Monday, January 16, 2017

New Books of Interest: Winter Edition

A (by no means all-inclusive) list of new and forthcoming books of interest to business and economic historians. For bibliographical reasons, the list is divided between titles published in December 2016 and those published or forthcoming in January and February 2017.

December 2016
Amy M. Froide, Silent Partners: Women as Public Investors during Britain's Financial Revolution, 1690-1750 (Oxford University Press, December 2016)

Hans Otto Frøland, Mats Ingulstad, and Jonas Scherner, eds., Industrial Collaboration in Nazi-Occupied Europe: Norway in Context (Palgrave, December 2016)

Richard R. John and Kim Phillips-Fein, eds., Capital Gains: Business and Politics in Twentieth-Century America (University of Pennsylvania Press, December 2016)

Laurence B. Mussio, A Vision Greater than Themselves: The Making of the Bank of Montreal, 1817-2017 (McGill-Queens University Press, December 2016)

Marina Nicoli, The Rise and Fall of the Italian Film Industry (Routledge, December 2016)

Guido Rossi, Insurance in Elizabethan England: The London Code (Cambridge University Press, December 2016)

Kevin Schmiesing, Merchants and Ministers: A History of Businesspeople and Clergy in the United States (Rowman & Littlefield/Lexington Books, December 2016)

John Tutino, ed., New Countries: Capitalism, Revolutions, and Nations in the Americas, 1750–1870 (Duke University Press, December 2016)

Emily Westkaemper, Selling Women's History: Packaging Feminism in Twentieth-Century American Popular Culture (Rutgers University Press, January 2017)

John F. Wilson, Steven Toms, Abe de Jong, and Emily Buchnea, eds., The Routledge Companion to Business History (Routledge, December 2016)
January-February 2017
William J. Ashworth, The Industrial Revolution: The State, Knowledge and Global Trade (Bloomsbury Publishing, January 2017)

Edward J. Balleisen, Fraud: An American History from Barnum to Madoff (Princeton University Press, January 2017)

Bernardo Batiz-Lazo and Leonidas Efthymiou, eds., The Book of Payments: Historical and Contemporary Views on the Cashless Society (Palgrave Macmillan, January 2017)

Hartmut Berghoff, Jan Logemann, and Felix Romer, eds., The Consumer on the Home Front: Second World War Civilian Consumption in Comparative Perspective (Oxford University Press, February 2017)

William K. Bolt, Tariff Wars and the Politics of Jacksonian America (Vanderbilt University Press, February 2017)

Jenny Bourne, In Essentials, Unity: An Economic History of the Grange Movement (Ohio University Press, February 2017)

Joanna Cohen, Luxurious Citizens: The Politics of Consumption in Nineteenth-Century America (University of Pennsylvania Press, February 2017)

Daniela Felisini, Alessandro Torlonia: The Pope's Banker (Palgrave Macmillan, January 2017)

Tyler Beck Goodspeed, Famine and Finance: Credit and the Great Famine of Ireland (Palgrave Macmillan, February 2017)

Marie Hicks, Programmed Inequality: How Britain Discarded Women Technologists and Lost Its Edge in Computing (MIT Press, January 2017)

Noam Maggor, Brahmin Capitalism: Frontiers of Wealth and Populism in America’s First Gilded Age (Harvard University Press, February 2017)

Ranald C. Michie, British Banking: Continuity and Change from 1694 to the Present (Oxford University Press, January 2017)

Jane T. Merritt, The Trouble with Tea: The Politics of Consumption in the Eighteenth-Century Global Economy (Johns Hopkins University Press, January 2017)

Daniel M. G. Raff and Philip Scranton, eds., The Emergence of Routines: Entrepreneurship, Organization, and Business (Oxford University Press, February 2017)

Yulian Wu, Luxurious Networks: Salt Merchants, Status, and Statecraft in Eighteenth-Century China (Stanford University Press, January 2017)