Published by Cambridge University Press, Enterprise & Society offers a forum for research on the historical relations between businesses and their larger political, cultural, institutional, social, and economic contexts. The journal aims to be truly international in scope. Studies focused on individual firms and industries and grounded in a broad historical framework are welcome, as are innovative applications of economic or management theories to business and its context.
A selection of papers presented at the Business History Conference's annual meetings. BEH On-Line is the successor to the print journal Business and Economic History, published 1962-1999.
The 2021 meeting will take place March 11th-14th at the Westin Book Cadillac hotel in downtown Detroit.
The theme of the conference is "The Ubiquity of Business."
- Ai Hisano's Visualizing Taste: How Business Changed the Look of What You Eat (Harvard University Press) is out.
- Elisabeth Köll's new book Railroads and the Transformation of China (Harvard University Press), is available.
Recent Prize Recipients
2020 Harold F. Williamson Prize Recipient
University of Southern California, Copenhagen Business School
Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Virginia
"Black Power, Inc: Global American Business and the Post-Apartheid City"Johns Hopkins University, 2018
Ph.D. Supervisor: N.D.B. Connolly and Angus Burgin
2020 Martha Moore Trescott Prize Recipient
University of Mississippi