Wednesday, April 4, 2018

New and Forthcoming Books of Interest: Pre-Meeting Edition

New and forthcoming, April and May 2018 (plus a few we missed from March):
Cornelia Aust, The Jewish Economic Elite: Making Modern Europe (Indiana University Press, February 2018)

Gavin Benke, Risk and Ruin: Enron and the Culture of American Capitalism (University of Pennsylvania Press, May 2018)

Regina Lee Blaszczyk and Véronique Pouillard, eds., European Fashion: The Creation of a Global Industry (Manchester University Press, March 2018)

Regina Lee Blaszczyk and Ben Wubs, eds., The Fashion Forecasters: A Hidden History of Color and Trend Prediction (Bloomsbury, March 2018)

John R. Bockstoce, White Fox and Icy Seas in the Western Arctic: The Fur Trade, Transportation, and Change in the Early Twentieth Century (Yale University Press, March 2018)

Chris Briggs and Jaco Zuijderduijn, eds., Land and Credit: Mortgages in the Medieval and Early Modern European Countryside (Palgrave Macmillan, April 2018)

Richard Lyman Bushman, The American Farmer in the Eighteenth Century: A Social and Cultural History (Yale University Press, May 2018)

John Butman and Simon Targett, New World, Inc.: The Making of America by England's Merchant Adventurers (Little, Brown, March 2018)

Rachel Corr, Interwoven: Andean Lives in Colonial Ecuador's Textile Economy (University of Arizona Press, April 2018)

Joan DeJean, The Queen's Embroiderer: A True Story of Paris, Lovers, Swindlers, and the First Stock Market Crisis ( Bloomsbury, May 2018)

Joe Dobrow, Pioneers of Promotion: How Press Agents for Buffalo Bill, P. T. Barnum, and the World’s Columbian Exposition Created Modern Marketing (University of Oklahoma Press, May 2018)

Steve Fraser, Class Matters: The Strange Career of an American Delusion (Yale University Press, March 2018)

C. Donald Johnson, The Wealth of a Nation: The History of Trade Politics in America (Oxford University Press, May 2018)

Wim Klooster and Gert Oostindie, Realm between Empires: The Second Dutch Atlantic, 1680-1815 (Cornell University Press, May 2018)

Christopher Kobrak and Joe Martin, From Wall Street to Bay Street: The Origins and Evolution of American and Canadian Finance (University of Toronto Press, March 2018)

J. G. Manning, The Open Sea: The Economic Life of the Ancient Mediterranean World from the Iron Age to the Rise of Rome (Princeton University Press, April 2018)

Nathan Marcus, Austrian Reconstruction and the Collapse of Global Finance, 1921-1931 (Harvard University Press, April 2018)

James W. Martin, Banana Cowboys: The United Fruit Company and the Culture of Corporate Colonialism (University of New Mexico Press, May 2018)

Rupali Mishra, A Business of State: Commerce, Politics, and the Birth of the East India Company (Harvard University Press, May 2018)

C. Roger Pellett, Whaleback Ships and the American Steel Barge Company {Wayne State University Press, May 2018)

Amanda Porterfield, Corporate Spirit: Religion and the Rise of the Modern Corporation (Oxford University Press, April 2018)

Anne Reinhardt, Navigating Semi-Colonialism: Shipping, Sovereignty, and Nation-Building in China, 1860–1937 (Harvard University Press [Harvard East Asian Monographs], April 2018)

Renee C. Romano and Claire Bond Potter, Historians on Hamilton: How a Blockbuster Musical Is Restaging America's Past (Rutgers University Press, April 2018)

Priya Satia, Empire of Guns: The Violent Making of the Industrial Revolution (Penguin Randomhouse, April 2018)

James Schwoch, Wired into Nature: The Telegraph and the North American Frontier (University of Illinois Press, April 2018)

Cesare Silla, The Rise of Consumer Capitalism in America, 1880-1930 (Routledge, April 2018)

Richard Sylla and David J. Cowan, Alexander Hamilton on Finance, Credit, and Debt (Columbia University Press, March 2018)

Molly A. Warsh, American Baroque: Pearls and the Nature of Empire, 1492-1700 (University of North Carolina Press, April 2018)