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Volume 68, issue 04, 2008

Ordinary Economic Voting Behavior in the Extraordinary Election of Adolf Hitler pp. 951-996 Downloads
Gary King, Ori Rosen, Martin Tanner and Alexander Wagner
Migrating to Riches? Evidence from the California Gold Rush pp. 997-1027 Downloads
Karen Clay and Randall Jones
Steers Afloat: The North Atlantic Meat Trade, Liner Predominance, and Freight Rates, 1870–1913 pp. 1028-1058 Downloads
Knick Harley
Corruption, Quasi-Rents, and the Regulation of Electric Utilities pp. 1059-1097 Downloads
John Neufeld
“Una fiera senza luogo”: Was Bisenzone an International Capital Market in Sixteenth-Century Italy? pp. 1098-1122 Downloads
Luciano Pezzolo and Giuseppe Tattara
Biological Innovation and Productivity Growth in the Antebellum Cotton Economy pp. 1123-1171 Downloads
Alan Olmstead and Paul Rhode
Did Corliss Steam Engines Fuel Urban Growth in the Late Nineteenth Century? Less Sanguine Results pp. 1172-1176 Downloads
Burton Abrams, Li Jing and James Mulligan
A Farewell to Alms: A Brief Economic History of the World. By Gregory Clark. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2007. Pp. xii, 420. $29.95, cloth pp. 1180-1181 Downloads
Jan de Vries
Castles, Battles, and Bombs: How Economics Explains Military History. By Jurgen Brauer and Hubert van Tuyll. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008. $29.00, cloth pp. 1182-1183 Downloads
Jari Eloranta
Natural Resources: Neither Curse nor Destiny. Edited by Daniel Lederman and William F. Maloney. Washington, DC: The World Bank and Stanford University Press, 2007. Pp. xx, 369. $75.00, cloth; $29.95, paper pp. 1183-1185 Downloads
Ian Keay
Artisan Workers in the Upper South, Petersburg, 1820–1865. By L. Diane Barnes. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2008. Pp. ix, 230. $37.50, cloth pp. 1185-1186 Downloads
Mary Ferrari
Immigration at the Golden Gate: Passenger Ships, Exclusion, and Angel Island. By Robert Eric Barde. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2008. Pp. xi, 283. $45.95, cloth pp. 1187-1188 Downloads
Erika Lee
The Power Makers: Steam, Electricity, and the Men Who Invented America. By Maury Klein. New York: Bloomsbury Press, 2008. Pp. xiii, 520. $29.99, cloth pp. 1188-1189 Downloads
William Hausman

Volume 68, issue 03, 2008

When did Ownership Separate from Control? Corporate Governance in the Early Nineteenth Century pp. 645-685 Downloads
Eric Hilt
What T. R. Took: The Economic Impact of the Panama Canal, 1903–1937 pp. 686-721 Downloads
Noel Maurer and Carlos Yu
The Crisis of 1873: Perspectives from Multiple Asset Classes pp. 722-757 Downloads
Scott Mixon
Mexican Exceptionalism: Globalization and De-Industrialization, 1750–1877 pp. 758-811 Downloads
Rafael Dobado González, Aurora Gómez Galvarriato and Jeffrey G. Williamson
The Effect of Geography and Vitamin D on African American Stature in the Nineteenth Century: Evidence from Prison Records pp. 812-831 Downloads
Scott Alan Carson
Apprenticeship and Training in Premodern England pp. 832-861 Downloads
Patrick Wallis
Health, Information, and Migration: Geographic Mobility of Union Army Veterans, 1860–1880 pp. 862-899 Downloads
Chulhee Lee
Russian Living Standards under the Tsars: Anthropometric Evidence from the Volga pp. 900-929 Downloads
Boris Mironov and A'Hearn, Brian
Resolving the Anglo-German Industrial Productivity Puzzle, 1895–1935: A Response to Professor Ritschl pp. 930-934 Downloads
Stephen Broadberry and Carsten Burhop
Economy and Society in the Age of Justinian. By Peter Sarris. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. Pp. viii, 258. £80, cloth pp. 935-936 Downloads
Philip Coelho
War, Wine, and Taxes: The Political Economy of Anglo-French Trade, 1689–1900. By John V. C. Nye. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2007. Pp. xvi, 174. $29.95, cloth pp. 936-938 Downloads
Jonathan J. Liebowitz
The Economics of the Great Depression: A Twenty-First Century Look Back at the Economics of the Interwar Era. By Randall E. Parker. Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing, Inc., 2007. Pp. xi, 257. £69.95, cloth; £29.95, paper pp. 938-940 Downloads
William Collins
Remaking U.S. Trade Policy: From Protectionism to Globalization. By Nitsan Chorev. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2007. Pp. xiv, 242. $42.50 pp. 940-941 Downloads
Jeffry Frieden
For Jobs and Freedom: Race and Labor in America Since 1865. By Robert H. Zieger. Lexington: University of Kentucky Press, 2007. Pp. ix, 276. $37.50 pp. 941-943 Downloads
Andrew E. Kersten
Plantation Enterprise in Colonial South Carolina. By S. Max Edelson. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2006. Pp. xiii, 383. $45 pp. 943-945 Downloads
Peter C. Mancall
Tied to the Great Packing Machine: The Midwest and Meatpacking. By Wilson J. Warren. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 2007. Pp. xii, 317. $39.95 pp. 945-946 Downloads
Chris Mayda
Founding Corporate Power in Early National Philadelphia. By Andrew M. Schocket. De Kalb, IL: Northern Illinois University Press, 2007. Pp. xiii, 274. $42.00 pp. 946-948 Downloads
Peter Rousseau
From Rights to Economics: The Ongoing Struggle for Black Equality in the U.S. South. By Timothy J. Minchin. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2007. Pp. xii, 212. $39.95 pp. 948-949 Downloads
William A. Sundstrom

Volume 68, issue 02, 2008

Toward a More Useful Economic History pp. 339-354 Downloads
Paul M. Hohenberg
Economic Growth in the Lower Yangzi Region of China in 1911–1937: A Quantitative and Historical Analysis pp. 355-392 Downloads
Debin Ma
India and the Great Divergence: Assessing the Efficiency of Grain Markets in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century India pp. 393-437 Downloads
Roman Studer
Banks, Credit Markets, and Early American Development: A Case Study of Entry and Competition pp. 438-461 Downloads
Ta-Chen Wang
The Baring Crisis and the Great Latin American Meltdown of the 1890s pp. 462-500 Downloads
Kris James Mitchener and Marc D. Weidenmier
Advances in Communication Technology and Growth of the American Over-the-Counter Markets, 1876–1929 pp. 501-534 Downloads
J. Ferderer
The Anglo-German Industrial Productivity Puzzle, 1895–1935: A Restatement and a Possible Resolution pp. 535-565 Downloads
Albrecht Ritschl
The Institutional Foundations of the International Capital Market Before 1914 pp. 566-570 Downloads
Rui Esteves
Communal Institutions, Resource Allocation, and Russian Economic Development: 1861–1905 pp. 570-575 Downloads
Steven Nafziger
The Lender's Curse: A New Look at the Origin and Persistence of Interest Bans in Islam and Christianity pp. 575-579 Downloads
Jared Rubin
Missouri's Hidden Civil War: Financial Conspiracy and the End of the Planter Elite, 1861–1865 pp. 579-584 Downloads
Mark W. Geiger
Merchants and the Political Economy of Nineteenth-Century Louisiana: New Orleans and Its Hinterlands pp. 584-590 Downloads
Scott P. Marler
Automobiles, the Mass Market, and the Retail Revolution of the Early Twentieth Century: A Structural Analysis of Changes in American Retail Institutions, Market Power, and Labor Demand pp. 591-594 Downloads
Todd C. Neumann
Comments on Esteves, Nafziger, and Rubin pp. 594-599 Downloads
Joyce Burentte
Comments on Geiger, Marler, and Neumann pp. 599-602 Downloads
Carolyn Moehling
London and Paris as International Financial Centres in the Twentieth Century. Edited by Youssef Cassis and Éric Bussiere. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. Pp. xiii, 367. £50 pp. 626-627 Downloads
Stefano Battilossi
The Re-Emergence of Global Finance. By Gary Burn. London: Palgrave, 2006. Pp. xii, 231 pp. 628-629 Downloads
Forrest Capie
The Cambridge Economic History of Latin America: Volume II: The Long Twentieth Century. Edited by Victor Bulmer-Thomas, John H. Coatsworth and Roberto Cortés Conde. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. Pp. 755. $150 pp. 629-632 Downloads
Colin M. Lewis
The Fable of the Keiretsu: Urban Legends of the Japanese Economy. By Yoshiro Miwa and J. Mark Ramseyer. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2006. Pp. xiii, 181. $32.50 pp. 632-635 Downloads
R. Taggart Murphy
Irons in the Fire: The Business History of the Tayloe Family and Virginia's Gentry, 1700–1860. By Laura Croghan Kamoie. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2007. Pp. x, 222. $35 pp. 635-637 Downloads
Sean Patrick Adams
The Speculation Economy: How Finance Triumphed Over Industry. By Lawrence E. Mitchell. San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc., 2007. Pp. ix, 395. $35 pp. 637-638 Downloads
Carola Frydman
The Business of Civil War: Military Mobilization and the State, 1861–1865. By Mark R. Wilson. Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006. Pp. xii, 306. $45 pp. 639-640 Downloads
John Majewski
A Nation of Counterfeiters: Capitalists, Con Men, and the Making of the United States. By Stephen Mihm. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2007. Pp. ix, 457. $29.95 pp. 640-642 Downloads
Scott A. Redenius
Bankrupting the Enemy: The U.S. Financial Siege of Japan before Pearl Harbor. By Edward S. Miller. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2007. Pp. xvi, 323. $23 pp. 642-644 Downloads
Kris James Mitchener

Volume 68, issue 01, 2008

How Much Can a Victor Force the Vanquished to Pay? France under the Nazi Boot pp. 1-45 Downloads
Filippo Occhino, Kim Oosterlinck and Eugene White
Logistics, Market Size, and Giant Plants in the Early Twentieth Century: A Global View pp. 46-79 Downloads
Leslie Hannah
Can Civil Law Countries Get Good Institutions? Lessons from the History of Creditor Rights and Bond Markets in Brazil pp. 80-108 Downloads
Aldo Musacchio
The Contribution of Economists to Military Intelligence During World War II pp. 109-150 Downloads
Mark Guglielmo
The Stability of the Interwar Gold Exchange Standard: Did Politics Matter? pp. 151-181 Downloads
Kirsten Wandschneider
The Nitrogen Hypothesis and the English Agricultural Revolution: A Biological Analysis pp. 182-210 Downloads
Robert Allen
Welfare State and Labor Mobility: The Impact of Bismarck's Social Legislation on German Emigration before World War I pp. 211-243 Downloads
David Khoudour-Castéras
Korean Expansion and Decline from the Seventeenth to the Nineteenth Century: A View Suggested by Adam Smith pp. 244-282 Downloads
Jun Seong Ho, James B. Lewis and Kang Han-Rog
The Continental Dollar: How Much Was Really Issued? pp. 283-291 Downloads
Farley Grubb
Editors' Notes pp. 292-299 Downloads
Jeremy Atack
Economy and Economics of Ancient Greece. By Takeshi Amemiya. London and New York: Routledge, 2007. Pp. xxiv, 184. $125 pp. 300-301 Downloads
David Tandy
A History of Scottish Economic Thought. Edited by A. Dow and S. Dow. London and New York: Routledge, 2007. Pp. vii, 261. $135 pp. 302-303 Downloads
Martin Kragh
The British Whaling Trade: Research in Maritime History Number 29. By Gordon Jackson. St. John's, NL: International Maritime Economic History Association, 2005. Pp. xvi, 293. Free to members of the association; $15.00 for nonmembers, paper pp. 303-305 Downloads
Ian Keay
The Origin of the Welfare State in England and Germany, 1850–1914: Social Policies Compared. By E. P. Hennock. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. Pp. xvii, 381. $99, cloth; $35.99, paper pp. 305-307 Downloads
George R. Boyer
The Currency of Socialism: Money and Political Culture in East Germany. By Jonathan R. Zatlin. Washington, DC: German Historical Institute and Cambridge University Press, 2007. Pp. xx, 377. $75 pp. 307-308 Downloads
Mark Harrison
Wirtschaftliche Entwicklung, Sozialstruktur und biologischer Lebensstandard in München und dem südlichen Bayern im 19. Jahrhundert. By Klaus Schuster. Studien zur Wirtschafts- -und Sozialgeschichte, Bd. 25. Pp. 287, illustration, tables, bibliography. St. Scripta Mercaturae Verlag St. Katharinen 2005. Euro 29 pp. 309-310 Downloads
Mojgan Stegl
Scott Lithgow: Déjà Vu All Over Again! The Rise and Fall of a Shipbuilding Company. By Lewis Johnman and Hugh Murphy. St. John's, Newfoundland: International Maritime Economic History Association, 2005. Pp. xi, 364. $15.00, softback pp. 310-311 Downloads
Tony Arnold
Owens Valley Revisited: A Reassessment of the West's First Great Water Transfer. By Gary D. Libecap. Palo Alto, CA: Stanford University Press, 2007. Pp. ix, 209. $24.95, paper pp. 312-313 Downloads
Matthew Kahn
Origins of American Health Insurance: A History of Industrial Sickness Funds. By John. E. Murray. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2007. Pp. xiv, 313. $40 pp. 313-315 Downloads
Price Fishback
Household Accounts: Working-Class Family Economies in the Interwar United States. By Susan Porter Benson. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2007. Pp. xiii, 233. $45 pp. 315-316 Downloads
Tomas Cvrcek
The Averaged American: Surveys, Citizens, and the Making of a Mass Public. By Sarah E. Igo. Cambridge, MA and London: Harvard University Press, 2007. Pp. 1, 398. $35 pp. 317-318 Downloads
Mark C. Smith
The Horse in the City: Living Machines in the Nineteenth Century. By Clay McShane and Joel A. Tarr. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007. Pp. ix, 242. $50 pp. 318-320 Downloads
Werner Troesken
The Genesis of Industrial America, 1870–1920. By Maury Klein. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007. Pp. xii, 224. $22.99, paper pp. 320-322 Downloads
Sukkoo Kim
An American Planter: Steven Duncan of Antebellum Natchez and New York. By Mary Jane Brazy. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University, 2006. Pp. xiii, 232. $45 pp. 322-324 Downloads
Aaron Anderson
U.S. Labor in Trouble and Transition: The Failure of Reform from Above, the Promise of Revival from Below. By Kim Moody. New York: Verso, 2007. Pp. xiii, 289. $29.95, paper pp. 324-325 Downloads
John Brueggemann
The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression. By Amity Shlaes. New York: Harper Collins Publishers, 2007. Pp. x, 464. $26.95 pp. 325-328 Downloads
Price Fishback
Kansas in the Great Depression: Work Relief, the Dole, and Rehabilitation. By Peter Fearon. Columbia and London: University of Missouri Press, 2007. Pp. xv, 316. $44.95 pp. 328-329 Downloads
Joshua Rosenbloom
Surviving Large Losses: Financial Crises, the Middle Class, and the Development of Capital Markets. By Philip T. Hoffman, Gilles Postel-Vinay, and Jean-Laurent Rosenthal. Cambridge and London: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2007. Pp. 11, 263. $27.95 pp. 330-331 Downloads
Richard Sylla
Emerging Markets and Financial Globalization: Sovereign Bond Spreads in 1870–1913 and Today. By Paolo Mauro, Nathan Sussman, and Yishay Yafeh. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2006. Pp. x, 193. £20 pp. 331-333 Downloads
Aldo Musacchio
Monetary Theory and Bretton Woods: The Construction of an International Monetary Order. By Filippo Cesarano. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. Pp. vii, 248. GBP 51.00 pp. 333-334 Downloads
Kirsten Wandschneider
Market Services and the Productivity Race 1850–2000; British Performance in International Perspective. By Stephen Broadberry. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. Pp. xix, 409. $101 pp. 334-337 Downloads
James Foreman-Peck
The Atlantic World and Virginia, 1550–1624. Edited by Peter C. Mancall. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2007. Pp. vi, 596, $65, cloth; $27.50, paper pp. 337-338 Downloads
Russell R. Menard
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