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. Financing the American Dream: A Cultural History of Consumer Credit by Lendol Calder (1999)
  4. The Letters of the Republic: Publication and the Public Sphere in Eighteenth-Century America by Michael Warner (1990)
  5. The Management Myth: Why the Experts Keep Getting it Wrong by Matthew Stewart (2009)
  6. Railroads Triumphant: The Growth, Rejection, and Rebirth of a Vital American Force by Albro Martin (1992)
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  8. The Visible Hand: The Managerial Revolution in American Business by Jr. Alfred D. Chandler (1977)
  9. In the Midst of Perpetual Fetes: The Making of American Nationalism, 1776-1820 by David Waldstreicher (1997)
  10. Age of Greed: The Triumph of Finance and the Decline of America, 1970 to the Present by Jeff Madrick (2011)
  11. Internal Improvement: National Public Works and the Promise of Popular Government in the Early United States by John Lauritz Larson (2001)
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Award description

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


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