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12 março, 2010

236) Economic History Book Reviews: what is missing?

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Updated: March 12, 2010

Authors: Shigeru Akita and Nicholas J. White, editors
Title: The International Order of Asia in the 1930s and 1950s
Publisher: Ashgate

Author: J.L. Anderson
Title: Industrializing the Corn Belt: Agriculture, Technology, and Environment, 1945-1972
Publisher: Northern Illinois University Press

Authors: N. Aslanbeigui and G. Oakes, editors
Title: The Provocative Joan Robinson: The Making of a Cambridge Economist
Publisher: Duke University Press

Author: Peter Fibiger Bang
Title: The Roman Bazaar: A Comparative Study of Trade and Markets in a Tributary Empire
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Author: Ekaterina Brancato
Title: Markets versus Hierarchies: A Political Economy of Russia from the 10th Century to 2008
Publisher: Edward Elgar

Authors: Jose Luis Cardoso and Pedro Lains, editors
Title: Paying for the Liberal State: The Rise of Public Finance in Nineteenth-Century Europe
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Authors: Youssef Cassis and Philip L. Cottrell, editors
Title: The World of Private Banking
Publisher: Ashgate

Author: Jeffrey M. Chwieroth
Title: Capital Ideas: The IMF and the Rise of Financial Liberalization
Publisher: Princeton University Press

Authors: Karel-Peter Companje, Karel Veraghtert, Brigitte Widdershoven, editors
Title: Two Centuries of Solidarity: Social Health Insurance in Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands 1770-2008
Publisher: Aksant Academic Publishers

Author: Gene Dattel
Title: Cotton and Race in the Making of America: The Human Costs of Economic Power
Publisher: Ivan R. Dee

Author: Jennifer Delton
Title: Racial Integration in Corporate America, 1940–1990
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Author: Jared Diamond and James A. Robinson, editors
Title: Natural Experiments in History
Publisher: Harvard University Press

Author: Marc Egnal
Title: Clash of Extremes: The Economic Origins of the Civil War
Publisher: Hill and Wang

Author: Penelope Francks
Title: The Japanese Consumer: An Alternative Economic History of Modern Japan
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Author: Oscar Gelderblom, editor
Title: The Political Economy of the Dutch Republic
Publisher: Ashgate

Author: Tom Gjelten
Title: Bacardi and the Long Fight for Cuba: The Biography of a Cause
Publisher: Penguin

Author: Songho Ha
Title: The Rise and Fall of the American System: Nationalism and the Development of the American Economy, 1800-1837
Publisher: Pickering and Chatto

Author: Andrew Hamilton
Title: Trade and Empire in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

Authors: William J. Hausman, Peter Hertner, and Mira Wilkins
Title: Global Electrification: Multinational Enterprise and International Finance in the History of Light and Power, 1879-2007
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Author: R.G. Healey
Title: The Pennsylvania Anthracite Coal Industry, 1860-1902: Economic Cycles, Business Decision-Making and Regional Dynamics
Publisher: University of Scranton Press

Author: Michael G. Heller
Title: Capitalism, Institutions, and Economic Development
Publisher: Routledge

Author: James L. Hunt
Title: Relationship Banker: Eugene W. Stetson, Wall Street, and American Business, 1916–1959
Publisher: Mercer University Press

Author: Geoffrey Jones
Title: Beauty Imagined: A History of the Global Beauty Business
Publisher: Oxford University Press

Author: Alison Kay
Title: The Foundations of Female Entrepreneurship: Enterprise, Home and Household in London, c. 1800-1870
Publisher: Routledge

Author: Jane Kamensky
Title: The Exchange Artist: A Tale of High Flying Speculation and America’s First Banking Collapse
Publisher: Penguin

Authors: Anne Laurence, Josephine Maltby and Janette Rutterford
Title: Women and Their Money, 1700-1950: Essays on Women and Finance
Publisher: Routledge

Author: Susan Ingalls Lewis
Title: Unexceptional Women: Female Proprietors in Mid-Nineteenth-Century Albany, New York, 1830-1885
Publisher: Ohio State University Press

Author: Ghislaine Lydon
Title: On Trans-Saharan Trails: Islamic Law, Trade Networks, and Cross-Cultural Exchange in Nineteenth-Century Western Africa
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Author: Christopher P. Magra
Title: The Fisherman’s Cause: Atlantic Commerce and Maritime Dimensions of the American Revolution
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Author: Uskali Maki, editor
Title: The Methodology of Positive Economics: Reflections on the Milton Friedman Legacy
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Author: Steven G. Medema
Title: The Hesitant Hand: Taming Self-Interest in the History of Economic Ideas
Publisher: Princeton University Press

Author: Joel Mokyr
Title: The Enlightened Economy: An Economic History of Britain, 1700-1850
Publisher: Yale University Press

Authors: Verónica Montecinos, and John Markoff, editors
Title: Economists in the Americas
Publisher: Edward Elgar

Author: Anne L. Murphy
Title: The Origins of English Financial Markets: Investment and Speculation before the South Sea Bubble
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Author: Aldo Musacchio
Title: Experiments in Financial Democracy: Corporate Governance and Financial Developments in Brazil, 1882-1950
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Authors: Ronen Palan, Richard Murphy, and Christian Chavagneux
Title: Tax Havens: How Globalization Really Works
Publisher: Cornell University Press

Author: Steve Pincus
Title: 1688: The First Modern Revolution
Publisher: Yale University Press

Author: Yovanna Pineda
Title: Industrial Development in a Frontier Economy: The Industrialization of Argentina, 1890-1930
Publisher: Stanford University Press

Author: Noelle Plack
Title: Common Land, Wine and the French Revolution: Rural Society and Economy in Southern France, c. 1789-1820
Publisher: Ashgate

Author: Douglas J. Puffert
Title: Tracks across Continents, Paths through History: The Economic Dynamics of Standardization in Railway Gauge
Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Authors: J. Patrick Raines and Charles G. Leathers
Title: Debt, Innovations, and Deflation: The Theories of Veblen, Fisher, Schumpeter, and Minsky
Publisher: Edward Elgar

Authors: Carmen M. Reinhart and Kenneth S. Rogoff
Title: This Time Is Different: Eight Centuries of Financial Folly
Publisher: Princeton University Press

Author: Donald W. Rogers
Title: Making Capitalism Safe: Work Safety and Health Regulation in America, 1880-1940
Publisher: University of Illinois Press

Author: Simone Selva
Title: Integrazione internazionale e sviluppo interno. Stati Uniti e Italia nei programmi di riarmo del blocco atlantico 1945-1955 [International Economic Integration and Home Growth: The United States and Italy in the Western Bloc Rearmament Programs, 1945-1955]
Publisher: Carocci

Author: Robert E. Shalhope
Title: The Baltimore Bank Riot: Political Upheaval in Antebellum Maryland
Publisher: University of Illinois Press

Author: David Suisman
Title: Selling Sounds: The Commercial Revolution in American Music
Publisher: Harvard University Press

Author: Paul Michel Taillon
Title: Good, Reliable, White Men: Railroad Brotherhoods, 1877-1917
Publisher: University of Illinois Press

Author: Patricia Van Den Eeckhout, editor
Title: Supervision and Authority in Industry: Western European Experiences, 1830-1939
Publisher: Berghahn

Author: Quentin Van Doosselaere
Title: Commercial Agreements and Social Dynamics in Medieval Genoa
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Authors: Burton A. Weisbrod, Jeffrey P. Ballou, and Evelyn D. Asch
Title: Mission and Money: Understanding the University
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Author: Robert E. Wright, editor
Title: Bailouts: Public Money, Private Profits
Publisher: Columbia University Press

Author: Jeffrey T. Young, editor
Title: Elgar Companion to Adam Smith
Publisher: Edward Elgar
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