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Book reviewed in this article: GREAT BRITAIN AND John Blair and Nigel Ramsay, eds., English medieval industries: craftsmen, techniques, products Scott L. Waugh, England in the reign of Edward III Bruce Campbell, ed., Before the Black Death: studies in the’crisis’of the early fourteenth century Alan Dyer, Decline and growth in English towns, 1400-1640 Hugh Cunningham, The children of the poor: representations of childhood since the seventeenth century David Crossley and Richard Saville, eds., The Fuller letters: guns, slaves and finance, 1728-1755 Jim Holderness and Michael Turner, eds., Land, labour and agriculture, 1700-1920: essays for Gordon Mingay Adrian Randall, Before the Luddites: custom, community and machinery in the English woollen industry, 1776-1809 Richard Brown, Society and economy in modern Britain, 1700-1850 Keith D. M. Snell, Church and chapel in the north midlands: religious observance in the nineteenth century James A. 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Nau, The myth of America’s decline: leading the world economy into the 1990s Carole Shammas, The pre-industrial consumer in England and America William Lazonick, Competitive advantage on the shop floor Michael Veseth, Mountains of debt: crisis and change in Renaissance Florence, Victorian Britain, and postwar America Mary O’Furner and Barry Supple, eds., The state and economic knowledge F. Bostock and G. Jones, Planning and power in Iran: Ebtehaj and economic development under the Shah Peter Duus, Raymon Myers, and Mark R. Peattie, eds., The Japanese informal empire in China, 1895-1937 W. Dean Kinzley, Industrial harmony in modern japan: the invention of a tradition John G. Clark, The political economy of world energy: a twentieth-century perspective William J. Barber, ed., Perspectives on the history of economic thought. Vol. 5 Themes in pre-classical and marxian economics. 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Rose, ed., International competition and strategic response in the textile industries since 1870 Bo Gustafsson, ed., Power and economic institutions: reinterpretations in economic history Angus Maddison, Dynamic forces in capitalist development: a long-run comparative view Steven Tolliday and Jonathan Zeitlin, eds., The power to manage: employers and industrial relations in comparative-historical perspective Maxine Berg, ed., Political economy in the twentieth century Mats Lundahl and Thommy Svensson, eds., Agrarian society in history: essays in honour of Magnus Morner Lars Jonung, ed., The Stockholm school of economics revisited