Vol 37 (2019)

Essays in Economic & Business History

Table of Contents

Front Matter

Title Page and Table of Contents PDF


Avoiding “Musty Mutton Chops”: The Network Narrative of an American Merchant in London, 1771-1774 PDF
John Haggerty, Sheryllynne Haggerty 1-42
Was the African American Great Migration Delayed by Outlawing Emigrant Agents? PDF
Khayen Prentice, László Kónya, David Prentice 43-75
Microprocesses of Deregulation: The Swedish Experience of The Decentralisation of Education PDF
Erik Lakomaa, Richard Wahlund 76-105
The Long-Run Effect of Geographically-Staggered Legalizations: Was There a First-Adopter Advantage for States That Legalized Beer More Quickly in 1933? PDF
Eline Poelmans, Samuel Raisanen, Jason E. Taylor 106-119
Dynamics of Innovation in the Electronic Watch Industry: A Comparative Business History of Longines (Switzerland) and Seiko (Japan), 1960-1980 PDF
Pierre-Yves Donzé 120-145
Statistics: Spur to Productivity or Publicity Stunt? London Underground Railways 1913-32 PDF
James Fowler 146-179
George Scrope, Free Bankers, and The Bank Charter Act of 1833 PDF
Paul E. Orzechowski 180-205
The Language of the Emerging Financial Market and Early Eighteenth-Century English Plays PDF
Laura Favero Carraro 206-241

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. PDF
Leslie Hannah, David Mitch 242-249
Taylor, Jason E. Deconstructing the Monolith: The Microeconomics of the National Industrial Recovery Act. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2019. PDF
Louis Galambos 249-251
Bátiz-Lazo, Bernardo. Cash and Dash: How ATMs and Computers Changed Banking. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018. PDF
Mark Crowley 252-254
Goodman, Lizzy. Meet Me in the Bathroom: Rebirth and Rock and Roll in New York City, 2001-2011. New York: Harper Collins, 2017. PDF
Clayton Trutor 255-257
Giffard, Hermione. Making Jet Engines in World War II: Britain, Germany, and the United States. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2016. PDF
Erik Benson 257-260

Editor's Notes

Editors’ and President’s Report PDF
Mark Billings, Jari Eloranta, Olli Turunen 261-262

ISSN: 0896-226X