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Forthcoming Books

  1. Tin and Global Capitalism, 1850-2000

    A History of "the Devil's Metal"

    Edited by Mats Ingulstad, Andrew Perchard, Espen Storli

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Business History

    For most of the twentieth century tin was fundamental for both warfare and welfare. The importance of tin is most powerfully represented by the tin can - an invention which created a revolution in food preservation and helped feed both the armies of the great powers and the masses of the new urban...

    To Be Published August 26th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Power of Corporate Networks

    A Comparative and Historical Perspective

    Edited by Thomas David, Gerarda Westerhuis

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Business History

    Corporate networks, the links between companies and their leaders, reflect a country’s economic organization and its corporate governance system. Most research on corporate networks focuses on individual countries or particular time periods, however, making fruitful comparisons over...

    To Be Published September 4th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Organization of Transport

    A History of Users, Industry, and Public Policy

    Edited by Massimo Moraglio, Christopher Kopper

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Business History

    Over the past ten years, the study of mobility has demonstrated groundbreaking approaches and new research patterns. These investigations criticize the concept of mobility itself, suggesting the need to merge transport and communication research, and to approach the topic with novel instruments and...

    To Be Published November 30th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Varieties of Capitalism and Business History

    The Dutch Case

    Edited by Keetie E. Sluyterman

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Business History

    The deep economic crisis in Europe and the US gives the study of capitalism a new relevance. Could a different organization of the economy have prevented the crisis? Could there be one best system for running a national economy? This volume gives a business history perspective on this debate,...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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

    Written in the early 1730s, Richard Cantillon’s Essay on the Nature of Trade in General is widely recognised as being the first systematic treatise explaining the functioning of a market economy. Here, the text is reproduced verbatim in a uniquely comprehensive critical edition. The Essay, at the...

    To Be Published January 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Historical Research in Marketing Management

    Edited by Mark Tadajewski, D.G. Brian Jones

    Series: Key Issues in Marketing Management

    This collection of articles deal with marketing history and the history of marketing thought, placing these subjects within a marketing management context. Despite the crucial role that historical research can play in expanding our understanding of marketing, studies of the history of marketing are...

    To Be Published January 31st 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Business of Leisure in 20th Century Britain

    Pay and Play

    By Richard Coopey, Peter Lyth

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    The leisure sector of developed economies continues to grow rapidly, this expansion building on existing forms of leisure economy to introduce entirely new enterprises, products and markets. Britain, the first industrial nation, is no exception, and business across a range of leisure sectors is now...

    To Be Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Small Business, Education, and Management

    the Life and Times of John Bolton

    By Andrew Thomson

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Business History

    This book examines the life and times of John Bolton, a Cambridge graduate who graduated as a Baker Scholar from Harvard Business School, and returned to Britain to quickly chair Solartron, one of the outstanding of the early British electronics companies in the 1950s. John Bolton also enjoyed a...

    To Be Published March 14th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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 March 31st 2015 by Routledge