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

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Works (15)

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: The Measure of the Middle Class in Modern America by Marina Moskowitz2000
The World's Newest Profession: Management Consulting in the Twentieth Century (Cambridge Studies in the Emergence of Global Enterprise) by Christopher D. McKenna2001
A Nation of Realtors by Jeffrey M. Hornstein2002
Entertainment Industrialised: The Emergence of the International Film Industry, 1890-1940 by Gerben Bakker2003
Beauty Shop Politics: African American Women's Activism in the Beauty Industry (Women in American History) 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 Management Myth: Why the Experts Keep Getting it Wrong by Matthew Stewart (2009)
  4. Hope in a Jar: The Making of America's Beauty Culture by Kathy Peiss (1980)
  5. The Letters of the Republic: Publication and the Public Sphere in Eighteenth-Century America by Michael Warner (1990)
  6. The Wal-Mart Effect: How the World's Most Powerful Company Really Works--and How It's Transforming the American Economy by Charles Fishman (2006)
  7. The Postal Age: The Emergence of Modern Communications in Nineteenth-Century America by David M. Henkin (2006)
  8. A Consumers' Republic: The Politics of Mass Consumption in Postwar America by Lizabeth Cohen (2003)
  9. In the Midst of Perpetual Fetes: The Making of American Nationalism, 1776-1820 by David Waldstreicher (1997)
  10. Sister citizen: shame, stereotypes, and Black women in America by Melissa V. Harris-Perry (2011)
  11. Internal Improvement: National Public Works and the Promise of Popular Government in the Early United States by John Lauritz Larson (2001)
  12. Age of Greed: The Triumph of Finance and the Decline of America, 1970 to the Present by Jeff Madrick (2011)
  13. The Complete Idiot's Guide to Consulting by Robert Bacal (2002)
  14. A Vigorous Spirit of Enterprise: Merchants and Economic Development in Revolutionary Philadelphia by Thomas M. Doerflinger (1986)
  15. Celebrating the Family: Ethnicity, Consumer Culture, and Family Rituals by Elizabeth H. Pleck (2000)

Award description

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



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