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Author: 
Joseph A. Pratt, Christopher J. Castaneda
Reviewer: 
Paul Carlson

Carlson on Pratt and Castaneda, 'Builders: Herman and George R. Brown'

Joseph A. Pratt, Christopher J. Castaneda. Builders: Herman and George R. Brown. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 1999. xxi + 326 pp. $36.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-89096-840-6.

Reviewed by Paul Carlson (Department of History, Texas Tech University) Published on H-Business (March, 1999)

Author: 
Andrew Godley, Oliver M. Westall, eds.
Reviewer: 
Ernest Teagarden

Teagarden on Godley and Westall, 'Business History and Business Culture'

Andrew Godley, Oliver M. Westall, eds. Business History and Business Culture. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1996. xiii + 258 pp. $79.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7190-4144-0.

Reviewed by Ernest Teagarden (Department of History, Dakota State University, Madison, South Dakota) Published on H-Business (March, 1999)

Author: 
Etsuo Abe, Terry Gourvish, eds.
Reviewer: 
Andrew Godley

Godley on Abe and Gourvish, 'Japanese Success? British Failure? Comparisons in Business Performance since 1945'

Etsuo Abe, Terry Gourvish, eds. Japanese Success? British Failure? Comparisons in Business Performance since 1945. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. xii + 288. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-829058-2.

Reviewed by Andrew Godley (Centre for International Business History, Department of Economics, University of Reading, UK) Published on H-Business (February, 1999)

Author: 
Edwin G. Burrows, Mike Wallace
Reviewer: 
Milton Goldin

Goldin on Burrows and Wallace, 'Gotham: A History of New York City to 1898'

Edwin G. Burrows, Mike Wallace. Gotham: A History of New York City to 1898. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999. xxiv + 1383 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-511634-2.

Reviewed by Milton Goldin (National Coalition of Independent Scholars (NCIS)) Published on H-Business (February, 1999)

Author: 
Albert Churella
Reviewer: 
John K. Brown

Brown on Churella, 'From Steam to Diesel: Managerial Customs and Organizational Capabilities in the Twentieth-Century American Locomotive Industry'

Albert Churella. From Steam to Diesel: Managerial Customs and Organizational Capabilities in the Twentieth-Century American Locomotive Industry. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1998. viii + 215 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-02776-0.

Reviewed by John K. Brown (TCC Division, University of Virginia) Published on H-Business (January, 1999)

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