Wednesday, October 12, 2016

New Books of Interest: Early Fall Issue, Part 1

Herewith a list, by no means all-inclusive, of books of interest published or forthcoming in hardcover from August through November, with a few earlier titles we missed. The fall list is long, so I've divided it alphabetically into two posts; the second will appear on Friday.
Jennifer Aston, Female Entrepreneurship in Nineteenth-Century England: Engagement in the Urban Economy (Palgrave, August 2016)

Richard Baldwin, The Great Convergence: Information Technology and the New Globalization (Harvard University Press, November 2016)

Melissa Calaresu and Danielle van den Heuvel, eds., Food Hawkers: Selling in the Streets from Antiquity to the Present (Routledge, August 2016)

Youssef Cassis, Andrea Colli, and Harm Schröter, eds., The Performance of European Business in the Twentieth Century (Oxford University Press, September 2016)

Pierre-Yves Donzé, Industrial Development, Technology Transfer, and Global Competition: A History of the Japanese Watch Industry since 1850 (Routledge, November 2016)

Jari Eloranta, et al., eds., Economic History of Warfare and State Formation (Springer, September, 2016)

Sharon Farmer, The Silk Industries of Medieval Paris: Artisanal Migration, Technological Innovation, and Gendered Experience (University of Pennsylvania Press, November 2016)

Catherine L. Fisk, Writing for Hire: Unions, Hollywood, and Madison Avenue (Harvard University Press, October 2016)

Wendy Gamber, The Notorious Mrs. Clem: Murder and Money in the Gilded Age (Johns Hopkins University Press, July 2016)

Hermione Giffard, Making Jet Engines in World War II: Britain, Germany, and the United States (University of Chicago Press, October 2016)

Maris Boyd Gillette, China's Porcelain Capital: The Rise, Fall and Reinvention of Ceramics in Jingdezhen (Bloomsbury Publishing, August 2016)

Carmen Hofmann and Martin L. Müller, eds.,  History of Financial Institutions: Essays on the History of European Finance, 1800–1950 (Routledge, October 2016)

Qwangmin Kim, Borderland Capitalism: Turkestan Produce, Qing Silver, and the Birth of an Eastern Market (Stanford University Press, October 2016)

Peter Knight, Reading the Market: Genres of Financial Capitalism in Gilded Age America (Johns Hopkins University Press, July 2016)

Jane Ellen Knodell, The Second Bank of the United States: "Central" Banker in an Era of Nation-Building, 1816-1836 (Routledge, September 2016)

Marc Levinson, An Extraordinary Time: The End of the Postwar Boom and the Return of the Ordinary Economy (Basic Books, November 2016)

Frederick L. McKitrick, From Craftsmen to Capitalist: German Artisans from the Third Reich to the Federal Republic, 1939-1953 (Berghahn Books, September 2016)