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Volume 79, issue 01, 2019

Creative Destruction of Industries: Yokohama City in the Great Kanto Earthquake, 1923 pp. 1-31 Downloads
Tetsuji Okazaki, Toshihiro Okubo and Eric Strobl
The Rise and Fall of Pellagra in the American South pp. 32-62 Downloads
Karen Clay, Ethan Schmick and Werner Troesken
The Origins of the Italian Regional Divide: Evidence from Real Wages, 1861–1913 pp. 63-98 Downloads
Giovanni Federico, Alessandro Nuvolari and Michelangelo Vasta
Sample-Selection Bias and Height Trends in the Nineteenth-Century United States pp. 99-138 Downloads
Ariell Zimran
The Cream of the Crop? Geography, Networks, and Irish Migrant Selection in the Age of Mass Migration pp. 139-175 Downloads
Dylan Shane Connor
The Stop of the Exchequer and the Secondary Market for English Sovereign Debt, 1677–1705 pp. 176-200 Downloads
Ling-Fan Li
The Wealth Tax of 1942 and the Disappearance of Non-Muslim Enterprises in Turkey pp. 201-243 Downloads
Seven Ağır and Cıhan Artunç
In the Shadow of the Mushroom Cloud: Nuclear Testing, Radioactive Fallout, and Damage to U.S. Agriculture, 1945 to 1970 pp. 244-274 Downloads
Keith Meyers
State and Entrepreneurs in Egypt: Economic Development since 1805. By Naiem A. Sherbiny and Omaima Hatem. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. Pp. xviii, 195. $110, hardcover pp. 282-283 Downloads
Cihan Artunç
From Warfare to Wealth: The Military Origins of Urban Prosperity in Europe. By Mark Dincecco and Massimiliano Onorata. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. Pp. 210. $20.97, paper.Empire of Guns. The Violent Making of the Industrial Revolution. By Priya Satia. New York: Penguin Press, 2018. Pp. 544. $25.50, hardcover pp. 283-290 Downloads
O’Brien, Patrick
Urban Craftsmen and Traders in the Roman World. Edited by Andrew Wilson and Miko Flohr. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. Pp. xvi, 408. $135, hardcover.Trade, Commerce, and the State in the Roman World. Edited by Andrew Wilson and Alan Bowman. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018. Pp. xxi, 656. $145, hardcover pp. 290-294 Downloads
Paul Erdkamp
The Open Sea: The Economic Life of the Ancient Mediterranean World from the Iron Age to the Rise of Rome. By J. G. Manning. Princeton, New Jersey and Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2018. Pp. xxvi, 414. $35.00, hardcover pp. 294-296 Downloads
Ferdinand Rauch
The Open Sea: The Economic Life of the Ancient Mediterranean World from the Iron Age to the Rise of Rome. By J. G. Manning. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2018. Pp. xxiii, 414. $35, hardcover pp. 296-298 Downloads
Peter Temin
Cotton Capitalists: American Jewish Entrepreneurship in the Reconstruction Era. By Michael R. Cohen. New York: New York University Press, 2017. Pp. xv, 259. $40.00, cloth pp. 298-299 Downloads
Rowena Olegario
Ladies of the Ticker: Women and Wall Street from the Gilded Age to the Great Depression. By George Robb. Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2017. Pp. 264. $95.00, hardcover pp. 300-302 Downloads
Susie Pak
In Essentials Unity: An Economic History of the Grange Movement. By Jenny Bourne. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2017. Pp. xvii, 138. $55.00, cloth; $26.95, paper pp. 302-303 Downloads
Charles Postel
Brahmin Capitalism: Frontiers of Wealth and Populism in America’s First Gilded Age. By Noam Maggor. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2017. Pp. ix, 284. $39.95, hardcover pp. 304-305 Downloads
Bradley A. Hansen
The Republic for Which it Stands: The United States During Reconstruction and the Gilded Age, 1865–1896. By Richard White. New York, NY: Oxford, 2017. Pp. xx, 94. $35.00, hardcover pp. 305-308 Downloads
Trevon D. Logan
American Default: The Untold Story of FDR, the Supreme Court, and the Battle over Gold. By Sebastian Edwards. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2018. Pp. 278. $21.20, hardcover pp. 308-310 Downloads
Joshua K. Hausman
Clashing over Commerce: A History of US Trade Policy. By Douglas A. Irwin. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017. Pp. 832. $35.00, cloth; $10.00 to $35.00 EBook pp. 310-313 Downloads
Christopher M. Meissner
Financial Systems and Economic Growth: Credit, Crises, and Regulation from the 19th Century to the Present. By Peter L. Rousseau and Paul Wachtel (eds.). New York: Cambridge University Press, 2017. Pp. xvi, 292. $66.95, hardcover pp. 314-315 Downloads
Howard Bodenhorn
Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism and Progress. By Steven Pinker. London: Allen Lane, 2018. Pp. xvii, 556. £25, hardcover pp. 315-318 Downloads
John P. Tang

Volume 78, issue 04, 2018

China, Europe, and the Great Divergence: A Study in Historical National Accounting, 980–1850 pp. 955-1000 Downloads
Stephen Broadberry, Hanhui Guan and David Daokui Li
Refugees from Dust and Shrinking Land: Tracking the Dust Bowl Migrants pp. 1001-1033 Downloads
Jason Long and Henry Siu
Networks, Institutions, and Uncertainty: Information Exchange in Early-Modern Markets pp. 1034-1067 Downloads
Emily Erikson and Sampsa Samila
Upstart Industrialization and Exports: Evidence from Japan, 1880–1910 pp. 1068-1102 Downloads
Christopher M. Meissner and John Tang
The Role of Irrigation in the Development of Agriculture in the United States pp. 1103-1141 Downloads
Eric Edwards and Steven Smith
Tariffs and Trees: The Effects of the Austro-Hungarian Customs Union on Specialization and Land-Use Change pp. 1142-1178 Downloads
Alix-Garcia, Jennifer, Sarah Walker, Volker Radeloff and Jacek Kozak
Pollution, Infectious Disease, and Mortality: Evidence from the 1918 Spanish Influenza Pandemic pp. 1179-1209 Downloads
Karen Clay, Joshua Lewis and Edson Severnini
Atmospheric Pollution, Health, and Height in Late Nineteenth Century Britain pp. 1210-1247 Downloads
Roy E. Bailey, Timothy J. Hatton and Kris Inwood
The Age of Machinery: Engineering the Industrial Revolution, 1770–1850. A review essay of Gillian Cookson. Woodbridge, Suffolk, Boydell Press, 2018. Pp. 337. $24.13, paper.Artisanal Enlightenment: Science and the Mechanical Arts in Old Regime France. By Paola Bertucci. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2017. Pp. 312. $35.01, hardcover pp. 1252-1257 Downloads
Joel Mokyr
Till Time’s Last Sand: A History of the Bank of England, 1694–2013. By David Kynaston. London: Bloomsbury, 2017. Pp. viii, 879. $67.50, hardcover pp. 1258-1259 Downloads
William Roberds
Political Economy of Labor Repression in the United States. By Andrew Kolin. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2015. Pp. xxxv, 399. $110.00, hardcover pp. 1259-1261 Downloads
Rudi Batzell
A Culture of Growth: The Origins of the Modern Economy. By Joel Mokyr. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2017. Pp. 400. $20.65, hardcover pp. 1261-1263 Downloads
Klaus Desmet
Global Trade in the Nineteenth Century: The House of Houqua and the Canton System. By John D. Wong. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016. Pp. xi, 247. $92.65, hardcover; $31.99, paper pp. 1263-1264 Downloads
Billy K.L. So
An Historical Perspective on the Quest for Financial Stability and the Monetary Policy Regime — CORRIGENDUM pp. 1265-1265 Downloads
Michael Bordo
The Dissertations of Vellore Arthi, Carlos Hernandez, and Vincent Geloso 2017 Allan Nevins Prize Competition of the Economic History Association — ERRATUM pp. 1266-1266 Downloads
Lisa Cook

Volume 78, issue 03, 2018

Benefits of Empire? Capital Market Integration North and South of the Alps, 1350–1800 pp. 637-672 Downloads
David Chilosi, Max-Stephan Schulze and Oliver Volckart
The Rise and Fall of Female Labor Force Participation During World War II in the United States pp. 673-711 Downloads
Evan K. Rose
Capital Shares and Income Inequality: Evidence from the Long Run pp. 712-743 Downloads
Erik Bengtsson and Daniel Waldenström
Collective Action and the Origins of the American Labor Movement pp. 744-784 Downloads
Ethan Schmick
The Impact of the 1896 Factory and Shops Act on the Labor Market of Victoria, Australia pp. 785-821 Downloads
Andrew Seltzer and Jeff Borland
Ideology and Migration after the American Civil War pp. 822-861 Downloads
Shari Eli, Laura Salisbury and Allison Shertzer
Structural Change and Economic Growth in the British Economy before the Industrial Revolution, 1500–1800 pp. 862-903 Downloads
Patrick Wallis, Justin Colson and David Chilosi
Age at Arrival and Assimilation During the Age of Mass Migration pp. 904-937 Downloads
Rohan Alexander and Zachary Ward
Indentured Migration and the Servant Trade from London to America, 1618–1718: ‘There is Great Want of Servants.’ By John Wareing. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. Pp. viii, 298. $100.00, hardcover pp. 938-939 Downloads
Farley Grubb
Conservative Parties and the Birth of Democracy. By Daniel Ziblatt. Cambridge, UK and New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2017. Pp. 448. $36.69, hardcover pp. 940-942 Downloads
Mark Koyama
Rulers and Capital in Historical Perspective: State Formation and Financial Development in India and the United States. By Abhishek Chatterjee. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2017. Pp. ix, 173. $45.95, hardcover pp. 943-944 Downloads
Susan Wolcott
Between Blood and Gold: The Debates over Compensation for Slavery in the Americas. By Frédérique Beauvois. New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books, 2017. Translated from the original French edition of 2013. Pp. xii, 282. $106.50, hardcover pp. 944-946 Downloads
B. W. Higman
No Great Wall: Trade, Tariffs, and Nationalism in Republican China, 1927–1945. By Felix Boecking. Cambridge (MA) and London: Harvard University Asia Center, 2017. Pp. xvii, 292. $39.95, cloth pp. 946-948 Downloads
Tuan-Hwee Sng
Yokohama and the Silk Trade: How Eastern Japan Became the Primary Economic Region of Japan, 1843–1893. By Yasuhiro Makimura. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2017. Pp. xx, 255. $105, hardcover pp. 949-950 Downloads
John Tang
Beeronomics: How Beer Explains the World. By Johan Swinnen and Devin Briski. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. Pp. xv, 187. $24.95, hardcover pp. 950-952 Downloads
Carlos Eduardo Hernandez
The Spread of Modern Industry to the Periphery since 1871. Edited by Kevin O’Rourke and Jeffrey Williamson. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. Pp. xviii, 391. $97.50, cloth pp. 952-954 Downloads
John E. Murray

Volume 78, issue 02, 2018

An Historical Perspective on the Quest for Financial Stability and the Monetary Policy Regime pp. 319-357 Downloads
Michael D. Bordo
A Dissection of Trading Capital: Trade in the Aftermath of the Fall of the Iron Curtain pp. 358-393 Downloads
Matthias Beestermöller and Ferdinand Rauch
On the Road to Heaven: Taxation, Conversions, and the Coptic-Muslim Socioeconomic Gap in Medieval Egypt pp. 394-434 Downloads
Mohamed Saleh
Individual Investors and Portfolio Diversification in Late Victorian Britain: How Diversified Were Victorian Financial Portfolios? pp. 435-471 Downloads
Dimitris P. Sotiropoulos and Janette Rutterford
“The Curse of the Caribbean”? Agency’s Impact on the Productivity of Sugar Estates on St. Vincent and the Grenadines, 1814–1829 pp. 472-499 Downloads
S. D. Smith and Martin Forster
The Economics of Renaissance Art pp. 500-538 Downloads
Federico Etro
The Impact of World War II on the Demand for Female Workers in Manufacturing pp. 539-574 Downloads
Dina Shatnawi and Price Fishback
Wealth and Disaster: Atlantic Migrations from a Pyrenean Town in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries. By Pierre Force. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2016. Pp. xviii, 230. $45.00, Kindle. doi: 10.1017/S0022050718000219 pp. 635-636 Downloads
Craig Palsson

Volume 78, issue 01, 2018

Voting Behavior and Public Employment in Nazi Germany pp. 1-39 Downloads
Stephan Maurer
Financing the African Colonial State: The Revenue Imperative and Forced Labor pp. 40-80 Downloads
Marlous van Waijenburg
Tracing the Evolution of Agglomeration Economies: Spain, 1860–1991 pp. 81-117 Downloads
Francisco Beltrán Tapia, Díez-Minguela, Alfonso and Julio Martinez-Galarraga
Infant Health, Women's Fertility, and Rural Electrification in the United States, 1930–1960 pp. 118-154 Downloads
Joshua Lewis
Did Inequality in Farm Sizes Lead to Suppression of Banking and Credit in the Late Nineteenth Century? pp. 155-195 Downloads
Matthew Jaremski and Price Fishback
“The Dust Was Long in Settling”: Human Capital and the Lasting Impact of the American Dust Bowl pp. 196-230 Downloads
Vellore Arthi
An Economic Rationale for the West African Scramble? The Commercial Transition and the Commodity Price Boom of 1835–1885 pp. 231-267 Downloads
Ewout Frankema, Jeffrey Williamson and Pieter Woltjer
“Big Data” in Economic History pp. 268-299 Downloads
Myron P. Gutmann, Emily Klancher Merchant and Evan Roberts
A Century of Wealth in America. By Edward N. Wolff. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2017. Pp. xv, 865. $39.95, hardcover pp. 307-311 Downloads
Richard Sutch
Respectable Banking: The Search for Stability in London's Money and Credit Markets since 1695. By Anthony C. Hotson. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. Pp. xxvii, 279. $47.56, hardcover pp. 311-313 Downloads
Forrest Capie
Selling Paris. Property and Commercial Culture the Fin-de-siècle Capital. By Alexia M. Yates. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2015. Pp. 353. $51.50, hardcover pp. 313-314 Downloads
Lionel Kesztenbaum
Other People's Money: How Banking Worked in the Early American Republic. By Sharon Ann Murphy. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017. Pp. 208. $19.95, paper pp. 314-316 Downloads
Warren Weber
Global Inequality: A New Approach for the Age of Globalization. By Branko Milanovic. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2016. Pp. 320. $29.95, hardcover pp. 316-318 Downloads
Joerg Baten
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