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Volume 69, issue 04, 2009

The Industrial Revolution in Miniature: The Spinning Jenny in Britain, France, and India pp. 901-927 Downloads
Robert Allen
Capital Formation in Machinery in Latin America, 1890-1930 pp. 928-950 Downloads
Xavier Tafunell
A Fantastic Rain of Gold: European Migrants' Remittances and Balance of Payments Adjustment During the Gold Standard Period pp. 951-985 Downloads
Rui Esteves and David Khoudour-Castéras
Preserving Slave Families for Profit: Traders' Incentives and Pricing in the New Orleans Slave Market pp. 986-1011 Downloads
Charles Calomiris and Jonathan Pritchett
Effects of Bilateralism and the MFN Clause on International Trade: Evidence for the Cobden-Chevalier Network, 1860-1875 pp. 1012-1040 Downloads
Markus Lampe
Ecological Frontiers on the Grasslands of Kansas: Changes in Farm Scale and Crop Diversity pp. 1041-1062 Downloads
Kenneth M. Sylvester
The Sources of Long-Run Growth in Spain, 1850-2000 pp. 1063-1091 Downloads
Leandro Prados de la Escosura and Joan Rosés
The Massachusetts Paper Money of 1690 pp. 1092-1106 Downloads
Dror Goldberg
Rule Britannia! British Stock Market Returns, 1825-1870 pp. 1107-1137 Downloads
Graeme G. Acheson, Charles R. Hickson, John Turner and Qing Ye
Productivity Trend in Korea from the Seventeenth to Nineteenth Century: A Comment on Jun, Lewis, and Kang pp. 1138-1143 Downloads
Myung Soo Cha
Stability or Decline? Demand or Supply? pp. 1144-1151 Downloads
Jun Seong Ho, James B. Lewis and Kang Han-Rog
Contours of the World Economy, 1-2030 AD: Essays in Macro-Economic History. By Angus Maddison. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. xii, 418. $99.00, cloth; $42.95, paper pp. 1156-1161 Downloads
Gregory Clark
Replenishing the Earth: The Settler Revolution and the Rise of the Anglo World, 1783–1939. By James Belich. New York: Oxford University Press, 2009. Pp. xii, 573. $50.00, cloth pp. 1162-1163 Downloads
Stanley L. Engerman
Antitrust and Global Capitalism, 1930–2004. By Tony A. Freyer. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2006. Pp. xiv, 437. $80.00 pp. 1163-1165 Downloads
Dean Williamson
The Roman Bazaar: A Comparative Study of Trade and Markets in a Tributary Empire. By Peter Fibiger Bang. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008. Pp. xv, 358. $110 pp. 1165-1166 Downloads
Peter Temin
Hunger: A Modern History. By James Vernon. Cambridge, MA: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2007. Pp. xii, 369. $29.95 pp. 1166-1168 Downloads
Trevon Logan
Commercial Agreements and Social Dynamics in Medieval Genoa. By Quentin van Van Doosselaere. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009. Pp. 278. $95.00 pp. 1168-1170 Downloads
Dean Williamson
Rural Revolutions in Southern Ukraine: Peasants, Nobles, and Colonists, 1774–1905. By Leonard G. Friesen. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2008. Pp. vii, 325. $39.95 pp. 1170-1171 Downloads
T. K. Dennison
The Waning of the Mediterranean, 1550–1870: A Geohistorical Approach. By Faruk Tabak. Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008. Pp. vii, 432. $60.00 pp. 1172-1174 Downloads
Giovanni Levi
The Patron's Payoff: Conspicuous Commissions in Italian Renaissance Art. By Jonathan K. Nelson and Richard J. Zeckhauser. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2008. Pp. xviii, 234. $39.50, cloth pp. 1174-1175 Downloads
Robert Jensen
State and Market in Victorian Britain: War, Welfare, and Capitalism. By Martin Daunton. Woodbridge, UK: The Boydell Press, 2008. Pp. ix, 341. $105.00 pp. 1175-1177 Downloads
Deborah Oxley
The Industrious Revolution: Consumer Behavior and the Household Economy, 1650 to the Present. By Jan de Vries. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008. Pp. xii, 327. $80.00, cloth; $23.00, paper pp. 1177-1179 Downloads
John Styles
The Political Economy of Argentina in the Twentieth Century. By Roberto Cortés Conde. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009. Pp. 388. $85.00, cloth pp. 1179-1180 Downloads
David Rock
Mexico Since 1980. By Stephen Haber, Herbert S. Klein, Noel Maurer, and Kevin J. Middlebrook. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008. Pp. 272. $80.00 cloth; $23.99, paper pp. 1180-1182 Downloads
Jeffrey Bortz
On Trans-Saharan Trails: Islamic Law, Trade Networks, and Cross-Cultural Exchange in Nineteenth-Century Western Africa. By Ghislaine Lydon. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009. Pp. xxviii, 468. $95.00 pp. 1182-1184 Downloads
Timur Kuran
Visible Cities: Canton, Nagasaki, and Batavia and the Coming of the Americans. By Leonard Blussé. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2008. Pp. xi, 133. $25.95, cloth pp. 1184-1185 Downloads
Timothy Brook
Japanese Economic Development: Markets, Norms, Structures. By Carl Mosk. Abingdon, Oxon and New York: Routledge, 2008. Pp. xxi, 384 pp. 1185-1186 Downloads
Penelope Francks
Jingji Xue, The History of the Introduction of Western Economic Ideas into China, 1850–1950. By Paul B. Trescott. Hong Kong: Chinese University of Hong Kong Press, 2007. Pp. xxiv, 442 pp. 1187-1188 Downloads
Kent G. Deng
The Fisherman's Cause: Atlantic Commerce and Maritime Dimensions of the American Revolution. By Christopher P. Magra. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009. Pp. x, 243. $75.00 pp. 1188-1190 Downloads
Marc Egnal
Children Bound to Labor: The Pauper Apprentice in Early America. Edited by Ruth Wallis Herndon and John E. Murray. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2009. Pp. xii, 266. $42.00, cloth; $24.95, paper pp. 1190-1191 Downloads
David Mitch
Scraping By: Wage Labor, Slavery, and Survival in Early Baltimore. By Seth Rockman. Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009. Pp. xii, 368. $25.00, paper pp. 1191-1192 Downloads
Howard Bodenhorn
Tenants in Time: Family Strategies, Land, and Liberalism in Upper Canada, 1799–1871. By Catharine Anne Wilson. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2009. Pp. xviii, 375. $85.00 pp. 1193-1194 Downloads
Jonathan J. Liebowitz
Chicago Made: Factory Networks in the Industrial Metropolis. By Robert Lewis. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008. Pp. xii, 351. $40.00, cloth pp. 1194-1195 Downloads
Louis P. Cain
The Ties That Buy: Women and Commerce in Revolutionary America. By Ellen Hartigan-O'Connor. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009. Pp. 253. $39.95 pp. 1196-1197 Downloads
Gloria L. Main
Main Street to Main Frames: Landscape and Social Change in Poughkeepsie. By Harvey K. Flad and Clyde Griffen. Albany: Excelsior Editions of State University of New York Press, 2009. Pp. xiv, 451. $30.00, cloth pp. 1197-1199 Downloads
Paul M. Hohenberg
Heroes and Cowards: The Social Face of War. By Dora L. Costa and Matthew E. Kahn. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2008. Pp. xxi, 315. $27.95, cloth pp. 1199-1200 Downloads
Lee A. Craig

Volume 69, issue 03, 2009

The Limited Partnership in New York, 1822–1858: Partnerships Without Kinship pp. 615-645 Downloads
Eric Hilt and O'Banion, Katharine
Bonds and Brands: Foundations of Sovereign Debt Markets, 1820–1830 pp. 646-684 Downloads
Marc Flandreau and Juan Flores
The Impact of the Boll Weevil, 1892–1932 pp. 685-718 Downloads
Fabian Lange, Alan Olmstead and Paul Rhode
Towards an Objective Account of Nutrition and Health in Colonial Kenya: A Study of Stature in African Army Recruits and Civilians, 1880–1980 pp. 719-754 Downloads
Alexander Moradi
Competition in the Promised Land: Black Migration and Racial Wage Convergence in the North, 1940–1970 pp. 755-782 Downloads
Leah Boustan
Quantifying Quantitative Literacy: Age Heaping and the History of Human Capital pp. 783-808 Downloads
A'Hearn, Brian, Joerg Baten and Dorothee Crayen
Fiscal Crisis and Institutional Change in the Ottoman Empire and France pp. 809-845 Downloads
Eliana Balla and Noel Johnson
Was Germany Ever United? Evidence from Intra- and International Trade, 1885–1933 pp. 846-881 Downloads
Nikolaus Wolf
The Rise of the Amsterdam Market and Information Exchange: Merchants, Commercial Expansion, and Change in the Spatial Economy of the Low Countries, c. 15501630. By Clè Lesger. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2006. Pp. xii, 326. $100, cloth pp. 882-883 Downloads
Karine van der Beek
Slavery and the British Empire: From Africa to America. By Kenneth Morgan. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. x, 221. $39.95 pp. 883-884 Downloads
Warren Whatley
Free Trade Nation: Commerce, Consumption, and Civil Society in Modern Britain. By Frank Trentmann. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008. Pp. xiv, 450. $50.00, cloth pp. 885-886 Downloads
John Nye
Scientists and Swindlers: Consulting on Coal and Oil in America, 1820-1890. By Paul Lucier. Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008. Pp. xii, 426. $52.00, cloth pp. 887-888 Downloads
Karen Clay
Creating Abundance: Biological Innovation and American Agricultural Development, 1700–1960. By Alan L. Olmstead and Paul W. Rhode. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008. Pp. xii, 467. $80.00 cloth; $23.99, paper pp. 888-890 Downloads
Jeremy Atack
Horses at Work: Harnessing Power in Industrial America. By Ann Norton Greene. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2008. Pp. xiv, 322. $29.95, cloth pp. 890-891 Downloads
Paul Rhode
French East India Companies: A Historical Account and Record of Trade. By Donald C. Wellington. Lanham, MD: Hamilton Books, 2006. Pp. xi, 241. $34.95, paper pp. 891-893 Downloads
Glenn J. Ames
France and the American Tropics to 1700: Tropics of Discontent?. By Philip P. Boucher. Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008. Pp.xiii, 372. $55.00, cloth; $24.95, paper pp. 893-894 Downloads
Stanley L. Engerman
Politics and Trade Cooperation in the Nineteenth Century: The “Agreeable Customs” of 1815–1914. By Robert Pahre. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007. Pp. xvii, 426. $95.00, cloth pp. 894-896 Downloads
David Jacks
A History of World Agriculture: From the Neolithic Age to the Current Crisis. By Marcel Mazoyer and Laurence Roudart. Translated by James H. Membrez. London: Earthscan, 2006. Pp. 528. $35, paper pp. 896-897 Downloads
Jonathan J. Liebowitz
The New Comparative Economic History: Essays in Honor of Jeffrey G. Williamson. Edited by Timothy J. Hatton, Kevin H. O'Rourke, and Alan M. Taylor. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2007. Pp. x, 417. $40, cloth pp. 898-899 Downloads
Roman Studer

Volume 69, issue 02, 2009

The First Line of Defense: Inventing the Infrastructure to Combat Animal Diseases pp. 327-357 Downloads
Alan Olmstead
Guano, Credible Commitments, and Sovereign Debt Repayment in Nineteenth-Century Peru pp. 358-387 Downloads
Catalina Vizcarra
The Transformation of Hunger: The Demand for Calories Past and Present pp. 388-408 Downloads
Trevon Logan
Charting the “Rise of the West”: Manuscripts and Printed Books in Europe, A Long-Term Perspective from the Sixth through Eighteenth Centuries pp. 409-445 Downloads
Eltjo Buringh and Jan Luiten van Zanden
Intensified Regulatory Scrutiny and Bank Distress in New York City During the Great Depression pp. 446-465 Downloads
Gary Richardson and Patrick Van Horn
The Opportunity of a Disaster: The Economic Impact of the 1755 Lisbon Earthquake pp. 466-499 Downloads
Alvaro S. Pereira
Cartels, Managerial Incentives, and Productive Efficiency in German Coal Mining, 1881–1913 pp. 500-527 Downloads
Carsten Burhop and Thorsten Lübbers
A Reexamination of Lebergott's Paradox About Blockade Running During the American Civil War pp. 528-532 Downloads
Bruce W. Hetherington and Peter J. Kower
Peasants and Production in the Medieval Northeast: The Evidence from Tithes, 1270–1536. By Ben Dodds. Woodbridge, UK: The Boydell Press, 2007. Pp. 204. $85.00, cloth pp. 598-599 Downloads
George Grantham
Growth and Business Cycles: Swedish Manufacturing Industry, 1952–2001. (Lund Studies in Economic History 37). By Camilla Josephson. Stockholm: Almqvist & Wiksell International, 2005. $89.50, paper pp. 599-601 Downloads
Michael Bergman
A Revolution in Commerce: The Parisian Merchant Court and the Rise of Commercial Society in Eighteenth-Century France. By Amalia D. Kessler. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2007. Pp. x, 389. $55.00, cloth pp. 601-602 Downloads
Daniel Klerman
Technology, Innovation, and Southern Industrialization: From the Antebellum Era to the Computer Age. Edited by Susanna Delfino and Michele Gillespie. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2008. Pp. xiii, 215. $24.95, paper pp. 603-604 Downloads
Peter A. Coclanis
The Race Between Education and Technology. By Claudia Goldin and Lawrence F. Katz. Cambridge, MA: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2008. Pp. vi, 488. $39.95, cloth pp. 604-606 Downloads
Gavin Wright
One Nation Under Debt: Hamilton, Jefferson, and the History of What We Owe. By Robert E. Wright. New York: McGraw Hill, 2008. Pp. vii, 419. $28, cloth pp. 606-608 Downloads
Peter Rousseau
A Revolution Down on the Farm: The Transformation of American Agriculture Since 1929. By Paul K. Conkin. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2008. Pp. xiv, 223. $29.95 pp. 608-609 Downloads
Alan Olmstead
Killing for Coal: America's Deadliest Labor War. By Thomas G. Andrews. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2008. Pp. x, 386. $29.95 pp. 609-611 Downloads
William M. Boal
Why the Garden Club Couldn't Save Youngstown: The Transformation of the Rust Belt. By Sean Safford. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2009. Pp. 212. $29.95, cloth pp. 611-613 Downloads
David R. Meyer
A History of Central Banking in Great Britain and the United States. By John H. Wood. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2005. Pp. index, 439 pp. 613-614 Downloads
Gianni Toniolo

Volume 69, issue 01, 2009

Time Spent in Home Production in the Twentieth-Century United States: New Estimates from Old Data pp. 1-47 Downloads
Valerie Ramey
Fiscal Centralization, Limited Government, and Public Revenues in Europe, 1650–1913 pp. 48-103 Downloads
Mark Dincecco
Coercion, Culture, and Contracts: Labor and Debt on Henequen Haciendas in Yucatán, Mexico, 1870–1915 pp. 104-137 Downloads
Lee Alston, Shannan Mattiace and Tomas Nonnenmacher
Institutions, Competition, and Capital Market Integration in Japan pp. 138-171 Downloads
Kris James Mitchener and Mari Ohnuki
Why did Education Become Publicly Funded? Evidence from the Nineteenth-Century Growth of Public Primary Schooling in the United States pp. 172-201 Downloads
Christiana Stoddard
Nationalizations and the Development of Transport Systems: Cross-Country Evidence from Railroad Networks, 1860–1912 pp. 202-237 Downloads
Dan Bogart
Economic Opportunity or Hardship? The Causes of Geographic Mobility on the Agricultural Frontier, 1860–1880 pp. 238-268 Downloads
James . Stewart
Determinants of Primary Schooling in British India pp. 269-302 Downloads
Latika Chaudhary
The Wages of Destruction: The Making and Breaking of the Nazi Economy. By Adam Tooze. London and New York: Allen Lane for Penguin, 2006. Pp. xvii, 800. $30 pp. 312-316 Downloads
Robert J. Gordon
The Monetary Policy of the Federal Reserve: A History. By Robert L. Hetzel. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008. Pp. xvi, 390. $50 pp. 317-318 Downloads
Christina Romer
Troubled Waters: Steamboat Disasters, River Improvements, and American Public Policy, 1821–1860. By Paul F. Paskoff. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2007. Pp. xx, 324. $48.00, cloth pp. 319-320 Downloads
Jeremy Atack
Race, Space, and Riots in Chicago, New York, and Los Angeles. By Janet L. Abu-Loghod. New York: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. xiv, 344. $35.00, cloth pp. 320-322 Downloads
Daniel J. Myers
Jealousy of Trade: International Competition and the Nation-State in Historical Perspective. By Istvan Hont. Cambridge, MA: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2005. Pp. xvii, 541. $50 pp. 322-323 Downloads
Meir Kohn
Prophet of Innovation: Joseph Schumpeter and Creative Destruction. By Thomas K. McCraw. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press, 2007. Pp. xi, 719. $35 pp. 324-325 Downloads
Paul Rhode
Commercial Banking and Economic Development: The Lebanese Experience, 1856–1974. By Ali Abou Zeinab. Stockholm: Almqvist and Wiksell, 2006. Pp. xii, 190. SEK262 pp. 325-326 Downloads
Roger Owen
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