Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Books of Interest: Fall Edition

An incomplete list of books of interest to business and economic historians, published from September to December, plus a few we missed over the summer:
Scott W. Anderson, Auburn, New York: The Entrepreneurs' Frontier (Syracuse University Press, October 2015)

Bruce E. Baker and Barbara Hahn, Cotton Kings: Capitalism and Corruption in Turn-of-the-Century New York and New Orleans (Oxford University Press, November 2015)

Trevor Burnard, Planters, Merchants, and Slaves: Plantation Societies in British America, 1650-1820 (University of Chicago Press, October 2015)

Youssef Cassis and Philip L. Cottrell, Private Banking in Europe: Rise, Retreat, and Resurgence (Oxford University Press, September 2015)

Andrew Wender Cohen, Contraband: Smuggling and the Birth of the American Century (W. W. Norton, August 2015)

 Robert DuPlessis, The Material Atlantic: Clothing, Commerce, and Colonization in the Atlantic World, 1650–1800 (Cambridge University Press, October 2015)

 Robert Fitzgerald, The Rise of the Global Company: Multinationals and the Making of the Modern World (Cambridge University Press, December 2015)

Peter Frankopan, The Silk Roads: A New History of the World (Bloomsbury Publishing, August 2015)

Victoria E. M. Gardner, The Business of News in England, 1760-1820 (Palgrave Macmillan, November 2015)

Geoffrey M. Hodgson, Conceptualizing Capitalism: Institutions, Evolution, Future (University of Chicago Press, September 2015)

Richard R. John and Jonathan Silberstein-Loeb, eds., Making News: The Political Economy of Journalism in Britain and America from the Glorious Revolution to the Internet (Oxford University Press, October 2015)

Adrian Leonard, ed., Marine Insurance: Origins and Institutions, 1300-1850 (Palgrave Macmillan, November 2015)

Andrea Lluch, ed., Las Manos Visibles del Mercado: Intermediaros y Consumidores en la Argentina (Prohistoria Ediciones, August 2015)

Lars Magnusson, The Political Economy of Mercantilism (Routledge, June 2015)

Chad Pearson, Reform or Repression: Organizing America's Anti-Union Movement (University of Pennsylvania Press, December 2015)

David Pennington, Going to Market: Women, Trade and Social Relations in Early Modern English Towns, c. 1550-1650 (Ashgate, October 2015)

Eric Rauchway, The Money Makers: How Roosevelt and Keynes Ended the Depression, Defeated Fascism, and Secured a Prosperous Peace (Basic Books, October 2015)

Sherene Seikaly, Men of Capital: Scarcity and Economy in Mandate Palestine (Stanford University Press, November 2015)

Alexia Yates, Selling Paris: Property and Commercial Culture in the Fin-de-siècle Capital
(Harvard University Press, October 2015)

For archival listings of the "New Books" series, see the BHC website.