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All Things Trade and Currency, All Nations Great and Small, 1933–1936

Patricia Clavin.

in Securing the World Economy

February 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Economic History. 18419 words.

The period between 1933 and 1936 was an important period of transition, and EFO was used as a means through which states sought to make sense of a world now characterized by tariff walls,...

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The Architecture of the New World Order, 1944–1945

Patricia Clavin.

in Securing the World Economy

February 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Economic History. 19108 words.

If the League of Nations had failed, its history generated the impulse to build not just one new organization, but many. Thanks partly to the ideas and practices inculcated by EFO, economic...

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Barbara Ward

Overview page. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945) — Economics.

(1914–1981)

British economist, conservationist, and journalist. She was created a DBE in 1974 and a life peer, Baroness Jackson of Lodsworth, in 1976.

Born in York,...

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barter Economy

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500) — Economic History.

An economy in which goods are directly exchanged for other goods without the use of a medium of exchange.

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Berlin and the Creation of the Franco-German Commission

Conan Fischer.

in A Vision of Europe

February 2017; p ublished online February 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Economic History. 14283 words.

The Berlin Conference of September 1931 secured a formal agreement to create a Franco-German customs union, envisaged wider cooperation, and established mechanisms to achieve this. This...

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Breakdown

Conan Fischer.

in A Vision of Europe

February 2017; p ublished online February 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Economic History. 17151 words.

As the Berlin Accord unravelled and became a point of disagreement rather than Franco-German rapprochement, the old wounds reopened, particularly those surrounding reparations and...

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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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Conclusion

Amy M. Froide.

in Silent Partners

October 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Economic History. 2657 words.

Englishwomen from the middling sort on up had the skills and knowledge to invest in the new financial instruments made available by the Financial Revolution. Women became public investors...

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Conclusion

Conan Fischer.

in A Vision of Europe

February 2017; p ublished online February 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Economic History. 1593 words.

The Versailles peace settlement initially failed to reconcile French and German interests. However from 1924 both countries sought to circumvent this impasse through a process of...

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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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