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Jonathan J Liebowitz

Professor Emeritus

College of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(978) 934-2530


Modern European History, Economic History 

Selected Publications

  • Liebowitz, J.J. (2010). Agriculture and Economic Development in Europe Since 1870. Journal of Economic History, 70(4).
  • Liebowitz, J.J. (2010). Agriculture and Economic Development in Europe Since 1870. Edited by Pedro Lains and Vicente Pinilla. London and New York: Routledge, 2009. Pp. xviii, 407. $170.00, hardcover (70:4 pp. 996-998). The Journal of Economic History
  • Liebowitz, J.J. (2009). A History of World Agriculture: From the Neolithic Age to the Current Crisis. Journal of Economic History, 69(3).
  • Liebowitz, J.J. (2009). David Todd. L'Identite economique de la France: Libre a change et protectionnisme (1814-1851) (114: pp. 1544–1545).
  • Liebowitz, J.J. (2009). Tenants in Time: Family Strategies, Land, and Liberalism in Upper Canada, 1799-1871. Journal of Economic History, 69(4).
  • Liebowitz, J.J. (2009). The economic identity of France: free-exchange and protectionism (1814-1851). American Historical Review, 114(5).
  • Liebowitz, J.J. (2008). War, wine, and taxes: The political economy of Anglo-French trade, 1689-1900. Journal of Economic History, 68(3).
  • Liebowitz, J.J. (2003). The book, part of Princeton's series The Economic History of the Western World, edited by Joel Mokyr, is up to the usual high standards of the press. Nye writes with force and clarity, though chapters seem sometimes to be separate papers circling around a theme rather than carrying it forward. This flaw detracts little from a splendid work that all economic historians will want to read. Explorations in Economic History, 40 278-307.
  • Liebowitz, J.J. (2002). European economic history: From Mercantilism to Maastricht and beyond. Journal of Economic History, 62(4).
  • Liebowitz, J.J. (2000). Forum - Revisiting 'Growth in a Traditional Society', comment. Historical Methods, 33(1).
  • Liebowitz, J.J. (2000). French sharecroppers, tenants, and their landlords face the late nineteenth century crisis: What can narrative tell? Journal of Economic History, 60(2).
  • Liebowitz, J.J., Schwartz, R.M., Vardi, L., Grantham, G., Hoffman, P.T. (2000). Revisiting Growth in a Traditional Society: Four Comments: A Response. Historical Methods: A Journal of Quantitative and Interdisciplinary History, 33(1) 30-31.
  • Liebowitz, J.J. (1998). Fortunes a faire: The French in Asian trade, 1719-48. Journal of Economic History, 58(1).
  • Liebowitz, J.J. (1998). La longue stagnation en France: L'autre grande dépression, 1873–1897. Edited by Yves Breton, Albert Broder, and Michel Lutfalla. Paris: Economica, 1997. pp. viii, 492. FF 250. The Journal of Economic History, 58(02) 583-584.
  • Liebowitz, J.J. (1998). The long stagnation in France: The other Great Depression, 1873-1897. Journal of Economic History, 58(2).
  • Liebowitz, J.J. (1993). RURAL SUPPORT FOR PROTECTION: EVIDENCE FROM THE PARLIAMENTARY INQUIRY OF 1884. French History, 7(2) 163-182.
  • Liebowitz, J.J. (1990). Government and Agriculture in Western-Europe, 1880-1988 - Tracy,m. Journal of Economic History, 50(2).
  • Liebowitz, J.J. (1989). Tenants, Sharecroppers, and the French Agricultural Depression of the Late 19th-Century. Journal of Interdisciplinary History, 19(3).
  • Liebowitz, J.J. (1988). Pont-St-Pierre, 1398-1789 - Lordship, Community, and Capitalism in Early Modern France - Dewald,j. Journal of Economic History, 48(2).
  • Liebowitz, J.J. (1978). Economic Strength and Diplomatic Attitudes: The Formation of French Hostility before World War I. Social Science History, 34-55.