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Volume 58, issue 2, 2016

Pure diffusion? The great English hotel charges debate in The Times, 1853 pp. 159-178 Downloads
David Bowie
The winds of change and the end of the Comprador System in the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation pp. 179-206 Downloads
Andrew Smith
Networks of power and networks of capital: evidence from a peripheral area of the first globalisation. The energy sector in Naples: from gas to electricity (1862-1919) pp. 207-243 Downloads
Maria Carmela Schisani and Francesca Caiazzo
The European response to the challenge of the Japanese steel industry (1950-1980) pp. 244-263 Downloads
Pablo Díaz-Morlán and Miguel Sáez-García
The emergence of winemaking cooperatives in Catalonia pp. 264-282 Downloads
Jordi Planas
Business returns from gold price fixing and bullion trading on the interwar London market pp. 283-308 Downloads
Anthony John Arnold
Building a market. The rise of the home improvement industry, 1914-1960 pp. 309-310 Downloads
Peter Scott
The triumph of emptiness; consumption, higher education and work organization pp. 310-312 Downloads
Philip Warwick
Le crédit à la consommation en France, 1947-1965. De la stigmatisation à la réglementation pp. 312-313 Downloads
Hubert Bonin
Le grand état-major financier: les inspecteurs des Finances, 1918-1946. Les hommes, le métier, les carrières pp. 314-316 Downloads
Hubert Bonin

Volume 58, issue 1, 2016

Editorial: special issues in Business History pp. 1-5 Downloads
Andrea Colli, Stephanie Decker, Abe de Jong, Paloma Fernández Pérez, Neil Rollings and Ray Stokes
Business groups around the world: an introduction pp. 6-29 Downloads
María Inés Barbero and Nuria Puig
The only way to grow? Italian Business groups in historical perspective pp. 30-48 Downloads
Andrea Colli, Alberto Rinaldi and Michelangelo Vasta
Business groups in Portugal in the Estado Novo period (1930-1974): family, power and structural change pp. 49-68 Downloads
Álvaro Ferreira da Silva, Luciano Amaral and Pedro Neves
Business groups, entrepreneurship and the growth of the Koç Group in Turkey pp. 69-88 Downloads
Asli M. Colpan and Geoffrey Jones
Imprints of an Entrepreneur and Evolution of a Business Group, 1948-2010 pp. 89-110 Downloads
Mehmet Erçek and Öner Günçavdı
The nexus between business groups and banks: Mexico, 1932-1982 pp. 111-128 Downloads
Gustavo Del Angel
'Interlocked' business groups and the state in Chile (1970-2010) pp. 129-148 Downloads
Erica Salvaj Carrera and Juan Pablo Couyoumdjian
Reimagining business history pp. 149-153 Downloads
Robin Holt
Veuve Guérin & fils. Banque et soie. Une affaire de famille (Saint-Chamond-Lyon, 1716-1932) pp. 153-155 Downloads
Hubert Bonin
Historical and international comparison of business interest associations, 19th-20th Centuries pp. 155-158 Downloads
Hubert Bonin

Volume 57, issue 8, 2015

The outsider consumer co-operative: lessons from the Community Co-operative Store (Nuriootpa), 1944-2010 pp. 1133-1154 Downloads
Nikola Balnave and Greg Patmore
From thrifts to universal banks: the sources of organisational change in French savings banks, 1945-2000 pp. 1155-1191 Downloads
Olivier Butzbach
Measuring competition in Portuguese commercial banking during the Golden Age (1960-1973) pp. 1192-1218 Downloads
Luciano Amaral
Dirt of whitewashing: re-conceptualising debtors' obligations in Chinese business by transplanting bankruptcy law to early British Hong Kong (1860s-1880s) pp. 1219-1247 Downloads
Michael Ng
Managerial failure in mid-Victorian Britain?: Corporate expansion during a promotion boom pp. 1248-1276 Downloads
Gareth Campbell and John Turner
A co-evolutionary analysis of longevity: Pakhoed and its predecessors pp. 1277-1305 Downloads
Hugo van Driel, Henk W. Volberda, Sjoerd Eikelboom and Eline Kamerbeek
Territoires de l'illicite: ports et îles de la fraude au contrôle (xix-super-e-xx-super-e siècles) pp. 1306-1307 Downloads
Hubert Bonin
Bouygues. Les ressorts d'un destin entrepreneurial pp. 1307-1309 Downloads
Hubert Bonin
Business in the age of extremes: essays in modern German and Austrian economic history pp. 1309-1310 Downloads
Neil Forbes
The Peak Forest canal and railway - an engineering and business history pp. 1311-1312 Downloads
Keith Harcourt
The color revolution pp. 1312-1314 Downloads
Kimberly Chrisman-Campbell
The Oxford handbook of management theorists pp. 1314-1315 Downloads
Derek Pugh

Volume 57, issue 7, 2015

In search of an integrated framework of business longevity pp. 955-969 Downloads
Maria Rosaria Napolitano, Vittoria Marino and Jari Ojala
Who wants to live forever: exploring 30 years of research on business longevity pp. 970-987 Downloads
Angelo Riviezzo, Mika Skippari and Antonella Garofano
A winning strategy? The employment of women and firm longevity during industrialisation pp. 988-1004 Downloads
Björn Eriksson and Maria Stanfors
Looking beyond the Buddenbrooks syndrome: the Salvadori Firm of Trento, 1660s - 1880s pp. 1005-1019 Downloads
Cinzia Lorandini
Cultural approach to understanding the long-term survival of firms - Japanese Shinise firms in the sake brewing industry pp. 1020-1036 Downloads
Innan Sasaki and Hidekazu Sone
Standing the test of time. Does firm performance improve with age? An analysis of the wine industry pp. 1037-1053 Downloads
Arturo Capasso, Carmen Gallucci and Matteo Rossi
International taxation and corporate strategy: evidence from British overseas business, circa 1900-1965 pp. 1054-1081 Downloads
Simon Mollan and Kevin D. Tennent
Networking capability building in the multinational enterprise: ITT and the Spanish adventure (1924-1945) pp. 1082-1111 Downloads
Adoración Álvaro-Moya
The business elite in Finland: a prosopographical study of family firm executives 1762-2010 pp. 1112-1132 Downloads
Juha Kansikas

Volume 57, issue 6, 2015

Fellow-townsmenship as the mechanism for exploring and exploiting business opportunities: A longitudinal reflection of the nineteenth century Ningbo entrepreneurs in Shanghai pp. 773-799 Downloads
Martin J. Liu, Jimmy Huang, Alain Yee-loong Chong, Zhengzhi Guan and Natalia Yannopoulou
Try it at home: Avon and gender in Brazil, 1958-1975 pp. 800-821 Downloads
Shawn Moura
European luxury big business and emerging Asian markets, 1960-2010 pp. 822-840 Downloads
Pierre-Yves Donzé and Rika Fujioka
The internationalisation of family firms: case histories of two Chinese overseas family firms pp. 841-861 Downloads
Kee-Cheok Cheong, Poh-Ping Lee and Kam-Hing Lee
Transition to greener pulp: regulation, industry responses and path dependency pp. 862-884 Downloads
Ann-Kristin Bergquist and Kristina Söderholm
European market integration and the political economy of corporate adjustment: OTE and Telecom Italia, 1949-2009 pp. 885-902 Downloads
Andreas Kornelakis
Beyond industrial policy. State intervention in the Swedish electricity supply industry, 1936-1946 pp. 903-918 Downloads
Martin Eriksson
'Size revolution': the industrial foundations of the Italian clothing business pp. 919-941 Downloads
Elisabetta Merlo
Histoire de la Banque africaine de développement et de sa contribution à l'essor de la Côte d'Ivoire, 1963-2005 pp. 942-944 Downloads
Hubert Bonin
Distritos y Clústers en la Europa del Sur [Districts and Clusters in Southern Europe] pp. 944-945 Downloads
Miguel A. López-Morell
The Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications (SWIFT): cooperative governance for network innovation, standards, and community pp. 945-947 Downloads
Bernardo Batiz-Lazo
Redefining business models: strategies for a financialized world pp. 947-949 Downloads
Julie Bower
The optical munitions industry in Great Britain, 1888-1923 pp. 949-950 Downloads
Chris Corker
Trams or tailfins? Public and private prosperity in postwar West Germany and the United States pp. 950-952 Downloads
Espen Ekberg
Industrial archaeology: a handbook pp. 952-953 Downloads
Roy Edwards

Volume 57, issue 5, 2015

Editorial: re-introducing evolutionary theory to business history: making sense of today's structure pp. 655-663 Downloads
Jim Quinn
The evolution of the pharmaceutical industry pp. 664-687 Downloads
Franco Malerba and Luigi Orsenigo
Constructing an 'industry': the case of industrial gases, 1886-2006 pp. 688-704 Downloads
Ray Stokes and Ralf Banken
Deepening the conversation between business history and evolutionary economics pp. 705-715 Downloads
Johann Peter Murmann
What drove the financial crisis? Structuring our historical understanding of a predictable evolutionary disaster pp. 716-735 Downloads
Michael G. Jacobides
The evolution of private equity: corporate restructuring in the UK, c.1945-2010 pp. 736-768 Downloads
Steven Toms, Nick Wilson and Mike Wright
Evolutionary economics and recounting of business history pp. 769-772 Downloads
Richard Nelson

Volume 57, issue 4, 2015

Liberty in Paris: International retailing, 1889-1932 pp. 485-511 Downloads
Anne Marie Doherty and Nicholas Alexander
Cartel success and institutions. The Finnish Cotton Cartel, 1903-1939 pp. 512-527 Downloads
Mika Kallioinen
Management control systems, trust and risk in inter-organisational relationships: The case of Francisco González de la Sierra and its partner Rivas y Cantallops (1847-1864) pp. 528-563 Downloads
M. Capelo, P. Araújo and C. Álvarez-Dardet
Demonstrating distinction at 'the lowest edge of the black-coated class': The family expenditures of Edwardian railway clerks pp. 564-588 Downloads
Peter Scott and James Trevor Walker
Co-operative wineries: Temporal solution or efficient firms? The Spanish case during late Francoism, 1970-1981 pp. 589-613 Downloads
Francisco J. Medina-Albaladejo
Decision-making authority in British supermarket chains pp. 614-637 Downloads
Andrew Alexander
World insurance: the evolution of a global risk network pp. 638-639 Downloads
Luis Lobo-Guerrero
A nation of small shareholders: marketing Wall Street after World War II pp. 639-640 Downloads
Andrew Smith
Histoire de l'industrie horlogère suisse, de Jacques David à Nicolas Hayek (1850-2000) / Histoire du Swatch Group pp. 641-642 Downloads
Hubert Bonin
Business goals and social commitment. Shaping organisational capabilities - Colombia's Fundación Social, 1984-2011 pp. 642-644 Downloads
Felix Behling
Building co-operation: a business history of the co-operative group, 1863-2013 pp. 644-645 Downloads
Nicholas Alexander
The East German economy, 1945-2010: falling behind or catching up? pp. 645-647 Downloads
Ivor Bolton
The making of the modern British home: the suburban semi & family life between the wars pp. 647-648 Downloads
Matthew Hollow
The House of Rothschild in Spain, 1812-1941 pp. 649-650 Downloads
Paloma Fernández Pérez
Ferranti. A history: Volume 3: management, mergers and fraud, 1987-1993 pp. 650-652 Downloads
Sarah Wilson
Historia de la investigación de mercados en Colombia. Trayectoria empresarial de Napoleón Franco [Market research history in Colombia. Entrepreneurial trajectory of Napoleón Franco] pp. 652-654 Downloads
Javier Mejia

Volume 57, issue 3, 2015

Tripartism in Comparative and Historical Perspective pp. 347-357 Downloads
Richerd Croucher and Geoffrey Wood
Institutions, history and wage bargaining outcomes: international evidence from the post-World War Two era pp. 358-375 Downloads
Chris Minns and Marian Rizov
European tripartism: chimera or reality? The 'new phase' of the European social dialogue in the light of tripartite theory and practice pp. 376-397 Downloads
Thomas James Prosser and Emmanuelle Perin
The dynamics of tripartism in post-democratic transitions: comparative lessons from Spain and Poland pp. 398-417 Downloads
Guglielmo Meardi, Juliusz Gardawski and Oscar Molina
The life and death of Irish social partnership: lessons for social pacts pp. 418-437 Downloads
Paul Teague and Jimmy Donaghey
Making Singapore's tripartism work (faster): the formation of the Singapore National Employers' Federation in 1980 pp. 438-460 Downloads
Peter Sheldon, Bernard Gan and David Morgan
The ending of southern Africa's tripartite dream: the cases of South Africa, Namibia and Mozambique pp. 461-483 Downloads
Pauline Dibben, Gilton Klerck and Geoffrey Wood

Volume 57, issue 2, 2015

Sisyphus in business: Success, failure and the different types of failure pp. 203-223 Downloads
Arjan van Rooij
Investment decision-making and industrial performance: The British wool industry during the interwar years pp. 224-240 Downloads
Sue Bowden and David M. Higgins
The world's key industry pp. 335-336 Downloads
Alex Gillett
Beggar thy neighbour: a history of usury and debt pp. 336-337 Downloads
Josephine Maltby
The people's car: a global history of the Volkswagen Beetle pp. 337-339 Downloads
Tomàs Fernández-de-Sevilla
Diriger une grande entreprise au xx-super-e siècle. L'élite industrielle française pp. 339-341 Downloads
Hubert Bonin
Understanding Family Businesses: Undiscovered approaches, unique perspectives and neglected topics pp. 341-343 Downloads
Farzana Nahid

Volume 57, issue 1, 2015

New business history? pp. 1-4 Downloads
Abe de Jong and David Higgins
Towards a new business history? pp. 5-29 Downloads
Abe de Jong, David Higgins and Hugo van Driel
New business histories! Plurality in business history research methods pp. 30-40 Downloads
Stephanie Decker, Matthias Kipping and R. Daniel Wadhwani
Ethnomethodology and the production of history: studying 'history-in-action' pp. 41-63 Downloads
Andrea Whittle and John Wilson
Large and entangled: Italian business groups in the long run pp. 64-96 Downloads
Andrea Colli and Michelangelo Vasta
Ownership, financial strategy and performance: the Lancashire cotton textile industry, 1918-1938 pp. 97-121 Downloads
David Higgins, Steven Toms and Igor Filatotchev
The determinants of bank internationalisation in times of financial globalisation: evidence from the world's largest banks, 1980-2007 pp. 122-155 Downloads
Arjen Mulder and Gerarda Westerhuis
Back to the failure: an analytic narrative of the De Lorean debacle pp. 156-181 Downloads
Graham Brownlow
Complexity in history: modelling the organisational demography of the British banking sector pp. 182-202 Downloads
Philip Garnett, Simon Mollan and R. Alexander Bentley
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