Book awards: Herman E. Krooss Prize for Best Dissertation in Business History

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Engines of Growth: The State and Transnational Auto Companies in Brazil by Helen Shapiro1989
Spreading the News: The American Postal System from Franklin to Morse by Richard R. John1990
The Farmer's Benevolent Trust: Law and Agricultural Cooperation in Industrial America, 1865-1945 (Studies in Legal History) by Victoria Saker Woeste1993
Printers and Men of Capital by Rosalind Remer1994
Beyond the Broker State: Federal Policies Toward Small Business, 1936-1961 by Jonathan J. Bean1995
Imagining Consumers: Design and Innovation from Wedgwood to Corning by Regina Lee Blaszczyk1996
When Champagne Became French: Wine and the Making of a National Identity by Kolleen M. Guy1997
To the Digital Age: Research Labs, Start-up Companies, and the Rise of MOS Technology by Ross Knox Bassett1998
Standard of Living by Marina Moskowitz2000
The World's Newest Profession: Management Consulting in the Twentieth Century (Cambridge Studies in the Emergence of Glo by Christopher D. McKenna2001
A Nation of Realtors by Jeffrey M. Hornstein2002
Entertainment Industrialised: The Emergence of the International Film Industry, 1890-1940 (Cambridge Studies in Economic History - Second Series) by Gerben Bakker2003
Beauty shop politics : African American women's activism in the beauty industry by Tiffany M. Gill2004
Trucking Country: The Road to America's Wal-Mart Economy by Shane Hamilton2006
Debtor Nation: The History of America in Red Ink by Louis Hyman2008

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  3. The Letters of the Republic: Publication and the Public Sphere in Eighteenth-Century America by Michael Warner (1990)
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  6. Lost Decades: The Making of America's Debt Crisis and the Long Recovery by Menzie D. Chinn (2011)
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  9. Living for the Revolution: Black Feminist Organizations, 1968–1980 by Kimberly Springer (2005)
  10. A Vigorous Spirit of Enterprise: Merchants and Economic Development in Revolutionary Philadelphia by Thomas M. Doerflinger (1986)
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Award description

Awarded by the Business History Conference
Began in 1986
Krooss Prize website


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