Business History is a field that studies the evolution of business in all periods and all countries. It’s an interesting multi-discipline field that involves research by historians, economists, sociologists, and scholars of business administration.


Association of Business Historians

Business History Conference

Japan Business History Society

European Business History Association


Business History Review


The Oxford Handbook of Business History by Geoffrey Jones (Editor), Jonathan Zeitlin (Editor)

Business History around the World by Franco Amatori (Editor), Geoffrey Jones (Editor)

The Management Century by Stuart Crainer

Other Resources

The Basics of Business History: Top 100 Events at a Glance