Dear Subscribers to The Exchange,
In this issue of Over the Counter: New Issues in Academic Journals, Business Historians Digital Contributions, Readings and Resources from Across the Web, and Podcast Episodes of Interest.
No. 53 of Over the Counter also includes a link to the list of BHC 2020 prize winners and a link to the BHC new list of online resources on pandemics.
New Issues in Academic Journals
The latest issue of Business History Review is focused on Italy and the Origins of Capitalism (Vol. 94 Issue 1 - Spring 2020)
2020 Issues from Economic History Review:
Australian Economic History Review is available online.
The latest articles (May) from the Scandinavian Economic History Review can be accessed here.
Readings and Resources from Across the Web
From the blog The Economic Historian (edited by Johnny Fulfer):
- Fight the Pandemic, Save the Economy: Lessons from the 1918 Flu
- How a Black Owned Bank Redefined Risk
- The Analogy Trap in Economic Policy
- Wells Fargo Wagon: Something Special Just for Me!
- Conservation at Home: What Are You Working on? An Interview With Myself
- And the first of Hagley's Hangout Series, History Hangout: Irving Shapiro And The Arab Boycott Presented By Dr. Roger Horowitz
An interesting article on the digital publication Canada's History: The World's Oldest Multinational
Challenges and change have always been part of Hudson’s Bay Company’s three-and-a-half-century history.
In the blog of the Economic History Society, some of the latest published posts are:
Female petitioners to the English East India Company, 1600-1753
The Great Depression as a saving glut.
Check the BHC website for an extensive list of readings on business and pandemics.
Podcast Episodes of Interest
Episode 227 of Past and Present, Meatpacking Plants and the Defense of Production Act, is available here.
Marcia Chatelain talks about her book Franchise: The Golden Arches in Black America in Who Makes Cents.
The Canadian CBC's The Weekend Morning Show (Manitoba) with Nadia Kidwaimore conducted and interview about the 350th anniversary of the Hudson's Bay Company Charter. Listen here.
An interview with author Louis A. Pérez on his recent book Rice in the Time of Sugar: The Political Economy of Food in Cuba is available here.