Friday, January 20, 2012

New Books in Business and Economic History: Winter Edition

A partial listing of new and forthcoming books in business and economic history:
Hartmut Berghoff and Uwe Spiekermann, eds., Decoding Modern Consumer Societies (Palgrave Macmillan, December 2011)
Stanley L. Engerman and Kenneth L. Sokoloff,  Economic Development in the Americas since 1500: Endowments and Institutions (Cambridge University Press, November 2011)
Louis Galambos, The Creative Society—And the Price Americans Paid For It (Cambridge University Press, January 2012)
Harold James, Krupp: A History of Legendary German Firm (Princeton University Press, forthcoming, March 2012)
William Lazonick and David Teece, eds., Management Innovation: Essays in the Spirit of Alfred D. Chandler, Jr. (Oxford University Press, forthcoming, February 2012)
Larry Neal, "I Am Not the Master of Events": The Speculations of John Law and Lord Londonderry in the Mississippi and South Sea Bubbles (Yale University Press, December 2011)
Kim Phillips-Fein and Julian E. Zelizer, eds., What's Good for Business: Business and American Politics since World War II (Oxford University Press, forthcoming March 2012)
J. Andrew Ross and Andrew D. Smith, eds., Canada's Entrepreneurs: From the Fur Trade to the 1929 Crash (University of Toronto Press, November 2011)
Pål Thonstad Sandvik, Multinationals, Subsidiaries and National Business Systems: The Nickel Industry and Falconbridge Nikkelverk (Pickering and Chatto, forthcoming, February 2012)
Michael Zakim and Gary J. Kornblith, eds., Capitalism Takes Command: The Social Transformation of Nineteenth-Century America (University of Chicago Press, January 2012)