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Forthcoming Business History Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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 The work remained unpublished for about two decades, but when it appeared posthumously in...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 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Innovation and Entrepreneurial Networks in Europe

    Edited by Paloma Fernández Pérez, Mary Rose

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Business History

    The entrepreneur is involved in the dance of two questions – what is needed and what is possible. The interplay of these two questions is an ongoing process and innovation varies internationally and regionally, depending on differing legal and policy systems, variations in the development of...

    To Be Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Dark Side of Management

    A Secret History of Management Theory

    By Gerard Hanlon

    What isn’t management and why doesn’t it matter? This compelling book leads the reader away from the stories told by managers and management theories to show the secret history of the field. In characterizing the progress of management as a war on workers, this book offers a controversial and...

    To Be Published August 5th 2015 by Routledge

  8. On The Origins of Self-Service

    By Franck Cochoy

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Marketing

    Most marketing scholars implicitly consider independent merchants as conservative and passive actors, and study the modernization of retailing via department stores, chains and supermarkets. In this innovative study, Franck Cochoy challenges this perspective and takes a close look at the...

    To Be Published August 14th 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 September 15th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Business cycle theory as a basis for economic policy

    Edited by Pascal Bridel, Muriel Dalpont

    This book aims to start a debate on the relationship between economic theory – and more precisely business cycle theory – and economic policy, emphasising the diversity of views on economic policy which characterised older periods, in contrast to the homogeneity of the analysis and diagnosis...

    To Be Published September 22nd 2015 by Routledge