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Innovation in Local Economies: Germany in Comparative Context

Colin Crouch and Helmut Voelzkow (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199551170
eISBN:
9780191720802
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551170.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Innovation

The study of varieties of capitalism is moving on from the analysis of static national types to embrace local and sectoral diversity and the study of systems in the process of major change. This book ... More


Introduction: Local and Sectoral Diversity Within National Economic Systems

Colin Crouch and Helmut Voelzkow

in Innovation in Local Economies: Germany in Comparative Context

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199551170
eISBN:
9780191720802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551170.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Innovation

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the focus of the book, which starts from the assumption that although certain national institutions may dominate a particular national economy, ... More


Fashion and Beauty

Theodore Zeldin

in France 1848–1945: Volume Two: Intellect, Taste and Anxiety

Published in print:
1977
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198221258
eISBN:
9780191678424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221258.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter begins with a discussion of furniture and how it is a particularly valuable indicator of national taste. It then turns to fashions in clothes, painting, and music. It suggests that ideas ... More


Faulkner and Material Culture

Joseph R. Urgo and Ann J. Abadie (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037122
eISBN:
9781604731637
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037122.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Photographs, lumber, airplanes, hand-hewn coffins—in every William Faulkner novel and short story, worldly material abounds. This book provides a fresh understanding of the things Faulkner brought ... More


From Forest to Furniture Boutique

Stephen F. Siebert

in The Nature and Culture of Rattan: Reflections on Vanishing Life in the Forests of Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835361
eISBN:
9780824871826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835361.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explains how rattan from remote tropical forests lands in furniture boutiques in Europe and North America. The journey along this commodity chain begins in rain forests: in the ... More


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