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Trade Union Merger Strategies: Purpose, Process, and Performance

Roger Undy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199544943
eISBN:
9780191719936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544943.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This empirical study of British trade union mergers examines the causes of mergers; the search for merger partners; merger negotiations; and merger outcomes. These developments are set within the ... More


Britain and Latin America

Alan Knight

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/9780198205654.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

‘Informal empire’ was a two-way street, a construction of peripheral as well as metropolitan interests. There was also more to British imperialism than the official mind. Successful collaboration was ... More


The Abolition of the British Slave Trade

David Braybrooke, Bryson Brown, Peter K. Schotch, and Laura Byrne

in Logic on the Track of Social Change

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198235309
eISBN:
9780191679056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198235309.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics, Political Philosophy

This chapter attempts to trace in some detail the decision-making process pertaining to the abolition of the British slave trade as debated in the British Parliament in the years 1788 to 1807. It ... More


Latin America

ALAN KNIGHT

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume IV: The Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205647
eISBN:
9780191676727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205647.003.0027
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

The history of the Latin American political economy in the first half of the 20th century was strongly conditioned by three external shocks: the two world wars and the Great Depression. Together, ... More


The Industrial Front and Trade Unionism

Geoffrey G. Field

in Blood, Sweat, and Toil: Remaking the British Working Class, 1939-1945

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199604111
eISBN:
9780191731686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604111.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

The chapter discusses British industrial mobilization and the introduction of a framework of manpower controls by Ernest Bevin, Minister of Labour. While limiting the freedom of workers, the controls ... More


From Slaves to Subjects: Envisioning an Empire without Slavery, 1772–1834 1

Christopher L. Brown

in Black Experience and the Empire

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199290673
eISBN:
9780191700569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199290673.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Emancipation mattered to the black experience in the British empire because it reordered relations between captive Africans, colonial elites, and the British state. It established the metropolitan ... More


“We took man, woman, and child”

Audra A. Diptee

in From Africa to Jamaica: The Making of an Atlantic Slave Society, 17751807

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034829
eISBN:
9780813038414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034829.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on the experiences of captive men, women, and children during the process of enslavement in Africa. It outlines differences in the captive experience in the three key areas of ... More


The Atlantic Crucible

Audra A. Diptee

in From Africa to Jamaica: The Making of an Atlantic Slave Society, 17751807

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034829
eISBN:
9780813038414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034829.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

The history of the Atlantic slave trade is a history of human encounters. Relationships between blacks and whites under slavery may have been defined by “race” and “power,” but it was also defined by ... More


Empire at the Periphery: British Colonists, Anglo-Dutch Trade, and the Development of the British Atlantic, 1621-1713

Christian J. Koot

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748831
eISBN:
9780814749425
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748831.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Throughout history the British Atlantic has often been depicted as a series of well-ordered colonial ports that functioned as nodes of Atlantic shipping, where orderliness reflected the effectiveness ... More


The Slave Trade, Quakers, and the Early Days of British Abolition

James Walvin

in Quakers and Abolition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038266
eISBN:
9780252096129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038266.003.0012
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter assesses the Quaker impact on the early British anti-slave trade campaign and, in particular, the influence Quaker writings and networks had on the early career of Thomas Clarkson. ... More


Trust

in ‘Merely for Money’?: Business Culture in the British Atlantic, 1750–1815

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318177
eISBN:
9781846317729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317729.005
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter examines the issue of trust in British Atlantic trade during the period from 1750 to 1815. It considers the emotive nature of trust and discusses the distinction and interconnections ... More


Obligation

in ‘Merely for Money’?: Business Culture in the British Atlantic, 1750–1815

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318177
eISBN:
9781846317729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317729.007
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter examines the issue of obligation in British Atlantic trade during the period from 1750 to 1815. It describes how merchants fulfil their obligations in their daily business procedural ... More


Reception at Constantinople

William St. Clair

in Lord Elgin and the Marbles

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192880536
eISBN:
9780191670596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192880536.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In November 1798 when the notion of establishing an embassy was initially discussed, the fundamental cause was clear as General Koehler was in charge of helping the Turks by land while Sir Sidney ... More


Introduction

Audra A. Diptee

in From Africa to Jamaica: The Making of an Atlantic Slave Society, 17751807

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034829
eISBN:
9780813038414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034829.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book traces the historical trajectory of the men, women, and children forcibly transported to Jamaica in the last thirty-two years of the British slave trade. It looks at the dynamics that ... More


A New Spirit of Engagement

in Steam-Powered Knowledge: William Chambers and the Business of Publishing, 1820-1860

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226276519
eISBN:
9780226276540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226276540.003.0018
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The American book trade had a long history of engagement with British trade, but the reverse was not necessarily true. The slow progress of the negotiations between William Chambers and Gould showed ... More


Worlds Collide

in Black Salt: Seafarers of African Descent on British Ships

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318184
eISBN:
9781846317675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317675.003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter describes the British slave trade. The slave trade directly or indirectly led to the initial interaction between Africans and the British Navy. The trade was a ready source of future ... More


Franklin’s Imperial Imaginings: “Coined Land” and Global Goals

Carla J. Mulford

in Benjamin Franklin and the Ends of Empire

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199384198
eISBN:
9780199384211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199384198.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This chapter discusses Franklin’s young adult and middle years, when he was involved with Pennsylvania politics and learning strategies for political negotiation. During these years Franklin ... More


Introduction

Melanie Simms, Jane Holgate, and Edmund Heery

in Union Voices: Tactics and Tensions in UK Organizing

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451201
eISBN:
9780801466021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451201.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This introductory chapter presents the book's rationale for discussing one of the most significant developments in British trade unionism: the increasing focus on organizing activity. It considers ... More


Introduction

Tara Martin López

in The Winter of Discontent: Myth, Memory, and History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781781380291
eISBN:
9781781381588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380291.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The chapter introduces how trade union resistance to the Labour Government’s 5 per cent wage policy resulted in an unprecedented strike wave, known as the Winter of Discontent, which culminated in ... More


Conclusion

Tara Martin López

in The Winter of Discontent: Myth, Memory, and History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781781380291
eISBN:
9781781381588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380291.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The chapter underlines key conclusions of the overall text. In particular, the division between private and public sector trade unions, the influx of women and black and Asian workers into the ... More


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