Books of Interest 2010

Joyce Appleby, The Relentless Revolution: A History of Capitalism (W. W. Norton, January 2010)
    Reviewed by Paul M. Hohenberg for EH.Net
    Reviewed by William Gallois for Reviews in History
    Reviewed by Stephen Mihm for The New York Times

Bernardo Bátiz-Lazo, J. Carles Maixé-Altés, and Paul Thomes, eds., Technological Innovation in Retail Finance: International Historical Perspectives (Routledge, November 2010)

Stefano Battilossi and Jaime Reis, eds., State and Financial Systems in Europe and the USA: Historical Perspectives on Regulation and Supervision in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries (Ashgate, April 2010)

Michael B. Boston, The Business Strategy of Booker T. Washington: Its Development and Implementation (University Press of Florida, August 2010)

Nick Bunker, Making Haste from Babylon: The Mayflower Pilgrims and Their World, A New History (Random House, April, 2010)

Forrest Capie, The Bank of England, 1950s to 1979 (Cambridge University Press, July 2010)
    Reviewed by John H. Wood for EH.Net

Ann M. Carlos and Frank D. Lewis, Commerce by a Frozen Sea: Native Americans and the European Fur Trade (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2010)
    Reviewed by Wendy Lucas Castro for Common-Place
    Reviewed by Peter J. Hill for EH.Net

Mark Casson, Entrepreneurship: Theory, Networks, History (Edward Elgar, June 2010)

Andrea Colli and Michaelangelo Vasta, eds., Forms of Enterprise in 20th Century Italy: Boundaries, Structures and Strategies (Edward Elgar, September 2010)
    Reviewed by Federico Barbiellini Amidei for EH.Net

Tracey Deutsch, Building a Housewife's Paradise: Gender, Politics, and American Grocery Stores in the Twentieth Century (University of North Carolina Press, April 2010)

Eric Jay Dolin, Fur, Fortune, and Empire: The Epic History of the Fur Trade in America (W. W. Norton, July 2010)

James R. Fichter, So Great a Profitt: How the East Indies Trade Transformed Anglo-American Capitalism (Harvard University Press, May 2010)
    Reviewed by Thomas H. Cox for EH.Net
    Reviewed by Michelle Craig McDonald for Common-Place

José L. García-Ruiz and Pier Angelo Toninelli, eds., The Determinants of Entrepreneurship: Leadership, Culture, Institutions (Pickering and Chatto, July 2010)
    Reviewed by Andrew Godley for EH.Net

Susan M. Gauss, Made in Mexico: Regions, Nation, and the State in the Rise of Mexican Industrialism, 1920s-1940s (Penn State University Press, November 2010)

Mark W. Geiger, Financial Fraud and Guerrilla Violence in Missouri's Civil War, 1861-1865 (Yale University Press, July 2010)

Tiffany M. Gill, Beauty Shop Politics: African American Women's Activism in the Beauty Industry (University of Illinois Press, March 2010)
    Reviewed by Joey Fink for H-SAWH

Richard S. Grossman, Unsettled Account: The Evolution of Banking in the Industrialized World since 1800 (Princeton University Press, June 2010)
    Reviewed by Eugene White for EH.Net

John Hillman, The International Tin Cartel (Routledge, March 2010)

Martha C. Howell, Commerce before Capitalism in Europe, 1300-1600 (Cambridge University Press, April 2010)

David Jaffee, A New Nation of Goods: The Material Culture of Early America (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2010)
    Reviewed by Joanna Cohen for H-SHEAR

Richard R. John, Network Nation: Inventing American Telecommunications (Harvard University Press, May 2010)

Paul Johnson, Making the Market: Victorian Origins of Corporate Capitalism (Cambridge University Press, April 2010)
    Reviewed by Robin Pearson for EH.Net

Geoffrey Jones, Beauty Imagined: A History of the Global Beauty Industry (Oxford University Press, March 2010)
    Reviewed by Ingrid Giertz-Mårtenson for EH.Net

Mara L. Keire, For Business and Pleasure: Red-Light Districts and the Regulation of Vice in the United States, 1890-1933 (Johns Hopkins University Press, March 2010)

Xabier Lamikiz, Trade and Trust in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World: Spanish Merchants and Their Overseas Networks (Boydell and Brewer, 2010)
    Reviewed by Andreas Maaløe Jespersen for H-Soz-u-Kult

Kris Lane, Colour of Paradise: The Emerald in the Age of Gunpowder Empires (Yale University Press, April 2010)

Robert Martello, Midnight Ride, Industrial Dawn: Paul Revere and the Growth of American Enterprise (Johns Hopkins University Press, October 2010)
    Reviewed by Lawrence Peskin for Common-Place
    Reviewed by Allan Branstiter for H-War

Allan H. Meltzer, A History of the Federal Reserve, Volume 2, Book 1, 1951-1969 (University of Chicago Press, February 2010)

Craig Miner, A Most Magnificent Machine: America Adopts the Railroad, 1825-1862 (University Press of Kansas, October 2010)
    Reviewed by Laurence J. Malone for EH.Net

Joel Mokyr, The Enlightened Economy: An Economic History of Britain, 1700-1850 (Yale University Press, February 2010)
    Reviewed by C. Knick Harley for EH.Net

Eric J. Morser, Hinterland Dreams: The Political Economy of a Midwestern City (University of Pennsylvania Press, November 2010)

Sharon Ann Murphy, Investing in Life: Insurance in Antebellum America (Johns Hopkins University Press, September 2010)
    Reviewed by Eric Hilt for EH.Net
    Reviewed by Sean H. Vanatta for Common-Place

Monica Neve, Sold! Advertising and the Bourgeois Female Consumer in Munich, c. 1900-1914 (Franz Steiner, October 2010)
    Reviewed by Lela Felter-Kerley for H-Urban

David E. Nye, When the Lights Went Out: A History of Blackouts in America (MIT Press, January 2010)
    Reviewed by John Neufeld for EH.Net

Geoffrey Owen, The Rise and Fall of Great Companies: Courtaulds and the Reshaping of the Man-Made Fibres Industry (Oxford University Press, October 2010)

Helen Paul, The South Sea Bubble: An Economic History of Its Origins and Consequences (Routledge, August 2010)
    Reviewed by Anne L. Murphy for EH.Net

Robin Pearson, ed., The Development of International Insurance (Pickering and Chatto, July 2010)

Caroline de la Peña, Empty Pleasures: The Story of Artificial Sweeteners from Saccharin to Splenda (University of North Carolina Press, September 2010)

Lawrence R. Samuel, Freud on Madison Avenue: Motivation Research and Subliminal Advertising in America (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2010)

Catherine R. Schenk, The Decline of Sterling: Managing the Retreat of an International Currency, 1945-1992 (Cambridge University Press, July 2010)

Stefan Schwarzkopf and Rainer Gries, eds., Ernest Dichter and Motivation Research: New Perspectives on the Making of Post-War Consumer Culture (Palgrave Macmillan, October 2010)

Rebecca Sharpless, Cooking in Other Women's Kitchens: Domestic Workers in the South, 1865-1960 (University of North Carolina Press, October 2010)
    Reviewed by Alexandra Hendley for H-Southern-Industry

John Singleton, Central Banking in the Twentieth Century (Cambridge University Press, December 2010)
    Reviewed by Pierre Siklos for EH.Net

Mark Valeri, Heavenly Merchandize: How Religion Shaped Commerce in Puritan America (Princeton University Press, July 2010)
    Reviewed by Donald E. Frey for EH.Net

Domenic Vitiello, with George E. Thomas, The Philadelphia Stock Exchange and the City It Made (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2010)

S. Jonathan Wiesen, Creating the Nazi Marketplace: Commerce and Consumption in the Third Reich (Cambridge University Press, November 2010)
    Reviewed by Dieter Ziegler for H-Judaic

Wendy A. Woloson, In Hock: Pawning in America from Independence through the Great Depression (University of Chicago Press, April 2010)
    Reviewed by Matthew Vaz for Common-Place

E. A. Wrigley, Energy and the English Industrial Revolution (Cambridge University Press, October 2010)
    Reviewed by Margaret C. Jacob for H-Albion

Nuala Zahedieh, The Capital and the Colonies: London and the Atlantic Economy, 1660-1700 (Cambridge University Press, July 2010)
    Reviewed by Lorena S. Walsh for EH.Net
    Reviewed by Thomas M. Truxes for Reviews in History