The Economic History Review - Volume 69 Issue 1 (pages 1-407)

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February 2016

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14 Jan 2016
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10.1111/ehr.12331

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ARTICLES

REVIEW OF PERIODICAL LITERATURE

Review of periodical literature published in 2014 (pages 314-360)

Authors:
Michael Costen, Philip Slavin, Mark Hailwood, Patrick Walsh, Amanda Wilkinson, Peter Cirenza
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14 Jan 2016
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10.1111/ehr.12286

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BOOK REVIEWS

Great Britain and Ireland

Debby Banham and Rosamond Faith, Anglo‐Saxon farms and farming (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014. Pp. xv + 336. 51 figs. 9 plates. 4 tabs. ISBN 9780199207947 Hbk. £65.00) (pages 361-362)

Authors:
Stephen Rippon
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14 Jan 2016
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10.1111/ehr.12292

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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) (pages 362-363)

Authors:
Catherine Casson
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14 Jan 2016
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10.1111/ehr.12293

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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 9781107070783 Hbk. £65) (pages 363-365)

Authors:
Pat Hudson
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14 Jan 2016
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10.1111/ehr.12294

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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) (pages 365-366)

Authors:
Megan Barford
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14 Jan 2016
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10.1111/ehr.12295

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Paul Laxton and Richard Rodger, Insanitary city: Henry Littlejohn and the condition of Edinburgh (Lancaster: Carnegie Publishing, 2014. Pp. 480. ISBN 9781859362204 Hbk. £25) (pages 366-367)

Authors:
Deborah Brunton
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14 Jan 2016
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10.1111/ehr.12296

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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) (pages 367-369)

Authors:
David McLean
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14 Jan 2016
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10.1111/ehr.12297

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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) (pages 369-370)

Authors:
Victoria Bates
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14 Jan 2016
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10.1111/ehr.12298

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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) (pages 370-371)

Authors:
Amanda Wilkinson
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14 Jan 2016
DOI:
10.1111/ehr.12299

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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) (pages 371-373)

Authors:
Sean F. Johnston
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14 Jan 2016
DOI:
10.1111/ehr.12300

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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) (pages 373-374)

Authors:
Peter J. Larkham
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14 Jan 2016
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10.1111/ehr.12301

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Global

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) (pages 374-376)

Authors:
Marie D. Ito
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14 Jan 2016
DOI:
10.1111/ehr.12302

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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) (pages 376-377)

Authors:
Jeremy Edwards
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14 Jan 2016
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10.1111/ehr.12303

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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) (pages 377-379)

Authors:
James Tracy
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14 Jan 2016
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10.1111/ehr.12304

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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) (pages 379-380)

Authors:
Tony K. Moore
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14 Jan 2016
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10.1111/ehr.12305

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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) (pages 380-381)

Authors:
Jane Whittle
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14 Jan 2016
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10.1111/ehr.12306

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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) (pages 381-383)

Authors:
Penelope Francks
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14 Jan 2016
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10.1111/ehr.12307

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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) (pages 383-385)

Authors:
Henrice Altink
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14 Jan 2016
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10.1111/ehr.12308

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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) (pages 385-386)

Authors:
George Bryan Souza
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14 Jan 2016
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10.1111/ehr.12309

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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) (pages 386-387)

Authors:
C. Knick Harley
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14 Jan 2016
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10.1111/ehr.12310

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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) (pages 387-388)

Authors:
Aaron Graham
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14 Jan 2016
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10.1111/ehr.12311

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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) (pages 388-390)

Authors:
G. R. Hawke
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14 Jan 2016
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10.1111/ehr.12312

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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) (pages 390-391)

Authors:
Stanley Buder
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14 Jan 2016
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10.1111/ehr.12313

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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 figs. 137 tabs. (www.bankofgreece.gr/Pages/en/Publications/Studies/seemhn.aspx) (pages 391-392)

Authors:
Stefan Nikolić
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14 Jan 2016
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10.1111/ehr.12314

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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) (pages 392-394)

Authors:
Lara Cook
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14 Jan 2016
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10.1111/ehr.12315

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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) (pages 394-395)

Authors:
Mark Casson
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14 Jan 2016
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10.1111/ehr.12316

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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) (pages 395-396)

Authors:
Carlo Ciccarelli
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14 Jan 2016
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10.1111/ehr.12317

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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) (pages 396-398)

Authors:
Robert E. Wright
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14 Jan 2016
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10.1111/ehr.12318

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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) (pages 398-399)

Authors:
Clive Walker
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14 Jan 2016
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10.1111/ehr.12319

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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) (pages 399-400)

Authors:
Roger Middleton
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14 Jan 2016
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10.1111/ehr.12320

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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 9781137333407 Hbk. £60) (pages 400-402)

Authors:
Ian Donnachie
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14 Jan 2016
DOI:
10.1111/ehr.12321

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Eugene N. White, Kenneth Snowden, and Price Fishback eds., Housing and mortgage markets in historical perspective (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2014. Pp. 496. 50 tabs. ISBN 9780226073842 Hbk. $110) (pages 402-403)

Authors:
Katharina Knoll, Moritz Schularick
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14 Jan 2016
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10.1111/ehr.12322

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Michael D. Bordo, Owen F. Humpage, and Anna J. Schwartz, Strained relations: US foreign‐exchange operations and monetary policy in the twentieth century (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2015. Pp. x + 442. 74 figs. 17 tabs. ISBN 9780226051482 Hbk. £68.50/$97.50) (pages 403-404)

Authors:
Paul Turner
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14 Jan 2016
DOI:
10.1111/ehr.12323

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Shu Guang Zhang, Beijing’s economic statecraft during the Cold War 1949–1991 (Washington: Woodrow Wilson Center Press, Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press, 2014. Pp. xvi + 477. ISBN 9781421415833 Hbk. £90/$155) (pages 405-406)

Authors:
Xiaobing Wang
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14 Jan 2016
DOI:
10.1111/ehr.12324

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Bruce Smardon, Asleep at the switch: the political economy of federal research and development policy since 1960 (Montreal and Kingston: McGill‐Queen's University Press, 2015. Pp. vii + 490. ISBN 9780773544277 Hbk. $110) (pages 406-407)

Authors:
Taylor Jaworski
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14 Jan 2016
DOI:
10.1111/ehr.12325

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