Wednesday, March 26, 2014

BHC Announces Book Prizes

At its recent meeting in Frankfurt, Germany, the Business History Conference presented its two book prizes.
The co-winners of the Hagley Book Prize, for the best book in business history, are Dimitry Anastakis of Trent University for Autonomous State: The Epic Struggle for a Canadian Car Industry from OPEC to Free Trade (University of Toronto Press), and Bernhard Rieger of University College London for The People's Car: A Global History of the Volkswagen Beetle (Harvard University Press).
     The winner of the Gomory Prize, for the best book on the effects of business enterprises on the economic conditions of the countries in which they operate, is Arwen P. Mohun of the University of Delaware for Risk: Negotiating Safety in American Society (Johns Hopkins University Press).