2011 edition of BEH On-Line

4 10 2011

The 2011 edition of BEH On-Line, a series devoted to edited essays from the Business History Conference annual meetings, is now available online:

Here is the Table of Contents for 2011.

Stephen B. Adams
Their Minds Will Follow: Big Business and California Higher Education, 1954-1960

James L. Baughman
Henry R. Luce and the Business of Journalism

William R. Childs
Henry Luce and Twentieth-Century Consumer Culture

Amy M. Hay
Dow Chemical vs. “Coercive Utopians”: Constructing the Contested Ground of Science and Government Regulation in 1970s America

William Lazonick and Edward March
The Rise and Demise of Lucent Technologies

Cinzia Lorandini
The Financing of SMEs and the Role of Knowledge: Some Evidence from Trentino-South Tyrol, 1950s-1990s

Rachel Maines
Engineering Standards as Collaborative Projects: Asbestos in the Table of Clearances

Shigehiro Nishimura
International Patent Control and Transfer of Knowledge: The United States and Japan before World War II

Laura D. Phillips
The Economics and Ideology of American Fair Trade: Louis Brandeis and Open Price Associations, 1911-1919

Lydia Redman
Knowledge Is Power? Victorian and Edwardian Employers and the Rhetoric of Expertise

Daniel L. Rust
Lambert-St. Louis International Airport’s Alternative W-lW: A Case Study

Minoru Shimamoto
R&D Strategy and Knowledge Creation in Japanese Chemical Firms, 1980-2010

Hiroshi Shimizu and Satoshi Kudo
How Well Does Knowledge Travel? The Transition from Energy to Commercial Application of Laser Diode Fabrication Technology

Marc Stern
Real or Rogue Charity? Private Health Clubs vs. the YMCA, 1970-2010

Jeffrey L. Sturchio and Louis Galambos
The German Connection: Merck and the Flow of Knowledge from Germany to the United States, 1880-1930

Ross Thomson
Did the Telegraph Lead Electrification? Industry and Science in American Innovation

Robert E. Wright
Governance and the Success of U.S. Community Banks, 1790-2010: Mutual Savings Banks, Local Commercial Banks, and the Merchants (National) Bank of New Bedford, Massachusetts

Alexia Yates
Developing Knowledge, the Knowledge of Development: Real Estate Speculators and Brokers in Late Nineteenth-Century Paris


BEH On-Line is the successor publication of the BHC’s Business and
Economic History, print collections of papers from the annual meetings. The complete run of Business and Economic History, 1962-1999, can be accessed from the BHC website, and includes a cumulative index as well. See http://www.thebhc.org/publications/BEHprint/aboutbeh.html







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