Monday, August 27, 2012

New and Forthcoming Books of Interest: Late Summer Edition

This round-up reflects the beginnings of publishers' fall lists, including new books by Thomas McCraw and the first volume of Albert Churella's history of the Pennsylvania Railroad:
Jennifer L. Anderson, Mahogany: The Costs of Luxury in Early America (Harvard University Press, September 2012)

Anna Bálint, Clariant Clareant: The Beginnings of a Specialty Chemicals Company (Campus Verlag, July 2012)

Patrizia Battilani and Harm G. Schröter, eds., The Cooperative Business Movement, 1950 to the Present (Cambridge University Press, September 2012)

Hartmut Berghoff, Jürgen Kocka, and Dieter Ziegler, eds., Business in the Age of Extremes: Essays in Modern German and Austrian Economic History (Cambridge University Press,October 2012)

William H. Bergmann, The American National State and the Early West (Cambridge University Press, September 2012)
Archie B. Carroll, Kenneth J. Lipartito, James E. Post, and Patricia H. Werhane, Corporate Responsibility: The American Experience (Cambridge University Press, September 2012)

Albert J. Churella, The Pennsylvania Railroad, vol. 1: Building an Empire, 1846-1917 (University of Pennsylvania Press, October 2012)

James W. Cortada, Digital Flood: The Diffusion of Information Technology across the U.S., Europe, and Asia (Oxford University Press, August 2012)

Michele Gillespie, Katharine and R. J. Reynolds: Partners of Fortune in the Making of the New South (University of Georgia Press, October 2012)

Jessica L. Goldberg, Trade and Institutions in the Medieval Mediterranean: The Geniza Merchants and Their Business World (Cambridge University Press, September 2012)

Sheryllynne Haggerty, "Merely for Money"? Business Culture in the British Atlantic, 1750-1815 (Liverpool University Press, September 2012) 

Richard Harris, Building a Market: The Rise of the Home Improvement Industry, 1914-1916 (University of Chicago Press, September 2012)

Laura Warren Hill and Julia Rabig, eds., The Business of Black Power: Community Development, Capitalism, and Corporate Responsibility in Postwar America (University of Rochester Press, June 2012)

Claire Holleran, Shopping in Ancient Rome: The Retail Trade in the Late Republic and the Principate (Oxford University Press, June 2012)

Ralph Jessen and Lydia Langer, eds., Transformations of Retailing in Europe after 1945 (Ashgate, September 2012)

Rebecca Kobrin, ed., Chosen Capital: The Jewish Encounter with American Capitalism (Rutgers University Press, August 2012)

Paul A. C. Koistinen, State of War: The Political Economy of American Warfare, 1945–2011 (University Press of Kansas, September 2012)

Jan L. Logemann, Trams or Tailfins? Public and Private Prosperity in Postwar West Germany and the United States (University of Chicago Press, October 2012)

Julie Marfany, Land, Proto-Industry, and Population in Catalonia, c. 1680-1829 (Ashgate, August 2012)

Thomas K. McCraw, The Founders and Finance: How Hamilton, Gallatin, and Other Immigrants Forged a New Economy (Harvard University Press, October 2012)

Andrew Popp, Entrepreneurial Families: Business, Marriage and Life in the Early Nineteenth Century (Pickering & Chatto, October 2012)

Jonathan Rees, Industrialization and the Transformation of American Life: A Brief Introduction (M.E. Sharpe, September 2012)

Michael Schiltz, The Money Doctors from Japan: Finance, Imperialism, and the Building of the Yen Bloc, 1895-1937 (Harvard University Press, August 2012)

Timothy D. Taylor, The Sounds of Capitalism: Advertising, Music, and the Conquest of Culture (University of Chicago Press, July 2012)