Master’s studies

Syllabus for Economic History B: Business History

Ekonomisk historia B: Business History

A revised version of the syllabus is available.


  • 15 credits
  • Course code: 2EH332
  • Education cycle: First cycle
  • Main field(s) of study and in-depth level: Economic History G1F
  • Grading system: Fail (U), Pass (G), Pass with distinction (VG)
  • Established: 2007-01-24
  • Established by: The Faculty Board of Social Sciences
  • Revised: 2007-12-17
  • Revised by: The Department Board
  • Applies from: week 03, 2008
  • Entry requirements:
  • Responsible department: Department of Economic History

Reading list

Reading list

Applies from: week 03, 2008

  • Cain, P.J.; Hopkins, A.G. Gentlemanly capitalism and british expansion overseas II: new imperialism, 1850-1945

    Part of:

    The economic history review

    (1987) s. 1-26

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  • Cain, P. J; Hopkins, Antony Gerald British imperialism : innovation and expansion, 1688-1914

    London: Longman, 1993

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  • Chandler, Alfred D.; Hikino, Takashi Scale and scope : the dynamics of industrial capitalism

    Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press, 1994

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  • Hudson, Pat The industrial revolution

    2nd ed.: London: Arnold, 2005

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  • Magnusson, Lars Den synliga handen : nation, stat och det industriella bygget

    1. uppl.: Stockholm: SNS förlag, 2005

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  • Cassis, Youssef Big business : the European experience in the twentieth century.

    Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999

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  • Fellman, Susanna. Creating the Nordic model of Capitalism : the development of a competitive periphery

    Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008

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  • McCraw, Thomas K. American business, 1920-2000 : how it worked

    Wheeling, Ill.: Harlan Davidson, cop. 2000

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