Edward Balleisen was interviewed on the Ralph Nader Radio Hour about his recent book, Fraud: An American History from Barnum to Madoff (Princeton University Press, January 2017). There is also a print interview with Balleisen on the Christian Science Monitor website.
A book by Wendy Gamber, The Notorious Mrs. Clem: Murder and Money in the Gilded Age (Johns Hopkins University Press, July 2016), was considered in a review essay in the Times Literary Supplement [gated]. The book was also mentioned in Marilyn Stasio's "New True-Crime Books for Fall" in the New York Times Book Review.
Sharon Ann Murphy wrote about her research on money in the early American economy for Time magazine. Her new book is Other People's Money: How Banking Worked in the Early Republic (Johns Hopkins University Press, February 2017).
Marc Levinson and his recent book, An Extraordinary Time: The End of the Postwar Boom and the Return of the Ordinary Economy (Basic Books, November 2016), were the topic of an interview by "The Politics Guys" for that podcast series.
Monday, March 6, 2017
A number of BHC members and their work have recently been featured in non-academic venues: