The Economic History Review - Volume 71 Issue 2 (pages 371-704)

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May 2018

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17 Apr 2018
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10.1111/ehr.12647

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ARTICLES

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Great Britain and Ireland

Stephen H. Rigby, Boston, 1086–1225: a medieval boom town (Lincoln: Society for Lincolnshire History and Archaeology, 2017. Pp. xii+136. 34 figs. 6 maps. ISBN 9780903582568 Pbk. £12.50) (pages 665-666)

Authors:
James Masschaele
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17 Apr 2018
DOI:
10.1111/ehr.12704

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Allen J. Frantzen, Food, eating and identity in early medieval England (Woodbridge: Boydell Press, 2017, first pub. 2014. Pp. xii+290. 7 figs. ISBN 9781783272457 Pbk. £19.99) (pages 666-667)

Authors:
Susan Flavin
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17 Apr 2018
DOI:
10.1111/ehr.12705

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Christian D. Liddy, Contesting the city: the politics of citizenship in English towns, 1250–1530 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. Pp. xxii+254. 5 maps. ISBN 9780198705208 Hbk. £75) (pages 667-669)

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Stephen H. Rigby
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17 Apr 2018
DOI:
10.1111/ehr.12706

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Jannine Crocker, ed., Elizabethan inventories and wills of the Exeter Orphans’ Court volumes 1 & 2 (Exeter: Devon and Cornwall Record Society, 2016. Vol. 1, pp. xxxviii+238. 20 figs. ISBN 978901853561 Pbk. £20; vol. 2, pp.vi+228 ISBN 9780901853578 Pbk. £20) (pages 669-670)

Authors:
Heather Falvey
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17 Apr 2018
DOI:
10.1111/ehr.12707

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Patricia Croot, The world of the small farmer: tenure, profit and politics in the early modern Somerset Levels (Hatfield: University of Hertfordshire Press, 2017. Pp. xiv+226. 3 maps. 13 tabs. ISBN 9781909291874 Pbk. £35) (pages 670-671)

Authors:
Joshua Rhodes
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17 Apr 2018
DOI:
10.1111/ehr.12708

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Emily C. Nacol, An age of risk: politics and economy in early modern Britain (Princeton, NJ and Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2016. Pp. xiv+169. ISBN 9780691154103 Hbk. £32.95) (pages 671-672)

Authors:
Judy Stephenson
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17 Apr 2018
DOI:
10.1111/ehr.12709

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Evan Wilson, A social history of British naval officers 1775–1815 (Woodbridge: Boydell Press, 2017. Pp. xii+294. 17 figs. 10 plates. 11 tabs. ISBN 9781783271740 Hbk. £70) (pages 672-674)

Authors:
Margarette Lincoln
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17 Apr 2018
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10.1111/ehr.12710

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Chris Gilleard, Old age in nineteenth‐century Ireland: ageing under the Union (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. Pp. xxvi+114. 3 figs. 13 tabs. ISBN 9781137585400 Hbk. £37.99) (pages 674-675)

Authors:
Tom Heritage
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17 Apr 2018
DOI:
10.1111/ehr.12711

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David Higgins and Steven Toms, eds., British cotton textiles: maturity and decline (London and New York: Routledge, 2017. Pp. xx+214. 17 figs. 31 tabs. ISBN 9781138223882 Hbk. £90) (pages 675-676)

Authors:
John Singleton
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17 Apr 2018
DOI:
10.1111/ehr.12712

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Ian Kumekawa, The first serious optimist: A. C. Pigou and the birth of welfare economics (Princeton, NJ and Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2017. Pp. x + 332. ISBN 9780691163482 Hbk. £27.95) (pages 676-678)

Authors:
Roger Middleton
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17 Apr 2018
DOI:
10.1111/ehr.12713

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David J. Starkey, David Atkinson, Briony McDonagh, Sarah McKeon, and Elisabeth Salter, eds., Hull: culture, history, place (Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2017. Pp. x+326. 206 figs. 5 tabs. ISBN 9781781384190 Hbk. £35) (pages 678-679)

Authors:
Graham Fairclough
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17 Apr 2018
DOI:
10.1111/ehr.12714

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Global

Thomas K. Park and James B. Greenberg, The roots of western finance: power, ethics, and social capital in the ancient world (Lanham, MD and London: Lexington Books, 2017. Pp. xx+283. 6 figs. 3 maps. 6 tabs. ISBN 9781498545815 Hbk. £70/$100) (pages 679-680)

Authors:
Michael Leese
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17 Apr 2018
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10.1111/ehr.12715

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Johanna Hanink, The classical debt: Greek antiquity in an era of austerity (Cambridge, MA and London: Harvard University Press, 2017. Pp. xiv+337. 26 figs. ISBN 9780674971547 Hbk. £23.95) (pages 681-682)

Authors:
Charlotte Regenmortel
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17 Apr 2018
DOI:
10.1111/ehr.12716

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Robert Portass, The village world of early medieval northern Spain: local community and the land market (Woodbridge: Boydell Press, 2017. Pp. xiv+225. 4 figs. 6 maps. 1 tab. ISBN 9780861933440 Hbk. £50) (pages 682-683)

Authors:
José Carlos SáNchez Pardo
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17 Apr 2018
DOI:
10.1111/ehr.12717

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Mark R. Cohen, Maimonides and the merchants: Jewish law and society in the medieval Islamic world (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2017. Pp. x+236. ISBN 9780812249149 Hbk. £54/$65) (pages 683-684)

Authors:
Maya Shatzmiller
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17 Apr 2018
DOI:
10.1111/ehr.12718

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Beatrice Moring and Richard Wall, Widows in European economy and society, 1600–1920 (Woodbridge: Boydell Press, 2017. Pp. xiv+327. 14 figs. 84 tabs. ISBN 9781783271771 Hbk. £75) (pages 685-686)

Authors:
Julie Marfany
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17 Apr 2018
DOI:
10.1111/ehr.12719

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Mikolaj Szołtysek, Rethinking east‐central Europe: family systems and co‐residence in the Polish‐Lithuanian Commonwealth. Volume 1: Contexts and analyses. Volume 2: Data quality assessments, documentation, and bibliography (Oxford: Peter Lang, 2015. Pp. xxx+1062. Vol. 1: 96 figs. 7 maps. 62 tabs. Vol. 2: 34 figs. 21 tabs. ISBN 9783039117819 Pbk. £107) (pages 686-687)

Authors:
Christoph Augustynowicz
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17 Apr 2018
DOI:
10.1111/ehr.12720

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Marco H. D. van Leeuwen, Mutual insurance 1550–2015: from guild welfare and friendly societies to contemporary micro‐insurers (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. Pp. xiv+321. 3 figs. 40 tabs. ISBN 9781137531094 Hbk. £75) (pages 687-689)

Authors:
Guido Rossi
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17 Apr 2018
DOI:
10.1111/ehr.12721

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Sharon Ann Murphy, Other people's money: how banking worked in the early American republic (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017. Pp. xiv+192. 18 figs. 2 maps. ISBN 9781421421742 Hbk. £40.50/$55) (pages 689-690)

Authors:
Farley Grubb
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17 Apr 2018
DOI:
10.1111/ehr.12722

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Catherine Bishop, Minding her own business: colonial businesswomen in Sydney (Sydney: University of New South Wales, 2015. Pp. xiv+302. 2 maps. 28 plates. ISBN 9781742234328 Pbk. £43.95/ AUD$39.99) (pages 690-691)

Authors:
Kathryn Gleadle
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17 Apr 2018
DOI:
10.1111/ehr.12723

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Abhishek Chatterjee, Rulers and capital in historical perspective: state formation and financial development in India and the United States (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2017. Pp. xii+173. 2 tabs. 1 fig. ISBN 9781439915004 Hbk. £53/$64.50) (pages 691-692)

Authors:
Anand V. Swamy
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17 Apr 2018
DOI:
10.1111/ehr.12724

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Mary Hilson, Silke Neunsinger, and Greg Patmore, eds., A global history of consumer co‐operation since 1850: movements and businesses (Leiden: Brill Publishing, 2017. Pp. xxx+847. 27 illus. 15 figs. 50 tabs. ISBN 9789004336544 Hbk. €199/$229) (pages 692-694)

Authors:
Lawrence Black
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17 Apr 2018
DOI:
10.1111/ehr.12725

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Niels Viggo Haueter and Geoffrey Jones, eds., Managing risk in reinsurance: from city fires to global warming (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. Pp. xiv+361. 20 figs. 19 tabs. ISBN 9780198754916 Hbk. £60) (pages 694-695)

Authors:
Thomas J. Gould
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17 Apr 2018
DOI:
10.1111/ehr.12726

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Naomi R. Lamoreaux and William J. Novak, eds., Corporations and American democracy (Cambridge, MA and London: Harvard University Press, 2017. Pp. x+517. 8 figs. 9 tabs. ISBN 780674972285 Hbk. £27.95/$35/€31.50) (pages 695-696)

Authors:
Robert E. Wright
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17 Apr 2018
DOI:
10.1111/ehr.12727

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Jari Eloranta, Eric Golson, Andrei Markevich, and Nikolaus Wolf, eds., Economic history of warfare and state formation (Singapore: Springer, 2016. Pp. xxii+283. 36 figs. 38 tabs. ISBN 9789811016042 Hbk. £86) (pages 697-698)

Authors:
Nathan Marcus
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17 Apr 2018
DOI:
10.1111/ehr.12728

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Josh Lauer, Creditworthy: a history of consumer surveillance and financial identity in America (New York: Columbia University Press, 2017. Pp. xii+352. 19 figs. ISBN 9780231168083 Hbk. £27.95/$35) (pages 698-700)

Authors:
Vicki Howard
Published Online:
17 Apr 2018
DOI:
10.1111/ehr.12729

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Carlo Edoardo Altamura, European banks and the rise of international finance: the post‐Bretton Woods era (Abingdon and New York: Routledge, 2017. Pp. xviii+275. 14 figs. 29 tabs. ISBN 9781138191563 Hbk. £70) (pages 700-701)

Authors:
Simone Selva
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17 Apr 2018
DOI:
10.1111/ehr.12730

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Stephen C. Nelson, The currency of confidence: how economic beliefs shape the IMF's relationship with its borrowers (Ithaca, NY and London: Cornell University Press, 2017. Pp. xiv+232. 13 figs. 9 tabs. ISBN 9781501705120 Hbk. £27.95/$39.95) (pages 702-703)

Authors:
Korinna Schönhärl
Published Online:
17 Apr 2018
DOI:
10.1111/ehr.12731

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Paolo di Martino, Andrew Popp, and Peter Scott, eds., People, places and business cultures: essays in honour of Francesca Carnevali (Woodbridge: Boydell Press. Pp. xiv+266. 4 figs. 6 tabs. ISBN 9781783272129 Pbk. £19.99) (pages 703-704)

Authors:
John F. Wilson
Published Online:
17 Apr 2018
DOI:
10.1111/ehr.12732

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