restricted access   Volume 5, Number 4, December 2004

Table of Contents

From: Enterprise & Society

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Editor's Introduction

pp. 559-561

Presidential Address

Business Failure and the Agenda of Business History

pp. 562-582

Dissertation Summaries

Civic Beauty: Beauty Culturists and the Politics of African American Female Entrepreneurship, 1900-1965

pp. 583-593

From Outposts to Enclaves: A Social History of Black Barbers from 1750 to 1915

pp. 594-606

Making Change at the Grocery Store: Government, Grocers, and the Problem of Women's Autonomy in the Creation of Chicago's Supermarkets, 1920-1950

pp. 607-616

Citizen Savers: Family Economy, Financial Institutions, and Public Policy in the Nineteenth-Century Northeast

pp. 617-624


Shopping American-Style: The Arrival of the Supermarket in Postwar Italy

pp. 625-668

Governments, Firms, and National Wealth: A New Pulp and Paper Industry in Postwar New Zealand

pp. 669-690


Knowledge and Competitive Advantage: The Coevolution of Firms, Technology, and National Institutions (review)

pp. 691-693

The Second Information Revolution (review)

pp. 693-695

Picking Winners? From Technology Catch-up to the Space Race in Japan (review)

pp. 695-697

Order Against Progress: Government, Foreign Investment and Railroads in Brazil, 1854-1913 (review)

pp. 698-699

Bonds and Bondholders: British Investors and Mexico's Foreign Debt, 1824-1888 (review)

pp. 699-701

Quarter Notes and Bank Notes: The Economics of Music Composition in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries (review)

pp. 701-703

Maritime Enterprise and Empire: Sir William Mackinnon and his Business Empire, 1823-1893 (review)

pp. 703-705

Industrial Clusters and Regional Business Networks in England, 1750-1970 (review)

pp. 706-708

Energy, the State, and the Market: British Energy Policy since 1979 (review)

pp. 708-710

The Equity Culture: The Story of the Global Stock Market (review)

pp. 710-712

Pharmacopolitics: Drug Regulation in the United States and Germany (review)

pp. 712-714

The History of Corporate Finance: Development of Anglo-American Securities Markets, Financial Practices, Theories and Laws (review)

pp. 714-717

Unwanted Company: Foreign Investment in American Industries (review)

pp. 717-719

In the Kingdom of Coal: An American Family and the Rock that Changed the World (review)

pp. 719-721

Extracting Appalachia: Images of the Consolidation Coal Company, 1910-1945, and: To Move a Mountain: Fighting the Global Economy in Appalachia (review)

pp. 721-724

After the Strike: A Century of Labor Struggle at Pullman (review)

pp. 725-727

The Price of Progress: Public Services, Taxation, and the American Corporate State, 1877 to 1929 (review)

pp. 727-729

The Anxieties of Affluence: Critiques of American Consumer Culture, 1939-1979 (review)

pp. 729-731

Industrializing Organisms: Introducing Evolutionary History (review)

pp. 731-733

Ghouls, Gimmicks, and Gold: Horror Films and the American Movie Business, 1953-1968 (review)

pp. 733-735

Three Mile Island: A Nuclear Crisis in Historical Perspective (review)

pp. 735-737

Shopping at Giant Foods: Chinese American Supermarkets in Northern California (review)

pp. 737-739

The Roaring Nineties: A New History of the World's Most Prosperous Decade (review)

pp. 739-741