History of Production – Industrial & Agrarian


Conference: The History of Production

The History of Production I: The Global History of Machine Tools: Knowledge, Narratives and Fiction, March 2009, Center for History and Economics King’s College Cambridge co-sponsored by Thyssen Foundation and Boeckler Stiftung


Review of G. Herrigel, Industrial Constructions. The Sources of German industrial power (1996) C.F. Sabel and J. Zeitlin (eds.) World of Possibilities. Flexibility and Mass Production in Western Industrialization (1997) and P. Scranton, Endless Novelty. Specialty Production and American Industrialization 1865-1925 (1997) in Social History Vol. 25 No. 2 May 2000, pp. 247-250.




  • With M. Ivanov, ‘Convergence or Decline on Europe’s Southeastern Periphery? Agriculture, Population, and GNP in Bulgaria, 1892-1945’ Journal of Economic History 67 (2007), 672 – 703
  • “Adolph Muenziger. Agrarian reform and radical politics in interwar Germany”. Article in development
Machine Tools
  • “Punktuelle Modernisierung: die Akkumulation von Werkzeugmaschinen im Dritten Reich” Jahrbuch fuer Wirtschaftsgeschichte (2003/1), 79-98
  • Tooze and Ristuccia, “The Cutting Edge of Modernity: Machine Tools in the rearmament boom 1933-1945” Economic History Review

Things that Kill

  • September 2010 “Things that kill” Presentation to New Directions in Material Culture conference Macmillan
  • Feb 2010 “The Holocaust, industrialism and modernity”  Holocaust and Genocide studies seminar, Yale University

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