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Prosperity and Power in the Age of Bede and Beowulf: RALEIGH LECTURE ON HISTORY

J. R. MADDICOTT

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 117: 2001 Lectures

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197262795
eISBN:
9780191753954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262795.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter considers the evidence for rural wealth in the seventh and eighth centuries in the country which was to become England. It demonstrates that the expansion of international trade and the ... More


Edmund Burke and Empire

Iain Hampsher-Monk

in Lineages of Empire: The Historical Roots of British Imperial Thought

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264393
eISBN:
9780191734571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264393.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses Edmund Burke and the British Empire. The first section discusses the background of the concept of empire as it was available to Burke and his contemporaries. The second section ... More


The Cotton Lobby and the Spanish Loan

Jill Edwards

in Anglo-American Relations and the Franco Question, 1945–1955

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198228714
eISBN:
9780191678813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198228714.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

A key domestic issue in the United States in 1949 was the continuing post-war overproduction of commodities in a world of increased competition, especially American cotton. This problem focused ... More


The Domestication of the Slave Trade in the United States

Adam Rothman

in The Chattel Principle: Internal Slave Trades in the Americas

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300103557
eISBN:
9780300129472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300103557.003.0002
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter discusses a dangerous strategy pursued by southern reformers through withdrawal from the international slave trade. They realized that the same principles of humanity, security, and ... More


The Economic History of India, 1857-1947

Tirthankar Roy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198074175
eISBN:
9780199082148
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198074175.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

This book examines India's economic history through the lenses of global history. After describing the country's transition to colonialism between 1707 and 1857, it looks at new developments in ... More


“Gun Cotton”: Southern Industrialists, International Trade, and the Republican Party in the 1950s

Katherine Rye Jewell

in Painting Dixie Red: When, Where, Why, and How the South Became Republican

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813036847
eISBN:
9780813043999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036847.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter argues that changes in foreign trade during the 1950s pushed conservative southern industrialists (traditionally Democrats) into close cooperation with northern Republicans increasingly ... More


Aid and Democracy

Jill Edwards

in Anglo-American Relations and the Franco Question, 1945–1955

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198228714
eISBN:
9780191678813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198228714.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Could Spain participate in the Marshall Plan while at the same time it was politically otracized at the United Nations? While the State Department monitored warily the fortunes of the monarchists, ... More


The Qing Opening to the Ocean: Chinese Maritime Policies, 1684-1757

Gang Zhao

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836436
eISBN:
9780824871192
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836436.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Did China drive or resist the early wave of globalization? Some scholars insist that China contributed nothing to the rise of the global economy that began around 1500. Others have placed China at ... More


Adam Smith Today

Iain McLean

in Adam Smith, Radical and Egalitarian: An Interpretation for the 21st Century

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748623525
eISBN:
9780748672110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623525.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter explains that Adam Smith was in favour of liberty, of equality and of fraternity. It evaluates the uncanny similarities between the ideas of Adam Smith and those of Gordon Brown. Smith's ... More


The Medieval Background

SEYMOUR PHILLIPS

in Europeans on the Move: Studies on European Migration 1500–1800

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204190
eISBN:
9780191676147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204190.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The expansion of medieval Europe can be traced as far back as the 8th and 9th centuries, to the Carolingian conquests of the pagan Saxons and Avars in central Europe, to the earliest Viking ... More


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