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Over the Counter no. 52


Dear Subscribers to The Exchange,

In this issue of Over the CounterNew Issues in Academic JournalsBusiness Historians Digital Contributions, Readings and Resources from Across the Web, and Podcast Episodes of Interest.

New Issues in Academic Journals

Enterprise & Society's latest issue (Vol. 21 Issue 1) is available online.

Issue 3 (Vol. 62) of Business History just got published and it is available here.

The March issue (Vol. 80) of The Journal of Economic History can be found here.

The latest articles of the Revista de Historia Económica - Journal of Iberian and Latin American Economic History are part of a special issue on the Economic History of Portugal (Vol. 38 Special Issue 1).

The latest issue of Business History Review is focused on New Perspectives in Regulatory History (Vol. 93 Issue 4 - Winter 2019)

Vol. 73 Issue 1 of the Economic History Review came out in February.

Business Historians Digital Contributions

In the blog The Economic Historian (edited by Johnny Fulfer) last January Stephen W. Campbell contributed a post titled You’ll Always Remember the First One: The Panic of 1819 as America’s First Great Depression, and Gavin Benke's Asking Enron Why 20 Years Later published last February.

Last February as well, in Hagley's Research and Collection News, Matthew Hollow wrote Commemorating Corporate Anniversaries

Readings and Resources from Across the Web

The Long Run published the first part of a series entitled The Long View on Epidemics, Disease and Public Health: Research from Economic History.

The website Visual Capitalist published an article in February, Where are the oldest companies on existence? with infographics showing almost every country in the world. Since the pandemic crisis started, the editors of this resource have also published stats and graphics that might be of interest.

The American Economic Association's Research Highlights posted last March 18th an interesting insight into the aftermath of a cholera outbreak in the Soho London district in the nineteenth century. To read it, click here.

The blog The Past Speaks by Andrew Smith (University of Liverpool) posted a commentary discussing the links between the Coronavirus crisis and Globalization. It is available here.

Verso Books published a commentary-essay on March 20th by Judith Butler on the Coronavirus' impact on our world: Capitalism Has Its Limits.

The latest news from Hagley's Research and Collection News:
A First Look at New Cinecraft Productions Collection (February 18)
Tracking Where Patentee Levi Scofield Lived in the United States (February 17)

Duke University's The Devil's Tale, Dispatches from the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book and Manuscript Library published Rubenstein Library Test Kitchen: The Joys of Jell-O, (1962) by Lucy Dong (Middlesworth Social Media and Outreach Fellow) about the archives' advertising cookbooks collection.

Podcast Episodes of Interest

Past Present's latest episode that aired on March 16, 2020, talks about the history of quarantines.

Emanuela Scarpellini spoke (6 months ago) on Beauty Sold Everywhere: The Early Globalization of Avon in Hagley’s podcast in business history. To listen to her talking about archival research and the study of the beauty business, click here. The latest episode aired a few weeks ago on the Hagley Museum and Library's podcast show Stories from the Stacks is Broadcasting Consensus: Radio & Free Enterprise with Taylor Currie.

An interview with R. Scott Huffard Jr. about his recent book Engines of Redemption: Railroads and the Reconstruction of Capitalism in the New South, published by the University of North Carolina Press in 2019, was posted in the New Books Network February edition.

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