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The Making of an Industrial Society: Whickham 1560-1765

David Levine and Keith Wrightson

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198200666
eISBN:
9780191674761
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198200666.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This is the first intensive study of an industrial community in early modern England. Whickham, a village built on an underground mountain of coal in north-east England, was arguably Britain's first ... More


Conclusion

David Levine and Keith Wrightson

in The Making of an Industrial Society: Whickham 1560-1765

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198200666
eISBN:
9780191674761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198200666.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter summarizes the preceding discussions and presents some concluding thoughts. The preceding four chapters attempted to reconstruct some eight generations of life in Whickham from a variety ... More


Speeding Up

Alice H. Amsden

in The Rise of “The Rest”: Challenges to the West From Late-Industrializing Economies

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195139693
eISBN:
9780199832897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195139690.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, International

The developmental state of successful late industrializing countries (the rest) was predicated on performing four functions: development banking; local‐content management (control of performance ... More


East Asia

Sanjaya Lall

in Governments, Globalization, and International Business

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296058
eISBN:
9780191596209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296053.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This case study looks at the consequences of technological change and globalization for the organization of economic activity in East Asia, focusing on Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan. ... More


Sooty Faces and Elysian Shades: Social Identities and Social Relations

David Levine and Keith Wrightson

in The Making of an Industrial Society: Whickham 1560-1765

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198200666
eISBN:
9780191674761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198200666.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter explores those aspects of Whickham's social development that up to now have been pushed to the margins of our story. For the industrial development of Whickham and its environs involved ... More


Industrial Tariffs, International Trade, and Development

Yılmaz Akyüz

in Industrial Policy and Development: The Political Economy of Capabilities Accumulation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199235261
eISBN:
9780191715617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235261.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter focuses on the appropriate structure and evolution of tariffs in the course of industrial development. It argues that rapid liberalization and harmonization of industrial tariffs across ... More


National Firm Leaders

Alice H. Amsden

in The Rise of “The Rest”: Challenges to the West From Late-Industrializing Economies

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195139693
eISBN:
9780199832897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195139690.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, International

After floundering for a century, the successful late industrializing countries (the rest) succeeded in creating professionally managed, large‐scale, national firms, although their importance varied ... More


The Japanese Enterprise System: Competitive Strategies and Cooperative Structures

W. Mark Fruin

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288985
eISBN:
9780191596285
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288980.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Four streams of inquiry and interpretation are merged in a study of the evolution and emergence of Japan's 200 leading industrial firms during the twentieth century. First, the book is a study of how ... More


Living by the Benefit of Coales: The Anatomy of Industrial Society in Whickham

David Levine and Keith Wrightson

in The Making of an Industrial Society: Whickham 1560-1765

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198200666
eISBN:
9780191674761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198200666.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

In the century after 1563, the world of the copyholders of the manor of Whickham was utterly transformed by industrial development. Long before the mid-seventeenth century, however, most of the ... More


Economic and social history, 1850–1921

H. D. GRIBBON

in A New History of Ireland, Volume VI: Ireland Under the Union, II: 1870-1921

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199583744
eISBN:
9780191702365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583744.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the economic and social history of Ireland during the period from 1850 to 1921. It suggests that this period represents an accelerated deterioration of the ideas and ... More


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