Friday, May 13, 2011

New and Forthcoming Books of Interest: Spring 2011 Edition

A sampling of recently published and forthcoming books on topics of interest:
Franco Amatori and Andrea Colli, Business History: Complexities and Comparisons (Routledge, forthcoming, May 2011)
Donica Belisle, Retail Nation: Department Stores and the Making of Modern Canada (UBC Press, February 2011)
Dan Breznitz and Michael Murphree, Run of the Red Queen: Government Innovation, Globalization, and Economic Growth in China (Yale University Press, April 2011).
Alexander Field, A Great Leap Forward: 1930s Depression and U.S. Economic Growth (Yale University Press, April, 2011)
Julia C. Ott, When Wall Street Met Main Street: The Quest for an Investors' Democracy (Harvard University Press, forthcoming, May 2011)
Sara B. Pritchard, Confluence: The Nature of Technology and the Remaking of the Rhône (Harvard University Press, February 2011)
Emanuela Scarpellini, Material Nation: A Consumer's History of Modern Italy (Oxford University Press, forthcoming, April 2011)
Michael Stamm, Sound Business: Newspapers, Radio, and the Politics of New Media (University of Pennsylvania Press, April 2011)
Philip J. Stern, The Company-State: Corporate Sovereignty and the Early Modern Foundations of the British Empire in India (Oxford University Press, March 2011)
Maki Umemura, The Japanese Pharmaceutical Industry: Its Evolution and Current Challenges (Routledge, March 2011)
Richard White, Railroaded: The Transcontinentals and the Making of Modern America (W.W.  Norton, forthcoming, May 2011)
Daqing Yang, Technology of Empire: Telecommunications and Japanese Expansion in Asia, 1883-1945 (Harvard University Press, April 2011)