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2019 books by business historians that have received a prize



[A message from the Editor of The Exchange: If your book is coming out in 2020, The Exchange would gladly publicize it in the New Book Series that runs once a semester: Spring, Summer, and Fall]


Imperial Standard: Imperial Oil, Exxon, and the Canadian Oil Industry from 1880, by Graham D. Taylor,
  • Winner, 2020 Petroleum History Society Book of the Year 
Banking on Freedom: Black Women in U.S. Finance Before the New Deal, by Shennette Garrett-Scott,
  • Winner, 2020 Darlene Clark Hine Award of the Organization of American Historians
  • Winner, 2019 Letitia Woods Brown Book Prize, Association of Black Women Historians
  • Short-listed, 2020 Hagley Prize
Fruit from the Sands: The Silk Road Origins of the Foods We Eat, by Robert N. Spengler III,
  • Winner, 2020 Gourmand Awards (Silk Road/USA Food category)
International Revolutionary Networks: The Business and Politics of Printing the News, 1763–1789, by Joseph M. Adelman,
  • Honorable mention, 2020 St. Louis Mercantile Library Prize
Department Stores and the Black Freedom Movement: Workers, Consumers, and Civil Rights
from the 1930s to the 1980s, by Traci Parker,
  • A 2019 Choice Outstanding Academic Title of the Year
Sovereign Entrepreneurs: Cherokee Small-Business Owners and the Making of Economic
Sovereignty, by Courtney Lewis,
  • A 2019 Choice Outstanding Academic Title of the Year
They Were Her Property. White Women as Slave Owners in the American South, by Stephanie Jones-Rogers,
  • A 2019 Choice Outstanding Academic Title of the Year 
  • Shortlisted, 2019 Stone Book Award, given by the Museum of African American History
  • Finalist, 2020 Lincoln Prize, sponsored by Gettysburg College and the Gilder Lehrman Ins. of American History
  • Finalist, 2020 in the L.A.Times Book Prize history category.
Engineering Rules: Global Standard Setting since 1880, by JoAnn Yates and Craig Murphy,
  • Finalist, 2020 Hagley Prize in Business History
Buying Gay: How Physique Entrepreneurs Sparked a Movement, by David K. Johnson,
  • Finalist, 2020 Hagley Prize, Hagley Museum and Business History Conference
  • Short-listed, 2020 Randy Shilts Award for Gay Nonfiction, Publishing Triangle
  • Long-listed, 2020 PROSE Award in U.S. History, Association of American Publishers
The European Guilds: An Economic Analysis, by Sheilagh Ogilvie,
  • A 2019 Choice Outstanding Academic Title of the Year
Visualizing Taste:  How Business Changed the Look of What You Eat, by Ai Hisano.
  • Winner, 2020 Hagley Prize in Business History
Counter-Cola: A Multinational History of the Global Corporation, by Amanda Ciafone,
  • Finalist, 2020 Hagley Prize in Business History
The Cigarette: A Political History, by Sarah Milov,
  • Finalist, 2020 Hagley Prize in Business History
Black Market Capital: Urban Politics and the Shadow Economy in Mexico City, by Andrew Konove
  • Finalist, 2020 Hagley Prize in Business History
Migrating Merchants: Trade, Nation, and Religion in Seventeenth-Century Hamburg and Portugal, by Jorun Poettering,
  • Finalist, 2020 Hagley Prize in Business History
Market Rules: Bankers, Presidents, and the Origins of the Great Recession, by Mark Rose
  • Finalist, 2020 Hagley Prize in Business History
News from Germany: The Competition to Control World Communications, 1900-1945, by Heidi Tworek,
  • Finalist, 2020 Hagley Prize in Business History
  • Winner, 2020 Ralph Gomory Prize, made possible by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
Feeding the World: Brazil's Transformation into a Modern Agricultural Economy, by Herbert S. Klein and Francisco Vidal Luna,
  • Honorable mention, 2020 Ralph Gomory Prize, made possible by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

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