28 AUGUST 1926, Page 17


[To the Editor of the SPECTATOR.] SM,—We should be grateful if you will allow us to call the attention of any of your readers who are interested in Economic History to the fact that an Economic History Society has recently been established, which, in addition to other activi- ties, will publish an Economic History Review. The President of the Society is Sir William Ashley, the. Vice-Presidents Pro- fessor W. R. Scott (Glasgow) and Professor E. F. Gay (Harvard). The Review, which will appear, to beg in .with once a year, will be edited by Mr. E. Lipson (Oxford) and. Mr. R. H. Tawney (London), and will have the advantage of the cooperation of distinguished foreign scholars, including Pro- fessor Gras (U.S A.), Professor Pirenne (Belgium), Professor S:se (France), Professor Arias (Italy), Professor Brodnitz (Germany) and Professor Kosminsky (Russia). Membership of the Society will be open to all persons interested in Economic History on payment of an annual subscription of 10s. 6d., and will carry with it the right to receive a copy of the Review annually post free. Subscriptions should be sent to the Hon. Treasurer, Mr. J. A. White, 43 Dora Road, Wimbledon, London, S.W. 19.—We are, Sir, &c.,