Wednesday, March 30, 2016

New Books of Interest: Pre-Meeting Extra Edition

Spring being a busy time for publishers, herewith an additional listing (by no means complete) of new books in business and economic history, covering April and May 2016:
Daniel Amsterdam, Roaring Metropolis: Businessmen's Campaign for a Civic Welfare State (University of Pennsylvania Press, April 2016)
Joerg Baten, ed., A History of the Global Economy: 1500 to the Present (Cambridge University Press, April 2016)
Daniel Bivona and Marlene Tromp, eds., Culture and Money in the Nineteenth Century: Abstracting Economics (Ohio University Press, May 2016)
Michael Bonner, Confederate Political Economy: Creating and Managing a Southern Corporatist Nation (Louisiana State University Press, May 2016)
Silvana Colella, Charlotte Riddell's City Novels and Victorian Business: Narrating Capitalism (Routledge, April 2016)
Peter B. Doran, Breaking Rockefeller: The Incredible Story of the Ambitious Rivals Who Toppled an Oil Empire (Penguin Random House, May 2016)
Lars Engwall, Matthias Kipping, and Behlül Üsdiken, Defining Management: Business Schools, Consultants, Media (Routledge, May 2016) 
Paloma Fernández Pérez and Andrea Lluch, eds., Evolution of Family Business:Continuity and Change in Latin America and Spain (Edward Elgar, April 2016)
Adrian Finucane, The Temptations of Trade: Britain, Spain, and the Struggle for Empire (University of Pennsylvania Press, April 2016)
Roger Horowitz, Kosher USA: How Coke Became Kosher and Other Tales of Modern Food (Columbia University Press, April 2016)
Meg Jacobs, Panic at the Pump: The Energy Crisis and the Transformation of American Politics in the 1970s (Hill and Wang, April 2016)
Adrian Leonard, ed., Marine Insurance: Origins and Institutions, 1300-1850 (Palgrave Macmillan, April 2016 [US])
Peter H. Lindert and Jeffrey G. Williamson, Unequal Gains: American Growth and Inequality since 1700 (Princeton University Press, April 2016)
Johan Mathew, Margins of the Market: Trafficking and Capitalism across the Arabian Sea (University of California Press, May 2016)
Deirdre N. McCloskey, Bourgeois Equality: How Ideas, Not Capital or Institutions, Enriched the World (University of Chicago Press, April 2016)
Kathryn A. Morrison, Woolworth's: 100 Years on the High Street (Historic England Publishing, April 2016)
Simone M. Müller, Wiring the World: The Social and Cultural Creation of Global Telegraph Networks (Columbia University Press, April 2016)
Gautham Rao, Custom Houses and the Making of the American State (University of Chicago Press, April 2016)
Robert F. Smith, Manufacturing Independence: Industrial Innovation in the American Revolution (Westholme Publishing, May 2016)
Marco H. D. Van Leeuwen, Mutual Insurance 1550-2015: From Guild Welfare and Friendly Societies to Contemporary Micro-Insurers (Palgrave Macmillan, May 2016)
Pim de Zwart, Globalization and the Colonial Origins of the Great Divergence: Intercontinental Trade and Living Standards in the Dutch East India Company’s Commercial Empire, c. 1600-1800 (Brill, April 2016)