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Prizes awarded at the #BHC2021online


Please join me in congratulating the winners and finalists of the Hagley Prize;

Hagley Prize

The prize is awarded jointly by the Hagley Museum and Library and the Business History Conference to the best book in business history (broadly defined).

2021 Recipients

·         Marcia Chatelain, Franchise: The Golden Arches in Black America (WW Norton: 2019).

·         Ben Marsh, Unravelled Dreams: Silk and the Atlantic World, 1500–1840 (Cambridge: 2020).

2021 Finalists (in alphabetical order)

·         Marcia Chatelain, Franchise: The Golden Arches in Black America (WW Norton: 2019).

·         Jennifer Delton, The Industrialists: How the National Association of Manufacturers Shaped American Capitalism (Princeton: 2020).

·         Jan de Vries, The Price of Bread: Regulating the Market in the Dutch Republic (Cambridge: 2019).

·         Zachary Dorner, Merchants of Medicine: The Commerce and Coercion of Health in Britain’s Long Eighteenth Century (Chicago: 2020).

·         Paige Glotzer, How the Suburbs were Segregated: Developers and the Business of Exclusionary Housing, 1890–1960 (Columbia: 2020).

·         Joshua R. Greenberg, Bank Notes and Shinplasters: The Rage for Paper Money in the Early Republic (University of Pennsylvania: 2020). 

·         Suzanne L. Marchand, Porcelain: A History from the Heart of Europe (Princeton: 2020).

·         Ben Marsh, Unravelled Dreams: Silk and the Atlantic World, 1500–1840 (Cambridge: 2020).

·         Brandon K. Winford John Hervey Wheeler, Black Banking, and the Economic Struggle for Civil Rights (Kentucky: 2019).

·         Wendy A. Woloson, Crap: A History of Cheap Stuff in America (Chicago: 2020).

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