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Gothic Novelties

Dominic Janes

in Victorian Reformation: The Fight Over Idolatry in the Church of England, 1840-1860

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195378511
eISBN:
9780199869664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378511.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter examines the notion of dirt and abjection in more detail before exploring the ways in which these phenomena were accommodated within Victorian society. The key mechanism is understood to ... More


Investment Capital for British Industry: A Failure of Demand or Supply?

Donald Clarke

in 3i Fifty Years Investing in Industry

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289449
eISBN:
9780191684708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289449.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

3i has always been demand-led, attempting to meet all justifiable requests for long-term and permanent capital and then financing its commitments by raising money wherever it can. In practice, new ... More


Moving Millions: The Commercial Success and Political Controversies of Hong Kong's Railway

Rikkie Yeung

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098824
eISBN:
9789882207196
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098824.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

With the merger of the MTRC and the KCRC in 2007, the history of Hong Kong's railways turned a new page. The two government-owned corporations were exceptionally profitable. Yet, this commercially ... More


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