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Regional Studies and Business History in Mexico since 1975

Mario Cerutti

in Business History in Latin America: The Experience of Seven Countries

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237235
eISBN:
9781846312700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312700.008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter analyses the regional studies and research in business history in Mexico since 1975. It addresses the origins and behaviour of individual entrepreneurs and the businesses that they ... More


Provisional Republican Memoir-Writing

Stephen Hopkins

in The Politics of Memoir and the Northern Ireland Conflict

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319426
eISBN:
9781781381076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319426.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the memoir-writing of key individuals within the Provisional Irish Republican movement, such as Sinn Fein President (1983-present), Gerry Adams. This writing can provide ... More


The "Popular Story"

David Gleicher

in The Rescue of the Third Class on the Titanic: A Revisionist History

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893410
eISBN:
9781786944634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893410.003.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter introduces the concept of the “popular story”, a combination of the dramatisations of the Titanic’s fate in literature and film, and survivor accounts that fail to include ... More


Like Wild Beasts Ready to Spring

David Gleicher

in The Rescue of the Third Class on the Titanic: A Revisionist History

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893410
eISBN:
9781786944634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893410.003.0005
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter studies the movement of third class men and their portrayal in the inquiries. It returns to Foucault’s theory of dangerous individuals and pays particular attention to the shooting ... More


In Conclusion

David Gleicher

in The Rescue of the Third Class on the Titanic: A Revisionist History

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893410
eISBN:
9781786944634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893410.003.0008
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This final chapter concludes the findings of the journal. It states that contrary to the ‘popular story’ there exists no convincing evidence that passengers in the third class surged against ... More


The World that is the Book Paul Auster's Fiction

Aliki Varvogli

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236870
eISBN:
9781846314469
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314469
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The book offers an analysis of Paul Auster's fiction. It explores the rich literary and cultural sources that Auster taps into in order to create compelling stories that investigate the nature of ... More


Conclusion

Richard Mc Mahon

in Homicide in pre-Famine and Famine Ireland

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319471
eISBN:
9781781380956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319471.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the perception of pre-Famine and Famine Ireland as a violent society, tracing its roots to the failure of prominent commentators to fully contextualise unrest and to fully ... More


Promises for the Future: The Encouragement of Aspirations for a Better Life, Nation and World

in Patriotism and Propaganda in First World War Britain: The National War Aims Committee and Civilian Morale

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318306
eISBN:
9781846317811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317811.009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the National War Aims Committee (NWAC) propaganda's focus on encouraging civilians to anticipate the material and civilisational benefits of a new post-war world. It suggests ... More


Introduction Cause for Concern

in The Disinherited Society: A Personal View of Social Responsibility in Liverpool During the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238003
eISBN:
9781846317354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317354.002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume which is about urban society and social responsibility in Liverpool, England in the twentieth century. This volume is based on the ... More


The Craft of Social Responsibility

in The Disinherited Society: A Personal View of Social Responsibility in Liverpool During the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238003
eISBN:
9781846317354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317354.005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the history of the creation of an urban society in Liverpool in which the principle of universal social responsibility would be viable. It discusses how the pioneers laid down ... More


The Machinery of Government

in The Disinherited Society: A Personal View of Social Responsibility in Liverpool During the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238003
eISBN:
9781846317354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317354.008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the author's encounter with the realities of the feminine dilemma and her realisation of the importance sound administration in improving the relationship between society and ... More


Introduction

in Vietnam and Beyond: Tim O'Brien and the Power of Storytelling

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318207
eISBN:
9781846317767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317767.001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This introductory chapter discusses how Tim O'Brien has taken war literature beyond the contingencies of the experience of armed conflict to an exploration and affirmation of the power of ... More


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