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The Advent of Modern Capitalism in France, 1770–1840The Contribution of Pierre-François Tubeuf

The Advent of Modern Capitalism in France, 1770–1840: The Contribution of Pierre-François Tubeuf

Gwynne Lewis

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198228950
eISBN:
9780191678844
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198228950.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Economic History

This story in this is book is about one of the most dynamic entrepreneurs in modern French history. The book examines Pierre-François Tubeuf's contribution to the development of industry in France. ... More

Boardroom ScandalThe Criminalization of Company Fraud in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Boardroom Scandal: The Criminalization of Company Fraud in Nineteenth-Century Britain

James Taylor

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199695799
eISBN:
9780191749520
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695799.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

Should businessmen who commit fraud go to prison? This question has been asked repeatedly since 2008; it was also raised in nineteenth-century Britain, when the spread of corporate capitalism created ... More

BracerosMigrant Citizens and Transnational Subjects in the Postwar United States and Mexico

Braceros: Migrant Citizens and Transnational Subjects in the Postwar United States and Mexico

Deborah Cohen

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833599
eISBN:
9781469603391
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899670_cohen
Subject:
History, Economic History

At the beginning of World War II, the United States and Mexico launched the bracero program, a series of labor agreements that brought Mexican men to work temporarily in U.S. agricultural fields. ... More

Central Banks and GoldHow Tokyo, London, and New York Shaped the Modern World

Central Banks and Gold: How Tokyo, London, and New York Shaped the Modern World

Simon James Bytheway and Mark Metzler

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501704949
eISBN:
9781501705953
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704949.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

In recent decades, Tokyo, London, and New York have been the sites of credit bubbles of historically unprecedented magnitude. Central bankers have enjoyed almost unparalleled power and autonomy. They ... More

Chairman of the FedWilliam McChesney Martin Jr., and the Creation of the Modern American Financial System

Chairman of the Fed: William McChesney Martin Jr., and the Creation of the Modern American Financial System

Robert P. Bremner

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300105087
eISBN:
9780300127799
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300105087.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

This is a biography of William McChesney Martin Jr. (1906–1998), the first paid president of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and the chairman of the Federal Reserve System (Fed) under Presidents ... More

The Challenge of Affluence

The Challenge of Affluence

Avner Offer

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199216628
eISBN:
9780191696015
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216628.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

Since the 1940s Americans and Britons have come to enjoy an era of rising material abundance. Yet this has been accompanied by a range of social and personal disorders, including family breakdown, ... More

Civil Society in British HistoryIdeas, Identities, Institutions

Civil Society in British History: Ideas, Identities, Institutions

Jose Harris (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199260201
eISBN:
9780191717352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260201.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

This book explores the many different strands in the language of civil society from the 16th to the 20th centuries. Through a series of case-studies it investigates the applicability of the term to a ... More

Commonsense AnticommunismLabor and Civil Liberties between the World Wars

Commonsense Anticommunism: Labor and Civil Liberties between the World Wars

Jennifer Luff

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835418
eISBN:
9781469601717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869895_luff
Subject:
History, Economic History

Between the Great War and Pearl Harbor, conservative labor leaders declared themselves America's “first line of defense” against Communism. This account shows how the American Federation of Labor ... More

Company of KinsmenEnterprise and Community in South Asian History 1700-1940

Company of Kinsmen: Enterprise and Community in South Asian History 1700-1940

Tirthankar Roy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063780
eISBN:
9780199080144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063780.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

This book chronicles how the concept of organizing people to serve economic ends emerged in early modern and colonial India. It examines rules of cooperation, why people decided to join forces, how ... More

Cornering the MarketIndependent Grocers and Innovation in American Small Business

Cornering the Market: Independent Grocers and Innovation in American Small Business

Susan V. Spellman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199384273
eISBN:
9780190495503
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199384273.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

This book overturns nostalgic stereotypes of antiquated storekeepers, suggesting that nineteenth- and early twentieth-century grocers were important but unsung innovators of business models and ... More

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