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Growth in a Traditional Society: The French Countryside, 1450-1815 by Philip T. Hoffman1997
The Vanishing Irish: Households, Migration, and the Rural Economy in Ireland, 1830-1934 by Timothy W. Guinnane1997
Black '47 and Beyond: The Great Irish Famine in History, Economy, and Memory by Cormac Ó Gráda1999
The Great Divergence: China, Europe, and the Making of the Modern World Economy by Kenneth Pomeranz2000
The Big Problem of Small Change by Thomas J. Sargent2002
Farm to Factory: A Reinterpretation of the Soviet Industrial Revolution by Robert C. Allen2003
Quarter Notes and Bank Notes: The Economics of Music Composition in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries by F. M. Scherer2003
The Strictures of Inheritance: The Dutch Economy in the Nineteenth Century by Jan Luiten van Zanden2004
Feeding the World: An Economic History of World Agriculture, 1800-2000 by Giovanni Federico2005
Understanding the Process of Economic Change by Douglass C. North2005
Cultures Merging: A Historical and Economic Critique of Culture by Eric L. Jones2006
The European Economy Since 1945: Coordinated Capitalism and Beyond by Barry Eichengreen2006
A Farewell to Alms: A Brief Economic History of the World by Gregory Clark2007
Power and Plenty: Trade, War, and the World Economy in the Second Millennium by Ronald Findlay2007
War, Wine, and Taxes: The Political Economy of Anglo-French Trade, 1689-1900 by John V.C. Nye2007
Power over Peoples: Technology, Environments, and Western Imperialism, 1400 to the Present by Daniel R. Headrick2009
Unsettled Account: The Evolution of Banking in the Industrialized World since 1800 by Richard S. Grossman2010
Creating Wine: The Emergence of a World Industry, 1840-1914 by James Simpson2011
The Evolution of a Nation: How Geography and Law Shaped the American States by Daniel Berkowitz2011
States of Credit: Size, Power, and the Development of European Polities by David Stasavage2011
The Chosen Few: How Education Shaped Jewish History, 70-1492 by Maristella Botticini2012
Distant Tyranny: Markets, Power, and Backwardness in Spain, 1650-1800 by Regina Grafe2012
The Roman Market Economy by Peter Temin2012
Why Australia Prospered: The Shifting Sources of Economic Growth by Ian W. McLean2012
Cities of Commerce: The Institutional Foundations of International Trade in the Low Countries, 1250-1650 by Oscar Gelderblom2013
Fragile by Design: The Political Origins of Banking Crises and Scarce Credit by Charles W. Calomiris2014
Lending to the Borrower from Hell: Debt, Taxes and Default in the Age of Philip II by Mauricio Drelichman2014
Power to the People: Energy in Europe over the Last Five Centuries by Astrid Kander2014
The Son Also Rises: Surnames and the History of Social Mobility by Gregory Clark2014
Why Did Europe Conquer the World? by Philip T. Hoffman2015
Brazil in Transition: Beliefs, Leadership, and Institutional Change (The Princeton Economic History of the Western World) by Lee J. Alston2016
The Rise and Fall of American Growth: The U.S. Standard of Living Since the Civil War by Robert J. Gordon2016
Unequal Gains: American Growth and Inequality Since 1700 by Peter H. Lindert2016

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  6. Golden Fetters: The Gold Standard and the Great Depression, 1919-1939 by Barry Eichengreen (1992)
  7. The Battle of Bretton Woods: John Maynard Keynes, Harry Dexter White, and the Making of a New World Order by Benn Steil (2013)
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  9. The Wealth and Poverty of Nations: Why Some are So Rich and Some So Poor by David S. Landes (1998)
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