The Role of History in International Business in Southern Europe


  • Peter J. Buckley University of Leeds
  • Paloma Fernández Pérez Universitat de Barcelona (UB)



International Business, Southern Europe, Joint Ventures, Alliances, Multinationals


This article examines first of all two aspects of the increasing role of history in international business: history as a source of research methods and history as an underpinning for international business theory.  Second, the authors present key themes related to international business in Southern Europe in the last two centuries, as analyzed in the other articles of the special issue devoted to this theme in this special issue of the Journal of Evolutionary Studies in Business.


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Author Biography

Peter J. Buckley, University of Leeds


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How to Cite

Buckley, Peter J., and Paloma Fernández Pérez. 2016. “The Role of History in International Business in Southern Europe”. Journal of Evolutionary Studies in Business 1 (2):1-13.