The Economic History Review


Volume 36 Issue 2
Pages: 297-328
Published online: February 11, 2008DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-0289.1983.tb01234.x

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Reviewed in this article: Michael Havinden. The Somerset Landscape. D. W. CROSSLEY (Ed.). Medieval Industry. ROBERT S. GOITFRIED. Buy St. Edmunds and the Urban Crisis R. H. CAMPBELL and A. S. SKINNER. Adam Smith. Virginia Berridge and Griffith Edwards. Opium and the People: Opiate Use in Nineteenth Century England. David Goodway. London Chartism, 1838-1848. Gordon M. Wilson. Alexander McDonald: Leader of the Miners. JAMES H. JOHNSON AND COLIN POOLEY (Eds.). D. FRASER (Ed.). Municipal Reform and the Industrial City. AVNER OFFER. Property and Politics, 1870-1914: Landownership, Law, Ideology and Urban Development in England WILLIE ORR. Deer Forests, Landlords, and Crofters: The Western Highlands in Victorian and Edwardian Times. TONY DICKSON (Ed.). Capital and Class in Scotland. P. J. DRUDY (Ed.). Ireland: Land, Politics, and People. C. J. WRIGLEY (Ed.). A History of British Industrial Relations, 1875-1914. Anthony Slaven and Derek H. Aldcroft (Eds.). David French. British Economic and Strategic Planning, 1905-15- (London: Allen and Unwin. GENERAL RICHARD HODGES. Dark Age Economics: The Origins of Towns and Trade, A.D. 600-1000. JEAN GAUTIER-DALCHE. Economie el societe dans les pays de la Couronne de Castile. Alberto Grohmann. Citta e Territorio tra Medioevo ed Eta Moderna. J. K. J. Thomson. Clermont de Lodeve, 1633-1789: Fluctuations in the Prosperity of a Languedocian Cloth-making Town. G. B. Nilsson. Banker i brytningstid: A. O. Wallenberg i svensk bankpolitik, 1850-1856. William H. Becker. The Dynamics of Business-Government Relations: Industry & Exports, 1893-1921 PATRICK MANNING. Slavery, Colonialism, and Economic Growth in Dahomey, 1640-1960. J. E. Inikori (Ed.)- Forced Migration: The Impact of the Export Slave Trade on African Societies. Richard M. Kesner. Economic Control and Colonial Development: Crown Colony Financial Management in the Age of Joseph Chamberlain. R. W. Ferrier. The History of the British Petroleum Company: Volume I. The Developing Years, 1901-1932. Gavin Kitching. Development and Underdevelopment in Historical Perspective: Populism, Nationalism, and Industrialization. Hisao Otsuka. The Spirit of Capitalism: The Max Weber Thesis in an Economic Historical Perspective (translated by Masaomi Kondo). M. F. Bywater and B. S. Yamey. Historic Accounting Literature: A Companion Guide. Angus Maddison. Phases of Capitalist Development. Mancur Olson. The Rise and Decline of Nations: Economic Growth, Stagflation, and Social Rigidities. Craig R. Littler. The Development of the Labour Process in Capitalist Societies. Roger L. Ransom, Richard Sutch and Garry M. Walton (EDS.). Explorations in the New Economic History: Essays in Honor of Douglass C. North. D. P. O’BRIEN and A. C. DARNELL. Authorship Puzzles in the History of Economics: A Statistical Approach (London: Macmillan. 1982. Pp. xii+230. PS25.)