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China–India: Pathways of Economic and Social Development

Delia Davin and Barbara Harriss-White (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265673
eISBN:
9780191771903
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265673.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

China and India, the world’s most populous countries, have rapidly developing economies that are shaping world politics in the 21st century. They are often compared in terms of lagged outcomes and ... More


The Credit Expansion of the Late 1980s and the Recession of the Early 1990s

Christopher Dow

in Major Recessions: Britain and the World 1920-1995

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241231
eISBN:
9780191596179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241236.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter covers the period of accelerating growth experienced the UK in the late 1980s, particularly the years 1985–8, which was followed by a protracted decline into deep recession; other ... More


External Shocks and Price Stability under the Linked Rate

Yue Chim Richard Wong

in Diversity and Occasional Anarchy: On Deep Economic and Social Contradictions in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139446
eISBN:
9789888180349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139446.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The Hong Kong dollar was fixed against the pound sterling until June 1972. Since 1983, it has been fixed against the US dollar. The linked exchange rate connects Hong Kong with the international ... More


Making Ends Meet: The Domestic Economy

Berenice M. Kerr

in Religious Life for Women c.1100–c.1350: Fontevraud in England

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207528
eISBN:
9780191677717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207528.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the domestic economy of the priories of Amesbury, Westwood, and Nuneaton, looking at monastic revenue, population, income, and ... More


Applying: 1917

MARK CONNELLY

in Steady The Buffs!: A Regiment, a Region, and the Great War

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199278602
eISBN:
9780191707056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278602.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter focuses on 1917, which is often identified as the year in which the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) perfected the set-piece operation: the Somme fighting taught the British many ... More


Chinese Political Economy and the International Economy: Linking Global, Regional, and Domestic Possibilities

R. Bin Wong

in Aftermath: A New Global Economic Order?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814772836
eISBN:
9780814748695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772836.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter discusses how domestic, regional, and global concerns intersect in Chinese thinking and mutually affect the policy choices leaders make. It starts with an examination of Chinese domestic ... More


From Household to Nation: The Economic and Political Impact of Women and Alcohol in Nineteenth-Century Guatemala

René Reeves

in Distilling the Influence of Alcohol: Aguardiente in Guatemalan History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041629
eISBN:
9780813043432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041629.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter by René Reeves focuses on aguardiente in nineteenth-century Guatemala to uncover the crucial, albeit hidden, role that women played in the economy and politics of the era. Aguardiente ... More


Commodity Prices and Markets

Takatoshi Ito and Andrew K. Rose (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226386898
eISBN:
9780226386904
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226386904.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Fluctuations of commodity prices, most notably of oil, capture considerable attention and have been tied to important economic effects, such as inflation and low rates of economic growth. This book ... More


Economic Linkages between Free Zones and Main Dubai

Mahmoud Al Iriani, Ibrahim Elbadawi, and Dhuha Fadhel

in The Economy of Dubai

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198758389
eISBN:
9780191818325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198758389.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Free zones have been common initiatives by many countries aiming at enhancing exports and economic growth. Dubai adopted a policy of encouraging the establishment of free zones on its territory to ... More


Louisiana

Peter J. Kastor

in The Nation's Crucible: The Louisiana Purchase and the Creation of America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300101195
eISBN:
9780300128246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300101195.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses various events that happened in Louisiana from 1815 to 1820. At the same time, the White men in Louisiana were building a raucous state political system with an elaborate set ... More


Chinese and Russian Economic Interests in Central Asia: Comparative Analysis

Li Xin and Xin Daleng

in China, The United States, and the Future of Central Asia: U.S.-China Relations, Volume I

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479844333
eISBN:
9781479809448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479844333.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter provides a comparative analysis of Chinese and Russian economic interests in Central Asia. Russian economic interests in Central Asia mainly work under the assumption that strengthening ... More


Back To Square One: The Reagan Years

Lars Schoultz

in That Infernal Little Cuban Republic: The United States and the Cuban Revolution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832608
eISBN:
9781469603445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888605_schoultz.14
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter shows how the administration's handling of foreign policy was certain to be a central campaign issue as long as fifty-two U.S. embassy personnel remained hostages in Iran. President ... More


Making Money, Making War

Rosella Cappella Zielinski

in How States Pay for Wars

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702495
eISBN:
9781501705960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702495.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This introductory chapter discusses the topic of war finance and the significance of its study, arguing that military power stems from an economic base. Without wealth, soldiers cannot be paid, ... More


Saving the World?

David M. Webber

in Global Statesman: How Gordon Brown Took New Labour to the World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474423564
eISBN:
9781474438384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423564.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Drawing this book to a close, this concluding chapter returns to the core theoretical and empirical claims made in the opening chapter and throughout the book. It summarises those policies that ... More


International Dimensions of Monetary Policy

Jordi Gali and Mark Gertler (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226278865
eISBN:
9780226278872
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226278872.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

United States monetary policy has traditionally been modeled under the assumption that the domestic economy is immune to international factors and exogenous shocks. Such an assumption is increasingly ... More


Epilogue: In Search of Home Cooking

Massimo Montanari

in Italian Identity in the Kitchen, or Food and the Nation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160841
eISBN:
9780231535083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160841.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This epilogue presents a discussion of the concept of home cooking. “Home cooking” is a comprehensive knowledge of what people eat. The techniques of preservation are rooted in home cooking, having ... More


Money Talks, Plastic Money Tattles: The New Sociability of Money

Alya Guseva and Akos Rona-Tas

in Money Talks: Explaining How Money Really Works

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691168685
eISBN:
9781400885268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691168685.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter argues that money in its recent digital, immaterial incarnation has acquired a so-called new sociability. In contrast to cash, any transaction involving plastic money always leaves a ... More


Japan: Using Power Narrowly

Edward J. Lincoln

in Global Powers in the 21st Century: Strategies and Relations

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262622189
eISBN:
9780262288224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262622189.003.0021
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter finds that Japan has been unable to emerge as a global leader despite being backed by significant economic prosperity and military strength, but has been able to use its external ... More


The Central Mexican Highlands and Its People

David M. Carballo

in Urbanization and Religion in Ancient Central Mexico

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190251062
eISBN:
9780190251086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190251062.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

The culture region of the study is introduced with a focus on the ecology and native peoples of highland central Mexico. The chapter examines how certain resources and their management as domestic ... More


Conclusion

Sarah Rees Jones

in York: The Making of a City 1068-1350

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198201946
eISBN:
9780191746338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201946.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Many studies of medieval urban development have drawn a distinction between planned towns and organic developments. The conclusion argues that such a distinction does not work in York both because of ... More


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