Thursday, July 15, 2010

New and Forthcoming Books of Interest: Summer Edition

A sampling among this summer's crop of new books of interest to business and economic historians:
Stefano Battilossi and Jaime Reis, eds., State and Financial Systems in Europe and the USA: Historical Perspectives on Regulation and Supervision in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries (Ashgate, April 2010; ISBN: 978-0-7546-6594-6);

Forrest Capie, The Bank of England, 1950s to 1979 (Cambridge University Press, August 2010; ISBN 978-0-521-19282-8);

José L. García-Ruiz and Pier Angelo Toninelli, eds., The Determinants of Entrepreneurship: Leadership, Culture, Institutions (Pickering and Chatto, July 2010; ISBN: 978-1-84893-071-1);

Richard S. Grossman, Unsettled Account: The Evolution of Banking in the Industrialized World since 1800 (Princeton University Press, June 2010; ISBN 978-1-4008-3525-6);
Robin Pearson, ed., The Development of International Insurance (Pickering and Chatto, July 2010; ISBN: 978-1-84893-075-9);

Catherine R. Schenk, The Decline of Sterling: Managing the Retreat of an International Currency, 1945-1992 (Cambridge University Press, July 2010; ISBN: 978-0-521-87697-1);

Nuala Zahedieh, The Capital and the Colonies: London and the Atlantic Economy, 1660-1700 (Cambridge University Press, August 2010; ISBN: 978-0-521-51423-1).