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Volume 40, Number 4, Spring 2010

Table of Contents


The Rise and Fallof Merchant Guilds: Re-thinking the Comparative Study of Commercial Institutions in Premodern Europe

pp. 477-511

Wealth Inequalities and Population Dynamics in Early Modern Northern Italy

pp. 513-549

"Working the Waves": The Plebeian Culture and Moral Economy of Traditional Basque Fishing Brotherhoods

pp. 551-578


Natural Disasters, Cultural Responses: Case Studies toward a Global Environmental History (review)

pp. 579-580

Orgasm and the West: A History of Pleasure from the Sixteenth Century to the Present (review)

pp. 580-582

On Scandal: Moral Disturbances in Society, Politics, and Art (review)

pp. 582-584

Global Electrification: Multinational Enterprise and International Finance in the History of Light and Power, 1878–2007 (review)

pp. 584-585

Contagion and Chaos: Disease, Ecology, and National Security in the Era of Globalization (review)

pp. 585-586

Being Byzantine: Greek Identity before the Ottomans (review)

pp. 587-589

The Politics of Jewish Commerce: Economic Thought and Emancipation in Europe, 1638–1848 (review)

pp. 589-590

Worlds Before Adam: The Reconstruction of Geohistory in the Age of Reform (review)

pp. 590-591

Law, Politics and Society in Early Modern England (review)

pp. 591-592

The Victorian Eye: A Political History of Light and Vision in Britain, 1800–1910 (review)

pp. 592-594

The Last Great War: British Society and the First World War (review)

pp. 594-595

A Revolution in Taste: The Rise of French Cuisine (review)

pp. 596-597

How to Be French: Nationality in the Making since 1789 (review)

pp. 597-598

Contested Paternity: Constructing Families in Modern France (review)

pp. 598-599

The Politics of Everyday Life in Vichy France: Foreigners, Undesirables, and Strangers (review)

pp. 600-601

Honor and Violence in Golden Age Spain (review)

pp. 601-602

Friendship, Love, and Trust in Renaissance Florence (review)

pp. 602-603

Nefarious Crimes, Contested Justice: Illicit Sex and Infanticide in the Republic of Venice, 1557–1789 (review)

pp. 603-605

The Scourge of Demons: Possession, Lust and Witchcraft in a Seventeenth-Century Italian Convent (review)

pp. 605-606

Carnal Commerce in Counter-Reformation Rome (review)

pp. 606-608

Princely Power in the Dutch Republic: Patronage and William Frederick of Nassau (1613–64) (review)

pp. 608-609

Distribution and Differences: Stratification and the System of Reproduction in a Swedish Peasant Community 1620–1820 (review)

pp. 609-611

Jews in the Russian Army, 1827–1917: Drafted into Modernity (review)

pp. 611-612

Russia's Peasants in Revolution and Civil War: Citizenship, Identity, and the Creation of the Soviet State, 1914–1922 (review)

pp. 612-613

The Body Soviet: Propaganda, Hygiene, and the Revolutionary State (review)

pp. 613-615

To Live Upon Hope: Mohicans and Missionaries in the Eighteenth-Century Northeast (review)

pp. 615-617

Defying Empire: Trading with the Enemy in Colonial New York (review)

pp. 617-618

The People and Their Peace: Legal Culture and the Transformation of Inequality in the Post-Revolutionary South (review)

pp. 618-619

Capitalizing on Change: A Social History of American Business (review)

pp. 619-621

Mass Migration under Sail: European Immigration to the Antebellum United States (review)

pp. 621-622

Redeeming the Southern Family: Evangelical Women & Domestic Devotion in the Antebellum South (review)

pp. 623-624

Lincoln and His Admirals (review)

pp. 624-625

America's Forgotten Holiday: May Day and Nationalism, 1867–1960 (review)

pp. 625-626

Yeoman, Sharecroppers, and Socialists: Plain Folk Protest in Texas, 1870–1914 (review)

pp. 626-628

Citizen Employers: Business Communities and Labor in Cincinnati and San Francisco, 1870–1916 (review)

pp. 628-629

Chicago Made: Factory Networks in the Industrial Metropolis (review)

pp. 630-631

Killing for Coal: America's Deadliest Labor War (review)

pp. 631-632

Native American Activism in Cold War America: The Struggle for Sovereignty (review)

pp. 632-634

Reinventing Richard Nixon: A Cultural History of an American Obsession (review)

pp. 634-636

Women Build the State: Performing Charity and Creating Rights in Argentina, 1880–1955 (review)

pp. 636-637

Deep Roots: Rice Farmers in West Africa and the African Diaspora (review)

pp. 637-639

Making Empire: Colonial Encounters and the Creation of Imperial Rule in Nineteenth-Century Africa (review)

pp. 639-640

Charity in Islamic Societies (review)

pp. 640-642

The People's Peking Man: Popular Science and Human Identity in Twentieth-Century China (review)

pp. 642-643

Stages of Capital: Law, Culture, and Market Governance in Late Colonial India (review)

pp. 643-644

The Journal of Interdisciplinary History: Contents, Volume xl , 2009–2010

pp. 645-646

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