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Forthcoming Books

  1. The International Aluminium Cartel

    The Business and Politics of a Cooperative Industrial Institution (1886-1978)

    By Marco Bertilorenzi

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Business History

    Aluminium was one of most cartelised industries in the international economic panorama of the 20th century. Born following the discovery of electrolytic smelting process in 1886, this industry, even in its infancy, established a cartel which characterised its history until nearly 1980. Managers of...

    To Be Published April 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. American Investment in British Manufacturing Industry

    2nd Edition

    By John Dunning

    This classic work, first published in 1958, is a seminal text in international business history. This new, substantially updated and revised edition is being published on the fortieth anniversary of the first edition. Features of the revised edition include: * a new introduction * a new concluding...

    To Be Published April 1st 2015 by Routledge

  3. German and Japanese Business in the Boom Years

    Edited by Matthias Kipping, Akira Kudo

    This edited volume examines the American influence on West German and Japanese industry from the 1950s to the 1970s, providing a valuable contribution to the debate on 'Americanization' from a historical and comparative perspective. Individual contributions provide an in-depth analysis of the...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. International Business and National War Interests

    Unilever between Reich and empire, 1939-45

    By Ben Wubs

    This book deals with the activities of the Anglo-Dutch multinational during the war. Given the various threats faced by Unilever during the Nazi period, Ben Wubs argues that it was not self evident that the company would survive the war. Based on research into company sources which were hitherto...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Business History and International Business

    Edited by Peter Buckley

    Business History and International Business are cognate subjects. There are few, if any, studies of international business that do not require a proper study of context. International business decision making must be made relevant by a considered evaluation of the circumstances surrounding that...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Rebuilding Construction (Routledge Revivals)

    Economic Change in the British Construction Industry

    By Michael Ball

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1988, this book analyses the changes that took place in the economic organisation of the British construction industry throughout the 1970s and early 1980s, in particular considering its social and economic structure and examining the causes of its poor industrial record. Michael...

    To Be Published May 4th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Routledge Companion to Management and Organizational History

    Edited by Patricia Genoe McLaren, Albert J. Mills, Terrance G. Weatherbee

    Series: Routledge Companions in Business, Management and Accounting

    The field of management and organizational history has reached a level of maturity that means an overview is long overdue. Written by a team of globally renowned scholars, this comprehensive companion analyses management and organizational history, reflecting on the most influential periods and...

    To Be Published May 26th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Accounting at War

    The Politics of Military Finance

    By Warwick Funnell, Michele Chwastiak

    Series: Routledge New Works in Accounting History

    Accounting is frequently portrayed as a value free mechanism for allocating resources and ensuring they are employed in the most efficient manner. Contrary to this popular opinion, the research presented in Accounting at War demonstrates that accounting for military forces is primarily a political...

    To Be Published May 26th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Richard Cantillon's Essay on the Nature of Trade in General

    A Variorum Edition

    By Richard Cantillon

    Edited by Richard van den Berg

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    The Essay on the Nature of Trade in General was written in the early 1730s by Richard Cantillon, a speculator and banker who had made a vast fortune during the Mississippi and South Sea Bubbles of 1719-20. The work remained unpublished for about two decades, but when it appeared posthumously in...

    To Be Published May 27th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Equity Capital:

    From Ancient Partnerships to Modern Limited Liability Corporations

    By Geoffrey Poitras

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Business History

    Modern equity security valuation is a vast subject. In the academic realm, the subject spans the areas of Accounting, Finance and Economics, with business schools offering a number of courses dealing with different aspects of the subject. Discussions directly related to equity security valuation...

    To Be Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge