History of Business

Learn how today's markets and masters were shaped by yesterday's events and disasters.

The Gunning of America

Pamela Haag

Basic Books, 2016


Take cover in this academic history of US gun manufacture and its attendant mythologies.
How the West Was Lost

Dambisa Moyo

FSG, 2012


The West did not always dominate the world economically, and its top slot is in contention now.
The New Deal

Michael Hiltzik

Free Press, 2011


Delve into the "New Deal": What worked, what didn’t work, and why.
Money and Power

Howard Means

Wiley, 2001


This history of business: From the spread of the steam engine to the making of Microsoft millionaires.