Monday, November 13, 2017

New Books of Interest: Fall 2017 Edition

New and forthcoming books of interest to business and economic historians, October-December 2017 (and a few earlier titles we missed):
Leslie Berlin, Troublemakers: Silicon Valley's Coming of Age (Simon & Schuster, November 2017)

Regina Lee Blaszczyk, Fashionability: Abraham Moon and the Creation of British Cloth for the Global Market (Manchester University Press, October 2017)

Regina Lee Blaszczyk and Uwe Spiekermann, eds., Bright Modernity: Color, Commerce, and Consumer Culture (Palgrave, October 2017)

Michael R. Cohen, Cotton Capitalists: American Jewish Entrepreneurship in the Reconstruction Era (NYU Press, December 2017)

Pierre-Yves Donzé and Rika Fujioka, eds., Global Luxury: Organizational Change and Emerging Markets since the 1970s (Palgrave, October 2017)

Anne Fleming, City of Debtors: A Century of Fringe Finance (Harvard University Press, December 2017)

Sarah Ruth Hammond, God's Businessmen: Entrepreneurial Evangelicals in Depression and War [ed. Darren Dochuk] (University of Chicago Press, November 2017)

Douglas A. Irwin, Clashing over Commerce: A History of US Trade Policy (University of Chicago Press, November 2017)

Alice Kessler-Harris and Maurizio Vaudagna, eds., Democracy and the Welfare State: The Two Wests in the Age of Austerity (Columbia University Press, October 2017)

Colleen E. Kriger, Making Money: Life, Death, and Early Modern Trade on Africa’s Guinea Coast
(Ohio University Press, October 2017)

David Kynaston, Till Time's Last Sand: A History of the Bank of England, 1694-2013 (Bloomsbury Publishing, November 2017)

Naomi R. Lamoreaux and John Joseph Wallis, eds., Organizations, Civil Society, and the Roots of Development (University of Chicago Press, December 2017)

Qian Lu, From Partisan Banking to Open Access: The Emergence of Free Banking in Early Nineteenth Century Massachusetts (Palgrave, October 2017)

Bianca Murillo, Market Encounters: Consumer Cultures in Twentieth-Century Ghana (Ohio University Press, October 2016)

William A. Pettigrew and David Chan Smith, eds., A History of Socially Responsible Business, c. 1600-1950 (Palgrave, October 2017)

Jamie L. Pietruska, Looking Forward: Prediction and Uncertainty in Modern America (University of Chicago Press, December 2017)

Mark H. Rose and Roger Biles, eds., The President and American Capitalism since 1945 (University Press of Florida, November 2017)

E. Michael Rosser and Diane M. Sanders, A History of Mortgage Banking in the West: Financing America's Dreams (University Press of Colorado, October 2017)

Laura Philips Sawyer, American Fair Trade: Proprietary Capitalism, Corporatism, and the 'New Competition,' 1890–1940 (Cambridge University Press, December 2017)

Peter Scott, The Market Makers: Creating Mass Markets for Consumer Durables in Inter-war Britain (Oxford University Press, November 2017)

Jeffrey Sklansky, Sovereign of the Market: The Money Question in Early America (University of Chicago Press, November 2017)

Harry S. Stout, American Aristocrats: A Family, a Fortune, and the Making of American Capitalism  (Basic Books, November 2017)

Jim Tomlinson, Managing the Economy, Managing the People: Narratives of Economic Life in Britain from Beveridge to Brexit (Oxford University Press, December 2017)

Emily E. LB. Twarog, Politics of the Pantry: Housewives, Food, and Consumer Protest in Twentieth-Century America (Oxford University Press, October 2017)

Andrew Urban, Brokering Servitude: Migration and the Politics of Domestic Labor during the Long Nineteenth Century (NYU Press, December 2017)

Grietjie Verhoef, The History of Business in Africa: Complex Discontinuity to Emerging Markets (Springer, October 2017)

Zhang Yingyu, The Book of Swindles: Selections from a Late Ming Collection, trans. Christopher Rea and Bruce Rusk (Columbia University Press, September 2017)

Jeffrey R. Yost, Making IT Work: A History of the Computer Services Industry (MIT Press, September 2017)