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Africa and the Middle East

Kathryn C. Lavelle

in The Politics of Equity Finance in Emerging Markets

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195174090
eISBN:
9780199835287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195174097.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The examples in this chapter are chosen from the African region and diverge among countries as the Asian examples did. Firms on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange have responded to the opportunities ... More


Strategies for Decolonization: The Mining Companies

Sarah Stockwell

in The Business of Decolonization: British Business Strategies in the Gold Coast

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208488
eISBN:
9780191678035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208488.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the post-war era, British mining companies, like firms in other sectors, introduced policies to take account of political change in the Gold Coast. They began a process of Africanization, and ... More


Conclusion

Sarah Stockwell

in The Business of Decolonization: British Business Strategies in the Gold Coast

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208488
eISBN:
9780191678035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208488.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In 1957, Ghana gained independence, completing its rapid political progress from a British colony to one of the first African nations to secure its freedom from European rule. For British ... More


In the Mines: Living and Working in a Masculine Community Moving to the Mines

Malcolm J. Rohrbough

in Rush to Gold: The French and the California Gold Rush, 1848–1854

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780300181401
eISBN:
9780300182187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300181401.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter describes the California that met the French gold seekers. The final stage of moving to the goldfields, for most of the French Argonauts, involved two separate parts. The first was a ... More


The Flowering of the New California Companies

Malcolm J. Rohrbough

in Rush to Gold: The French and the California Gold Rush, 1848–1854

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780300181401
eISBN:
9780300182187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300181401.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In the summer of 1849, after the initial surge of interest, the energy in the California companies seemed to fade. Other issues intruded into French life. The chapter looks at the events of the end ... More


The Last French Argonauts

Malcolm J. Rohrbough

in Rush to Gold: The French and the California Gold Rush, 1848–1854

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780300181401
eISBN:
9780300182187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300181401.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter looks at the lottery emigration, which was driven by the national mania in France occasioned by the lottery and the heavily publicized news surrounding the final drawing. It obscured the ... More


Radical Moves: Caribbean Migrants and the Politics of Race in the Jazz Age

Lara Putnam

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835821
eISBN:
9781469600246
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807838136_putnam
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In the generations after emancipation, hundreds of thousands of African-descended working-class men and women left their homes in the British Caribbean to seek opportunity abroad: in the goldfields ... More


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