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Agricultural Finance on the Frontier

JEREMY ADELMAN

in Frontier Development: Land, Labour, and Capital on the Wheatlands of Argentina and Canada 1890-1914

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204411
eISBN:
9780191676253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204411.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Creating a credit system to encourage the flow of resources to the frontier posed an enormous challenge to frontier expansion. Without credit, rapid commercialization for credit helped finance the ... More


British Expansion, Empire, and Technological Change

Robert Kubicek

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume III: The Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205654
eISBN:
9780191676734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205654.003.0012
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

Technological changes, whatever their origins, have often been turned to imperial purposes. In line with this, this chapter argues that various technologies, especially when combined, enhanced the ... More


Economic Policy

Wilson Wong and Sabrina Luk

in Contemporary Hong Kong Politics: Governance in the Post-1997 Era

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098299
eISBN:
9789882206779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098299.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter first approaches economic policy from a macro perspective to examine the public finance system of Hong Kong, including its monetary policy and fiscal policy, the revenue, and expenditure ... More


Stabilizing Russia’s Finances

Chris Miller

in Putinomics: Power and Money in Resurgent Russia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781469640662
eISBN:
9781469640679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640662.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The 2000s were boom years for energy, as prices skyrocketed and oil producers reaped windfall profits. Vladimir Putin’s Russia had its fair share of excess, yet what is more remarkable is how much ... More


New York

Daniel Raff

in The History of Oxford University Press: Volume III: 1896 to 1970

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199568406
eISBN:
9780191772344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568406.003.0020
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Cultural History

The first overseas office opened by the Press, the New York branch was established in 1896 as a distribution depot with a staff of travelling salesmen tasked particularly with selling bibles. Later ... More


Canada, Australia, and New Zealand

Thorin Tritter

in The History of Oxford University Press: Volume III: 1896 to 1970

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199568406
eISBN:
9780191772344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568406.003.0021
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Cultural History

The London business of the Press opened branches in Toronto, Canada in 1904 and in Melbourne, Australia in 1908. The Australian branch was also responsible for sales in New Zealand until 1947, when a ... More


The Waldock Inquiry, 1967–1970

WM. Roger Louis

in The History of Oxford University Press: Volume III: 1896 to 1970

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199568406
eISBN:
9780191772344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568406.003.0026
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Cultural History

The Report of the Committee on the University Press in May 1970 — commonly called the Waldock Report after the chair of the committee Humphrey Waldock — was a landmark in the history of the Press. ... More


Oxford University Press, 1896–1945

William Whyte

in The History of Oxford University Press: Volume III: 1896 to 1970

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199568406
eISBN:
9780191772344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568406.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Cultural History

The Press expansion during the first half of the twentieth century was fuelled in part by the growth in higher education in Britain and in America and by broader educational reforms that resulted in ... More


Oxford University Press, 1945–1970

C. S. Nicholls

in The History of Oxford University Press: Volume III: 1896 to 1970

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199568406
eISBN:
9780191772344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568406.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Cultural History

After the Second World War, while the Press expanded overseas, establishing new branches across the world, developing titles specifically for sale overseas, and earning a worldwide reputation for ... More


The Business of the Press

Daniel Raff

in The History of Oxford University Press: Volume III: 1896 to 1970

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199568406
eISBN:
9780191772344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568406.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Cultural History

As a commercial enterprise, Oxford University Press had some unusual features. It was owned by the University and charged with publishing works of academic importance rather than certain ... More


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