Maxine Berg - Selected Publications#


Luxury and Pleasure in Eighteenth-Century Britain (OUP, 2005)

Ed. with Elizabeth Eger, Luxury in the Eighteenth Century: Debates, Desires and Delectable Goods (Palgrave 2002)

Ed. With Helen Clifford, Consumers and Luxury in Europe 1650-1850 (Manchester University Press, 1999)

Ed. With Kristine Bruland, Technological Revolutions in Europe 1760-1860 (Edward Elgar, 1997)

A Woman in History; Eileen Power 1889-1940 (Cambridge, 1996)

The Age of Manufactures. Second Edition (Routledge, 1994)


'Cargoes: the Trade in Luxuries from Asia to Europe', in David Cannadine, ed. Maritime Trade and Empire, Palgrave Press (2007) 'From Global History to Globalization', History Workshop Journal, Issue 66, 2008

'Selling Consumption in the Eighteenth Century: Advertising and the Trade Card in Britain and France', written with Helen Clifford, Cultural and Social History, vol.4 (2), 2007, pp. 9-34.

'Britain, Industry and Perceptions of China: Matthew Boulton, 'Useful Knowledge' and the Macartney Embassy to China 1792-4', Journal of Global History, vol. 1 (2), July 2006, pp. 269-288.

Special issue edition of History of Science: 'Reflections on Joel Mokyr's The Gifts of Athena, edited set of papers by Maxine Berg, Joel Mokyr, Larry Stewart, Liliane Hilaire-Perez, Kristine Bruland: Vol. 45 (2), 2007, pp. 125-196

'The Genesis of Useful Knowledge' - article for Special Issue of History of Science, vol. 49 (2), 2007, pp. 123-133.

'In Pursuit of Luxury: Global Origins of British Consumer Goods in the Eighteenth Century', Past and Present, 182, 2004 'Consumption and Consumers 1700-1850' in R.C. Floud and Paul Johnson, eds. An Economic History of Britain, vol. 1 (Cambridge University Press, 2003)

'From Imitation to Invention: Creating Commodities in Eighteenth-Century Britain', Economic History Review, 45, 2002

'Shopping for Britain: British Products in the Eighteenth Century' History Today (July, 2005)

(With Matthew Craske) 'Art and History: Business Organization and Luxury Manufacture in the Eighteenth Century' in Proceedings of the Instituto Internazionale di Storia Economica F. Datini, Prato, vol. 33, 2002

'French Fancy and Cool Britannia: the Fashion Markets of Early Modern Europe' in Proceedings of the Instituto Internazionale di Storia Economica F. Datini, Prato, vol. 32, 2001.
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