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Volume 92, issue 04, 2018

Skilled Immigrants and American Industrialization: Lessons from Newport News Shipyard pp. 605-632 Downloads
W. Walker Hanlon
Sectoral Influence on Competition Legislation: Evidence from the Cartel Registers, 1920–2000 pp. 633-660 Downloads
Susanna Fellman and Martin Shanahan
Organizational Determinants of Bank Resilience: Explaining the Performance of SME Banks in the Dutch Financial Crisis of the 1920s pp. 661-690 Downloads
Christopher L. Colvin
Africanization in British Multinationals in Ghana and Nigeria, 1945–1970 pp. 691-718 Downloads
Stephanie Decker
Creating Market Failure: Business-Government Relations in the British Paper-Pulp Industry, 1950–1980 pp. 719-741 Downloads
Niall G. MacKenzie
Dwijendra Tripathi (1930–2018) pp. 745-748 Downloads
Chinmay Tumbe
William Caferro, Petrarch's War: Florence and the Black Death in Context pp. 749-753 Downloads
Robert Fredona
Global Perspectives on the Bretton Woods Conference and the Post-War World Order. Edited by Giles Scott-Smith and J. Simon Rofe. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. xv + 305 pp. Notes, index. Cloth, $119.99. ISBN: 978-3-319-60890-7 pp. 755-757 Downloads
Jeremy Adelman
Can Democracy Survive Global Capitalism? By Robert Kuttner. New York: W. W. Norton, 2018. xxii + 359 pp. Notes, index. Cloth, $27.95. ISBN: 978-0-393-60993-6 pp. 757-760 Downloads
Peter A. Coclanis
Turbulent Empires: A History of Global Capitalism since 1945. By Mike Mason. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2018. xiii + 329 pp. Tables, bibliography, notes, index. Cloth, $34.95. ISBN: 978-0-7735-5321-7 pp. 760-762 Downloads
David C. Engerman
Accounting for Capitalism: The World the Clerk Made. By Michael Zakim. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2018. ix + 247 pp. Illustrations, notes, index. Cloth, $50.00. ISBN: 978-0-226-97797-3 pp. 762-764 Downloads
Brian P. Luskey
The Moral Economists: R. H. Tawney, Karl Polanyi, E. P. Thompson, and the Critique of Capitalism. By Tim Rogan. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2017. viii + 263 pp. Notes, index. Cloth, $39.95. ISBN: 978-0-691-17300-9 pp. 764-766 Downloads
Jim Tomlinson
The Color of Money: Black Banks and the Racial Wealth Gap. By Mehrsa Baradaran. Cambridge, Mass.: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2017. 371 pp. Notes, index. Cloth, $29.95. ISBN: 978-0-674-97095-3 pp. 766-769 Downloads
Marcus Anthony Allen
Corporate Spirit: Religion and the Rise of the Modern Corporation. By Amanda Porterfield. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018. viii + 204 pp. Notes, index. Cloth, $34.95. ISBN: 978-0-19-937265-2 pp. 769-772 Downloads
Darren Dochuk
Risk and Ruin: Enron and the Culture of American Capitalism. By Gavin Benke. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2018. 272 pp. Figures, tables, notes, index. Cloth, $34.95. ISBN: 978-0-8122-5020-6 pp. 772-774 Downloads
Edward J. Balleisen
Looking Forward: Prediction and Uncertainty in Modern America. By Jamie L. Pietruska. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017. xiii + 280 pp. Illustrations, lists of archival collections and primary source databases, notes, index. Cloth, $45.00. ISBN: 978-0-226-47500-4 pp. 774-777 Downloads
Giovanni Favero
All In: The Spread of Gambling in Twentieth-Century United States. Edited by Jonathan D. Cohen and David G. Schwartz. Reno: University of Nevada Press, 2018. xii + 284 pp. Tables, notes, index. Paper, $34.95. ISBN: 978-1-943859-60-3 pp. 777-780 Downloads
Thomas R. Pegram
Economy and Culture in North-East England, 1500–1800. Edited by Adrian Green and Barbara Crosbie. Suffolk, U.K.: Boydell Press, 2018. xxii + 293 pp. Maps, figures, tables, bibliography, notes, index. Cloth, $115.00. ISBN: 978-1-78327-183-2 pp. 780-782 Downloads
Nancy Locklin
The Age of Machinery: Engineering the Industrial Revolution, 1770–1850. By Gillian Cookson. Woodbridge, U.K.: Boydell Press, 2018. ix + 324 pp. Maps, illustrations, figures, tables, bibliography, appendix, notes, index. Paper, $25.95. ISBN: 978-1-78327-276-1 pp. 782-784 Downloads
Alessandro Nuvolari
Between Depression and Disarmament: The International Armaments Business, 1919–1939. By Jonathan A. Grant. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 2018. x + 228 pp. Tables, notes, index. Cloth, $99.99. ISBN: 978-1-108-42835-4 pp. 784-787 Downloads
Andrew Webster
Top Incomes in France in the Twentieth Century: Inequality and Redistribution, 1901–1998. By Thomas Piketty translated by Seth Ackerman. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2018. ix + 1,261 pp. Figures, tables, appendices, bibliography, notes, index. Cloth, $35.00. ISBN: 978-0-674-73769-3 pp. 787-789 Downloads
Malcolm Sawyer
A Business of State: Commerce, Politics, and the Birth of the East India Company. By Rupali Mishra. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2018. vii + 412 pp. Notes, index. Cloth, $35.00. ISBN: 978-0-674-98456-1 pp. 789-791 Downloads
Edmond Smith
Rogue Empires: Contracts and Conmen in Europe's Scramble for Africa. By Steven Press. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2017. iv + 371 pp. Maps, notes, index. Cloth, $39.95. ISBN: 978-0-674-97185-1 pp. 791-794 Downloads
Gareth Austin
Muslim Fula Business Elites and Politics in Sierra Leone. By Alusine Jalloh. Rochester, N.Y.: University of Rochester Press, 2018. xvi + 320 pp. Photographs, maps, bibliography, notes, index. Cloth, $120.00. ISBN: 978-1-58046-917-3 pp. 794-796 Downloads
Joseph J. Bangura
Natural Resources and the New Frontier: Constructing Modern China's Borderlands. By Judd C. Kinzley. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2018. ix + 234 pp. Maps, figures, tables, notes, index. Cloth, $105.00; paper, $35.00. ISBN: cloth, 978-0-226-49215-5; paper, 978-0-226-49229-2 pp. 796-799 Downloads
David Brophy
Whaleback Ships and the American Steel Barge Company. By C. Roger Pellett. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2018. xvi + 192 pp. Maps, figures, tables, appendices, bibliography, notes, index. Cloth, $39.99. ISBN: 978-0-8143-4476-7 pp. 799-801 Downloads
William Sjostrom
Women at the Wheel: A Century of Buying, Driving, and Fixing Cars. By Katherine J. Parkin. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2017. xx + 252 pp. Illustrations, figures, notes, index. Cloth, $34.95. ISBN: 978-0-8122-4953-8 pp. 801-803 Downloads
Ella Howard

Volume 92, issue 03, 2018

The Long-Term Effects of Foreign Investment on Local Human Capital: Four American Companies in Spain, 1920s–1970s pp. 425-452 Downloads
Núria Puig and Álvaro-Moya, Adoración
Institutional Pressures and Organizational Identity: The Case of Deutsche Werkstätten Hellerau in the GDR and Beyond, 1945–1996 pp. 453-481 Downloads
Katrin Schreiter and Davide Ravasi
Selling the World: Public Relations and the Global Expansion of General Motors, 1922–1940 pp. 483-507 Downloads
Jacob Anbinder
The Ascent of Plastic Money: International Adoption of the Bank Credit Card, 1950–1975 pp. 509-533 Downloads
Bernardo Batiz-Lazo and Gustavo Del Angel
Joshua B. Freeman, Behemoth: A History of the Factory and the Making of the Modern World pp. 537-542 Downloads
Peter Eisenstadt
The Fates of the West: Globalization, Populism, and the Prospects for Western Liberalism pp. 543-551 Downloads
Daniel J. Sargent
Sovereign of the Market: The Money Question in Early America. By Jeffrey Sklansky. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017. 311 pp. Figures, notes, index. Cloth, $45.00. ISBN: 978-0-226-48033-6 pp. 553-555 Downloads
Eli Cook
Calculated Values: Finance, Politics, and the Quantitative Age. By William Deringer. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2018. xxii + 413 pp. Figures, notes, index. Cloth, $45.00. ISBN: 978-0-674-97187-5 pp. 555-558 Downloads
Margaret C. Jacob
City of Debtors: A Century of Fringe Finance. By Anne Fleming. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2018. 376 pp. Appendix, notes, index. Cloth, $45.00. ISBN: 978-0-674-97623-8 pp. 558-560 Downloads
Rowena Olegario
Dividends of Development: Securities Markets in the History of U.S. Capitalism, 1866–1922. By Mary A. O'Sullivan. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. x + 384 pp. Figures, tables, bibliography, index. Cloth, $90.00. ISBN: 978-0-19-958444-4 pp. 560-563 Downloads
Eugene N. White
A History of Socially Responsible Business, c. 1600–1950. Edited by William A. Pettigrew and David Chan Smith. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. xv + 313 pp. Figures, tables, references, notes, index. Cloth, $169.00. ISBN: 978-3-319-60145-8 pp. 563-565 Downloads
Bryan W. Husted
The Price of Oil. By Roberto F. Aguilera and Marian Radetzki. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 2016. x + 242 pp. Tables, references, notes, index. Cloth, $120.00. ISBN: 978-1-107-11001-4 pp. 565-568 Downloads
Chad H. Parker
The Economics of Airlines. By Volodymyr Bilotkach. Newcastle, U.K.: Agenda Publishing Company, 2017. x + 174 pp. Figures, tables, references, index. Paperback, $23.00. ISBN: 978-1-91111-614-1 pp. 568-569 Downloads
David Gillen
Across the Waves: How the United States and France Shaped the International Age of Radio. By Derek W. Vaillant. Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 2017. xii + 239 pp. Photographs, maps, appendix, notes, index. Cloth, $95.00. ISBN: 978-0-252-08293-1 pp. 570-572 Downloads
Rebecca Scales
This Grand Experiment: When Women Entered the Federal Workforce in Civil War–Era Washington, D.C. By Jessica Ziparo. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2017. xii + 339 pp. Illustrations, bibliography, notes, index. Cloth, $39.95. ISBN: 978-1-4696-3597-2 pp. 573-575 Downloads
Elizabeth Faue
Politics of the Pantry: Housewives, Food, and Consumer Protest in Twentieth-Century America. By Emily E. LB. Twarog. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. xiv + 189 pp. Figures, bibliography, notes, index. Cloth, $35.00. ISBN: 978-0-19-068559-1 pp. 575-577 Downloads
Jan Wilson
Wires That Bind: Nation, Region, and Technology in the Southwestern United States, 1854–1920. By Torsten Kathke. Bielefeld, Germany: Transcript Verlag, 2017. 289 pp. Figures, bibliography, notes. Paperback, $50.00. ISBN: 978-3-8376-3790-8 pp. 577-579 Downloads
Jeremy Vetter
The Kelloggs: Battling Brothers of Battle Creek. By Howard Markel. New York: Pantheon Books, 2017. xxix + 506 pp. Photographs, notes, index. Cloth, $35.00. ISBN: 978-0-307-90727-1 pp. 580-582 Downloads
Michael S. Kideckel
Global Luxury: Organizational Change and Emerging Markets since the 1970s. Edited by Pierre-Yves Donzé and Rika Fujioka. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018. xix + 287 pp. Figures, tables, notes, index. Cloth, $159.00. ISBN: 978-981-10-5235-4 pp. 582-584 Downloads
Glyn Atwal and Douglas Bryson
Danish Modern Furniture 1930–2016: The Rise, Decline and Re-emergence of a Cultural Market Category. By Per H. Hansen. Odense, Denmark: University Press of Southern Denmark, 2018. xii + 510 pp. Notes, bibliography, illustrations, photographs, index. Cloth, $52.25. ISBN: 978-87-7674-903-3 pp. 585-587 Downloads
Jeffrey L. Meikle
Building the Ivory Tower: Universities and Metropolitan Development in the Twentieth Century. By LaDale C. Winling. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2018. 251 pp. Illustrations, figures, notes, index. Cloth, $39.95. ISBN: 978-0-8122-4968-2 pp. 587-590 Downloads
William Whyte
Putinomics: Power and Money in Resurgent Russia. By Chris Miller. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2018. xv + 217 pp. Figures, bibliography, notes, index. Cloth, $28.00. ISBN: 978-1-4696-4066-2 pp. 590-592 Downloads
William Pyle
Managing the Economy, Managing the People: Narratives of Economic Life in Britain, from Beveridge to Brexit. By Jim Tomlinson. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. xiii + 273 pp. Notes, bibliography, figures, illustrations, tables, index. Cloth, $75.00. ISBN: 978-0-19-878609-2 pp. 592-595 Downloads
Martin Chick
The Mexican Heartland: How Communities Shaped Capitalism, a Nation, and World History, 1500–2000. By John Tutino. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2018. viii + 499 pp. Maps, figures, tables, bibliography, appendix, notes, index. Cloth, $39.50. ISBN: 978-0-691-17436-5 pp. 595-597 Downloads
Ryan M. Alexander
Organizations, Civil Society, and the Roots of Development. Edited by Naomi R. Lamoreaux and John Joseph Wallis. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017. ix + 380 pp. Figures, tables, references, notes, index. Cloth, $130.00. ISBN: 978-0-226-42636-5 pp. 597-600 Downloads
Martin Fiszbein
Bright Modernity: Color, Commerce and Consumer Culture. Edited by Regina Lee Blaszcyk and Uwe Spiekermann. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. x + 287 pp. Index, notes, figures. Cloth, $109.00. ISBN: 978-3-319-50744-6 pp. 600-602 Downloads
Sven Dupré

Volume 92, issue 02, 2018

The Problem of Productivity: Inflation and Collective Bargaining after World War II pp. 227-250 Downloads
Samuel Milner
Global and Local: Retail Transformation and the Department Store in Britain and Japan, 1900–1940 pp. 251-280 Downloads
Rika Fujioka and Jon Stobart
Reassessing the Italian “Economic Miracle”: Law, Firms’ Governance, and Management, 1950–1973 pp. 281-306 Downloads
Paolo Di Martino and Michelangelo Vasta
Making Sense of Business and Community in Hollywood Films, 1928–2016 pp. 307-337 Downloads
Per H. Hansen and Anne Magnussen
Leslie Berlin, Troublemakers: Silicon Valley's Coming of Age pp. 343-353 Downloads
William A. Sahlman
Richard White, The Republic for Which It Stands: The United States during Reconstruction and the Gilded Age, 1865–1896 pp. 355-360 Downloads
Jeffrey Sklansky
A Thirst for Empire: How Tea Shaped the Modern World. By Erika Rappaport. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2017. xvi + 568 pp. Maps, figures, tables, notes, index. Cloth, $39.50. ISBN: 978-0-691-16711-4 pp. 361-362 Downloads
Jane T. Merritt
Rulers and Capital in Historical Perspective: State Formation and Financial Development in India and the United States. By Abhishek Chatterjee. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2017. ix + 173 pp. Tables, references, notes, index. Cloth, $64.50. ISBN: 978-1-4399-1500-4 pp. 363-365 Downloads
Chinmay Tumbe
The Pricing of Progress: Economic Indicators and the Capitalization of American Life. By Eli Cook. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2017. 352 pp. Notes, index. Cloth, $29.95. ISBN: 978-0-674-97628-3 pp. 365-368 Downloads
Thomas A. Stapleford
Britain's Political Economies: Parliament and Economic Life, 1660–1800. By Julian Hoppit. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. xxii + 391 pp. Tables bibliography, appendix, notes, index. Cloth, $87.99; paper, $28.99. ISBN: cloth, 978-1-107-01525-8; paper, 978-1-316-64990-9 pp. 368-371 Downloads
Philipp Rössner
Confronting Capital and Empire: Rethinking Kyoto School Philosophy. Edited by Viren Murthy, Fabian Schäfer, and Max Ward. Leiden: Koninklijke Brill, 2017. xii + 395 pp. Notes, references, index. Cloth, $152.00. ISBN: 978-90-04-34389-4 pp. 371-373 Downloads
Robert E. Carter
The Market Makers: Creating Mass Markets for Consumer Durables in Inter-war Britain. By Peter Scott. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. xx + 367 pp. Illustrations, figures, tables, bibliography, notes, index. Cloth, $97.50. ISBN: 978-0-19-878381-7 pp. 373-375 Downloads
Michael John Law
The New Deal: A Global History. By Kiran Klaus Patel. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2017. xii + 435 pp. Figures, tables, bibliography, notes, index. Paper, $27.95. ISBN: 978-0-691-17615-4 pp. 375-378 Downloads
Susan Dabney Pennybacker
Reisen til Bretton Woods: Begynnelsen på verden av i går [The journey to Bretton Woods: The beginning of the world of yesterday]. By Maria Berg Reinertsen. Oslo: Cappelen Damm, 2017. 224 pp. Illustrations, notes. Cloth, NOK 379. ISBN: 978-82-02-49779-8 pp. 378-381 Downloads
Sophus A. Reinert
One Nation under Gold: How One Precious Metal Has Dominated the American Imagination for Four Centuries. By James Ledbetter. New York: Liveright Publishing, 2017. xvii + 380 pp. Photographs, notes, index. Cloth, $28.95. ISBN: 978-0-87140-683-5 pp. 381-382 Downloads
Nicolas Barreyre
Cotton Capitalists: American Jewish Entrepreneurship in the Reconstruction Era. By Michael R. Cohen. New York: New York University Press, 2017. xv + 259 pp. Figures, maps, notes, index. Cloth, $40.00. ISBN: 978-1-4798-7970-0 pp. 382-385 Downloads
Stephen J. Whitfield
Ladies of the Ticker: Women and Wall Street from the Gilded Age to the Great Depression. By George Robb. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2017. 264 pp. Photographs, tables, bibliography, notes, index. Cloth, $95.00. ISBN: 978-0-252-04117-4 pp. 385-387 Downloads
Janice Traflet
Capitalism without Capital: The Rise of the Intangible Economy. By Jonathan Haskel and Stian Westlake. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2018. xii + 265 pp. Illustrations, figures, tables, notes, references, index. Cloth, $29.95. ISBN: 978-0-691-17503-4 pp. 388-389 Downloads
Baruch Lev
Ensuring America's Health: The Public Creation of the Corporate Health Care System. By Christy Ford Chapin. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2015. xiv + 358 pp. Notes, index. Cloth, $110.00. ISBN: 978-1-107-04488-3 pp. 390-392 Downloads
Jessica L. Adler
Higher Education and Silicon Valley: Conflicted but Connected. Edited by W. Richard Scott, Michael W. Kirst, and Colleagues. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017. xi + 282 pp. Figures, tables, references, appendixes, index. Paper, $54.95. ISBN: 978-1-4214-2308-1 pp. 392-394 Downloads
Will Doyle
Analysing Corruption. By Dan Hough. London: Agenda Publishing, 2017. x + 205 pp. Notes, tables, bibliography, index. Cloth, $85.00; paper $30.00. ISBN: cloth, 978-1-911116-54-7; paper, 978-1-911116-55-4 pp. 395-397 Downloads
Doron Navot
Tug of War: Surveillance Capitalism, Military Contracting, and the Rise of the Surveillance State. By Jocelyn Wills. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2017. xv + 500 pp. Bibliography, notes, index. Cloth, $39.95. ISBN: 978-0-7735-5047-6 pp. 397-400 Downloads
David Murakami Wood
From Head Shops to Whole Foods: The Rise and Fall of Activist Entrepreneurs. By Joshua Clark Davis. New York: Columbia University Press, 2017. 336 pp. Figures, notes, index. Cloth, $35.95. ISBN: 978-0-2311-7158-8 pp. 400-403 Downloads
Jennifer Le Zotte
Lending Power: How Self-Help Credit Union Turned Small-Time Loans into Big-Time Change. By Howard E. Covington. Durham: Duke University Press, 2017. x + 211 pp. Photographs, notes, index. Cloth, $27.95. ISBN: 978-0-8223-6969-1 pp. 403-405 Downloads
Stephen G. Morrissette
Warner Bros: The Making of an American Movie Studio. By David Thomson. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017. viii + 220 pp. Photographs, notes, index. Cloth, $25.00. ISBN: 978-0-300-19760-0 pp. 406-408 Downloads
Hasia Diner
The People's Grocer: John G. Schwegmann, New Orleans, and the Making of the Modern Retail World. By David Cappello. New Orleans: Neutral Ground Press, 2017. xviii + 393 pp. Notes, index, photographs. Cloth, $20.00. ISBN: 978-0-9982443-0-3 pp. 408-411 Downloads
Thomas Jessen Adams
J. C. Penney: The Man, the Store, and American Agriculture. By David Delbert Kruger. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2017. 360 pp. Illustrations, maps, notes, index. Cloth, $29.95. ISBN: 978-0-8061-5716-0 pp. 411-414 Downloads
Howard R. Stanger
Rainy Lake House: Twilight of Empire on the Northern Frontier. By Theodore Catton. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017. xvi + 396 pp. Maps, notes, index. Cloth, $32.95. ISBN: 978-1-4214-2293-0 pp. 414-416 Downloads
Ann Carlos
Liquid Capital: Making the Chicago Waterfront. By Joshua A. T. Salzmann. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2018. 234 pp. Figures, tables, notes, index. Cloth, $49.95. ISBN: 978-0-8122-4973-6 pp. 416-418 Downloads
Harold L. Platt
Fear City: New York's Fiscal Crisis and the Rise of Austerity Politics. By Kim Phillips-Fein. New York: Metropolitan Books, 2017. 401 pp. Notes, index. Cloth, $32.00. ISBN 978-0-805-095-258 pp. 418-421 Downloads
Owen D. Gutfreund

Volume 92, issue 01, 2018

IBM's Tiny Peripheral: Finland and the Tensions of Transnationality pp. 3-28 Downloads
Petri Paju and Thomas Haigh
Learning by Doing: The First Spanish Nuclear Plant pp. 29-55 Downloads
Joseba De la Torre and del Mar Rubio-Varas, Maria
Industrial Manifest Destiny: American Firearms Manufacturing and Antebellum Expansion pp. 57-83 Downloads
Lindsay Schakenbach Regele
The Charismatic Corporation: Finance, Administration, and Shop Floor Management under Henry Ford pp. 85-115 Downloads
Stefan Link
Change and Continuity at IBM: Key Themes in Histories of IBM pp. 117-148 Downloads
James W. Cortada
Samuel W. Buell, Capital Offenses: Business Crime and Punishment in America's Corporate Age pp. 153-157 Downloads
Edward Balleisen
The Consumer on the Home Front: Second World War Civilian Consumption in Comparative Perspective. Edited by Hartmut Berghoff, Jan Logemann, and Felix Römer. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. ix + 371 pp. Figures, tables, notes, index. Cloth, $120.00. ISBN: 978-0-19-878426-5 pp. 159-161 Downloads
Vicki Howard
Against Labor: How U.S. Employers Organized to Defeat Union Activism. Edited by Rosemary Feurer and Chad Pearson. Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 2017. 288 pp. Figures, notes, index. Cloth, $28.00. ISBN: 978-0-252-08232-0 pp. 161-163 Downloads
Joshua B. Freeman
The Spread of Modern Industry to the Periphery since 1871. Edited by Kevin Hjortshøj O'Rourke and Jeffrey Gale Williamson. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. xv + 391 pp. Figures, tables, appendix, references, notes, index. Cloth, $97.50. ISBN: 978-0-19-875364-3 pp. 163-166 Downloads
Alden Young
Building the Black Metropolis: African American Entrepreneurship in Chicago. Edited by Robert E. Weems and Jason P. Chambers. Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 2017. 267 pp. Tables, index. Cloth, $95.00; paper, $30.00. ISBN: cloth, 978-0-252-04142-6; paper, 978-0-252-08294-8 pp. 166-168 Downloads
Jessica Ann Levy
Immortal Banks: Strategies, Structures, and Performances of Major Banks. Edited by Michel Lescure. Geneva: Droz, 2016. 294 pp. Figures, tables, index. Cloth, $58.80. ISBN: 978-2-600-01913-2 pp. 169-170 Downloads
Bernardo Batiz-Lazo
The Emergence of Routines: Entrepreneurship, Organization, and Business History. Edited by Daniel M. G. Raff and Philip Scranton. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. xii + 358 pp. Figures, notes, index. Cloth, $90.00. ISBN: 978-0-19-878776-1 pp. 171-173 Downloads
Christina Lubinski
Profits and Sustainability: A History of Green Entrepreneurship. By Geoffrey Jones. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. xi + 442 pp. Figures, table, notes, bibliography, index. Cloth, $45.00. ISBN: 978-0-19-870697-7 pp. 173-175 Downloads
Hugh Gorman
The First World Oil War. By Timothy C. Winegard. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2016. xxii + 385 pp. Maps, illustrations, tables, bibliography, appendix, notes, index. Cloth, $36.95. ISBN: 978-1-4875-0073-3 pp. 176-177 Downloads
Joseph Pratt
The Trouble with Tea: The Politics of Consumption in the Eighteenth-Century Global Economy. By Jane T. Merritt. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017. xii + 212 pp. Photographs, maps, figures, tables, notes, index. Cloth, $45.95; paper, $22.95. ISBN: cloth, 978-1-4214-2152-0; paper, 978-1-4214-2153-7 pp. 178-180 Downloads
Jonathan Eacott
Margins of the Market: Trafficking and Capitalism across the Arabian Sea. By Johan Mathew. Oakland: University of California Press, 2016. xv + 248 pp. Maps, figures, bibliography, notes, index. Cloth, $70.00; paper, $29.95; e-book, $29.95. ISBN: cloth, 978-0-520-28854-6; paper, 978-0-520-28855-3; e-book, 978-0-520-96342-9 pp. 180-182 Downloads
Sebastian R. Prange
A Sea of Debt: Law and Economic Life in the Western Indian Ocean, 1780–1950. By Fahad Ahmad Bishara. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 2017. ix + 279 pp. Figures, tables, bibliography, index. Cloth, $99.99. ISBN: 978-1-107-15565-7 pp. 182-185 Downloads
J. E. Peterson
China's Great Migration: How the Poor Built a Prosperous Nation. By Bradley M. Gardner. Oakland, Calif.: The Independent Institute, 2017. xii + 218 pp. Bibliography, notes, index. Cloth, $27.95. ISBN: 978-1-598-13222-9 pp. 185-187 Downloads
Yeqing Huang
Safeguarding Democratic Capitalism: U.S. Foreign Policy and National Security, 1920–2015. By Melvyn P. Leffler. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2017. x + 348 pp. Index, notes. Cloth, $39.95. ISBN: 978-0-691-17258-3 pp. 187-190 Downloads
Jeremi Suri
Move Fast and Break Things: How Facebook, Google, and Amazon Cornered Culture and Undermined Democracy. By Jonathan Taplin. New York: Little, Brown, and Company, 2017. 321 pp. Figures, notes, index. Cloth, $19.72. ISBN: 978-0-316-27577-4 pp. 191-193 Downloads
Richard R. John
Democracy's Schools: The Rise of Public Education in America. By Johann N. Neem. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017. xiii + 240 pp. Bibliography, appendix, notes, index. Cloth, $22.95. ISBN: 978-1-4214-2321-0 pp. 193-196 Downloads
A. J. Angulo
A Little History of Economics. By Niall Kishtainy. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017. vi + 249 pp. Index. Cloth, $25.00. ISBN: 978-0-300-20636-4 pp. 196-198 Downloads
José Luís Cardoso
The Language of Global Success: How a Common Tongue Transforms Multinational Organizations. By Tsedal Neeley. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2017. vii + 188 pp. Tables, appendixes, notes, index. Cloth, $26.95. ISBN: 978-0-691-17537-9 pp. 199-200 Downloads
Helene Tenzer
Baking Powder Wars: The Cutthroat Food Fight that Revolutionized Cooking. By Linda Civitello. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2017. xi + 252. Figures, tables, bibliography, notes, appendix, index. Cloth, $95.00; paper, $19.95; e-book, $17.96. ISBN: cloth, 978-0-252-04108-2; paper, 978-0-252-08259-7; e-book, 978-0-252-09963-2 pp. 201-203 Downloads
Terri Lonier
Burdens of War: Creating the United States Veterans Health System. By Jessica L. Adler. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017. xiv + 353 pp. Photos, map, figures, index. Cloth, $49.95. ISBN: 978-1-4214-2287-9 pp. 203-205 Downloads
Bobby A. Wintermute
Dollars for Dixie: Business and the Transformation of Conservatism in the Twentieth Century. By Katherine Rye Jewell. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 2017. xvii + 318 pp. Figures, bibliography, notes, index. Cloth, $49.99. ISBN: 978-1-107-17402-3 pp. 205-208 Downloads
Darren E. Grem
Family and Business during the Industrial Revolution. By Hannah Barker. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. xv + 262 pp. Figures, tables, bibliography, notes, index. Cloth, $90.00. ISBN 978-0-19-878602-3 pp. 208-210 Downloads
Catriona M. Macleod
Boss Lady: How Three Women Entrepreneurs Built Successful Big Businesses in the Mid-Twentieth Century. By Edith Sparks. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2017. xiv + 309 pp. Photographss, notes, bibliography, index. Cloth, $85.00; paper, $27.50; e-book, $19.99. ISBN: cloth, 978-1-4696-3301-5; paper, 978-1-4696-3302-2; e-book, 978-1-4696-3303-9 pp. 210-213 Downloads
Mark H. Rose
Breaking Rockefeller: The Incredible Story of the Ambitious Rivals Who Toppled an Oil Empire. By Peter B. Doran. New York: Penguin Books, 2017. viii + 334 pp. Bibliography, notes, photographs, index. Cloth, $28.00; paper, $18.00; ISBN: cloth, 978-0-52-542739-1; paper, 978-0-14-313000-0 pp. 213-215 Downloads
Stanley Buder
Iron Valley: The Transformation of the Iron Industry in Ohio's Mahoning Valley, 1802–1913. By Clayton J. Ruminski. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2017. xiii + 322 pp. Illustrations, figures, tables, appendixes, bibliography, notes, index. Cloth, $119.95; paper, $29.95; e-book, $19.99. ISBN: cloth, 978-0-8142-1321-6; paper, 978-0-8142-5376-2; e-book, 978-0-8142-7448-4 pp. 215-216 Downloads
Richard Oestreicher
The Ford Century in Minnesota. By Brian McMahon. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2016. xii + 363 pp. Illustrations, photographs, bibliography, index. Cloth, $39.95. ISBN: 978-0-8166-3719-5 pp. 217-219 Downloads
Kathryn J. Oberdeck
Julius Rosenwald: Repairing the World. By Hasia R. Diner. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017. xiv + 231 pp. Notes, index. Cloth, $25.00. ISBN: 978-0-300-20321-9 pp. 219-222 Downloads
Tobias Brinkmann
Bible Nation: The United States of Hobby Lobby. By Candida R. Moss and Joel S. Baden. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2017. x + 223. Bibliography, notes, index. Cloth, $29.95. ISBN: 978-0-691-17735-9 pp. 222-224 Downloads
Robert E. Wright
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