Monday, November 15, 2010

Recent and Forthcoming Books of Interest: Late Fall Edition

A sampling of recently published and forthcoming books on topics of interest:

Bernardo Bátiz-Lazo, J. Carles Maixé-Altés, and Paul Thomes, eds.,  Technological Innovation in Retail Finance: International Historical Perspectives (Routledge, November 2010)
Michael B. Boston, The Business Strategy of Booker T. Washington: Its Development and Implementation (University Press of Florida, August 2010)
Craig Miner, A Most Magnificent Machine: America Adopts the Railroad, 1825-1862 (University Press of Kansas, October 2010)
Eric J. Morser, Hinterland Dreams: The Political Economy of a Midwestern City (University of Pennsylvania Press, November 2010)
Monica Neve, Sold! Advertising and the Bourgeois Female Consumer in Munich, c. 1900-1914 (Franz Steiner, October 2010)
Geoffrey Owen, The Rise and Fall of Great Companies: Courtaulds and the Reshaping of the Man-Made Fibres Industry (Oxford University Press, October 2010)
Caroline de la Peña, Empty Pleasures: The Story of Artificial Sweeteners from Saccharin to Splenda (University of North Carolina Press, September 2010)
Stefan Schwarzkopf and Rainer Gries, eds., Ernest Dichter and Motivation Research: New Perspectives on the Making of Post-War Consumer Culture (Palgrave Macmillan, October 2010)
Rebecca Sharpless, Cooking in Other Women's Kitchens: Domestic Workers in the South, 1865-1960 (University of North Carolina Press, October 2010)
S. Jonathan Wiesen, Creating the Nazi Marketplace: Commerce and Consumption in the Third Reich (Cambridge University Press, December 2010)