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Volume 60, issue 2, 2018

Thinking about industry decline: A qualitative meta-analysis and future research directions pp. 127-156 Downloads
Juha-Antti Lamberg, Jari Ojala and Mirva Peltoniemi
The drivers of firm longevity: Age, size, profitability and survivorship of Australian corporations, 1901–1930 pp. 157-177 Downloads
Laura Panza, Simon Ville and David Merrett
Longevity challenges and leadership interventions: Strategy journeys of two Indian banks pp. 178-201 Downloads
Kamal R. Sharma and Mukund R. Dixit
A European role in intra-Asian commercial development: The Maclaine Watson network and the Java sugar trade c.1840–1942 pp. 202-230 Downloads
Alexander Claver and G. Roger Knight
Accessing capital markets: Aristocrats and new share issues in the British bicycle boom of the 1890s pp. 231-256 Downloads
Shima Amini and Steven Toms
Trading forward: The Paris Bourse in the nineteenth century pp. 257-280 Downloads
Paul Lagneau-Ymonet and Angelo Riva
Jean Monnet, banquier, 1914–1945. Intérêts privés et intérêt général pp. 281-282 Downloads
Hubert Bonin
On the origins of self-service pp. 282-283 Downloads
Emanuela Scarpellini
Regulating competition. Cartel registers in the twentieth-century world pp. 283-286 Downloads
Mária Hidvégi
Les banques et les mutations des entreprises. Le cas de Lille-Roubaix-Tourcoing aux XIXe et XXe siècles pp. 286-288 Downloads
Carlo Brambilla

Volume 60, issue 1, 2018

Change of referencing style pp. 1-3 Downloads
Stephanie Decker, Ray Stokes, Andrea Colli, Abe de Jong, Paloma Fernandez Perez and Neil Rollings
War and economy. Rediscovering the eighteenth-century military entrepreneur pp. 4-22 Downloads
Rafael Torres-Sánchez, Pepijn Brandon and Marjolein ‘t Hart
The impact of war: New business networks and small-scale contractors in Britain, 1739–1770 pp. 23-40 Downloads
Gordon Bannerman
The French navy and war entrepreneurs: Identity, business relations, conflicts, and cooperation in the eighteenth century pp. 41-56 Downloads
David Plouviez
Military entrepreneurs and the development of the French economy in the eighteenth century pp. 57-71 Downloads
Pierrick Pourchasse
The Spanish monarchy as a contractor state in the eighteenth century: Interaction of political power with the market pp. 72-86 Downloads
Sergio Solbes Ferri
War contracting and artillery production in Spain pp. 87-104 Downloads
Agustín González Enciso
Shipbuilding administration under the Spanish Habsburg and Bourbon regimes (1590‒1834): A comparative perspective pp. 105-125 Downloads
Ivan Valdez-Bubnov

Volume 59, issue 8, 2017

Theorising narrative in business history pp. 1155-1175 Downloads
Mads Mordhorst and Stefan Schwarzkopf
The strategic use of historical narratives: a theoretical framework pp. 1176-1200 Downloads
William M. Foster, Diego M. Coraiola, Roy Suddaby, Jochem Kroezen and David Chandler
How business historians can save the world – from the fallacy of self-made success pp. 1201-1217 Downloads
Pamela Walker Laird
Narrative, metaphor and the subjective understanding of historic identity transition pp. 1218-1241 Downloads
Mairi Maclean, Charles Harvey and Lindsay Stringfellow
Writing business history: Creating narratives pp. 1242-1260 Downloads
Andrew Popp and Susanna Fellman
Narrating histories of women at work: Archives, stories, and the promise of feminism pp. 1261-1279 Downloads
Gabrielle Durepos, Alan McKinlay and Scott Taylor
Histories of leadership in the Copenhagen Phil – A cultural view of narrativity in studies of leadership in symphony orchestras pp. 1280-1302 Downloads
Søren Friis Møller
La place financière de Paris au siècle. Des ambitions contrariées pp. 1303-1305 Downloads
Hubert Bonin
Les concessions hydroélectriques dans le grand sud-ouest, Histoire et débats 1902/2015 pp. 1305-1306 Downloads
Alain Beltran
Wall streeters: The creators and corruptors of American finance pp. 1306-1308 Downloads
C. Edoardo Altamura
America’s bank: The epic struggle to create the Federal Reserve pp. 1308-1309 Downloads
Linda Arch
Start with the future and work back: a heritage management manifesto pp. 1310-1311 Downloads
Daniele Pozzi
The international aluminium cartel, 1886–1978: The business and politics of a cooperative industrial institution pp. 1311-1313 Downloads
Valerio Cerretano
Business History pp. ebi-ebi Downloads
The Editors

Volume 59, issue 7, 2017

Uniting business history and global environmental history pp. 987-1009 Downloads
Andrew Smith and Kirsten Greer
Long-range forecasts: Linseed oil and the hemispheric movement of market and climate data, 1890–1939 pp. 1010-1033 Downloads
Joshua MacFadyen
Business interrupted: remote resources and environmental knowledge flows in times of global crisis (Alcan and Greenland 1940–1945) pp. 1034-1053 Downloads
Dawn Alexandrea Berry
Knowing nature in the business records of the Hudson’s Bay Company, 1670–1840 pp. 1054-1080 Downloads
George Colpitts
The problem of milk in the nineteenth-century Ontario cheese industry: an envirotechnical approach to business history pp. 1081-1110 Downloads
Hayley Goodchild
Transfer of European technologies and their adaptations: The case of the Bengal silk industry in the late-eighteenth century pp. 1111-1135 Downloads
Karolina Hutková
Making the global local? Overseas goods in English rural shops, c.1600–1760 pp. 1136-1153 Downloads
Jon Stobart

Volume 59, issue 6, 2017

Corporations as agents of social change: A case study of diversity at Cummins Inc pp. 821-843 Downloads
Heidi Reed
‘A highly successful model’? The rail franchising business in Britain pp. 844-876 Downloads
Robert Jupe and Warwick Funnell
Reaching for global in the Japanese cosmetics industry, 1951 to 2015: the case of Shiseido pp. 877-903 Downloads
Maki Umemura and Stephanie Slater
Clio in the business school: Historical approaches in strategy, international business and entrepreneurship pp. 904-927 Downloads
Andrew Perchard, Niall G. MacKenzie, Stephanie Decker and Giovanni Favero
Business success and the architectural practice of Sir George Gilbert Scott, c.1845–1878: a study in hard work, sound management and networks of trust pp. 928-950 Downloads
Sam McKinstry and Ying Yong Ding
Religious minority in business history: The case of Old Believers pp. 951-974 Downloads
Danila Raskov and Vadim Kufenko
Histoire de l’emballage en France, du siècle à nos jours pp. 975-976 Downloads
Hubert Bonin
La doyenne des «Sénégalaises» de Bordeaux: Maurel et H. Prom de 1831 à 1919, tome I. De l’édification à la période africaine; tome II. Maurel & H.Prom en Afrique pp. 977-979 Downloads
Hubert Bonin
El Banco de Barcelona, 1874–1920. Decadencia y quiebra pp. 979-981 Downloads
José L. García-Ruiz
Family multinationals. Entrepreneurship, governance, and pathways to internationalization pp. 981-983 Downloads
Hans Sjögren
Innovation and creativity in late medieval and early modern European Cities pp. 983-985 Downloads
Pamela H. Smith

Volume 59, issue 5, 2017

Managing political imperatives in war time: strategic responses of Philips in Australia, 1939–1945 pp. 645-666 Downloads
Pierre van der Eng
The genesis of the electricity supply industry in Britain: A case study of NESCo from 1889 to 1914 pp. 667-689 Downloads
Tom McGovern and Tom McLean
‘A fraud, a drunkard, and a worthless scamp’: estate agents, regulation, and Realtors in the interwar period pp. 690-709 Downloads
Mark Latham
Bring in the brewers: business entry in the Swedish brewing industry from 1830 to 2012 pp. 710-743 Downloads
Marcus Box
Pioneering strategies in the digital world. Insights from the Axel Springer case pp. 744-777 Downloads
Gianvito Lanzolla and Alessandro Giudici
The making of the modern retail market: economic theory, business interests and economic policy in the passage of the 1964 Resale Prices Act pp. 778-801 Downloads
Helen Mercer
The decline in the British bank population since 1810 obeys a law of negative compound interest pp. 802-813 Downloads
J. J. Bissell
Banks, births, and tipping points in the historical demography of British banking: A response to J.J. Bissell pp. 814-820 Downloads
Philip Garnett, Simon Mollan and R. Alexander Bentley

Volume 59, issue 4, 2017

Keynes, Trouton and the Hector Whaling Company. A personal and professional relationship pp. 471-496 Downloads
Bjørn L. Basberg
Strategic transformations in large Irish-owned businesses pp. 497-524 Downloads
Colm O’Gorman and Declan Curran
Rehabilitating the intermediary: brokers and auctioneers in the nineteenth-century Anglo-Indian trade pp. 525-553 Downloads
Michael Aldous
The obsolescing bargain model and oil: the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company 1933–1951 pp. 554-571 Downloads
Neveen Abdelrehim and Steven Toms
United we stand, divided we fall: historical trajectory of strategic renewal activities at the Scandinavian Airlines System, 1946–2012 pp. 572-606 Downloads
Joseph Amankwah-Amoah, Jan Ottosson and Hans Sjögren
Who financed the expansion of the equity market? Shareholder clienteles in Victorian Britain pp. 607-637 Downloads
Graeme G. Acheson, Gareth Campbell and John D. Turner
Le crédit à la consommation en France, 1947-1965. De la stigmatisation à la réglementation pp. 638-639 Downloads
Hubert Bonin
Early Victorian railway excursions: ‘The million go forth’ pp. 639-640 Downloads
Mark Learmonth
Du Capitalisme familiale au Capitalisme financier? Le Cas de l’Industrie Suisse des Machines, de l’Electrotechnique et de la Métallurgie au XXe Siècle pp. 641-642 Downloads
Margrit Müller
Handbook of cliometrics pp. 642-643 Downloads
Anna Missiaia

Volume 59, issue 3, 2017

State intervention and economic growth in Southern Italy: the rise and fall of the ‘Cassa per il Mezzogiorno’ (1950–1986) pp. 319-341 Downloads
Emanuele Felice and Amedeo Lepore
Oil multinationals and governments in post-colonial transitions: Burmah Shell, the Burmah Oil Company and the Indian state 1947–70 pp. 342-361 Downloads
Shraddha Verma and Neveen Abdelrehim
Facing the inevitable? The public telecom monopoly’s way of coping with deregulation pp. 362-381 Downloads
Pasi Nevalainen
Cocooned: path dependence and the demise of Anderson & Robertson Ltd, Scotland’s last silk throwsters pp. 382-407 Downloads
Ying Yong Ding, Kirsten Kininmonth and Sam McKinstry
The confident forecaster. Lessons from the upscaling of the electricity industry in England and Wales pp. 408-430 Downloads
Nuno Luis Madureira
Enterprise logic vs product logic: the development of GE’s computer product line pp. 431-452 Downloads
Anthony Gandy and Roy Edwards
Cooperation rather than competition in industrial organisations: Albion W. Small’s underestimated view pp. 453-470 Downloads
Guillaume Vallet

Volume 59, issue 2, 2017

Business and State in the development of the steel industry in Spain and Italy (c.1880–1929) pp. 159-178 Downloads
Miguel A. Sáez-García
Barriers to ‘industrialisation’ for interwar British retailing? The case of Marks & Spencer Ltd pp. 179-201 Downloads
Peter Scott and James T. Walker
The parochial realm, social enterprise and gender: the work of Catharine Cappe and Faith Gray and others in York, 1780–1820 pp. 202-230 Downloads
Linda Perriton
‘The computer says no’: the demise of the traditional bank manager and the depersonalisation of British banking, 1960–2010 pp. 231-249 Downloads
Pål Vik
The breakdown of the workplace ‘family’ and the rise of personnel management within an Australian financial institution 1950–1980 pp. 250-267 Downloads
Monica J. Keneley
Mad women: gendered divisions in the Swedish advertising industry, 1930–2012 pp. 268-291 Downloads
Klara Arnberg and Jonatan Svanlund
Risk management and reinsurance strategies in the Spanish insurance market (1880–1940) pp. 292-310 Downloads
Pablo Gutiérrez González and Jerònia Pons Pons
The power of corporate networks. A comparative and historical perspective pp. 311-312 Downloads
Hubert Buch-Hansen
The Qing opening to the ocean: Chinese maritime policies, 1684–1757 pp. 312-313 Downloads
Ronald Chung-yam PO
Connexions électriques. Technologies, hommes et marchés dans les relations entre la Compagnie générale d’électricité et l’État, 1898-1992 pp. 313-316 Downloads
Hubert Bonin
Le sacre du roquefort. L’émergence d’une industrie agroalimentaire (fin XVIIIe siècle-1925) pp. 316-318 Downloads
Hubert Bonin

Volume 59, issue 1, 2017

Perspectives articles for pp. 1-3 Downloads
The Editors
The stagflation crisis and the European automotive industry, 1973–85 pp. 4-34 Downloads
Jordi Catalan Vidal
Voluntary export restraints between Britain and Japan: The case of the UK car market (1971–2002) pp. 35-55 Downloads
James Walker
The West Midlands automotive industry: the road downhill pp. 56-74 Downloads
Tom Donnelly, Jason Begley and Clive Collis
Industrial policy and the British automotive industry under Margaret Thatcher pp. 75-100 Downloads
Tommaso Pardi
Path-dependent product development and Fiat's takeover of Lancia in 1969: meta-routines for design selection between synergies and brand autonomy pp. 101-120 Downloads
Giuliano Maielli
Growth amid a storm: Renault in Spain during the stagflation crisis, 1974–1985 pp. 121-140 Downloads
Tomàs Fernández-de-Sevilla
Reversing gear: trade union responses to economic crises at Opel (1974–1985) pp. 141-157 Downloads
Thomas Fetzer
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