Revista Historia Industrial

Fundada en 1992 por Jordi Nadal

Revista de Historia Industrial is a scientific journal edited by the Department of Economic History and Institutions of the University of Barcelona, and publishes three issues a year (within the first two weeks of March, July and November). Its field of interest is determined by the speciality that gives its name, although its open to other themes or subject matters related to economic and business history. Furthermore , it attends to any chronology or territory, paying a special attention to Spain, the rest of Mediterranean countries and Latin America during the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries. The journal is also abided to the pairs revision system, and appears in the social sciences publications index and in Thompson_Reuters (ISI) since 2009.

Lengthways of twenty years of existence it has become a Spanish discipline´s reference and a meeting point for European and Latin American investigators interested in Business and Industrial Activities history. The edition of monographs (four titles up to now) and the celebration of international biannual meetings determine the Journal´s intellectual proposals.

With its new web page, La Revista de Historia Industrial pretends to increase and widen the intellectual relation that is periodically kept between suscriptors and readers. RHI becomes from now on , a permanent vehicle of communication between investigators and everyone interested in the study of Industrial and Business history. For this purpose, there´s a permanently updated whole information guide at your disposal including classic texts, database, statistics , graphics(figures) and audiovisual tools, latest publications reviews, current issues , events listing and all kind of information that could be relevant or interesting in order to enrich the knowledge that the journal is focused on(field of interest).


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JESÚS Mª VALDALISO Y JOSÉ LUÍS GARCÍA RUIZ, Entrepreneurship in Spanish economic history, pp. 15-18.

PABLO DÍAZ MORLÁN, British and Spanish entrepreneurs: The origins of their initial capital (c. 1800-c. 1939), pp. 19-41.

JAVIER MORENO LÁZARO, «Padre bodeguero, hijo caballero»: Social capital and the business trajectoryof the spanish in Cuba, 1898-1958, pp. 43-78.

MÓNICA ESPINOSA Y JOSÉ ANTONIO MIRANDA, Germaine de Capuccini: entrepreneurship and socioeconomic environment inthe development of the cosmetics industry in Spain, pp. 79-106.

JOSEÁN GARRUÉS IRURZUN, JUAN ANTONIO RUBIO MONDÉJAR Y SALVADOR HERNÁNDEZ ARMENTEROS, Entrepreneurs and business networks in contemporary Andalucia, pp. 107-140.

JOSEBA DE LA TORRE Y MARIO GARCÍA-ZÚÑIGA, Institutions and entrepreneurship in the north of Spain, 1885-2010, pp. 141-171..



Edward B. BARBIER, Scarcity and Frontiers. How EconomiesHave Developed Through Natural Resource Exploitation, Cambridge,Cambridge University Press, 2011, 768 pp., por Nadia Martínez Espinar, pp. 173-176.

Florent LE BOT y Cedric PERRIN (dirs.), Les chemins de l'industrialisation en Espagne et en France. Les PME et le développement des territoires (XVIIIe-XXe siècles), Bruselas, Berna, Berlín,Frankfurt am Main, Nueva York, Oxford, Viena, Peter Lang, 2011,390 pp., by Albert Broder, pp. 177-180.

Francisco COMÍN, Ángel MARTÍNEZ SOTO e Inés ROLDÁN DEMONTAUD, Las cajas de ahorros de las provincias de Ultramar,1840-1898. Cuba y Puerto Rico, Madrid, Funcas, 2010, 449 pp., by Joaquim Cuevas, pp. 181-184.

Stefano BATTILOSSI y Jaime REIS (eds.), State and Financial Systems in Europe and the USA. Historical Perspectives in the Nineteenth and the Twentieth Centuries, Londres, Ashgate, 2010,240 pp., by Mª Ángeles Pons, pp. 185-188.

Douglas A. IRWIN, Peddling Protectionism. Smoot-Hawley and the Great Depression, Princeton, Princeton University Press, 2011,244 pp., byJosé Antonio Montero Jiménez, pp. 189-192.

Elena SAN ROMÁN, Ildefonso Fierro. La aventura de un emprendedor,Madrid, Lid, 2011, 330 pp., byPablo Díaz Morlán, pp. 193-196.

Geoffrey JONES y Andrea LLUCH (eds.), El impacto históricode la globalización en Argentina y Chile: empresas y empresarios,Buenos Aires, Temas Grupo Editorial, 2011, 280 pp., by Águeda Gil, 197-200.

David L. STEARNS, Electronic Value Exchange. Origins of the VISA Electronic Payment System, Londres, Dordrecht, Heidelberg,Nueva York, Springer Verlag, 2011, 267 pp., byJ. Carles Maixé-Altés. Jesús Matilla Quizá, pp. 213-218 [PDF].

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