Ephraim Lipson

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Ephraim Lipson , also E. Lipson (born September 1, 1888 in Sheffield , † April 22, 1960 in Lambeth , London) was a British economic historian .


Lipson was the son of a Jewish furniture dealer and first attended the Sheffield Royal Grammar School . He then studied at Trinity College , Cambridge, he graduated with honors in history in 1910.

After graduating, he worked as an independent researcher and tutor at the University of Oxford , later he taught at Cambridge (1921-1931), then at Boston University (1932-1933) and from 1933 at California University .

Lipson was the third co-founder of the Economic History Society in 1926, alongside Eileen Power and RH Tawney .

His written estate can be found at the British Library of Political and Economic Science in the holdings of the Economic History Society .

Works (excerpt)

  • Editor of the " Economic History Review " (1921–1934) (with Richard Henry Tawney (1880–1962), Michael Moïssey Postan (1899–1981), HJ Habbakuk , Economic History Society )
  • The economic history of England , 3 volumes., 1915–1931
  • Europe in the nineteenth century , 1916
  • The history of the English woolen and worsted industries , 1921
  • Increased production , 1921
  • The inventions , 1934
  • Europe , 1914-1939
  • A planned economy and free enterprise , 1944


Web links

  • Catalog query at nal.usda.gov (English)

Individual evidence

  1. a b c Negley Harte: The Economic History Society, 1926–2001 ( Memento of the original from September 25, 2006 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. , on ehs.org.uk, viewed January 7, 2012 (Word document, English; 150 kB) @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot / www.ehs.org.uk
  2. Ephraim Lipson - I1804 - Individual Information , entry in Zeffertt Family History on zeffertt.co.uk, viewed January 7, 2012 (English)
  3. Written legacy  ( page no longer available , search in web archivesInfo: The link was automatically marked as defective. Please check the link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. at the Economic History Society , listed in the London archive database aim25.ac.uk, as viewed January 7, 2012@1@ 2Template: Dead Link / www.aim25.ac.uk