New Series: Economic History

We are thrilled to announce the launch of “Economic History Dissertation Reviews,” which will bring you friendly, non-critical overviews of recently defended, unpublished dissertations on various topics in modern and early modern economic history. Like all the other series on this website, “Economic History” will feature reviews and guides for archives, libraries and collections around the world. If you wish to participate in Dissertation Reviews, please click here to become a reviewer or to have your dissertation reviewed. You may also propose a “Fresh from the Archives” or “Talking Shop” article by contacting


Introducing our new field editor

Mark RiceMark Rice is an assistant professor of history at Baruch College of the City University of New York where he focuses on modern Latin American economic history. He is currently completing his first book project which examines the historical development of tourism in the Cusco region of Peru. He has received fellowships and awards from institutions including the Social Science Research Council and the Tinker Foundation.  Mark has presented his research in the United States, Latin America, and Europe. He has also published research, including a 2012 article in the Journal of Latin American Studies.




Image: Stock brokers working at the New York Stock Exchange. Photograph by Timothy O’Halloran. Library of Congress.

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