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The Primacy of Economics: Reconstruction in Western Europe, 1919–1924

Lord Bullock and William Deakin

in The Lights that Failed: European International History 1919-1933

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221142
eISBN:
9780191678417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221142.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Once the peace treaty was signed and the European leaders returned to their capitals, the most pressing problems they faced were financial and economic. The war had wrecked international finance and ... More


Credit and social relations

Chris Briggs

in Credit and Village Society in Fourteenth-Century England

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264416
eISBN:
9780191734342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264416.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the previous chapters, the dominant view of the creditor-debtor relationship was exploitative – where lenders capitalize on the dependence of the poor borrowers. In this view, the creditors ... More


The Wartime Inheritance, 1912–1922

MARK MAZOWER

in Greece and the Inter-War Economic Crisis

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202059
eISBN:
9780191675126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202059.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Economic History

Greece emerged from a decade of wars (1912–22) completely transformed. The economic problems of Old Greece remained to be solved, but the solution was complicated by the tangle of new difficulties ... More


The International Dimension

John N. Horne

in Labour at War: France and Britain 1914-1918

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201809
eISBN:
9780191675027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201809.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

Although wartime reformism was engendered above all by the domestic impact of the conflict, international questions were vital to majority labour leaders throughout. This chapter examines the ... More


Victory in Holland; Diminishing Influence

Andrew Pettegree

in Emden and the Dutch Revolt

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198227397
eISBN:
9780191678691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198227397.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the participation of Dutch towns in the Dutch Revolt of 1572. The revolt caused major economic problems, particularly with the fishing trade, and thousands of people were left ... More


Economic Crunch

Roderick MacFarquhar

in The Origins of the Cultural Revolution: Volume 3: The Coming of the Cataclysm 1961-1966

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192149978
eISBN:
9780191670084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192149978.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines Chinese Premier Zhou Enlai's exposition of the economic burdens of his country at the Seven Thousand Cadres Conference. Zhou exposed three major problems, including China's ... More


Canard Economics, or the Costs of the War

Allen Douglas

in War, Memory, and the Politics of Humor: The Canard Enchaine and World War I

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228764
eISBN:
9780520926943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228764.003.0013
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the economic problems that plagued France during the 1920s and the economic discourse present is several articles published by the Canard. It shows that the Canard economics ... More


The South and 20th-Century Economic History

Daniel P. Gitterman and Peter A. Coclanis

in A Way Forward: Building a Globally Competitive South

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807873359
eISBN:
9781469602424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807872895_gitterman.6
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter argues that people no longer think the economic problems of the American South merit special treatment—that there is no longer anything especially peculiar about the Southern economy. ... More


The Wages of the “Problem South”

Elizabeth Fones-Wolf and Ken Fones-Wolf

in Struggle for the Soul of the Postwar South: White Evangelical Protestants and Operation Dixie

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039034
eISBN:
9780252097003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039034.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the social and economic conditions that earned the South its label, “the problem South.” By 1938, the administration of Franklin Roosevelt had identified the “colonial economy” ... More


The Cultural Image of Cotton, 1945

D. Clayton Brown

in King Cotton in Modern America: A Cultural, Political, and Economic History since 1945

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737981
eISBN:
9781604737998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737981.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the following: the rise of consumerism and reduced demand for agricultural products after World War I; cotton in literature; the portrayal of cotton culture in music and drama; ... More


Background, 1918–1941

Alexander Prusin

in Serbia under the Swastika: A World War II Occupation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252041068
eISBN:
9780252099618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252041068.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

Serves as a brief introduction to the history of Serbia within the kingdom of Kingdom of Yugoslavia. At the end of World War I, the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats, and Slovenians (SCS) appeared on the map ... More


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