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Chicago's Industrial DeclineThe Failure of Redevelopment, 1920-1975

Chicago's Industrial Decline: The Failure of Redevelopment, 1920-1975

Robert Lewis

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752629
eISBN:
9781501752643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752629.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

This book charts the city's decline since the 1920s and describes the early development of Chicago's famed (and reviled) growth machine. Beginning in the 1940s and led by local politicians, downtown ... More

Fellowship and FreedomThe Merchant Adventurers and the Restructuring of English Commerce, 1582-1700

Fellowship and Freedom: The Merchant Adventurers and the Restructuring of English Commerce, 1582-1700

Thomas Leng

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198794479
eISBN:
9780191835995
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794479.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History, European Early Modern History

This is the first modern study of the Fellowship of Merchant Adventurers—sixteenth-century England’s premier trading company—in its final century of existence as a privileged organization. Over this ... More

CapitalismsTowards a Global History

Capitalisms: Towards a Global History

Kaveh Yazdani and Dilip M. Menon (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780199499717
eISBN:
9780199099269
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199499717.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

Conventional accounts often conceive the genesis of capitalism in Europe within the conjunctures of agricultural, commercial, and industrial revolutions. Challenging this widely believed cliché, this ... More

Cheap StreetLondon's street markets and the cultures of informality, c. 1850-1939

Cheap Street: London's street markets and the cultures of informality, c. 1850-1939

Victoria Kelley

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780719099229
eISBN:
9781526146786
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526131706
Subject:
History, Economic History

Cheap Street tells the history of London’s street markets and of the people who bought and sold there. From the 1850s anything that could be bought in a shop in London could also be bought in the ... More

Hunger in War and PeaceWomen and Children in Germany, 1914-1924

Hunger in War and Peace: Women and Children in Germany, 1914-1924

Mary Elisabeth Cox

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198820116
eISBN:
9780191860171
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198820116.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History, Social History

What is the impact of war on non-combatants, particularly women and children? In this innovative analysis of nutritional deprivation among ordinary German citizens during the First World War, Mary ... More

Politics in the MarketplaceWork, Gender, and Citizenship in Revolutionary France

Politics in the Marketplace: Work, Gender, and Citizenship in Revolutionary France

Katie Jarvis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190917111
eISBN:
9780190917142
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190917111.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Economic History

Politics in the Marketplace integrates politics, economics, and gender to ask how the Dames des Halles invented notions of citizenship through everyday trade during the French Revolution. As crucial ... More

Oil and the Great PowersBritain and Germany, 1914 to 1945

Oil and the Great Powers: Britain and Germany, 1914 to 1945

Anand Toprani

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198834601
eISBN:
9780191872693
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834601.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Economic History

During the first half of the twentieth century, a lack of oil constrained Britain and Germany from exerting their economic and military power independently. Having fought World War I with oil ... More

Democracy, Capitalism, and the Welfare StateDebating Social Order in Postwar West Germany, 1949-1989

Democracy, Capitalism, and the Welfare State: Debating Social Order in Postwar West Germany, 1949-1989

Peter C. Caldwell

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198833819
eISBN:
9780191872198
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833819.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Economic History

This book investigates political thought under the conditions of the postwar welfare state, focusing on the Federal Republic of Germany (1949–89). It argues that the welfare state informed and ... More

Forging a British World of TradeCulture, Ethnicity, and Market in the Empire-Commonwealth, 1880-1975

Forging a British World of Trade: Culture, Ethnicity, and Market in the Empire-Commonwealth, 1880-1975

David Thackeray

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198816713
eISBN:
9780191858345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198816713.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

Brexit is likely to lead to the largest shift in Britain’s economic orientation in living memory. Some have argued that leaving the EU will enable Britain to revive markets in Commonwealth countries ... More

Silver, Butter, ClothMonetary and Social Economies in the Viking Age

Silver, Butter, Cloth: Monetary and Social Economies in the Viking Age

Jane Kershaw, Gareth Williams, Søren Sindbæk, and James Graham-Campbell (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198827986
eISBN:
9780191866678
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827986.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Economic History

This book advances current debate about the nature and complexity of Viking economic systems. It explores how silver and other commodities were used in monetary and social economies across the ... More

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