Friday, March 18, 2016

New Books in Paper: End-of-Winter Edition

Herewith a sample of titles in business and economic history recently out and forthcoming in paperback:
Volker R. Berghahn, American Big Business in Britain and Germany: A Comparative History of Two "Special Relationships" in the 20th Century (Princeton University Press, May 2016 [2014])
Patricia P. Clavin, Securing the World Economy: The Reinvention of the League of Nations, 1920-1946 (Oxford University Press, February 2016 [2013])
Koenraad Donker van Heel, Mrs. Tsenhor: A Female Entrepreneur in Ancient Egypt (Oxford University Press, April 2016 [2014])
Steve Fraser, The Age of Acquiescence: The Life and Death of American Resistance to Organized Wealth and Power (Basic Books, March 2016 [2015])
Walter A. Friedman, Fortune Tellers: The Story of America's First Economic Forecasters (Princeton University Press, April 2016 [2013])
Michele Gillespie, Katharine and R. J. Reynolds: Partners of Fortune in the Making of the New South (University of Georgia Press, April 2016 [2012])
Jessica L. Goldberg, Trade and Institutions in the Medieval Mediterranean: The Geniza Merchants and Their Business World (Cambridge University Press, February 2016 [2012])
Richard J. Grace, Opium and Empire: The Lives and Careers of William Jardine and James Matheson (McGill-Queens University Press, March 2016 [2014])
Charles K. Hyde, Copper for America: The United States Copper Industry from Colonial Times to the 1990s (University of Arizona Press, March 2016 [1998])
Kevin M. Kruse, One Nation, Under God: How Corporate America Invented Christian America (Basic Books, May, 2016 [2015])
Marc Levinson, The Box: How the Shipping Container Made the World Smaller and the World Economy Bigger; 2d ed. (Princeton University Press, March 2016 [2006])
Nelson Lichtenstein and Elizabeth Tandy Shermer, eds., The Right and Labor in America: Politics, Ideology, and Imagination (University of Pennsylvania Press, April 2016 [2012])
Sharon Ann Murphy, Anglo-American Life Insurance, 1800–1914 (Routledge, March 2016 [2013])
Larry Neal, A Concise History of International Finance, from Babylon to Bernanke (Cambridge University Press, January 2016 [2015])
Simon P. Newman, A New World of Labor: The Development of Plantation Slavery in the
British Atlantic (University of Pennsylvania Press, April 2016 [2013])
Mary Pilon, The Monopolists: Obsession, Fury, and the Scandal Behind the World's Favorite Board Game (Bloomsbury Publishing, February 2016 [2015])
Keetie E. Sluyterman, Dutch Enterprise in the 20th Century: Business Strategies in Small Open Country (Routledge, January 2016 [2005])
Peter Temin and David Vine, Keynes: Useful Economics for the World Economy (MIT Press, February 2016 [2014])
Timothy R. White, Blue-Collar Broadway: The Craft and Industry of American Theater (University of Pennsylvania Press, April 2016 [2014])
In addition, this winter Routledge has brought out many titles in its "Perspectives in Economic and Social History,"  "Studies in Business History,"  and Financial History series in paper.
    Finally, Princeton University Press's "Legacy Library" program continues to add titles of interest to that reprint series; it can be browsed by subject and original publication date here.