Books of Interest 2019

June-August 2019

Stephen W. Campbell's The Bank War and the Partisan Press: Newspapers, Financial Institutions, and the Post Office in Jacksonian America, (University of Kansas Press, 9780700627448) came out at the beginning of 2019.
 

  • And the University Press of Kansas blog featured Stephen Campbell's book and interviewed him in January. Click on this link to access the transcripts. 

Graham D. Taylor's Imperial Standard: Imperial Oil, Exxon, and the Canadian Oil Industry from 1880came out last April 2019. (University of Calgary; and the book is fully accessible here)

Shennette Garrett-Scott's Banking on Freedom: Black Women in U.S. Finance Before the New Deal is out since May 2019. From the publisher's site, "The first book to center black women’s engagement with the elite sectors of banking, finance, and insurance." (Columbia University Press, 9780231183918)

An interview with the author about her book can be found on New Books Network.

More than thirty-seven authors have contributed to The Routledge Companion to the Makers of Global Business (published August 2019) edited by Teresa da Silva Lopes, Christina Lubinski, and Heidi J.S. Tworek. ISBN:  9781138242654

In June 2019 Consumer Engineering, 1920s-1970s: Marketing Between Expert Planning and Consumer Responsiveness (Palgrave Macmillan) came out. Edited by Jan Logemann, Gary Cross, and Ingo Köhler, this book can also be downloaded chapter by chapter.

James Cortada's IBM The Rise and Fall and Reinvention of a Global Icon (MIT Press) was published at the beginning of 2019.

Potosi The Silver City That Changed the World, (University of California Press) by Kris Lane, is available since May 2019.

Casey Marina Lurtz's From the Grounds Up Building an Export Economy in Southern Mexico (Stanford University Press) came out in April 2019.

Amy C. Offner's book Sorting Out the Mixed Economy The Rise and Fall of Welfare and Developmental States in the Americas (Princeton University Press)

Heidi Tworek's book News from Germany The Competition to Control World Communications, 1900–1945 (Harvard University Press) is out,

Jeremy Zallen's book American Lucifers: The Dark History of Artificial Light, 1750–1865, (The University of North Carolina Press) is available.

Engines of Redemption: Railroads and the Reconstruction of Capitalism in the New South (The University of North Carolina Press) by R. Scott Huffard is out and will be available in paperback – December 2019.

Fruit from the Sands The Silk Road Origins of the Foods We Eat  by Robert N. Spengler III was published in July 2019. The publisher's blog, University of California Press, featured the book and interviewed the author. Click here for access to the transcripts.

Lawrence B. Glickman's book Free Enterprise An American History (Yale University Press) has been published.

March-May 2019

Stephanie E. Jones-Rogers, They Were Her Property. White Women as Slave Owners in the American SouthYale University Press.

  • To learn more about this publication, an interview with the author is available as part of Yale University Press podcast. Also, John David Smith reviews the book in the publication Datebook

Bill Maurer (editor), A Cultural History of Money. Volumes 1-6. Bloomsbury Academic.

Brent Goldfarb and David A. Kirsch, Bubbles and Crashes: The Boom and Bust of Technological Innovation, Stanford University Press.

Philip T. Hoffman, Gilles Postel-Vinay, and Jean-Laurent Rosenthal, Dark Matter Credit: The Development of Peer-to-Peer Lending and Banking in FrancePrinceton University Press.

JoAnne Yates and Craig N. Murphy, Engineering Rules: Global Standard Setting since 1880, Johns Hopkins University Press.

Katie Jarvis, Politics in the Marketplace: Work, Gender, and Citizenship in Revolutionary FranceOxford University Press.

David K. Johnson, Buying Gay: How Physique Entrepreneurs Sparked a MovementColumbia University Press.

M. Houston Johnson V, Taking Flight: The Foundations of American Commercial Aviation, 1918–1938Texas A&M University Press.

Jack Kelly, The Edge of Anarchy: The Railroad Barons, the Gilded Age, and the Greatest Labor Uprising in AmericaSt. Martin's Press.

Elisabeth Köll, Railroads and the Transformation of ChinaHarvard University Press.

Will B. Mackintosh, Selling the Sights: The Invention of the Tourist in American Culture (New York University Press.

Sheilagh Ogilvie, The European Guilds: An Economic AnalysisPrinceton University Press.

John Oldland, The English Woollen Industry, c. 1200-c.1560Routledge.

Lindsay Schakenbach Regele, Manufacturing Advantage: War, the State, and the Origins of American Industry, 1776–1848Johns Hopkins University Press.

Jason E. Taylor, Deconstructing the Monolith: The Microeconomics of the National Industrial Recovery ActUniversity of Chicago Press.

 

January-February 2019

New and forthcoming books of interest for January-February 2019

Brent Goldfarb and David A. Kirsch, Bubbles and Crashes: The Boom and Bust of Technological Innovation(Stanford University Press, February 2019).

Philip T. Hoffman, Gilles Postel-Vinay, and Jean-Laurent Rosenthal, Dark Matter Credit: The Development of Peer-to-Peer Lending and Banking in France (Princeton University Press, January 2019).

Katie Jarvis, Politics in the Marketplace: Work, Gender, and Citizenship in Revolutionary France (Oxford University Press, January 2019).

David K. Johnson, Buying Gay: How Physique Entrepreneurs Sparked a Movement (Columbia University Press, February 2019).

M. Houston Johnson V, Taking Flight: The Foundations of American Commercial Aviation, 1918–1938 (Texas A&M University Press, February 2019).

Jack Kelly, The Edge of Anarchy: The Railroad Barons, the Gilded Age, and the Greatest Labor Uprising in America (St. Martin's Press, January 2019).

Elisabeth Köll, Railroads and the Transformation of China (Harvard University Press, January 2019).

Will B. Mackintosh, Selling the Sights: The Invention of the Tourist in American Culture (New York University Press, January 2019).

Sheilagh Ogilvie, The European Guilds: An Economic Analysis(Princeton University Press, January 2019)

John Oldland, The English Woollen Industry, c. 1200-c.1560 (Routledge, February 2019).

Lindsay Schakenbach Regele, Manufacturing Advantage: War, the State, and the Origins of American Industry, 1776–1848 (Johns Hopkins University Press, February 2019).

Jason E. Taylor, Deconstructing the Monolith: The Microeconomics of the National Industrial Recovery Act(University of Chicago Press, January 2019).