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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JOAQUIM CUEVAS, ÁNGEL PASCUAL MARTÍNEZ SOTO, The beginning of comercial banking in Puerto Rico: The Commercial Credit Company Ltd, 1877-1888, pp..13-46.

MÓNICA ORTEGA, AGUSTÍN GALÁN GARCÍA, Univariate analysis of the evolution of labor accidents in Spain. 1900-2000, pp. 47-74.

MARTA PUJADAS I GARRIGA, Environmental History of the Flix electrochemical company: Precautionary Principal versus the Growth Paradigm, pp. 75-107.

FRANCISCO J. MEDINA-ALBALADEJO, The «consorzi vinicoli» in Italy during the twentieth century: a model of success co-operative enterprise, pp. 109-141.

JOSÉ IGNACIO MARTÍNEZ RUIZ, Rate systems and selling prices of electricity to the industrial sector in Spain before the Civil War, pp. 143-179.


Francesca FAURI (ed.), The History of Migration in Europe. Prospectives from economics, politics and sociology, Londres y Nueva York: Routledge, 2015, 282 pp., by Gloria Sanz Lafuente, pp. 215-219.

Carlos LARRINAGA, Balnearios guipuzcoanos, 1776-1901. Turismo de salud e inversión de capital en aguas minerales, Guipúzcoa:Real Sociedad Bascongada de Amigos del País, 254 pp., by Rafael Vallejo Pousada, pp. 221-223.

Manuel PÉREZ-GARCÍA, Vicarious consumers: trans-national meetings between the West and East in the Mediterranean World, 1730-1808, Farnham: Ashgate, 2013, 375 pp., by Fernando Ramos Palencia, pp. 225-227.

Charles W. CALOMIRIS y Stephen H. HABER, Fragile by Design. The Political Origins of Banking Crises & Scarce Credit, Princeton y Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2014, 584 pp., by Anna Solé del Barrio, pp. 229-231.,

Joan Carles ALAYO i MANUBENS y Francesc X. BARCA, La tecnología del gas a través de su historia, Madrid: LID – Fundación Gas Natural Fenosa (Serie «Historia del Gas», n.º 6), 2011, 535 pp., by Pedro Amigo Román, pp. 233-234.

Lucia COPPOLARO, The Making of a World Trading Power. The European Economic Community (EEC) in the GATT Kennedy Round Negotiations (1963-67), Surrey: Ashgate, 2013, 237 pp., by Misael Arturo López Zapico, pp. 235-238.

José Camilo DÁVILA, Carlos DÁVILA, Lina GRISALES and David SCHNARCH, Business Goals and Social Commitment: Shaping Organizational Capabilities – Colombia’s Fundación Social, 1984-2011, Bogotá, Ediciones Uniandes, 2014, 208 pp., by Mata Rey-García.

Bernardo BATIZ-LAZO, J. Carles MAIXÉ-ALTÉS, Paul Thomes, Technological Innovation in Retail Finance: International Historical Perspectives, Nueva York: Routledge, 2011, 319 pp., by Debora Di Caprio and Francisco Javier Santos Arteaga, pp. 243-245.

RHI en JCR 2015

La Revista de Historia Industrial obtiene un factor de impacto de 0,212 en el Journal Citation Reports 2015.

Renovado el Sello de Calidad de FECYT

La Revista de Historia Industrial ha superado la convocatoria de renovación del Sello de Calidad que la Fundación Española para la Ciencia y la Tecnología (FECYT) ha llevado a cabo durante 2016, t [ ... ]

RHI en JCR 2014

La Revista de Historia Industrial en el Journal of Citation Reports (JCR) Edition 2014
  La Revista de Historia Industrial obtiene un factor de impacto de 0,290 en el Journal Citation Reports y [ ... ]

La Revista de Historia Industrial en el Índice H del Grupo de investigación EC3

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