restricted access   Volume 9, Number 1, March 2008

Table of Contents

Editor's Introduction

Editor's Introduction

pp. 1-5


"Many a Long Day": HSBC and Its Note Issue in Republican China, 1912–1935

pp. 6-43

Government Control, Transaction Costs, and Commitment Between the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC) and the Chinese Government

pp. 44-69

Market Power and Market Failure: The Decline of the European Fertilizer Industry and the Expansion of Norsk Hydro

pp. 70-95

Global Knowledge Transfer and Telecommunications: The Bell System in Japan, 1945–1952

pp. 96-124

The Larkin Clubs of Ten: Consumer Buying Clubs and Mail-Order Commerce, 1890–1940

pp. 125-164

Trajectories of Internationalization: Knowledge and National Business Styles in the Making of Two Dutch Publishing Multinationals, 1950–1990

pp. 165-202


Electric Sounds: Technological Change and the Rise of Corporate Mass Media (review)

pp. 203-205

The Ambivalent Consumer: Questioning Consumption in East Asia and the West (review)

pp. 205-206

Making IT: The Rise of Asia in High Tech (review)

pp. 207-209

An Economic History of 20th Century Europe: Economic Regimes from Laissez-Faire to Globalization (review)

pp. 209-211

Capitals of Capital: A History of International Financial Centres, 1780-2005 (review)

pp. 211-213

Market Services and the Productivity Race, 1850–2000. British Performance in International Perspective (review)

pp. 213-215

Cold War at 30,000 Feet: The Anglo-American Fight for Aviation Supremacy (review)

pp. 215-217

Evangelical Balance Sheet: Character, Family, and Business in Mid-Victorian Nova Scotia (review)

pp. 218-219

Carry Me Back: The Domestic Slave Trade in American Life (review)

pp. 220-222

A Commonwealth of Hope: The New Deal Response to Crisis (review)

pp. 222-224

The Plan of Chicago: Daniel Burnham and the Remaking of the American City (review)

pp. 224-226

Bourgeois Nightmares: Suburbia, 1870–1930 (review)

pp. 226-228

Downtown America: A History of the Place and the People Who Made It (review)

pp. 228-231

Jeans: A Cultural History of an American Icon (review)

pp. 231-232

Spreading the Word: A History of Information in the California Gold Rush (review)

pp. 232-234

Advertising Sin and Sickness: The Politics of Alcohol and Tobacco Marketing, 1950-1990 (review)

pp. 234-236

Rails through the Wiregrass: A History of the Georgia & Florida Railroad (review)

pp. 236-238

Industrial Genius: The Working Life of Charles Michael Schwab (review)

pp. 239-241