This page presents a selection of recent books. For more publications, please visit the personal pages of our staff.


18 October 2018
This volume explores the role of money in economic performance, and focuses on how monetary systems have affected economic crises for the last 4,000 years.
18 October 2018
When did the process of globalization begin, and what effects did it have on economies and societies?
17 September 2018
In August the book 'The Cambridge Companion to the Dutch Golden Age' has been published by Cambridge University Press.
3 September 2018
In August 2018 Maarten Prak's 'Citizens without Nations. Urban Citizenship in Europe and the World c. 1000-1789' has launched.
Bas van Bavel - The Invisible Hand?
4 July 2016
In his new book, Bas van Bavel presents a historical investigation into the rise and fall of market economies.
21 January 2016
Historian Ruben Schalk is on of the authors of 'Kansen in het Koninkrijk. Studiebeurzen 1815-2015'.
29 April 2015
A new book of historian Tine de Moor will be published at Cambridge University Press, entitled 'The Dilemma of the Commoners'.
29 January 2015
In Keetie Sluyterman's book 'Varieties of Capitalism and Business History: The Dutch Case', different national economies and their merits are compared.
17 November 2014
Prof. Thomas David (University of Lausanne) and Dr Gerarda Westerhuis (UU) bring together specialists to investigate the development of corporate networks.
How Was Life? Global Well-Being since 1820 (OECD)
6 October 2014
People’s wellbeing has increased in the past 200 years. That is one of the conclusions of the report 'How Was Life? Global Well-Being since 1820'.