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Volume 47 Issue 1
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Pages: 194-211
Published online: February 11, 2008DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-0289.1994.tb01373.x

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Book reviewed in this article: S. H. Rigby, Medieval Grimsby: growth and decline Lee Davison, Tim Hitchcock, Tim Keirn, and Robert B. Shoemaker, eds. L.D. Schwarz, London in the age of industrialization: entrepreneurs, labour force and living standards Spencer J. Pack, Capitalism as a moral system: Adam Smith’s critique of the free market economy (Aldershot: Edward Elgar, 1991. Pp. 199. PS35); Patricia H. Werhane R. D. Anderson, Universities and elites in Britain since 1800 Jutta Schwartzkopf, Women in the Chartist movement George Robb, White-collar crime in modern England: financial fraud and business morality David Edgerton, England and the aeroplane: an essay on a militant and technological nation John Fforde, The Bank of England and public policy, 1941-1958 Colin Heywood, The development of the French economy, 1750-1914 J. K. J. Thomson, A distinctive industrialization: cotton in Barcelona, 1728-1832 Herman Diederiks, Paul Hohenberg, and Michael Wagenaar, eds., Economic policy in Europe since the late middle ages: the visible hand and the fortune of cities Dudley Baines, Emigration from Europe, 1815-1930 Udo Sautter, Three cheers for the unemployed: government and unemployment before the Nao Deal Alan K. Smith, Creating a world economy: merchant capital, colonialism and world trade, 1400-1825 Rondo Cameron and V. I. Bovykin, eds., International banking, 1870-1914 Charles Harvey and Geoffrey Jones, eds., Organisational capability and competitive advantage Barry Eichengreen, Golden fetters. The gold standard and the great depression, 1919-1939 William Lazonick, Business organization and the myth of the market economy Andrew Tylecote, The long wave in the world economy: the present crisis in historical perspective Donald A. Walker, ed., Perspectives on the history of economic thought, I: classical and neoclassical economic thought; II: Twentieth century economic thought