Ralph Gomory Prize

This prize, made possible by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, recognizes historical work on the effects of business enterprises on the economic conditions of the countries in which they operate. A prize of $5,000 is awarded annually for a book published in the two years prior to the year of the award. Book nominations are accepted from publishers. Four copies of each book must accompany a nomination and be submitted to the Prize Coordinator, Carol Ressler Lockman, Business History Conference, PO Box 3630, 298 Buck Road, Wilmington DE 19807-0630 USA. Email: clockman@hagley.org. The submission deadline is November 30. The Gomory Prize Committee shall consist of three members, one of whom will be the chair. Each member serves a three-year term, rotating onto the committee as junior member, then becoming chair, and then exiting after serving a final year as senior member. The chair of the Gomory Prize Committee shall preside over the entire process.

Ralph Gomory
Professor of Law, Georgetown University
City of Debtors

City of Debtors: A Century of Fringe Finance

Duke University
Fraud

Fraud: An American History from Barnum to Madoff

Co-recipient

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick
Margins of the Market

Margins of the Market: Trafficking and Capitalism across the Arabian Sea

Co-recipient

UNC-Charlotte
Destructive Creation

Destructive Creation: American Business and the Winning of World War II

Honorable Mention

Yale University School of Management
Money Changes Everything

Money Changes Everything: How Finance Made Civilization Possible

Department of History, University of Maryland Baltimore County
Ensuring Americas Health

Ensuring America's Health: The Public Creation of the Corporate Health Care System

Co-recipient

Yale University School of Management
Between Monopoly and Free Trade

Between Monopoly and Free Trade: The English East India Company, 1600-1757

Co-recipient

Drexel University
American Synthetic Organic Chemicals Industry

The American Synthetic Organic Chemicals Industry: War and Politics, 1910-1930

University of Delaware
Risk

Risk: Negotiating Safety in American Society

University of Glasgow
University of Hull
Lancaster University
Shareholder Democracies? Corporate Governance in Britain and Ireland before 1850

Shareholder Democracies? Corporate Governance in Britain and Ireland before 1850

University of Glasgow
University of Hull
Lancaster University
Shareholder Democracies? Corporate Governance in Britain and Ireland before 1850

Shareholder Democracies? Corporate Governance in Britain and Ireland before 1850

University of Glasgow
University of Hull
Lancaster University
Shareholder Democracies? Corporate Governance in Britain and Ireland before 1850

Shareholder Democracies? Corporate Governance in Britain and Ireland before 1850

Article Prize Recipient

Lecturer in Economic History and Management, London School of Economics

Trading Facts: Arrow's Fundamental Paradox and the Origins of Global News Networks

Peter Putnis, Chandrika Kaul, and Jurgen Wilke, eds., International Communication and Global News Networks: Historical Perspectives

2011

http://www.thebhc.org/sites/default/files/bakker_gomory.pdf

Honorable Mention

SUNY-Stony Brook
Mahogany: The Costs of Luxury in Early America

Mahogany: The Costs of Luxury in Early America

Stanford University
Railroaded: The Transcontinentals and the Making of Modern America

Railroaded: The Transcontinentals and the Making of Modern America

Article Prize Recipient

University of Wisconsin, Madison
Wesleyan University

Latex and Blood: Science, Markets, and American Empire

Radical History Review

Spring 2010

http://rhr.dukejournals.org/content/2010/107.toc

Article Prize Recipient

University of Wisconsin, Madison
Wesleyan University

Latex and Blood: Science, Markets, and American Empire

Radical History Review

Spring 2010

http://rhr.dukejournals.org/content/2010/107.toc

Honorable Mention

University of Victoria
The Business of Empire: United Fruit, Race, and U.S. Expansion in Central America

The Business of Empire: United Fruit, Race, and U.S. Expansion in Central America

Honorable Mention

Duke University
The Company-State: Corporate Sovereignty and the Early Modern Foundations of the British Empire in India

The Company-State: Corporate Sovereignty and the Early Modern Foundations of the British Empire in India

Columbia University
professor of history and communications
Network Nation

Network Nation: Inventing American Telecommunications

Honorable Mention

Lingnan University
So Great a Proffit: How the East Indies Trade Transformed Anglo-American Capitalism

So Great a Proffit: How the East Indies Trade Transformed Anglo-American Capitalism