Books of Interest

These listings, compiled by the editor of The Exchange, provide information about books of interest to business and economic historians. Lists are updated annually.

Members of the BHC can suggest an addition to the list.
   


Books of Interest 2017

A (by no means all-inclusive) list of new and forthcoming books of interest to business and economic historians. 

Books Published October-December 2017

New and forthcoming books of interest to business and economic historians, October-December 2017 (and a few earlier titles we missed):

Leslie Berlin, Troublemakers: Silicon Valley's Coming of Age(Simon & Schuster, November 2017)

Books of Interest 2016

Amy M. FroideSilent Partners: Women as Public Investors during Britain's Financial Revolution, 1690-1750 (Oxford University Press, December 2016) 

Following is a list of books published in December 2016. Books published earlier in the year follow below on the page.

 

New in Paperback 2016

A partial list of books of interest published or forthcoming in paperback from September through December (and a few we missed): 

Richard AdelsteinThe Rise of Planning in Industrial America, 1865-1914 (Routledge, December 2016 [2012]) 

Books of Interest 2014

The following listing is intended to be suggestive rather than comprehensive. "New books" contain books from the current calendar year; books published earlier are located in the "Books of Interest" main section. Only reviews on ungated sites are listed.

Sean Patrick Adams, Home Fires: How Americans Kept Warm in the Nineteenth Century (Johns Hopkins University Press, March 2014)

New in Paperback 2014

In addition to the recent books listed below, readers may wish to check out the new Princeton Legacy Library, announced in July 2014. The series is reprinting on demand a number of well-known books, including many business history titles—for example, by Hugh Aiken, Guy Alchon, Judith Coffin, Fred Carstensen, Daniel Nelson, Mark Summers, Eugene White, and James Harvey Young. See here for a full listing.

Books of Interest 2014

The following listing is intended to be suggestive rather than comprehensive. "New books" contain books from the current calendar year; books published earlier are located in the "Books of Interest" main section. Only reviews on ungated sites are listed.

Sean Patrick Adams, Home Fires: How Americans Kept Warm in the Nineteenth Century (Johns Hopkins University Press, March 2014)