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Stanislaw Ignacy Witkiewicz: Modernism to Madness

Jaroslaw Anders (ed.)

in Between Fire and Sleep: Essays on Modern Polish Poetry and Prose

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300111675
eISBN:
9780300155310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300111675.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter describes the life and works of Polish writer Stanislaw Ignacy Witkiewicz. His book Insatiability is considered one of the classics of European modernism. Witkiewicz has remained a ... More


Financial Markets: Productivity, Procyclicality, And Policy

Michael Haliassos

in Financial Innovation: Too Much or Too Little?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262018296
eISBN:
9780262305495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018296.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Financial markets play an instrumental role in the efficient allocation of productive resources and are an important factor for long-run economic growth. However, recent financial crises have ... More


Managing the party conference

Lewis Minkin

in The Blair Supremacy: A study in the politics of Labour's party management

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719073793
eISBN:
9781781706770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073793.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Blair’s first conference as Leader in 1994 had been less of a voting triumph than the skilful spin suggested. In 1995, multitasking of managerial organisation, conducted like a military operation, ... More


Geographical Patterns in the Migration of Capitals

Christian Montès

in American Capitals: A Historical Geography

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226080482
eISBN:
9780226080512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226080512.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter looks at the spatial patterns of the “capitalistic migrations” that almost all states have experienced, through a diachronic approach in the framework of American territorial ... More


Instabilities

S. G. Rajeev

in Fluid Mechanics: A Geometrical Point of View

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198805021
eISBN:
9780191843136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805021.003.0008
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

The most well-known of the many instabilities of a fluid is the Rayleigh–Taylor instability. A denser fluid sitting on top of a lighter fluid is in unstable equilibrium, much like a pendulum standing ... More


The Secessionist Temptation

Alain Dieckhoff

in Nationalism and the Multination State

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190607913
eISBN:
9780190638481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190607913.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Nationalism can lead to secession and the creation of new states, often through the dismantling of imperial structures according to the revolutionary principle of self-determination, as history has ... More


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