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Volume 15, Number 1, March 2014

Table of Contents


Information in the Mark and the Marketplace: A Multivocal Account

pp. 1-30

Incentivizing Safety and Discrimination: Employment Risks under Workmen’s Compensation in the Early Twentieth Century United States

pp. 31-67

When Knowledge Transfer Goes Global: How People and Organizations Learned About Information Technology, 1945–1970

pp. 68-102

How the Future Shaped the Past: The Case of the Cashless Society

pp. 103-131

Retailer–Supplier Relationships before and after the Resale Prices Act, 1964: A Turning Point in British Economic History?

pp. 132-165


Economía, Ciencia y Política. Estudios Sobre Alexander von Humboldt a 200 Años del Ensayo Político Sobre el Reino de la Nueva España by José Enrique Covarrubias and Matilde Souto Mantecón (review)

pp. 166-168

When Wall Street Met Main Street: The Quest for an Investors’ Democracy by Julia C. Ott (review)

pp. 168-171

A Great Leap Forward: 1930s Depression and U.S. Economic Growth by Alexander J. Field (review)

pp. 171-173

Creating the Market University: How Academic Science Became an Economic Engine by Elizabeth Popp Berman (review)

pp. 174-176

Keep from all Thoughtful Men: How U.S. Economists Won World War II by Jim Lacey (review)

pp. 176-178

Mercury Mining, and Empire: The Human and Ecological Cost of Colonial Silver Mining in the Andes by Nicholas A. Robins (review)

pp. 179-180

Santa Rita Del Cobre: A Copper Mining Community in New Mexico by Christopher J. Huggard & Terrence M. Humble (review)

pp. 180-183

Putting the Barn Before the House: Women and Family Farming in Early Twentieth-Century New York by Grey Osterud (review)

pp. 183-185

Poverty, Charity, and Motherhood: Maternal Societies in Nineteenth-Century France by Christine Adams (review)

pp. 185-187

God, Duty, and Community in English Economic Life, 1660–1720 by Brodie Waddell (review)

pp. 187-190

Prime Movers of Globalization: The History and Impact of Diesel Engines and Gas Turbines by Vaclav Smil (review)

pp. 190-192

The People’s Car: A Global History of the Volkswagen Beetle by Bernhard Rieger (review)

pp. 192-195

Commerce by a Frozen Sea: Native Americans and the European Fur Trade by Ann M. Carlos and Frank D. Lewis (review)

pp. 195-197

Chocolate Islands: Cocoa, Slavery, and Colonial Africa by Catherine Higgs (review)

pp. 197-200

Philanthropy in America: A History by Olivier Zunz (review)

pp. 200-202

The Fragile Fabric of Union: Cotton, Federal Politics, and the Global Origins of the Civil War by Brian Schoen (review)

pp. 202-204

Steam Coffin. Captain Moses Rogers and the Steamship Savannah Break the Barrier by John Laurence Busch (review)

pp. 204-206

I Feltrinelli: Storia di una dinastia imprenditoriale (1854–1942) by Luciano Segreto (review)

pp. 207-208

Speculative Fictions: Chilean Culture, Economics, and the Neoliberal Transition by Alessandro Fornazzari (review)

pp. 209-212

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