Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Recent Podcasts of Interest from the New Books Network

Over the summer, the podcast series, "New Books in . . . " interviewed a number of authors with books of interest. A partial listing:
Jonathan Coopersmith, on Faxed: The Rise and Fall of the Fax Machine (Johns Hopkins University Press)
Christine Desan, on Making Money: Coin, Currency, and the Coming of Capitalism (Oxford University Press)
Kevin M. Kruse, One Nation Under God: How Corporate America Invented Christian America (Basic Books)
Pedro Machado, Ocean of Trade: South Asian Merchants, Africa, and the Indian Ocean, c. 1750-1850 (Cambridge University Press)
Brian P. Murphy, on Building the Empire State: Political Economy in the Early Republic (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015)
Suzanna Reiss, We Sell Drugs: The Alchemy of US Empire (University of California Press) [reposted from "Who Makes Cents?"]
Brett Sheehan, Industrial Eden: A Chinese Capitalist Vision (Harvard University Press)
Jenifer Van Vleck, on Empire of the Air: Aviation and the American Ascendancy (Harvard University Press) [reposted from "Who Makes Cents?"]
Shellen Wu, on Empires of Coal: Fueling China's Entry into the Modern World Order, 1860-1920 (Stanford University Press)
For the full History list, see here; for the complete listing of fields covered, see the New Books Network home page.