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  • John Wesley Huntby James A. Ramage

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 28.00

    When John Wesley Hunt came to Kentucky in 1794, his plan was to open a general store in Lexington. A canny judge of business opportunity, he soon expanded his activities and became one of the responsible figures of Kentucky banking and finance. In another kind of venture, he imported fine stallions from the East, significantly improving the bloodlines... more...

  • Towboat on the Ohioby James E. Casto

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 25.00

    To get a personal look at what it is like to work on the Ohio River, newspaperman James E. Casto spent eight days aboard the Blazer as it traveled the Ohio from Huntington, West Virginia, to Pittsburgh, up the Allegheny and the Mongahela, and then back to Huntington. The Paul G. Blazer , a gleaming white towboat owned and operated by Ashland... more...

  • Pesos and Dollarsby Alicia Marion Dewey; Sterling D. Evans

    Texas A&M University Press 2014; US$ 100.00

    The commercial world of South Texas between 1880 and 1940 provided an attractive environment for many seeking to start new businesses, especially businesses that linked the markets and finances of the United States and Mexico. Entrepreneurs regularly crossed the physical border in pursuit of business.  But more important, more complex, and less... more...

  • Business in Emerging Latin Americaby Fernando Robles; Nila Wiese; Gladys Torres-Baumgarten

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    Driven by expanding domestic markets and exports of natural resource commodities, Latin America has recently come into focus as an economic force in the international arena. Business in Emerging Latin America provides students with a comprehensive overview of the business environment of this emerging, dynamic region. The book begins at the macro... more...

  • Balanced Tradeby Jesse Richman; Howard Richman; Raymond Richman

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 69.99

    Table of Contents Dedication Acknowledgements Introduction Part I - The Problems 1. The Problem of Mercantilism 2. The Problem of Private Savings Flows 3. The Problem of Trade Deficits Part II - The Failures 4. The Failure of the Economists 5. The Failure of the Political System 6. The Failure of the... more...

  • Beauty and Businessby Philip Scranton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 41.95

    Leading historians explore how our ideas of what is attractive are influenced by a broad range of social and economic factors. They force us to reckon with the ways that beauty has been made, bought and sold in modern America. more...

  • Doing Business in Chinaby Geoffrey Murray

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95

    Covers a wide range of economic topics and explains China's economic reforms, the political thinking behind them and their impact on Chinese and foreigners alike. more...

  • Monetary Transmission in Brazil: Has the Credit Channel Changed?by Mercedes Garcia-Escribano

    International Monetary Fund 2013; US$ 9.00

    This paper investigates the transmission of monetary policy by private banks in Brazil during the recent easing cycle. The analysis presented uses a panel dataset with information on lending by private banks in Brazil and concludes that monetary transmission through lending volumes was not impaired. Instead, the observed diminished lending appears... more...

  • Trade and Environmentby Duncan Brack

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    Can trade liberalization and environmental protection be pursued together, or do the two objectives inevitably conflict? The rapid evolution of international regimes and institutions is increasingly bringing such conflicts to the fore. A consensus, both on the extent of the clash, and on how it can be resolved, does not yet exist. This volume includes... more...

  • A Confluence of Transatlantic Networksby Laura Jarnagin

    University of Alabama Press 2013; US$ 34.95

    A Confluence of Transatlantic Network demonstrates how portions of interconnected trust-based kinship, business, and ideational transatlantic networks evolved over roughly a century and a half and eventually converged to engender, promote, and facilitate the migration of southern elites to Brazil in the post?Civil War era. Placing that migration... more...