Monday, June 21, 2010

New and Forthcoming Books in Paperback

A brief sampling of business and economic history books recently or soon to be out in paperback:
Jeremy Atack and Larry Neal, eds., The Origins and Development of Financial Markets and Institutions from the Seventeenth Century to the Present (Cambridge University Press [UK], July 2010);

Warren Belasco and Roger Horowitz, eds., Food Chains: From Farmyard to Shopping Cart (University of Pennsylvania Press, Aug. 2010);

Robert Friedel and Paul Israel, Edison's Electric Light: The Art of Invention (Johns Hopkins University Press, July 2010);

Ann Smart Martin, Buying into the World of Goods: Early Consumers in Backcountry Virginia (Johns Hopkins University Press, Aug. 2010);

Thomas K. McCraw, Prophet of Innovation: Joseph Schumpeter and Creative Destruction (Harvard University Press, March 2010);

Christopher D. McKenna, The World's Newest Profession: Management Consulting in the Twentieth Century (Cambridge University Press, Feb. 2010);

Bethany Moreton, To Serve God and Wal-Mart: The Making of Christian Free Enterprise (Harvard University Press, Aug. 2010);

Mark H. Rose, Bruce E. Seely, and Paul F. Barrett, The Best Transportation System in the World: Railroads, Trucks, Airlines, and American Public Policy in the Twentieth Century (University of Pennsylvania Press, May 2010);

Mark R. Wilson, The Business of Civil War: Military Mobilization and the State, 1861-1865 (Johns Hopkins University Press, Sept. 2010).