Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-8 of 8 items

  • Keywords: monopoly x
  • University Presses: Cornell University Press x
  • Cornell University Press x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

To Kill Nations: American Strategy in the Air-Atomic Age and the Rise of Mutually Assured Destruction

Edward Kaplan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452482
eISBN:
9780801455506
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452482.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Between 1945 and 1950, the United States had a global nuclear monopoly. The A-bomb transformed the nation's strategic airpower and saw the Air Force displace the Navy at the front line of US defense. ... More


“For Profit and Tsar”: Commerce in Early Modern Russia

Erika Monahan

in The Merchants of Siberia: Trade in Early Modern Eurasia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801454073
eISBN:
9781501703973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454073.003.0002
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines the commercial landscape of Muscovy, with particular emphasis on the state's approach to commerce. It considers important state institutions that shaped the commercial climate ... More


Guild House, Workshop, Brotherhood Altar

David Frick

in Kith, Kin, and Neighbors: Communities and Confessions in Seventeenth-Century Wilno

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451287
eISBN:
9780801467530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451287.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter first examines how Wilno’s various guilds drew a line around their areas of monopoly and whom they left on the outside, arguing that matters of exclusion depended largely on professional ... More


The Space of the Colonial Political Field

Jonathan Wyrtzen

in Making Morocco: Colonial Intervention and the Politics of Identity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700231
eISBN:
9781501704253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700231.003.0002
Subject:
History, African History

This chapter examines how French and Spanish colonial intervention forged a protonational territorial space in Morocco. It first considers the physical and human geography of state building in ... More


Toward Home Rule: From the Fenians to Parnell’s Ascendancy

David Sim

in A Union Forever: The Irish Question and U.S. Foreign Relations in the Victorian Age

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451843
eISBN:
9780801469688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451843.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines how Charles Stewart Parnell, an Irish nationalist politician, sought to make his name as a transatlantic leader of the home rule campaign and head of the Irish National Land ... More


Patently Poisonous

Fran Quigley

in Prescription for the People: An Activist's Guide to Making Medicine Affordable for All

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501713750
eISBN:
9781501713910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713750.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Medicine patents are extended too far and too wide, stunting the development of new medicines. Contrary to industry claims, governments, not private corporations, drive medicine innovation, causing ... More


Trading Away Our Health

Fran Quigley

in Prescription for the People: An Activist's Guide to Making Medicine Affordable for All

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501713750
eISBN:
9781501713910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713750.003.0017
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

The history of medicines shows they have long been treated as a public good, off limits for patent monopolies. Medicine patents are artificial, recent, and government-created. Now, the U.S. and Big ... More


Concluding Remarks to Part 2

Jonathan Preminger

in Labor in Israel: Beyond Nationalism and Neoliberalism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501717123
eISBN:
9781501717130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501717123.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Chapter 10 summarizes the chapters which addressed the second sphere, the labor-capital balance of power, and asserts that the challenge to labor’s privileged position in the neocorporatist labor ... More


View: