The Economic History Review

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Edited By: Professor P.R. Schofield, Dr S. Horrell, and Professor J. Reis

Impact Factor: 1.233

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2016: 1/87 (History); 1/35 (History Of Social Sciences); 126/347 (Economics)

Online ISSN: 1468-0289

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Contesting Reconstruction: Remaking the Global Economic Order

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Top Articles

The following highlights have been selected as particularly topical or indicative of the scope of the journal:

Where have all the brides gone? Son preference and marriage in India over the twentieth century
Bishnupriya Gupta

The rise and decline of European parliaments, 1188–1789
Jan Luiten Van Zanden, Eltjo Buringh, Maarten Bosker

Extreme divorce: the managerial revolution in UK companies before 1914
James Foreman-Peck, Leslie Hannah

The rise and fall of Spain (1270–1850)
Carlos Álvarez-Nogal, Leandro Prados De La Escosura

Debates and controversies:

Contract enforcement, institutions, and social capital: the Maghribi traders reappraised

Critical response:
The Maghribi traders: a reappraisal?

The Economic History Review covers a wide range of topics including: Economics, Business, Social, Finance, Political and Women. You can see the complete contents from 1927 onwards here.


The Economic History ReviewLecture:

Professor Osamu Saito
Growth and Inequality in the Great Divergence Debate: Mughal India, Stuart England and Tokugawa Japan Compared

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Special Issues

Forthcoming Special Issue 2014: New Frontiers in African Economic History

Previous Special Issues:

Asia in the Great Divergence
Edited by Stephen Broadberry and Steve Hindle

Finance, Investment and Risk
Edited by Jane Humphries and Steve Hindle

Feeding the masses: plenty, want and the distribution of food and drink in historical perspective
Edited by Steve Hindle and Jane Humphries