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Civilization and Capitalism, 15th-18th Century

Fernand Braudel, Civilization and Capitalism, 15th-18th Century, in 3 volumes, New York: Harper and Row, 1981-84, original editions in French, 1979. Review Essay by Alan Heston, Departments of Economics and South Asia Regional Studies, University of Pennsylvania. Fernand Braudel’s Civilization and Capitalism Fernand Braudel is associated with the influential Annales School (La nouvelle histoire) that […]

American Business, 1920-2000: How It Worked

Published by EH.NET (July 1, 2000) ? Thomas K, McCraw, American Business, 1920-2000: How It Worked. Wheeling, Illinois: Harlan Davidson, 2000. 270 pp. $13.95 (paperback), ISBN: 0-88295-985-9. Reviewed for EH.NET by Larry Schweikart, Department of History, University of Dayton. Writing any history of American business over a long span of time is difficult, mainly due […]

Money and the Nation State: The Financial Revolution, Government and the World Monetary System

Published by EH.NET (November 1999) ? Kevin Dowd and Richard H. Timberlake, Jr., editors, Money and the Nation State: The Financial Revolution, Government and the World Monetary System. New Brunswick, NJ and London: Transaction Publishers for the Independent Institute, 1998. vii + 453 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 1-56000-302-2; $24.95 (paper), 1-56000-930-6 (paper). Reviewed for EH.NET […]

A History of the Modern Fact: Problems of Knowledge in the Sciences of Wealth and Society

Published by EH.NET (September 1999) ? Mary Poovey, A History of the Modern Fact: Problems of Knowledge in the Sciences of Wealth and Society. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1998. xxv + 419 pp. $49.00 (cloth), ISBN: 0-226-67525-4; $17.00 (paper), I SBN: 0-226-67526-2. Reviewed for EH.NET by Timothy Alborn, Department of History, Lehman College, CUNY. […]

Timken: from Missouri to Mars–A Century of Leadership

Published by EH.NET (June 1999) Bettye H. Pruitt. Timken: from Missouri to Mars–A Century of Leadership. Boston, Mass.: Harvard Business Scholl Press, 1998. xvii + 514 pp. Tables, figures, photographs, appendices, notes, and index. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 0-87584-887-7. Reviewed for H-Business and EH.Net by Roberto Mazzoleni, Department of Economics, University of Vermont. Continuity and Change […]

Incorporating Women: A History of Women and Business in the United States

Published by H-Business@w3needs.com and EH.Net (April 1999) Angel Kwolek-Folland. Incorporating Women: A History of Women and Business in the United States Twayne’s Evolution of Modern Business Series. New York: Twayne Publishers, Simon & Schuster Macmillan, 1998. ix + pp. 275. Bibliography and index. (cloth), ISBN 0-8057-4519-X. Reviewed for H-Business by Mary A. Yeager, Department of […]

Market Dominance: How Firms Gain, Hold, or Lose It and the Impact on Economic Performance

Published by EH.NET (March 1999) ? David I. Rosenbaum, editor. Market Dominance: How Firms Gain, Hold, or Lose It and the Impact on Economic Performance. Westport, CT: Praeger, 1998. viii + 274 pp. $69.50 (hardcover) , ISBN: 0-275-95604-0. Reviewed for EH.NET by Christopher J. Castaneda, Department of History, California State University, Sacramento. Dominating Markets Powerful […]

Four Books on Philanthropy

EH.NET BOOK REVIEW Published by H-Business@w3needs.com and EH.Net (May 1998) Bruce R. Hopkins and Jody Blazek. Private Foundations: Tax Law and Compliance. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1997. xxi + 498 pp. List of exhibits, appendices, tables, bibliographical references and index. $125.00 (cloth), ISBN 0-471-16892-0. Bruce R. Hopkins and D. Benson Tesdahl. Intermediate Sanctions: […]