restricted access   Volume 14, Number 4, December 2013

Table of Contents



pp. 683-685

Presidential Address

Connecting the Cultural and the Material in Business History

pp. 686-704

Dissertation Summaries

Electronic Bits and Ten Gallon Hats

pp. 705-716

Citizen Coke: An Environmental and Political History of the Coca-Cola Company

pp. 717-731

From Memory to Mastery: Accounting for Control in America, 1750–1880

pp. 732-748


Revisiting the Niuzhuang Oil Mill (1868–1870): Transferring Western Technology into China

pp. 749-768

Chinese Business Practice in the Late Imperial Period

pp. 769-793

The Economic Expansion of an Elite Business Family of French Origin in Central Mexico in the First Half of the Twentieth Century

pp. 794-828

The Dynamics of Downsizing: The Swedish Tobacco Monopoly in the 1920s

pp. 829-853


Car Country: An Environmental History by Christopher W. Wells (review)

pp. 854-856

Autonomous State: The Epic Struggle for a Canadian Car Industry from OPEC to Free Trade by Dimitry Anastakis (review)

pp. 856-858

A Decent Provision: Australian Welfare Policy, 1870 to 1949 by John Murphy (review)

pp. 858-860

France’s New Deal: From the Thirties to the Postwar Era by Philip Nord (review)

pp. 860-864

Business and Community: The Story of Corporate Social Responsibility in India by Pushpa Sundar (review)

pp. 864-866

Trafficking in Slavery’s Wake: Law and Experience of Women and Children in Africa edited by Benjamin N. Lawrence and Richard L. Roberts (review)

pp. 866-868

The Production of Difference: Race and the Management of Labor in U.S. History by David R. Roediger and Elizabeth M. Esch (review)

pp. 868-870

Empire at the Periphery: British Colonists, Anglo-Dutch Trade, and the Development of the British Atlantic, 1621–1713 by Christian J. Koot (review)

pp. 870-872

The Business Strategy of Booker T. Washington: Its Development and Implementation by Michael B. Boston (review)

pp. 873-875

Railroads in the Old South: Pursuing Progress in a Slave Society by Aaron W. Marrs (review)

pp. 875-877

Progressive Enlightenment: The Origins of the Gaslight Industry, 1780–1820 by Leslie Tomory (review)

pp. 877-879

L’État et l’entreprise: Une histoire de la normalisation comptable et fiscale à la française by Béatrice Touchelay (review)

pp. 880-882

The Founders and Finance: How Hamilton, Gallatin and Other Immigrants Forged a New Economy by Thomas K. McCraw (review)

pp. 882-885

Heavenly Merchandize: How Religion Shaped Commerce in Puritan America by Mark Valeri (review)

pp. 885-887

The Great A&P and the Struggle for Small Business in America by Marc Levinson (review)

pp. 887-890

The Eclipse of ‘Elegant Economy’: The Impact of the Second World War on Attitudes to Personal Finance in Britain by Martin Cohen (review)

pp. 890-892

A Better Way to Build: A History of the Pankow Companies by Michael R. Adamson (review)

pp. 892-894

La gloire de l’industrie, XVIIe – XIXe siècle. Faire de l’histoire avec Gérard Gayot edited by Corine Maitte, Philippe Minard, and Matthieu de Oliveira (review)

pp. 894-896

Making Seafood Sustainable: American Experiences in Global Perspective by Mansel G. Blackford (review)

pp. 896-898

Left Behind. Latin America and the False Promise of Populism by Sebastian Edwards (review)

pp. 899-900

Genentech: The Beginnings of Biotech by Sally Smith Hughes (review)

pp. 901-903

Pastoral Capitalism: A History of Suburban Corporate Landscapes by Louise A. Mozingo (review)

pp. 903-905

Sunbelt Capitalism: Phoenix and the Transformation of American Politics by Elizabeth Tandy Shermer (review)

pp. 906-908