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 January-February 2017

William J. AshworthThe Industrial Revolution: The State, Knowledge and Global Trade (Bloomsbury Publishing, January 2017)

Edward J. BalleisenFraud: An American History from Barnum to Madoff (Princeton University Press, January 2017)

Bernardo Batiz-Lazo and Leonidas Efthymiou, eds., The Book of Payments: Historical and Contemporary Views on the Cashless Society (Palgrave Macmillan, January 2017)

Hartmut Berghoff, Jan Logemann, and Felix Romer, eds., The Consumer on the Home Front: Second World War Civilian Consumption in Comparative Perspective (Oxford University Press, February 2017)

William K. BoltTariff Wars and the Politics of Jacksonian America (Vanderbilt University Press, February 2017)

Jenny BourneIn Essentials, Unity: An Economic History of the Grange Movement (Ohio University Press, February 2017)

Joanna CohenLuxurious Citizens: The Politics of Consumption in Nineteenth-Century America (University of Pennsylvania Press, February 2017)

Daniela FelisiniAlessandro Torlonia: The Pope's Banker (Palgrave Macmillan, January 2017)

Tyler Beck GoodspeedFamine and Finance: Credit and the Great Famine of Ireland (Palgrave Macmillan, February 2017)

Marie HicksProgrammed Inequality: How Britain Discarded Women Technologists and Lost Its Edge in Computing (MIT Press, January 2017)

Noam MaggorBrahmin Capitalism: Frontiers of Wealth and Populism in America’s First Gilded Age (Harvard University Press, February 2017)

Ranald C. MichieBritish Banking: Continuity and Change from 1694 to the Present (Oxford University Press, January 2017)

Jane T. MerrittThe Trouble with Tea: The Politics of Consumption in the Eighteenth-Century Global Economy (Johns Hopkins University Press, January 2017)

Daniel M. G. Raff and Philip Scranton, eds., The Emergence of Routines: Entrepreneurship, Organization, and Business (Oxford University Press, February 2017) 

Yulian WuLuxurious Networks: Salt Merchants, Status, and Statecraft in Eighteenth-Century China (Stanford University Press, January 2017)