klein, Mark Overton, and Bas van Leeuwen, British economic growth 1270–1870 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015. Pp. xl + 461. 45 figs. 96 tabs. ISBN 9781107676497 Pbk. £24.99 ISBN 978110707078
Pat Hudson, vol. 69 (1): 363-365
Roger Morriss, Science, utility and maritime power: Samuel Bentham in Russia, 1779–91 (Farnham: Ashgate Publishing, 2015. Pp. xviii + 274. 2 maps. ISBN 9781472412676 Hbk. £70)
Megan Barford, vol. 69 (1): 365-366
Paul Laxton and Richard Rodger, Insanitary city: Henry Littlejohn and the condition of Edinburgh (Lancaster: Carnegie Publishing, 2014. Pp. 480. ISBN 9781859362204 Hbk. £25)
Deborah Brunton, vol. 69 (1): 366-367
Bill Luckin, Death and survival in urban Britain: disease, pollution and environment, 1800–1950 (London and New York: I.B. Tauris, 2015. Pp. xvi + 272. 4 figs. 2 tabs. ISBN 9781780768663 Hbk. £62)
David McLean, vol. 69 (1): 367-369
Kim Price, Medical negligence in Victorian Britain: the crisis of care under the English poor law, c. 1834–1900 (London and New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2015. Pp. xii + 235. 7 figs. 9 tabs. ISBN 9781441125460 Hbk. £65)
Victoria Bates, vol. 69 (1): 369-370
Gillian Sutherland, In search of the new woman: middle-class women and work in Britain 1870–1914 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015. Pp. xii + 187. 10 figs. 2 tabs. ISBN 9781107092792 Hbk. £55/$90)
Amanda Wilkinson, vol. 69 (1): 370-371
James Nye, A long time in making: the history of Smiths (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014. Pp. xxvi + 375. 17 figs. 61 plates. 8 tabs. ISBN 9780198717256 Hbk. £30)
Sean F. Johnston, vol. 69 (1): 371-373
Terry Gourvish, Dolphin Square: the history of a unique building (London: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2014. Pp. xxi + 392. 36 illus. 23 tabs. ISBN 9781472911094 Hbk. £40)
Peter J. Larkham, vol. 69 (1): 373-374
Dennis Romano, Markets and marketplaces in medieval Italy, c. 1100 to c. 1440 (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2015. Pp. viii + 272. 116 illus. ISBN 9780300169072 Hbk. £35)
Marie D. Ito, vol. 69 (1): 374-376
Jessica L. Goldberg, Trade and institutions in the medieval Mediterranean: the Geniza merchants and their business world (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012. Pp. xxi + 426. 13 figs. 2 tabs. 22 maps. ISBN 9781107005471 Hbk. £65/$110)
Jeremy Edwards, vol. 69 (1): 376-377
Francesca Trivellato, Leor Halevi, and Cátia Antunes, eds., Religion and trade. Cross-cultural exchange in world history, 1000–1900 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014. Pp. 296. 5 illus. ISBN 9780199379194 Hbk. £68)
James Tracy, vol. 69 (1): 377-379
Mauricio Drelichman and Hans-Joachim Voth, Lending to the borrower from hell: debt, taxes, and default in the age of Philip II (Princeton, NJ, and Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2014. Pp. xiii + 310. 36 figs. 29 tabs. ISBN 9780691151496 Hbk. £24.95)
Tony K. Moore, vol. 69 (1): 379-380
Laurence Fontaine, The moral economy: poverty, credit and trust in early modern Europe (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014. Pp.vii + 320. ISBN 9781107603707 Pbk. £21.99)
Jane Whittle, vol. 69 (1): 380-381
Akira Hayami, Japan’s industrious revolution: economic and social transformations in the early modern period (Tokyo and London: Springer, 2015. Pp. xix + 130. 6 figs. 1 map. 1 tab. ISBN 9784431551416 Hbk. £90)
Penelope Francks, vol. 69 (1): 381-383
Adrian Leonard and David Pretel, eds., The Caribbean and the Atlantic world economy: circuits of trade, money and knowledge, 1650–1914 (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. Pp. xiv + 319. 16 figs. 26 tabs. ISBN 9781137432711 Hbk. £68)
Henrice Altink, vol. 69 (1): 383-385
Pedro Machado, Ocean of trade: South Asian merchants, Africa and the Indian Ocean, c. 1750–1850 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014. Pp. xv + 315. 2 figs. 8 maps. 3 tabs. ISBN 9781107070264 Hbk. £65)
George Bryan Souza, vol. 69 (1): 385-386
Avner Greif, Lynne Kiesling, and John V. C. Nye, eds., Institutions, innovation and industrialization: essays in economic history and development (Princeton, NJ, and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. Pp. viii + 430. ISBN 9780691157344 Hbk. £34.95)
C. Knick Harley, vol. 69 (1): 386-387
Rafael Torres Sánchez, Constructing a fiscal-military state in eighteenth century Spain (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. Pp. xviii + 253. 38 figs. 25 tabs. ISBN 9781137478658 Hbk. £75)
Aaron Graham, vol. 69 (1): 387-388
Simon Ville and Glenn Withers, eds., The Cambridge economic history of Australia (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015. Pp. xxi + 668. 64 figs. 4 maps 42 tabs. ISBN 9781107029491 Hbk. £120/$180)
G. R. Hawke, vol. 69 (1): 388-390
Brian P. Luskey and Wendy A. Woloson, eds., Capitalism by gaslight: illuminating the economy of nineteenth-century America (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015. Pp. 328. 19 illus. ISBN 9780812246896 Hbk. £32.50)
Stanley Buder, vol. 69 (1): 390-391
South-eastern European monetary and economic statistics from the nineteenth century to World War II (Athens: Bank of Greece, Sofia: Bulgarian National Bank, Bucharest: National Bank of Romania, Vienna: Oesterreicshische Nationalbank, 2014. Pp. 405. 87 fi
Stefan Nikolić, vol. 69 (1): 391-392
Yanni Kotsonis, States of obligation: taxes and citizenship in the Russian Empire and early Soviet Republic (Toronto, Buffalo, and London, Toronto University Press, 2014. Pp. xix + 483. 6 illus. ISBN 9781442643543 Hbk. $80)
Lara Cook, vol. 69 (1): 392-394
Ralf Roth and Colin Divall, eds., From rail to road and back again? A century of transport competition and interdependency (Farnham: Ashgate Publishing, 2015. Pp. xxii + 415. 38 figs. 8 tabs. ISBN 9781409440468 Hbk. £80)
Mark Casson, vol. 69 (1): 394-395
Paul Caruana Galizia, Mediterranean labor markets in the first age of globalization: an economic history of real wages and market integration (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. Pp. xvi + 197. 24 figs. 11 tabs. ISBN 9781137401083 Hbk. £75)
Carlo Ciccarelli, vol. 69 (1): 395-396
Brian Phillips Murphy, Building the empire state: political economy in the early republic (Philadelphia: Pennsylvania University Press, 2015. Pp. xii + 287. 7 figs. ISBN 9780812247169 Hbk. £32.50/$49.95)
Robert E. Wright, vol. 69 (1): 396-398
Ali Kabiri, The Great Crash of 1929: a reconciliation of theory and evidence (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. Pp. xiv + 236. 34 figs. 24 tabs. ISBN 9781137372888 Hbk. £75)
Clive Walker, vol. 69 (1): 398-399
Barry J. Eichengreen, Hall of mirrors: the Great Depression, the Great Recession and the uses and misuses of history (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. Pp. vi + 512. ISBN 9780199392001 Hbk. £20)
Roger Middleton, vol. 69 (1): 399-400
Juliane Czierpka, Kathrin Oerters, and Nora Thorade eds., Regions, industries and heritage: perspectives on economy, society, and culture in modern western Europe (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. Pp. xviii + 288. 20 figs. 6 maps. 9 tabs. ISBN 9781
Ian Donnachie, vol. 69 (1): 400-402