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Alistair Greig, Frank Lewins and Kevin White, Inequality in Australia. Port Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 2003. Pp. xxvi + 261, bibliography, index. ISBN: 0 521 81891 5. Hardback $99.00. ISBN: 0 521 52442 3. Paperback $44.95.

Gavin McLean, Rocking the Boat – A History of Scales Corporation Limited. Christchurch: Hazard Press, 2002. Pp. 324, appendices, notes, bibliography, index. ISBN: 1 877270 40 7. Hardback NZ$59.95.

Chris Nixon and John Yeabsley, New Zealand's Trade Policy Odyssey: Ottawa, via Marrakech, and On. Wellington: NZ Institute of Economic Research, 2002. Pp. xi + 239, tables, index. ISBN: 0 908969 11 2. NZ$18.00.

Robin Haines, Life and Death in the Age of Sail: The Passage to Australia. Sydney: UNSW Press, 2003. Pp. 368. ISBN: 0868405493. Hardback A$49.95.

Sir Frank Holmes, The Thoroughbred Among Banks in New Zealand: Banking in New Territory, 1984–2000. Wellington: The National Bank of New Zealand, 2003. Pp. xiv + 266. ISBN: 0 473 09946 2. Price not available.

James Reveley, Registering Interest: Waterfront Labour Relations in New Zealand. 1953 to 2000. Research in Maritime History No. 25. St. John’s, Newfoundland: International Maritime Economic History Association, 2003. Pp. viii + 170. ISBN: 0 9730073 5 4. Paperback US$15.

Dennis O. Flynn, Arturo Giráldez and Richard van Glahn, (eds.), Global Connections and Monetary History, 1470–1800. Aldershot UK and Burlington VT: Ashgate, 2003. Pp. xiii + 209. ISBN: 0 7546 3213 X. Hardback £47.50.

John Chown, A History of Monetary Unions. London and New York: Routledge, 2003. Pp. 321, notes, index. ISBN: 0 415 27737 X. Hardcover NZ$262.95.

Warren J. Samuels, Jeff E. Biddle and John B. Davis, A Companion to the History of Economic Thought. Oxford: Blackwell, 2003. Pp. xvii + 712. ISBN: 0 631 22573 0. Hardback £99.99.

Dan Usher, Political Economy. Malden USA, Oxford UK and Carlton Australia: Blackwell, 2003. Pp. xx + 427. ISBN: 0 631 23333 4. Hardback US$74.95. ISBN: 0 631 23334 2. Paperback US$39.95.

Gordon Boyce and Richard Gorski, (eds.), Resources and Infrastructures in the Maritime Economy, 1500–2000. St John’s, Newfoundland: International Maritime Economic History Association, 2002. Pp. ix + 161. ISBN: 0 9730073 2 X. Softcover US$15.

Alberto Alesina and Enrico Spolaore, The Size of Nations. Cambridge and London: MIT Press, 2003. Pp. x + 261. ISBN: 0 262 01204 9. Hardback US$35.00.

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