The Economic History Review


Volume 32 Issue 4
Pages: 600-625
Published online: February 11, 2008DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-0289.1979.tb02061.x

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Books reviewed in this article: GREAT BRITAIN Alan Macfarlane. The Origins of English Individualism: The Family, Property and Social Transition. Norbert Elias. The Civilizing Process: The History of Manners. H. S. A. Fox and R. A. Butlin (Eds.). Change in the Countryside: Essays on Rural England, 1500-1900. R. Fieldhouse and B. Jennings. A History of Richmond and Swaledale. B. G. Blackwood. The Lancashire Gentry and the Great Rebellion, 1640-60. Ghetham Society, Third Series. Vol. xxv. Richard Tompson. The Charity Commission and the Age of Reform. Ian MacDougall (Ed.). A Catalogue of Some Labour Records in Scotland and Some Scots Records outside Scotland. David E. Martin and David Rubinstein (Eds.). Ideology and the Labour Movement: Essays Presented to John Saville. Carlos Flick. The Birmingham Political Union and the Movements for Reform in Britain, 1830-9. Norman Mackenzie (Ed.). The Letters of Sidney and Beatrice Webb. Jose Harris. William Beveridge. A Biography. Leslie Hannah. Electricity before Nationalization: A Study of the Development of the Electricity Supply Industry in Britain to 1948. G. C. Peden, British Rearmament and the Treasury: 1932-9. GENERAL E. Le Roy Ladurie. The Territory of the Historian. Translated by Ben and Sian Reynolds. Archibald Lewis. The Sea and Medieval Civilizations. Collected Studies. Jerome Blum. The End of the Old Order in Rural Europe. Richard H. Timberlake, Jr. The Origins of Central Banking in the United States. David Herlihy. The Social and Economic History of Italy and Western Europe, 700-1500. Hartmut Kaelble (Ed.). Geschichte der sozialen Mobilitat seit der industriallen Revolution. Hermann Aubin and Wolfgang Zorn (Eds.). Handbuch der deutschen Wirtschafts- und Sozialgeschichte. Vol. I: Von der Fruhzeit bis zum Ende des 18. Jahrhunderts. Pierre Leaon (Ed.). Histoire economique et sociale du monde. Vol. 2: Les hesitations de la croissance, 1580-1740; vol. 3: Inerties et revolutions, 1730-1840; vol. 4: La domination du capitalisme, 1840-1914. Louis Bergeron. Banquiers, negotiants et manufacturiers parisiens du Directoire a l’Empire. John M. Merriman. The Agony of the Republic: The Repression of the Left in Revolutionary France, 1848-51. Susan M. Socolow. The Merchants of Buenos Aires, 1778-1810: Family and Commerce. Johan de Vries. The Netherlands Economy in the Twentieth Century. Joseph Harrison. An Economic History of Modern Spain.