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Enterprise & Society
Volume 2 Number 2 June 2001



Petites Bourgeoises and Penny Capitalists: Women in Retail in the Lille Area during the Nineteenth Century
    Béatrice Craig

Manly Boys and Enterprising Dreamers: Business Ideology and the Construction of the Boy Consumer, 1910-1930
    Lisa Jacobson

Informal Financial Service Institutions for Survival: African Women and Stokvels in Urban South Africa, 1930-1998
    Grietjie Verhoef

The Extensive Side of Nineteenth-Century Military Economy: The Tent Industry in the Northern United States during the Civil War
    Mark Wilson

Marketing Diversity: The Making of a Global Consumer Product-Hohner’s Harmonicas, 1857-1930
    Hartmut Berghoff


Colin Hay and David Marsh, eds. Demystifying Globalization
    Reviewed by Lars Engwall

Gabriel Tortella. The Development of Modern Spain: An Economic History of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries
    Reviewed by Jose Luis Garcia-Ruiz

Gian Luigi Basini and Gianpiero Lugli, eds. L’affermazione dell’industria: Reggio Emilia, 1940-1973
    Reviewed by Andrea Colli

John Smail. Merchants, Markets and Manufacture: The English Wool Textile Industry in the Eighteenth Century
    Reviewed by James Jaffe

Ron Harris. Industrializing English Law: Entrepreneurship and Business Organization, 1720-1844
    Reviewed by Roy Church

Xu Dixin and Wu Chengming, eds. Chinese Capitalism, 1522-1840.
    Reviewed by David Pong

David R. Meyer. Hong Kong as a Global Metropolis; David L. Wank, Commodifying Communism: Business, Trust, and Politics in a Chinese City
    Reviewed by Ferry de Goe

Hiroshi Okumura. Corporate Capitalism in Japan; Mayumi Itoh, Globalization of Japan: Japanese Sakoku Mentality and U.S. Efforts to Open Japan
    Reviewed by Mansel G. Blackford

Richard E. Caves. Creative Industries: Contracts between Art and Commerce; Lary May, The Big Tomorrow: Hollywood and the Politics of the American Way
    Reviewed by Gerben Bakker

Ralph Landau, Basil Achilladelis, and Alexandre Scriabine, eds. Pharmaceutical Innovation: Revolutionizing Human Health
    Reviewed by Frederik Nebeker

John Majewski. A House Dividing: Economic Development in Pennsylvania and Virginia before the Civil War
    Reviewed by Michael Zakim

Gerard T. Koeppel. Water for Gotham: A History
    Reviewed by Joel A. Tarr

Isabelle Lehuu. Carnival on the Page: Popular Print Media in Antebellum America
    Reviewed by Rosalind Remer

Regina Lee Blaszczyk. Imagining Consumers: Design and Innovation from Wedgwood to Corning
    Reviewed by Katherine Grier

David Vaught. Cultivating California: Growers, Specialty Crops, and Labor, 1875-1920
    Reviewed by Brian Black

Jane R. Plitt. Martha Matilda Harper and the American Dream: How One Woman Changed the Face of Modern Business; Julie A. Willett, Permanent Waves: The Making of the American Beauty Shop
    Reviewed by Steven Zdatny

Ian R. Bartky. Selling the True Time: Nineteenth-Century Timekeeping in America
    Reviewed by Barbara Adam

Landon R. Y. Storrs. Civilizing Capitalism: The National Consumers’ League, Women’s Activism, and Labor Standards in the New Deal Era
    Reviewed by Bryant Simon

Ferdinando Fasce. La democrazia degli affari: comunicazione aziendale e discorso pubblico negli Stati Uniti, 1900-1940
    Reviewed by Giuseppe Berta

Vincent Curcio. Chrysler: The Life and Times of an Automotive Genius
    Reviewed by Nelson Lichtenstein

Robert Jackall and Janice M. Hirota. Image Makers: Advertising, Public Relations, and the Ethos of Advocacy
    Reviewed by Ferdinando Fasce


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