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Securing the World EconomyThe Reinvention of the League of Nations, 1920-1946

Securing the World Economy: The Reinvention of the League of Nations, 1920-1946

Patricia Clavin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199577934
eISBN:
9780191744211
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577934.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Economic History

This book explains how efforts to support global capitalism became a core objective of the League of Nations. Based on new research drawn together from archives on three continents, it explores how ... More

The Spread of Modern Industry to the Periphery since 1871

The Spread of Modern Industry to the Periphery since 1871

Kevin Hjortshøj O'Rourke and Jeffrey Gale Williamson (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198753643
eISBN:
9780191815232
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753643.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History, World Modern History

Ever since the Industrial Revolution of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, industrialization has been the key to modern economic growth. The fact that modern industry originated in ... More

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