Economic History Review

(The median citation count of Economic History Review is 0. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-06-01 to 2024-06-01.)
An introduction to the history of infectious diseases, epidemics and the early phases of the long‐run decline in mortality†31
Two worlds of female labour: gender wage inequality in western Europe, 1300–180021
Flight‐to‐safety and the credit crunch: a new history of the banking crises in France during the Great Depression†18
Beyond the male breadwinner: Life‐cycle living standards of intact and disrupted English working families, 1260–185016
The Irish economy during the century after partition14
Rethinking age heaping again for understanding its possibilities and limitations13
Understanding productivity growth in the industrial revolution13
Italy and the little divergence in wages and prices: evidence from stable employment in rural areas13
Augmented human development in the age of globalization12
Poverty or prosperity in northern India? New evidence on real wages, 1590s–1870s†11
Rethinking age heaping: a cautionary tale from nineteenth‐century Italy†11
Infant and child mortality by socio‐economic status in early nineteenth‐century England 11
Revising growth history: new estimates of GDP for Norway, 1816–2019†10
The origination and distribution of money market instruments: sterling bills of exchange during the first globalization†10
The growth pattern of British children, 1850–197510
UK investment trust portfolio strategies before the First World War†9
Living standards and the life cycle: reconstructing household income and consumption in the early twentieth‐century Netherlands9
‘Your flexible friend’: the bill of exchange in theory and practice in the fifteenth century9
The German bank–growth nexus revisited: savings banks and economic growth in Prussia9
The Polish interbella puzzle: the biological standard of living in the Second Polish Republic, 1918–39 9
Taxation, fiscal capacity, and credible commitment in eighteenth‐century China: the effects of the formalization and centralization of informal surtaxes8
Perceptions of plague in eighteenth‐century Europe†8
War and trade in the peaceful century: the impact of interstate wars on bilateral trade flows during the first wave of globalization, 1830–19138
Independent women: investing in British railways, 1870–19228
Growth before birth: the relationship between placental weights and infant and maternal health in early twentieth‐century Barcelona7
Not an ordinary bank but a great engine of state: The Bank of England and the British economy, 1694–18447
Regional inequalities and the West–East divide in Turkey since 19137
Origins of regional divergence: economic growth in socialist Yugoslavia7
Skills and human capital in eighteenth‐century Spain: wages and working lives in the construction of the Royal Palace of Madrid (1737–1805)7
Inequality in early life: Social class differences in childhood mortality in southern Sweden, 1815–19677
The real urban wage in an agricultural economy without landless farmers: Serbia, 1862–19107
The hidden wealth of English dynasties, 1892–20167
Losing the thread: a response to Robert Allen7
Inequality, living standards, and growth: two centuries of economic development in Mexico7
Evolving gaps: Occupational structure in southern and northern Italy, 1400–18616
Female teachers and the rise of primary education in Italy and Spain, 1861–1921: evidence from a new dataset†6
Speedier delivery: coastal shipping times and speeds during the Age of Sail †6
The pox in Boswell's London: an estimate of the extent of syphilis infection in the metropolis in the 1770s5
Between unfreedoms: The role of caste in decisions to repatriate among indentured workers5
Poverty, pollution, and mortality: The 1918 influenza pandemic in a developing German economy5
Persistence of natural disasters on children's health: Evidence from the Great Kantō Earthquake of 19235
After the great inventions: technological change in UK cotton spinning, 1780–18355
The role of sentiment in the US economy: 1920 to 19345
Financing the rebuilding of the City of London after the Great Fire of 16665
From boom to gloom: Brazilian labour productivity in manufacturing relative to the United States, 1912–20195
Taxation and the stagnation of cotton exports in Brazil, 1800–605
Eric Williams and William Forbes: copper, colonial markets, and commercial capitalism†4
Elite directors, London finance, and British overseas expansion: Victorian railway networks, 1860–19004
Unequal access to food during the nutritional transition: evidence from Mediterranean Spain4
Colonizer identity and trade in Africa: Were the British more favourable to free trade?4
Indian cotton textiles and British industrialization: Evidence of comparative learning in the British cotton industry in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries4
How hungry were the poor in late 1930s Britain?†4
Water theft as social insurance: south‐eastern Spain, 1851–19484
Land distribution and inequality in a black settler colony: the case of Sierra Leone, 1792–18314
Paesani versus paisanos: the relative failure of Spanish immigrants in Buenos Aires during the age of mass migration4
Disentangling the effects of technological and organizational changes during the rise of the factory: the case of the Japanese weaving industry, 1905−144
History as heresy: Unlearning the lessons of economic orthodoxy4
House prices in the Ottoman Empire: evidence from eighteenth‐century Edirne†4
Baumol, Engel, and beyond: accounting for a century of structural transformation in Japan, 1885–19854
Wealth inequality in pre‐industrial Europe: What role did associational organizations have?3
Inflation and globalisation: The Tawney Lecture 20223
Missing girls in Liberal Italy, 1861–19213
English farmers’ wheat storage and sales in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries3
Height and the disease environment of children: The association between mortality and height in the Netherlands 1850–19403
Age heaping and its discontents: A response to Baten, Benati, and Ferber3
Short‐ and medium‐run health and literacy impacts of the 1918 Spanish Flu pandemic in Brazil3
Serbia on the path to modern economic growth3
The politics of last resort lending and the Overend & Gurney crisis of 18663
Household consumption patterns and the consumer price index, England, 1260–18693
The rise of coffee in the Brazilian south‐east: tariffs and foreign market potential, 1827–403
British exports and foreign tariffs: Insights from the Board of Trade's foreign tariff compilation for 19023
Land, ladies, and the law: a case study on women's land rights and welfare in Southeast Asia in the nineteenth century†3
Income inequality and famine mortality: Evidence from the Finnish famine of the 1860s3
Industrialisation in a small grain economy during the First Globalisation: Bulgaria c. 1870–19103
Becoming a central bank: The development of the Bank of England's private sector lending policies during the Restriction3
Scarlet fever and nineteenth‐century mortality trends: a reply to Romola Davenport3
Ending Bretton Woods: evidence from the Nixon tapes3
Overcoming the Egyptian cotton crisis in the interwar period: the role of irrigation, drainage, new seeds, and access to credit†3
An annual index of Irish industrial production, 1800–19132
Fringe banking and financialization: Pawnbroking in pre‐famine and famine Ireland2
The anatomy of Britain's interwar super‐rich: reconstructing the 1928/9 ‘millionaire’ population†2
Business representation in an autocratic regime: Tariff policy and exchange committees in late Tsarist Russia2
Cotton cultivation under colonial rule in India in the nineteenth century from a comparative perspective2
Reputational recovery under political instability: Public debt in Portugal, 1641–832
The evolution of wages in early modern Normandy (1600–1850)2
The anatomy of a bubble company: The London Assurance in 17202
Cyberpunk Victoria: The credibility of computers and the first digital revolution, 1848–832
Imperial preference before the Ottawa Agreements: Evidence from New Zealand's Preferential and Reciprocal Trade Act of 19032
Wiring China: The impact of telegraph construction on grain market integration in late imperial China, 1870–19112
Workplace accidents and workers’ solidarity: mutual health insurance in early twentieth‐century Sweden2
Officer retention and military spending: the rise of the military‐industrial complex during the Second World War2
Nineteenth‐century mortality trends: a reply to Szreter and Mooney2
Human capital transfer of German‐speaking migrants in eastern Europe, 1780s–1820s2
Urban mortality in Greece: Hermoupolis (1859–1940)2
The private mint in economics: evidence from the American gold rushes†2
A new estimate of Chinese male occupational structure during 1734–1898 by sector, sub‐sector pattern, and region2
Wealth inequality in pre‐industrial England: A long‐term view (late thirteenth to sixteenth centuries)2
Factor prices and induced technical change in the industrial revolution2
Early inventory management practices in the foreign exchange market: Insights from sixteenth‐century Lyon2
Soils, scale, or elites? Biological innovation in Uruguayan cattle farming, 1880–19132
Ad maiorem Dei gloriam: Numeracy levels in the Guarani Jesuit missions2
Seeing credit and property rights from below: The experience of Catalan smallholders in the eighteenth century2
Technical change and the postwar slowdown in Soviet economic growth in a long run perspective, 1885–20191
Rotating savings and credit associations (ROSCAs) in prewar China: Communal finance and the roots of economic development1
Firm survival and the rise of the factory1
The price of poverty: The association between childhood poverty and adult income and education in Sweden, 1947–20151
Wool smuggling from England's eastern seaboard, c. 1337–45: An illicit economy in the late middle ages1
Numeracy selectivity of Spanish migrants in colonial America (sixteenth–eighteenth centuries)1
Introduction to the symposium on inequality1
A. G.Hopkins, An economic history of West Africa (London: Routledge, 2020. Pp. v+399. 17 maps. 6 figs. ISBN 978036700243 Hbk. £120.00)1
Demographic trends in late‐slavery Jamaica, 1817–321
Fiscal policy under constraints: Fiscal capacity and austerity during the Great Depression1
The legacy of voluntarism: Charitable funding in the early NHS1
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KazuoKobayashi, Indian cotton textiles in West Africa. African agency, consumer demand and the making of the global economy, 1750–1850 (Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, Cambridge Imperial and Post‐Colonial S1
Consumer revolution in north‐western Germany: Material culture, global goods, and proto‐industry in rural households in the seventeenth to nineteenth centuries1
Mercantilist inequality: wealth and poverty in Stockholm, 1650–17501
Social inequalities in famine mortality in the manorial system of the tsarist Russian province of Livland in the mid‐1840s1
Patents and invention in Jamaica and the British Atlantic before 1857 1
The contribution of enslaved workers to output and growth in the antebellum United States1
Exploring modern bank penetration: Evidence from early twentieth‐century Netherlands1
Analysing the actions of the rebels in the English Revolt of 1381: The case of Cambridgeshire1
The last free traders? Interwar trade policy in the Netherlands and Netherlands East Indies1
Autarky in Franco's Spain: The costs of a closed economy1
Unions and compensating wage differentials for workplace accident risk: the English and Welsh railway industry, 1902–121
Evaluating early modern lockdowns: Household quarantine in Bristol, 1565–16041
Nominal wage patterns, monopsony, and labour market power in early modern England1
Aesthetics for a polite society: Language and the marketing of second‐hand goods in eighteenth‐century London1
Peer pressure: The puzzle of aristocrats’ tax compliance in early nineteenth‐century Moscow1
Ethnic‐specific infant care practices and infant mortality in late Imperial Russia1
Making the municipal capital market in nineteenth‐century England†1
Credit risk in colonial India1
Did it pay to be a pioneer? Wealth accumulation in a newly settled frontier society1
The great margin call: The role of leverage in the 1929 Wall Street crash1
Los von London’: A comparative, empirical analysis of German and British global foreign banking and trade development, 1881–19131
New perspectives on the contribution of sanitary investments to mortality decline in English cities, 1845–19091
Fuelling the urban economy: A comparative study of energy in the Low Countries, 1600–18501
Legal origins of corporate governance: Choice of law in Egypt, 1887–19141
Reconsidering peasant communes in the Levant, c. 1850s–1940s1
Contesting the preferred creditor status of the League of Nations, 1931–31
New evidence on wine in French international trade (1848–1913): Import discrimination as export quality promotion1
The Neolithic Revolution in the Middle East: A survey and speculation article for the Economic History Review1
Plagues, wars, political change, and fiscal capacity: late medieval and Renaissance Siena, 1337–1556†1
TirthankarRoy and Anand V.Swamy, Law and the Economy in a Young Democracy. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2022. pp. 272. 14 tables. 4 figs. ISBN 9780226799001. Hbk $45.000
HaroldJames, Making a modern central bank: The Bank of England 1979–2003 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020. Pp. i+525. ISBN 9781108799492 Pbk. £29.99)0
SimonMee, Central bank independence and the legacy of the German past (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019. Pp. 368. 13 illus. 3 tabs. ISBN 978110849978 Hbk. £75.00)0
A Monetary and Fiscal History of Latin America, 1960–2017 By TimothyKehoe and Juan PabloNicolini (eds), Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 2021. pp. xvii + 569. ISBN Hbk. 9781517911980 Pb0
The effect of settler farming on indigenous agriculture: Evidence from Italian Libya0
Property and inequality: Housing dynamics in a nineteenth‐century city0
XavierLafrance, The making of capitalism in France: class structures, economic development, the state and the formation of the French working class, 1750–1914 (Leiden: Brill, 2019. Pp. x+312. ISBN 9780
Gender and justice: The status of women in Ottoman courts0
MichaelSchiltz, Accounting for the fall of silver: hedging currency risk in long‐distance trade with Asia, 1870–1913 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2020. Pp. v+224. 48 figs. 17 tabs. ISBN 9780198860
Sterling's farewell symphony: The end of the Sterling Area revisited0
RichardMackenney, Venice as the polity of mercy: guilds, confraternities, and the social order, c. 1250–c. 1650 (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2019. Pp. vii+471. 66 figs. 12 tabs. ISBN 97814420
The growth contribution of colonial Indian railways in comparative perspective0
Assessing female accountability in the long eighteenth century through debt imprisonment0
BenMarsh, Unravelled dreams: Silk and the Atlantic World 1500–1840 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020. Pp. v+500. ISBN 9781108418287 Hbk. £29.99)0
Designing wartime economic controls: Productivity and firm dynamics in the Japanese cotton spinning industry, 1937–90
Updated estimates of UK GDP from the income side, 1841–19200
Review of periodical literature for 2022: (i) 400–11000
Pawned states: State building in the era of international finance By DidacQueralt, Princeton: Princeton University Press. 2022. p. 368. 43 figs. 19 tables. ISBN 9780691231525. Hbk0
JaneKershaw and GarethWilliams, eds., Silver, butter, cloth: monetary and social economies in the Viking Age (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019. pp. v+306. 69 figs. 23 tabs. ISBN 9780198827986 Hbk0
Herbert S.Klein and Francisco VidalLuna, Modern Brazil: a social history (New York and Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020. Pp. xv + 419. 3 maps. 88 graphs. 95 tabs. ISBN 9781108489027 Hbk. £70
International entrepreneurship without investor protection: Evidence from initial public offerings in Belgium before the First World War0
Review of periodical literature for 2020: (iii) 1500–17000
Hot money inflows and bank risk‐taking: Germany from the 1920s to the Great Depression0
Review of periodical literature for 2022: (vi) post‐19450
AlanForrest, The death of the French Atlantic. Trade, war, and slavery in the age of revolution (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2020. Pp. v + 352. 6 maps. ISBN 9780199568956. Hbk. £35)0
From circular to permanent: The economic assimilation of migrants during Spain's rural exodus, 1955–730
PatHow and JaneHarris, eds., Wills, inventories and probate accounts from Saint Albans 1600–1615 (Hertford: Hertfordshire Records Society, 2019. Pp. xlii+436. 5 illus. ISBN 9780956511171 Hbk. £22 + p&0
Review of periodical literature for 2022: (v) 1850–19450
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RonHarris, Going the distance: Eurasian trade and the rise of the business corporation, 1400–1700 (Princeton, NJ, and Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2020. Pp. xiii + 465. 28 b/w illus. 20 tabs. 10
Can colonial institutions explain differences in labour returns? Evidence from rural colonial India0
Dael A.Norwood, Trading Freedom: How Trade with China Defined Early AmericaChicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 2022. Pp. 270. 9 figs. ISBN 13: 978‐0‐226‐81558‐9 Hbk. $45.000
An Economic History of the First German Unification: State Formation and Economic Development in a European Perspective.UlrichPfister & NikolausWolf (eds.), (Abingdon: Routledge, 2023. pp. 390. 500
Review of periodical literature for 20210
The Middle‐Eastern marriage pattern? Malthusian dynamics in nineteenth‐century Egypt0
JulianHoppit, DuncanNeedham, and AdrianLeonard, eds., Money and markets: essays in honour of Martin Daunton (Woodbridge: Boydell Press, 2019. Pp. v+294. 17 figs. 15 tabs. ISBN 9781783274451 Pbk. £19.90
The decline of US manufacturing productivity between 1941 and 19480
StanaNenadic, Craftworkers in Nineteenth‐Century Scotland: Making and Adapting in an Industrial Age. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2022. pp. 1–256. 14 figs. ISBN 9781474490307. Hbk £850
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The 1929 crash of the New York stock exchange as a liquidity crisis0
Aaron G.Jakes, Egypt's occupation: colonial economism and the crises of capitalism (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2020. Pp. xv+352. 1 tab. ISBN 9781503607194 Hbk. $90.00; ISBN 97815036126170
GreggHuff, World War II and Southeast Asia: economy and society under Japanese occupation (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020. Pp. v+524. ISBN 9781107099333 Hbk. £90.00)0
The settlers’ fortunes: Comparing tax censuses in the Cape Colony and early American republic0
Review of periodical literature for 2020: (i) 400–11000
Introduction to the symposium on economic history and India0
Introduction to the symposium on banking and currency0
What about the race between education and technology in the Global South? Comparing skill premiums in colonial Africa and Asia0
Three centuries of corporate governance in the United Kingdom0
Should history change the way we think about populism?0
A safe asset in early modern Castile, 1543–17140
Public Interest and State Legitimation: Early Modern England, Japan, and China.WenkaiHe, (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2023. pp. 320. ISBN 9781009334556. Pbk. £25.99)0
VictoriaBateman, The sex factor: How women made the West rich (Chichester: Wiley, 2019. Pp. v+248. ISBN 9781509526765 Hbk. $69.95)0
JohnHatcher and Judy Z.Stephenson, eds., Seven centuries of unreal wages. The unreliable data, sources and methods that have been used for measuring standards of living in the past (London: Palgrave M0
An Exchange Rate History of the United Kingdom: 1945–1992AlainNaef (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2022. pp. 200. ISBN 9781108839990. Hbk $110)0
RobinFleming, The Material Fall of Roman Britain 300–525 CE. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2021. pp. xii + 303. 22 figs. ISBN 978‐0‐8122‐5244‐6. $45/£370
Communism and patricide: Collectivization and domestic violence in 1960s China0
Corporate taxes, leverage, and investment: Evidence from Nazi‐occupied Netherlands0
Correction to ‘Evesham Abbey and Local Society in the Late Middle Ages. The Abbot's Household Account 1456–7 and the Priors’ Registers 1520–40’0
DavidFitzpatrick, The Americanisation of Ireland: migration and settlement, 1841–1925 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020. Pp. v+254. 2 charts. 10 maps. 47 tabs. ISBN 9781108486491 Hbk. £22.90
Supervision without regulation: Discount limits at the Austro–Hungarian Bank, 1909–130
EmmaHart, Trading spaces: the colonial marketplace and the foundations of American capitalism (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2019. Pp. 1+274. 10 figs. 1 tab. ISBN 9780226659817 Hbk. $45)0
The United Kingdom's disappearing wartime imports 1939–45: A statistical, ideological, and historiographical accounting0
Quakers in the British Atlantic World, c. 1660–1800. By EstherSahle, (Ed.), Woodbridge: Boydell Press, 2021. pp. vi+206. 10 figs. 11 tabs. ISBN Pbk. 9781783275861 £24.990
DavidStone, ed., The accounts of the manor of Esher in the Winchester Pipe Rolls, 1235–1376 (Woking: Surrey Record Society, vol. xlvi, 2017. Pp. lxxvii + 438. 11 figs. 9 tabs. 7 plates. ISBN 9780902970
The implementation of national labour legislation in England after the Black Death, 1349–14000
MortenJerven, The Wealth and Poverty of African States: Economic Growth, Living Standards and Taxation since the Late Nineteenth Century. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2022. pp. 198. ISBN 9780
Review of periodical literature for 2020: (vi) Since 19450
ErinWoodruff Stone, Captives of Conquest: Slavery in the Early Modern Spanish Caribbean. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2021. pp. 235. 3 maps. 3 figs. 7 tabs. ISBN 9780812253108. Hbk 0
The Making of a Fiscal‐Military State in Post‐Revolutionary FranceJeromeGreenfield, (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2022. pp. ix+325. 14 figs. 1 tab. ISBN 9781108839679. Hbk. £75)0
Review of periodical literature for 20210
Introduction to the symposium on demographic shocks0
Davies, John E., The changing fortunes of an aristocratic family, 1689–1976: the Campbells of Cawdor and their Welsh estates (Woodbridge: Boydell Press, 2019. Pp. ix+343. 12 figs. ISBN 978‐1‐78327‐4340
Railways’ Economic Impact on Uttar Pradesh and Colonial North India (1860–1914): The Iron Raj By Ian D.Derbyshire, Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2022. pp. 615. ISBN 97815275869010
JohnHenderson, Florence under siege: surviving plague in an early modern city (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2019. Pp. vii+363. 39 plates. 4 maps. 9 figs. 4 tabs. ISBN 9780300196344 Hbk. £30.00)0
John C.Appleby, Fur, fashion and transatlantic trade during the seventeenth century: Chesapeake Bay Native hunters, colonial rivalries and London merchants (Woodbridge: Boydell Press, 2021. Pp. x+294.0
CraigVanGrasstek, Trade and American leadership: the paradoxes of power and wealth from Alexander Hamilton to Donald Trump (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019. Pp. xxviii+475. 20 figs. 19 tab0
Individual investors and social ownership structures in the UK before the 1930s: Joint holdings and trustee investment0
Review of periodical literature for 2020: (ii) 1100–15000
List of publications on the economic and social history of Great Britain and Ireland published in 20190
The Economic weapon: The rise of sanctions as a tool of modern war By NicholasMulder, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2022. pp. xiv + 434 pages. ISBN 9780300259360 Hbk £25.000
One country, two currencies: The adoption of the Hong Kong currency board, 19830
BronwenEverill, Not made by slaves: ethical capitalism in the age of abolition (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2020. Pp. 318. ISBN 9780674240988 Hbk. $39.95/£31.95)0
Competition, over‐branching and bank failures during the Great Depression: New evidence from Italy0
Goodbye, Mr. Portugal: Fiscal crisis, constitutional revolution, and the independence of Brazil (1808–22)0
SelinaTodd, Snakes and ladders: The Great British social mobility myth (London: Penguin Books, 2021. Pp. i+448. ISBN 9781784740818 Hbk. £25.00)0
Underpricing in a developing capital market: Australian equity issuances, 1920–390
Anglo–Dutch financial connections and contrasts in the late eighteenth century: The Amsterdam phase of the 1772–3 credit crisis0
Women's work and wages in the sixteenth century and Sweden's position in the ‘little divergence’0
Review of periodical literature for 2020: (iv) 1700–18500
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Review of periodical literature for 20210
The Roman Stock Exchange Between the 19th and 20th Centuries: A History of the Italian Stock Market By DonatellaStrangio (London and New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2022. pp. Xxvi + 259. 42 figs. 28 tab0
GelinaHarlaftis, Creating global shipping: Aristotle Onassis, the Vagliano Brothers, and the business of shipping, c. 1820–1970 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019. Pp. viii + 375. 46 figs. 50
State of forgiveness: Cooperation, conciliation, and state formation in Mughal South Asia (1556–1707)0
Review of periodical literature for 20210
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The rise and fall of paper money in Yuan China, 1260–13680