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ABRAHAM, Neville Victor (<i>born</i> 1937), Chairman: Liberty Wines Ltd, since 2003; Metabolic Services Ltd, since 2013; Groupe Chez Gérard plc, 1994–2003 (Joint Founder, 1986; Chief Executive, 1994–99)

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business History; Business and Management; Business Ethics; Labour History; Services. 156 words.

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ACKERMAN, Roy (<i>born</i> 1944), Chairman, Tadema Studios, since 1980; Founder, executive producer and presenter, Coolcucumber.tv, since 2010

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Labour History; Services; Social and Cultural History; Cookery, Food, and Drink. 267 words.

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ACKROYD, Keith (<i>born</i> 1934), Chairman, Silentnight Holdings plc, 1995–2002 (Director, 1993–2002)

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business History; Business and Management; Industrial History; Industry Studies; Manufacturing; Labour History; Distribution; History of Medicine; Medicine and Health. 202 words.

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ADNAMS, Jonathan Patrick Adair (<i>born</i> 1956), Chairman, Adnams plc, since 2006

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Industrial History; Industry Studies; Primary Products; Labour History; Services. 67 words.

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The agony of central power: Fiscal federalism in the German Reich

Carsten Hefeker.

in European Review of Economic History

April 2001; p ublished online April 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Industrial History; Labour History; Economic History. 0 words.

This article revisits the German system of fiscal federalism between unification in 1871 and hyper-inflation in 1923. I argue that the ill designed fiscal system led to systematically...

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Agrarian transition and literacy: The case of nineteenth century Sweden

Anders Nilsson, Lars Pettersson and Patrick Svensson.

in European Review of Economic History

April 1999; p ublished online April 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Industrial History; Labour History; Economic History. 0 words.

Did the relatively high level of literacy in Sweden prior to 1850 play any role in agrarian change and economic growth? According to influential scholars, such as Carlo Cipolla and Lars...

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Agricultural growth and institutions: Sweden, 1700–1860

Mats Olsson and Patrick Svensson.

in European Review of Economic History

August 2010; p ublished online May 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Industrial History; Labour History; Economic History. 10979 words.

The dating of, and explanation for, the agricultural revolution in Europe remains an elusive research task. When and why did a low-productive pre-industrial agricultural sector turn into a...

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Agricultural protection and support in the European Economic Community, 1962–92: rent-seeking or welfare policy?

Mark Spoerer.

in European Review of Economic History

May 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Industrial History; Labour History; Economic History. 9225 words.

The European Economic Community's Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) has found a lot of scholarly attention. While economists stress the irrationality of the CAP and explain its striking...

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