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Essays in Economic & Business History, Vol 37, No 1 (2019)

Posted on: September 6th, 2019 by EBHS No Comments

The Journal of the Economic & Busines History Society
Published: 2019-06-30

Essays in Economic & Business History 2019

Front Matter

Title Page & Table of Contents
Mark Billings, Daniel Giedeman


Avoiding “Musty Mutton Chops”: The Network Narrative of an American Merchant in London, 1771-1774
John Haggerty, Sheryllynne Haggerty

Was the African American Great Migration Delayed by Outlawing Emigrant Agents?
Khayen Prentice, László Kónya, David Prentice

Microprocesses of Deregulation: The Swedish Experience of The Decentralisation of Education
Erik Lakomaa, Richard Wahlund

The Long-Run Effect of Geographically-Staggered Legalizations: Was There a First-Adopter Advantage for States That Legalized Beer More Quickly in 1933?
Eline Poelmans, Samuel Raisanen, Jason E. Taylor

Dynamics of Innovation in the Electronic Watch Industry: A Comparative Business History of Longines (Switzerland) and Seiko (Japan), 1960-1980
Pierre-Yves Donzé

Statistics: Spur to Productivity or Publicity Stunt? London Underground Railways 1913-32
James Fowler

George Scrope, Free Bankers, and The Bank Charter Act of 1833
Paul E. Orzechowski

The Language of the Emerging Financial Market and Early Eighteenth-Century English Plays
Laura Favero Carraro

Book Reviews

Gordon, Robert J. The Rise and Fall of American Growth: the US Standard of Living since the Civil War. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2016.
Leslie Hannah

Taylor, Jason E. Deconstructing the Monolith: The Microeconomics of the National Industrial Recovery Act. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2019.
Louis Galambos

Bátiz-Lazo, Bernardo. Cash and Dash: How ATMs and Computers Changed Banking. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018.
Mark J Crowley

Goodman, Lizzy. Meet Me in the Bathroom: Rebirth and Rock and Roll in New York City, 2001-2011. New York: Harper Collins, 2017.
Clayton Trutor

Giffard, Hermione. Making Jet Engines in World War II: Britain, Germany, and the United States. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2016.
Erik Benson257-260

Back Matter

Editor’s Notes & President’s Report
Mark Billings, Daniel Giedeman, Jari Eloranta, Olli Turunen