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Conclusion

Patricia Clavin.

in Securing the World Economy

February 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Economic History. 10340 words.

The founding of the United Nations Organization and its ‘sister’ organizations, the IMF, the Word Bank, ECOSOC and the UN FAO, as well as new institutions for regional co-operation marked...

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Conclusions

Rafael Torres Sánchez.

in Military Entrepreneurs and the Spanish Contractor State in the Eighteenth Century

July 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Economic History. 1866 words.

Spain’s military supplies were not an exclusively state affair. The participation and collaboration of entrepreneurs was much greater than has previously been thought. The entrepreneurs...

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Conclusions

Jim Tomlinson.

in Managing the Economy, Managing the People

October 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Economic History. 5221 words.

This chapter examines two narratives that have recently developed a role in understandings of post-war Britain. First, the ‘rise of neo-liberalism’. Neo-liberalism has become a hugely...

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Conferences and their (Dis)contents, 1933–1934

Patricia Clavin.

in Securing the World Economy

February 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Economic History. 21336 words.

The World Economic Conference convened by the League 1933 lies at the heart of international efforts to combat the depression. It was called by the British and French governments, acting in...

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The Countryside: Towards a Theme Park?

Hugh D Clout.

in The Oxford Handbook of Postwar European History

May 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: History; European History; Contemporary History (Post 1945); Economic History. 8756 words.

By the dawn of the twenty-first century, Europe's agriculture had been reshaped dramatically, since policy makers viewed rural space as more than a resource base of crops, animal products,...

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‘Decline’ to Modernization

Jim Tomlinson.

in Managing the Economy, Managing the People

October 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Economic History. 11195 words.

This chapter examines the underpinnings of the‘declinist’ turn in public economic argument from the late 1950s; while there had been previous notions of economic decline at work in Britain,...

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Deficits, Debts, and Austerity

Jim Tomlinson.

in Managing the Economy, Managing the People

October 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Economic History. 12118 words.

This chapter examines the underpinnings of the ‘debts and deficits’ narrative by looking at the development of Labour’s pre-crisis fiscal policy, then at the nature and significance of the...

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Early Adopters

Amy M. Froide.

in Silent Partners

October 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Economic History. 16254 words.

This chapter explores the women who were early adopters of the new financial investments brought about by England’s Financial Revolution. A survey is provided of female subscribers to the...

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East Asian Industrial Pioneers

Kevin Hjortshøj O’Rourke and Jeffrey Gale Williamson.

in The Spread of Modern Industry to the Periphery since 1871

February 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Economic History; Modern History (1700 to 1945). 11914 words.

The successful industrial growth spurts of Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan in the twentieth century shared many features, including an emphasis on manufacturing and export promotion, and...

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Economic Policy and Military Supplies

Rafael Torres Sánchez.

in Military Entrepreneurs and the Spanish Contractor State in the Eighteenth Century

July 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Economic History. 13941 words.

This chapter looks at the military provisioning policy of the government of Spain during the eighteenth century. It analyses the differences between the general principles underlying this...

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