Tuesday, June 17, 2014

New and Forthcoming Books of Interest, Part 1: Winter/Spring Edition

Having missed the last quarterly edition, we're dividing the recent book list into two parts; this first segment covers the period February-April 2014; the next, to be posted later this week, will include publications for May-August 2014.
Sean Patrick Adams, Home Fires: How Americans Kept Warm in the Nineteenth Century (Johns Hopkins University Press, March 2014)
Volker R. Berghahn, American Big Business in Britain and Germany: A Comparative History of Two "Special Relationships" in the 20th Century (Princeton University Press, April 2014)
Ted Binnema, Enlightened Zeal: The Hudson's Bay Company and Scientific Networks, 1670-1870 (University of Toronto Press, April 2014)
Catherine Cangany, Frontier Seaport: Detroit's Transformation into an Atlantic Entrepôt (University of Chicago Press, March 2014)
Pierre-Yves Donzé, A Business History of the Swatch Group: The Rebirth of Swiss Watchmaking and the Globalization of the Luxury Industry (Macmillan, April 2014)
Laurence Fontaine, The Moral Economy: Poverty, Credit, and Trust in Early Modern Europe (Cambridge University Press, April 2014)
Pierre Gervais, Yannick Lemarchand, and Dominique Margairaz, eds., Merchants and Profit in the Age of Commerce, 1680-1830 (Pickering & Chatto, February 2014)
Llewelyn Hughes, Globalizing Oil: Firms and Oil Market Governance in France, Japan, and the United States (Cambridge University Press, March 2014)
Tammy Ingram, Dixie Highway: Road Building and the Making of the Modern South, 1900-1930 (University of North Carolina Press, March 2014)
Christopher F. Jones,  Routes of Power: Energy and Modern America (Harvard University Press, April 2014)
Michael Kwass, Contraband: Louis Mandrin and the Making of a Global Underground (Harvard University Press, April 2014)
Shepherd W. McKinley, Stinking Stones and Rocks of Gold: Phosphate, Fertilizer, and Industrialization in Postbellum South Carolina (University Press of Florida, March 2014)
Robert J. Mayhew, Malthus: The Life and Legacies of an Untimely Prophet (Harvard University Press, April 2014)
Ian Mitchell, Tradition and Innovation in English Retailing, 1700 to 1850: Narratives of Consumption (Ashgate, February 2014) 
Aldo Musacchio and Sergio G. Lazzarini, Reinventing State Capitalism: Leviathan in Business, Brazil and Beyond (Harvard University Press, April 2014)
Larry Neal and Jeffrey Williamson, eds., Cambridge History of Capitalism, vols. 1 and 2 (Cambridge University Press, April 2014)
Roberta J. Newman and Joel Nathan Rosen, Black Baseball, Black Business: Race Enterprise and the Fate of the Segregated Dollar (University Press of Mississippi, March 2014)
Thomas Piketty, Capital in the Twenty-First Century (Harvard University Press, April 2014)
Blain Roberts, Pageants, Parlors, and Pretty Women: Race and Beauty in the Twentieth-Century South (University of North Carolina Press, March 2014)
Andrew Smith and Dimitry Anastakis, eds., Smart Globalization: The Canadian Business and Economic History Experience (University of Toronto Press, February 2014)
Kazuo Usui, Marketing and Consumption in Modern Japan (Routledge, March 2014)