Monday, July 11, 2016

New Books of Interest: Mid-Summer Edition

Herewith a list—by no means complete—of new and forthcoming books of interest in business and economic history for the period late April–August 2016:
Martin Allen and Matthew Davies, eds., Medieval Merchants and Money: Essays in Honour of James L. Bolton (IHR Publications, June 2016) 

Terry L. Anderson, ed., Unlocking the Wealth of Indian Nations (Lexington Books, June 2016)

Sven Beckert and Seth Rockman, eds., Slavery's Capitalism: A New History of American Economic Development (University of Pennsylvania Press, August 2016)

Mansel G. Blackford, Columbus, Ohio: Two Centuries of Business and Environmental Change (Ohio State University Press, August 2016)

Youssef Cassis, Richard S. Grossman, and Catherine R. Schenk, eds., The Oxford Handbook of Banking and Financial History (Oxford University Press, July 2016)

Béatrice Craig, Female Enterprise: Behind the Discursive Veil in Nineteenth-Century Northern France (Palgrave Macmillan, August 2016)

Heather Dalton, Merchants and Explorers: Roger Barlow, Sebastian Cabot, and Networks of Atlantic Exchange, 1500-1560 (Oxford University Press, August 2016)

Marc Flandreau, Anthropologists in the Stock Exchange: A Financial History of Victorian Science (University of Chicago Press, August 2016)

Winifred Gallagher, How the Post Office Created America (Penguin, June 2016)

Erin M. Greenwald, Marc-Antoine Caillot and the Company of the Indies in Louisiana: Trade in the French Atlantic World (Louisiana State University Press, June 2016)

Darren E. Grem, The Blessings of Business: How Corporations Shaped Conservative Christianity (Oxford University Press, June 2016) 

Pamela Haag, The Gunning of America: Business and the Making of American Gun Culture (Perseus/Basic Books, April 2016)

Kenneth G. Hirth, The Aztec Economic World: Merchants and Markets in Ancient Mesoamerica (Cambridge University Press, July 2016)

Jürgen Kocka and Marcel van der Linden, eds., Capitalism: The Reemergence of a Historical Concept (Bloomsbury Academic, August 2016)
 
Myrddin John Lewis and Roger Lloyd-Jones, Arming the Western Front: War, Business and the State in Britain, 1900-1920 (Routledge, June 2016)

Steven Marks, The Information Nexus: Global Capitalism from the Renaissance to the Present (Cambridge University Press, July 2016)

Franco Malerba, et al., Innovation and the Evolution of Industries: History-Friendly Models (Cambridge University Press, July 2016)

Joel Mokyr, A Culture of Growth: The Origins of the Modern Economy (Princeton University Press, August 2016)

Tracy Neumann, Remaking the Rust Belt: The Postindustrial Transformation of North America (University of Pennsylvania Press, June 2016)

Werner Plumpe, German Economic and Business History in the 19th and 20th Century (Palgrave Macmillan, July 2016)

Daniel Lord Smail, Legal Plunder: Households and Debt Collection in Late Medieval Europe (Harvard University Press, June 2016)

Mark R. Wilson, Destructive Creation: American Business and the Winning of World War II (University of Pennsylvania Press, August 2016)

John Wong, Global Trade in the Nineteenth Century: The House of Houqua and the Canton System (Cambridge University Press, July 2016)