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Krupp: A History of the Legendary German Firm

Harold James

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153407
eISBN:
9781400841868
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153407.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The history of Krupp is the history of modern Germany. No company symbolized the best and worst of that history more than the famous steel and arms maker. This book tells the story of the Krupp ... More


Franco-British Naval Rivalry and the Crisis of the Monarchy, 1759–1789*

Olivier Chaline

in The Crisis of the Absolute Monarchy: France from Old Regime to Revolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265383
eISBN:
9780191760433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265383.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Did the immense investment in the French Navy in the context of the crisis of the monarchy outstrip the financial resources of the État royal, thus being a major cause or even the principal cause of ... More


Science: Friedrich Alfred Krupp

Harold James

in Krupp: A History of the Legendary German Firm

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153407
eISBN:
9781400841868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153407.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter turns to the next generation, and examines the business ethic and the political and personal life of Friedrich Alfred Krupp. Friedrich Alfred Krupp is described a rather kind and gentle ... More


The Roots of Mass Production

Simon Head

in The New Ruthless Economy: Work and Power in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195179835
eISBN:
9780199850211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179835.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter examines the history of the mass production system in the manufacturing and service industries in the U.S. The mass production model's triumph first came with its application in the ... More


Arsenal of the World

Geoffrey Tweedale

in Steel City: Entrepreneurship, Strategy, and Technology in Sheffield 1743-1993

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198288664
eISBN:
9780191684623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198288664.003.0039
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

In the bloodshed that occurred during the First World War, steel proved to be one of the fundamental instruments in causing this. The advances experienced in metallurgy, as articulated by one of ... More


The Russo-Japanese War and the Annexation of Korea

CHUSHICHI TSUZUKI

in The Pursuit of Power in Modern Japan 1825–1995

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205890
eISBN:
9780191676840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205890.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Political History

The 20th century began with hopes and anxieties for Japan, a modern nation-state in the making. In 1901, the beginning of the new century brought events which, in retrospect, seem equally pregnant ... More


Contesting Issues of State Power in the Diaspora

Richard S. Kim

in The Quest for Statehood: Korean Immigrant Nationalism and U.S. Sovereignty, 1905-1945

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195369991
eISBN:
9780199918263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369991.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Asian History

This chapter examines the challenges and dilemmas in centralizing the national authority of the Korean Provisional Government (KPG) in Shanghai and developing focused policies toward the homeland. ... More


The Long Haul to the Accords

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/9780198228714.003.0014
Subject:
History, European Modern History

For Dean Acheson and Harry S. Truman, the ascendancy of military planners appeared to mark an admission of defeat on the Spanish question. The removal of the United Nations recommended sanctions on ... More


Nazi Germany’s Struggle for Spanish Wolfram and Allied Economic Warfare

Christian Leitz

in Economic Relations between Nazi Germany and Franco’s Spain 1936–1945

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206453
eISBN:
9780191677137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206453.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Economic History

This chapter focuses on Germany's dependence on certain Spanish products, most notably wolfram, wool, and hides. It notes that the value of Germany's exports to Spain could not keep up with her ... More


The European Armaments Policy: A conditio sine qua non for the European Security and Defence Policy?

Aris Georgopoulos

in European Security Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199218622
eISBN:
9780191696114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218622.003.0009
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter examines the emerging institutional framework of a European armaments policy as it manifests itself from the recent developments in the field. It begins with a brief presentation of the ... More


The Cobdenite Moment and its Legacy

Anthony Howe

in Free Trade and Liberal England 1846–1946

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201465
eISBN:
9780191674891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201465.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

This chapter considers both the forms and the limits of the transmission of the 19th-century, primarily Cobdenite, tradition of free trade. That tradition was one that embraced a fiscal policy of low ... More


New Awareness Of A Scientist’s Responsibility

KLAUS HENTSCHEL

in The Mental Aftermath: The Mentality of German Physicists 1945-1949

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199205660
eISBN:
9780191709388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205660.003.0013
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

The political encouragements in the Physikalische Blätter reflected the budding awareness among German scientists of their social responsibility. This awareness is specifically articulated in the ... More


The Power of Knowledge: How Information and Technology Made the Modern World

Jeremy Black

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300167955
eISBN:
9780300198546
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300167955.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Information is power. For more than five hundred years the success or failure of nations has been determined by a country’s ability to acquire knowledge and technical skill and transform them into ... More


On the Common Security and Defence Policy of the EU Constitutional Treaty

Martin Trybus

in European Security Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199218622
eISBN:
9780191696114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218622.003.0003
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter discusses the innovations regarding security and defence envisaged under the EU Constitutional Treaty. It examines the fundamental context of the envisaged Common Security and Defence ... More


The offset agreements and their impact on Anglo-German relations

Terry Macintyre

in Anglo-German Relations During the Labour Governments 1964-70: NATO Strategy, Detente and European Integration

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076008
eISBN:
9781781701485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076008.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines the negotiations between Britain and Germany leading to the series of offset agreements, under which Germany agreed to buy British exports, in the form of armaments and civilian ... More


Understanding nuclear-free zones

Ian Bellany

in Curbing the Spread of Nuclear Weapons

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067969
eISBN:
9781781701324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067969.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter focuses on the properties of an ideal nuclear-weapon-free zone and compares it with actual nuclear-free zones. An ideal nuclear-free zone's job of work is never done and there is always ... More


Post-Independence Evaluation

Ramin Jahanbegloo

in India Revisited: Conversations on Continuity and Change

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195689440
eISBN:
9780199080342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195689440.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This interview focuses on the successes and failures of post-Independence India. Beginning with an evaluation of the economy, which has become a mix of capitalism and communism, it also tries to ... More


Hülegü’s Campaigns and Imperial Fragmentation (1253–62)

Peter Jackson

in The Mongols and the Islamic World: From Conquest to Conversion

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300125337
eISBN:
9780300227284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125337.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter chronicles Hülegü's campaigns in south-west Asia between 1253 and 1262. It begins with a discussion of the Mongol invasions of Iran and other parts of south-west Asia before considering ... More


Imperial Defeat: The Surrender of British Somaliland

Andrew Stewart

in The First Victory: The Second World War and the East Africa Campaign

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300208559
eISBN:
9780300222203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300208559.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter narrates how the loss of British Somaliland marked the first redrawing of the British Empire's map since 1931 when a strip of land in Sudan had been ceded to Italy. Major-General Reade ... More


“The Union of Art and Industry”: Vichy's Bronze Mobilization Campaign

in Bronzes to Bullets: Vichy and the Destruction of French Public Statuary, 1941–1944

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758895
eISBN:
9780804779715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758895.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes the organization and functioning of Vichy's bronze mobilization campaign. It argues that the origins, implementation, and unfolding of the campaign underline what has become ... More


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