The Economic History Review


Volume 32 Issue 3
Pages: 417-457
Published online: February 11, 2008DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-0289.1979.tb01701.x

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Book reviewed in this article GREAT BRITAIN R. A. Dodgshon and R. A. Butlin (Eds.). An Historical Geography of England and Wales. P. Abrams and E. A. Wrigley (Eds.). Towns in Societies: Essays in Economic History and Historical Sociology. Robert S. Gottfried. Epidemic Disease in Fifteenth Century England: The Medical Response and the Demographic Consequences. Charles P. Kindleberger. Manias, Panics and Crashes: A History of Financial Crises. Sheila Marriner (Ed.). Business and Businessmen: Studies in Business, Economic and Accounting History. Francis Hearn. Domination, Legitimation and Resistance: The Incorporation of the Nineteenth-Century English Working Class. Anne Digby. Pauper Palaces. Peter Bailey. Leisure and Class in Victorian England: Rational Recreation and the Contest for Control, 1830-85. A. James Hammerton. Emigrant Gentlewomen: Genteel Poverty and Female Emigration, 1830-1914. Geoffrey Crossick. An Artisan Elite in Victorian Society: Kentish London, 1840-80. D. R. SarDesai. British Trade and Expansion in Southeast Asia, 1830-1914. Robert H. Kargon. Science in Victorian Manchester: Enterprise and Expertise. Peter Clarke. Liberals and Social Democrats. Brian Bergusson. Fair Wages Resolutions D. L. Munby (edited and completed by A. H. Watson). Inland Transport Statistics; Great Britain, 1900-70 Vol. 1. GENERAL W. W. Rostow. The World Economy. History and Prospect. Keiighiro Nakagawa (Ed.). The International Conference on Business History. Vol. 1, Proceedings of the First Fuji Conference: Strategy and Structure of Big Business K. N. Chaudhuri. The Trading World of Asia and the English East India Company, 1660-1760. A. R. Disney. Twilight of the Pepper Empire: Portuguese Trade in Southwest India in the Early Seventeenth Century. E. W. Hofstee. De Demografische Ontwikkeling van Nederland in de Eerste Helft van de Negentiende Eeuw: een Historisch-demografische en Sociologische Studie. Wilhelm Abel. Agrarkrisen und Agrarkonjunktur. Eine Geschichte der Land- und Ernahrungswirtschaft Mitteleuropas seit dem hohen Mittelalter. W. R. Lee. Population Growth, Economic Development and Social Change in Bavaria, 1750-1830. Lars Ulrich Scholl. Ingenieure in derFruhindustrialisierung. Staatliche und private Techniker im Konigreich Hannover und an der Ruhr (1815-73). Karlbernhard Jasper. Der Urbanisierungsprozess dargestellt am Beispiel der Stadt Koln. H. Bouhme. An Introduction to the Social and Economic History of Germany. Translated by W. R. Lee. Susan B. Hanley and Kozo Yamamura. Economic and Demographic Change in Preindustrial Japan, 1600-1868. David D. Buck. Urban Change in China. Politics and Development in Tsinan, Shantung, 1890-1949. S. J. Butlin and CI. B. Schedvin. War Economy, 1942-5: Australia in the War of 1939-45-Scries 4, Civil, vol. IV. Robert Solomon. The International Monetary System, 1945-76: An Insider’s View. Margaret Garritsen de Vries. The International Monetary Fund, 1976-71: The System Under Stress. Michael Craton with the assistance of Garry Greenland. Searching for the Invisible Man: Slaves and Plantation Life in Jamaica. Alfred D. Chandler, Jr. The Visible Hand: The Managerial Revolution in American Business. Alice Hanson Jones. American Colonial Wealth: Documents and Methods. 3 vols. Gavin Wright. The Political Economy of the Cotton South: Households, Markets, and Wealth in the Nineteenth Century. R. L. Ransom and R. Sutch. One Kind of Freedom: The Economic Consequences of Emancipation.