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Barbara Hahn

Visiting Scholar (Sep 2016-Oct 2016)

PhD, Associate Professor of History, Distinguished Professor of German Max Kade Foundation Chair in German Studies, Vanderbilt University

Dr. Hahn is an Associate Professor of History at Texas Tech University and the Associate Editor of Technology and Culture.  She is the author of Making Tobacco Bright: Creating an American Commodity, 1617-1937 (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011) and, with Bruce E. Baker, The Cotton Kings: Capitalism and Corruption in Turn-of-the-Century New York and New Orleans (Oxford University Press, 2015).  She has also published extensively in agricultural history, textile history, American history, and on the relationships between technological change and business and economic structures.

 

 

Projects

Moving Crops and the Scale of History

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Cloth Britannia: A History-of-Technology Treatment of the Industrial Revolution

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Selected Publications

Hahn, B. (2017). Must we embody context? Technology and Culture, 58(2), 556-569. doi:10.1353/tech.2017.0048.

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Follett, R., Beckert, S., Coclanis, P. A., & Hahn, B. (2016). Plantation Kingdom: the American South and Its Global Commodities. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press.

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Hahn, B., & Baker, B. E. (2015). The Cotton Kings: Capitalism and Corrupton in Turn-of-the-Century New York and New Orleans. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

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Hahn, B. (2011). Making Tobacco Bright: Creating an American Commodity, 1617-1937. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

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