Wednesday, April 22, 2015

New Books of Interest: Spring Edition

A list, by no means complete, of books of interest to business and economic historians published or forthcoming between March and June 2015 :


Francesca Bray, Peter Coclanis, Edda Fields-Black, and Dagmar Schaefer, eds., Rice: Global Networks and New Histories (Cambridge University Press, March 2015)

Richard Davenport-Hines, Universal Man: The Lives of John Maynard Keynes (Basic Books, May 2015)

Timothy Gloege, Guaranteed Pure: The Moody Bible Institute, Business, and the Making of Modern Evangelicalism (North Carolina University Press, April 2015)

Kevin M. Kruse, One Nation Under God: How Corporate America Invented Christian America (Basic Books, April 2015)

David Kynaston and Richard Roberts, The Lion Wakes: A Modern History of HSBC (Profile Books, March 2015)

Adrian Leonard and David Pretel, eds., The Caribbean and the Atlantic World Economy: Circuits of Trade, Money and Knowledge, 1650-1914 (Palgrave Macmillan April 2015)

Paul Lerner, The Consuming Temple: Jews, Department Stores, and the Consumer Revolution in Germany, 1880–1940 (Cornell University Press, April 2015)

Douglas McCalla, Consumers in the Bush: Shopping in Rural Upper Canada (McGill-Queen's University Press, March 2015)

Calvin Schermerhorn, The Business of Slavery and the Rise of American Capitalism, 1815-1860 (Yale University Press, April 2015)

Brett Sheehan, Industrial Eden: A Chinese Capitalist Vision (Harvard University Press, April 2015)

Robert E. Wright and Richard Sylla, Genealogy of American Finance (Columbia University Press, March 2015)

For a more extensive selection, please see the "Books of Interest" section of the BHC website.