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Volume 14, Number 3, September 2013

Table of Contents



pp. 433-434

A Forum on Method and Concept in Business History

How to Do Things with Time

pp. 435-466


Making Choices in Time

pp. 467-474

What Is Business History?

pp. 475-485

Purposes and Practices in Firm-level History

pp. 486-497

An Evolutionary Program for Business History?

pp. 498-506

Response to Comments


pp. 507-510


The Amsterdam Chamber of Insurance and Average: A New Phase in Formal Contract Enforcement (Late Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries)

pp. 511-543

“Legitimate commerce” in the Eighteenth Century: The Royal African Company of England Under the Duke of Chandos, 1720–1726

pp. 544-578

The Functioning of Bankruptcy Law and Practices in European Perspective (ca.1880–1913)

pp. 579-605

“Foreign Assistance to a ‘Closed Economy.’ The Case of French Firms in Spain, c. 1941–1963”

pp. 606-641


Golden-Silk Smoke: A History of Tobacco in China, 1550–2010 by Carol Benedict (review)

pp. 642-644

Creating Wine: The Emergence of a World Industry, 1840–1914 by James Simpson (review)

pp. 644-647

Pills, Power, and Policy: The Struggle for Drug Reform in Cold War America and Its Consequences by Dominique A. Tobbell (review)

pp. 647-649

The Color Revolution by Regina Lee Blaszczyk (review)

pp. 650-652

Hotel Dreams: Luxury, Technology, and Urban Ambition in America, 1829–1929 by Molly W. Berger (review)

pp. 652-654

The Holiday Makers: Magazines, Advertising and Mass Tourism in Postwar America by Richard K. Popp (review)

pp. 654-656

Why Philanthropy Matters: How the Wealthy Give, and What It Means for Our Economic Well-Being by Zoltan J. Acs (review)

pp. 656-658

The American Reaper: Harvesting Networks and Technology, 1830–1910 by Gordon M. Winder (review)

pp. 659-660

Iron Will: Cleveland-Cliffs and the Mining of Iron Ore, 1847–2006 by Terry S. Reynolds and Virginia R. Dawson (review)

pp. 661-662

The Gospel of the Working Class: Labor’s Southern Prophets in New Deal America by Erik S. Gellman and Jarod Roll (review)

pp. 662-664

Las estadísticas de salud en México: Ideas, actores e instituciones, 1810–2010 by Claudia Agostoni and Andrés Ríos Molina (review)

pp. 664-666

Empresariado en Colombia: perspectiva histórica y regional by Carlos Dávila Ladrón de Guevara (review)

pp. 667-669

Workers Go Shopping in Argentina. The Rise of Popular Consumer Culture by Natalia Milanesio (review)

pp. 669-671

Europe and the Maritime World: A Twentieth-Century History by Michael Miller (review)

pp. 671-673

Una sfida al capitalismo italiano: Giuseppe Luraghi by Daniele Pozzi (review)

pp. 673-675

The Oxford Handbook of the Italian Economy since Unification ed. by Gianni Toniolo (review)

pp. 675-678

Business in the Age of Extremes: Essays in Modern German and Austrian Economic History ed. by Hartmut Berghoff, Jürgen Kocka, and Dieter Ziegler (review)

pp. 678-680

Als die Kassen lesen lernten: Eine Technik-und Unternehmensgeschichte des Schweizer Einzelhandels 1950–1975 by Katja Girschik (review)

pp. 680-682

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