The Economic History Review - Volume 71 Issue 1 (pages 1-370)

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February 2018

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18 Jan 2018
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10.1111/ehr.12646

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ARTICLES

REVIEW OF PERIODICAL LITERATURE

BOOK REVIEWS

Great Britain and Ireland

Angela Nicholls, Almshouses in early modern England: charitable housing in the mixed economy of welfare 1550–1725 (Woodbridge: Boydell Press, 2017. Pp. xii+278. 19 figs. 15 tabs. ISBN 9781783271788 Pbk. £19.99) (pages 336-337)

Authors:
David Hitchcock
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18 Jan 2018
DOI:
10.1111/ehr.12668

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Ian Barrow, The East India Company 1600–1858: a short history with documents (Indianapolis and Cambridge: Hackett Publishing, 2017. Pp. xxx+176. 6 figs. 3 maps. ISBN 9781624665974 Hbk. £40.99/$49) (pages 337-338)

Authors:
Karolina Hutková
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18 Jan 2018
DOI:
10.1111/ehr.12669

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Clive Murray Norris, The financing of John Wesley's Methodism c. 1740–1800 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. Pp. xx+313. 7 figs. 9 tabs. ISBN 9780198796411 Hbk. £65) (pages 338-339)

Authors:
Kirsten W. Kininmonth
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18 Jan 2018
DOI:
10.1111/ehr.12670

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Jill Turnbull, From goblets to gaslights: the Scottish glass industry 1750–2006 (Edinburgh: Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 2017. Pp. xxxvi+310. 588 figs. ISBN 9781908332127 Hbk. £50) (pages 340-341)

Authors:
Sam McKinstry
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18 Jan 2018
DOI:
10.1111/ehr.12671

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Richard Byrom, William Fairbairn: the experimental engineer. A study in mid‐19th‐century engineering (Market Drayton: Railway and Canal Historical Society, 2017. Pp. 440. 191 figs. 15 tabs. ISBN 9780901461643 Hbk. £40) (pages 341-342)

Authors:
Fabian Hiscock
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18 Jan 2018
DOI:
10.1111/ehr.12672

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David Hodgkins, George Carr Glyn: railwayman and banker (Amersham: Wolffe Press, 2017. Pp. xiv+487. 7 maps. 60 plates. ISBN 9781527209497 Pbk. £25) (pages 342-343)

Authors:
Terry Gourvish
Published Online:
18 Jan 2018
DOI:
10.1111/ehr.12673

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Dyan Colclough, Child labor in the British Victorian entertainment industry, 1875–1914 (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. Pp. xiv+227. 15 figs. ISBN 9781137503176 Hbk. £60) (pages 343-345)

Authors:
Simon Sleight
Published Online:
18 Jan 2018
DOI:
10.1111/ehr.12674

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Antoninus Samy, The building society promise: access, risk, and efficiency (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. Pp. xxiv+296. 77 figs. 55 tabs. ISBN 9780198787808 Hbk. £65) (pages 345-346)

Authors:
Sergio Castellanos‐Gamboa
Published Online:
18 Jan 2018
DOI:
10.1111/ehr.12675

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Global

Deborah Simonton, ed., The Routledge history handbook of gender and the urban experience (London and New York: Routledge, 2017. Pp. xxviii+495. 32 figs. 8 tabs. ISBN 9781138815940 Hbk. £150) (pages 346-347)

Authors:
Jennifer Aston
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18 Jan 2018
DOI:
10.1111/ehr.12676

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Metin Coşgel and Boğaç Ergene, The economics of Ottoman justice: settlement and trial in the Sharia courts (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016. Pp. xvi+346. ISBN 9781107157637 Hbk. £64.99) (pages 348-349)

Authors:
Ulas Karakoc
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18 Jan 2018
DOI:
10.1111/ehr.12677

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Paul Cheney, Cul de Sac: patrimony, capitalism, and slavery in French Saint Domingue (Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 2017. Pp. 264. 7 figs. 4 graphs. 3 maps. 2 tabs. ISBN 9780226079356 Hbk. £30/$40) (pages 349-351)

Authors:
Carolyn Fick
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18 Jan 2018
DOI:
10.1111/ehr.12678

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Paul A. van Dyke, Merchants of Canton and Macao: success and failure in eighteenth‐century Chinese trade (Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2016. Pp. xlviii+443. 80 plates. 10 tabs. ISBN 9789888139323 Hbk. £59) (pages 351-352)

Authors:
David Abulafia
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18 Jan 2018
DOI:
10.1111/ehr.12679

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Penelope Francks, Japan and the great divergence. A short guide (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. Pp. 123. ISBN 9781137576736 £41) (pages 352-354)

Authors:
Matteo Salonia
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18 Jan 2018
DOI:
10.1111/ehr.12680

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Kaveh Yazdani, India, modernity and the great divergence: Mysore and Gujarat (17th to 19th C.) (Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2017. Pp. xxxii+669. 1 fig. 6 maps. 5 tabs. ISBN 978004330788 Hbk. €205/$246) (pages 354-355)

Authors:
Sashi Sivramkrishna
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18 Jan 2018
DOI:
10.1111/ehr.12681

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Janet Hunter, ‘Deficient in commercial morality’? Japan in global debates on business ethics in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. Pp. ix+116. 3 tabs. ISBN 9781137586810 Hbk. £37.99) (pages 355-356)

Authors:
Tetsuji Okazaki
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18 Jan 2018
DOI:
10.1111/ehr.12682

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Jonathan E. Robins, Cotton and race across the Atlantic: Britain, Africa, and America, 1900–1920 (Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press, 2016. Pp. xiv+298. 14 figs. 13 tabs. ISBN 9781580465670 Hbk. £70) (pages 356-357)

Authors:
Janet Greenlees
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18 Jan 2018
DOI:
10.1111/ehr.12683

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Godriver Wanga‐Odhiambo, The political economy of sugar production in colonial Kenya: the Asian initiative in Central Nyanza (Lanham, MD and London: Lexington Books, 2016. Pp. xx+285. 3 figs. 25 tabs. ISBN 9781498511636 Hbk. £70) (pages 358-359)

Authors:
Jutta Bolt
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18 Jan 2018
DOI:
10.1111/ehr.12684

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Kevin Hjortshøj O'Rourke and Jeffrey Gale Williamson, eds., The spread of modern industry to the periphery since 1871 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. Pp. xviii+391. 40 figs. 82 tabs. ISBN 9780198753643 Hbk. £65) (pages 359-360)

Authors:
Christopher W. Miller
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18 Jan 2018
DOI:
10.1111/ehr.12685

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Marco Bertilorenzi, The international aluminium cartel, 1886–1978: the business and politics of a cooperative industrial institution (New York and London: Routledge, 2016. Pp. xxvi+393. 9 figs. 50 tabs. ISBN 9780415742542 Hbk. £100) (pages 360-362)

Authors:
Birgit Karlsson
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18 Jan 2018
DOI:
10.1111/ehr.12686

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Armin Grünbacher, West German industrialists and the making of the economic miracle: a history of mentality and recovery (London and New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2017. Pp. xii+207. 9 figs. 3 tabs. ISBN 9781472510501 Hbk. £85) (pages 362-363)

Authors:
Tobias Alexander Jopp
Published Online:
18 Jan 2018
DOI:
10.1111/ehr.12687

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Andrew Cohen, The politics and economics of decolonization in Africa: the failed experiment of the Central African Federation (London: I.B. Tauris, 2017. Pp. x+300. 1 map. ISBN 9781848858824 Hbk. £69) (pages 363-365)

Authors:
Alex Sutton
Published Online:
18 Jan 2018
DOI:
10.1111/ehr.12688

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John Singleton, Economic and natural disasters since 1900: a comparative history (Cheltenham and Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar, 2016. Pp. vi+247. 6 figs. ISBN 9781782547341 Hbk. £80) (pages 365-366)

Authors:
Vinita Damodaran
Published Online:
18 Jan 2018
DOI:
10.1111/ehr.12689

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Rajeswary Ampalavanar Brown, The Chinese and Indian corporate economies: a comparative history of their search for economic renaissance and globalization (London and New York: Routledge, 2017. Pp. xviii+417. 5 charts. 50 tabs. ISBN 9781138929883 Hbk. £125) (pages 366-367)

Authors:
B. R. Tomlinson
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18 Jan 2018
DOI:
10.1111/ehr.12690

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Steven G. Marks, The information nexus: global capitalism from the Renaissance to the present (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016. Pp. xvi+250. ISBN 9781107108684 Hbk. £54.99/$74.99) (pages 367-369)

Authors:
Jonathan Levy
Published Online:
18 Jan 2018
DOI:
10.1111/ehr.12691

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Walter Scheidel, The great leveler. Violence and the history of inequality from the Stone Age to the twenty‐first century (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2017. Pp. 528. 45 illus. ISBN 9781400884605 Hbk. £27.95/$35) (pages 369-370)

Authors:
Bas Bavel
Published Online:
18 Jan 2018
DOI:
10.1111/ehr.12692

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