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Journal of Economic History,Volume:76,Issue:4



The Lasting Impact of Grandfathers: Class, Occupational Status, and Earnings over Three Generations in Sweden 1815–2011 by  Martin Dribe, Jonas Helgertz

The Home Front: Rent Control and the Rapid Wartime Increase in Home Ownership by Daniel K. Fetter

How Fiscal Policy Affects Prices: Britain’s First Experience with Paper Money by Pamfili M. Antipa

Patronage Politics and the Development of the Welfare State: Confederate Pensions in the American South by Shari Eli, Laura Salisbury

How Technologically Progressive Was Germany in the Interwar Period? Evidence on Total Factor Productivity in Coal Mining by Tobias A. Jopp

Local Economic Impacts of Coal Mining in the United States 1870 to 1970 by Mike Matheis

Growth under Extractive Institutions? Latin American Per Capita GDP in Colonial Times by Leticia Arroyo Abad, Jan Luiten van Zanden


Colonial New Jersey Paper Money, 1709–1775: Value Decomposition and Performance by Farley Grubb


Editors’ Notes

Reviews of Books

The First Century of Welfare: Poverty and Poor Relief in Lancashire, 1620–1730. By Healey Jonathan . Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 2014. Pp. 335. $29.95, paper. by Susannah Ottaway

Bordeaux et les Etats-Unis 1776–1815 Politique et stratégies négociantes dans la genèse d’un réseau commercial. By Marzagalli Silvia . Genève: Librairie Droz, 2015. Pp. 11, 559, $60.78 paperback; $48.62 pdf. by Anne Ruderman

The Pox of Liberty: How the Constitution Left Americans Rich, Free, and Prone to Infection. By Troesken Werner . Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2015. Pp. vii, 237. $40.00, cloth. By W. Walker Hanlon

Auburn, New York: The Entrepreneurs’ Frontier. By Anderson Scott W. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2015. Pp. vii, 292, $39.95, cloth. By  Donald Parkerson

Heading South to Teach: The World of Susan Nye Hutchison, 1815–1845. By Tolley Kim . Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2015. Pp. x, 265. $29.95, paper.by John L. Rury

True Yankees: The South Seas and the Discovery of American Identity. By Morrison Dane A. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014. Pp. xxii, 257. $34.95, cloth. By Diana L. Ahmad

Working on the Dock of the Bay: Labor and Enterprise in an Antebellum Southern Port. By Thompson Michael D. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2015. Pp. x, 284. $44.95, cloth. by Timothy Lockley

Golden Rules: The Origins of California Water Law in the Gold Rush. By Kanazawa Mark . Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2015. Pp. xvii, 351. $55.00, cloth.by  Steven P. Erie

A Hercules in the Cradle: War, Money, and the American States, 1783–1867. By Edling Max M. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2014. Pp. vii, 318. $45.00, cloth. By Farley Grubb

Little Business on the Prairie: Entrepreneurship, Prosperity, and Challenge in South Dakota. By Wright Robert E. Sioux Falls: Center for Western Studies, 2015. Pp. viii, 340. $16.95, paper. by Steven J. Bucklin

Building the Empire State: Political Economy in the Early Republic. By Murphy Brian Phillips . Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015. Pp. xii, 287. $49.95, cloth. By Howard Bodenhorn

CRASH!: How the Economic Boom and Bust of the 1920s Worked. By Payne Phillip G. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press,2015. Pp. vii, 142. $19.95, paper. by Jason E. Taylor

The Workfare State: Public Assistance Politics from the New Deal to the New Democrats. By Bertram Eva . Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015. Pp. x, 326. $75.00, cloth. by Todd Neumann

The Color Factor: The Economics of African-American Well-Being in the Nineteenth-Century South. By Bodenhorn Howard . New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. Pp. xiv, 320. $39.95, cloth. by Gavin Wright

Chained in Silence: Black Women and Convict Labor in the New South. By LeFlouria Talitha L. ChapelHill: University of North Carolina Press, 2015. Pp. xi, 257. $39.95, cloth. by Karin A. Shapiro

Brethren by Nature: New England Indians, Colonists, and the Origins of American Slavery. By Newell Margaret Ellen . Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2015. Pp. Xi, 316. $45.00, cloth. by Lorena S. Walsh

The British Gentry, The Southern Planter, and the Northern Family Farmer: Agriculture and Sectional Antagonism in North America. By Huston James L. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2015. Pp. Xvii, 345. $35.00, cloth. by Lee A. Craig

Economic Growth and Measurement Reconsidered in Botswana, Kenya, Tanzania, and Zambia, 1965–1995. By Jerven Morten . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014. Pp. vi, 215. $90.00. by James Fenske

Inglorious Revolution: Political Institutions, Sovereign Debt, and Financial Underdevelopment in Imperial Brazil. By Summerhill William R. Yale University Press, 2015. Pp. xiii, 342. $85.00, cloth. by Gail D. Triner

Education Matters. Global Schooling Gains from the 19th to the 21st Century. By Barro Robert J. and Lee Jong-Wha . New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. Pp. xi, 289. $34.95, hardcover. by David Mitch

The Idea of History in Constructing Economics. By Turk Michael H. London: Routledge, 2015. Pp. viii, 242. $160.00, cloth. by Alexander J. Field

The Economy of the Word: Language, History, and Economics. By Tribe Keith . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. Pp. 352. $74.00, hardcover. by George Grantham

Political Order and Inequality: Their Foundations and Their Consequences for Human Welfare. By Boix Carles . New York: Cambridge University Press, 2015. Pp. xiv, 311. $22.99, paper. by John V.C. Nye

Natural Resources and Economic Growth: Learning from History. Edited by Badia-Miro Marc , Pinilla Vicente , and Willebald Henry . London: Routledge, 2015. Pp. xix, 374. $160.00, cloth. by Mark Kanazawa

Courtesy:Cambridge University

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