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Credit Rationing in Britain after 1945

Francesca Carnevali

in Europe's Advantage: Banks and Small Firms in Britain, France, Germany, and Italy since 1918

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199257393
eISBN:
9780191603846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257396.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter focuses on the structure of British banking after 1945, and the internal organization of the commercial banks. It shows how these two elements induced credit rationing to small firms.


Philagathus: The Godly and the Rest

CHRISTOPHER HAIGH

in The Plain Man's Pathways to Heaven: Kinds of Christianity in Post-Reformation England, 1570–1640

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199216505
eISBN:
9780191711947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216505.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History, History of Ideas

This chapter focuses on the relationship between the profane and the godly. Philagathus knew well that the profane hated the godly. Theologus knew it too — ‘many of them despise the word of God, and ... More


Theories of Financial Contracting and Debt

Oliver Hart

in Firms, Contracts, and Financial Structure

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288817
eISBN:
9780191596353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288816.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Studies the optimal financial contract written by a wealth‐constrained entrepreneur who raises funds from an outside investor to purchase an asset. The models presented assume that the entrepreneur ... More


The Origins of a National Institution

Christopher Tyerman

in A History of Harrow School 1324–1991

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198227960
eISBN:
9780191678776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198227960.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, British and Irish Modern History

The first decades of the new Free Grammar School have traditionally been dismissed as Harrow's ‘Dark Ages’, the history of its Head Masters ‘scrappy and uninteresting’. It has been argued that only ... More


Grand Designs

Geoffrey Jones

in British Multinational Banking, 1830-1990

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206026
eISBN:
9780191676925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206026.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter discusses the situation of British multinational banks twenty-five years after the end of the Second World War. British multinational banks survived despite much deterioration in ... More


. Roe v. Wade (1973) and the Law of Abortion

George Anastaplo

in Reflections on Life, Death, and the Constitution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125336
eISBN:
9780813135243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125336.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines two abortion-related cases, one from Texas and the other from Georgia, which were decided on January 22, 1973, by the United States Supreme Court. It states that the rulings of ... More


Learning to Live with Accommodation

Ronald K. Edgerton

in American Datu: John J. Pershing and Counterinsurgency Warfare in the Muslim Philippines, 1899-1913

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813178936
eISBN:
9780813178943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178936.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter focuses on the time between Gen. Wood’s departure and Gen. Pershing’s return to Moro Province (1906–1909). In these years, Moros and Americans began to confront each other less and to ... More


The Queen’s Peace: Reflections on the Spatial Politics of Sexuality in Law

Leslie J. Moran

in Law and Geography

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199260744
eISBN:
9780191698675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260744.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

The ‘Bolton 7’, composed of seven men and an ‘unnamed minor’ were all charged and guilty of buggery after they have been found to be in possession of and had created videos that exhibited gross ... More


Temporary virginity and the everyday body: Le Bone Florence of Rome and bourgeois self-making

Felicity Riddy

in Pulp Fictions of Medieval England: Essays in Popular Romance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719063183
eISBN:
9781781700563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719063183.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Anglo-Saxon / Old English Literature

The earliest surviving representation of an English bourgeois family at prayer appears in a fifteenth-century book of hours, now known as the Bolton Hours, made for members of a York mercantile ... More


Conclusion

Stewart Mottram

in Ruin and Reformation in Spenser, Shakespeare, and Marvell

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198836384
eISBN:
9780191873638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836384.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter opens with a case study, assessing the impact of a century of protestant reforms on the layout and liturgy of the parish church of All Saints’, Bolton Percy, in the early 1650s—a time ... More


The Right Sort of Colored Boy and Man: African American Scouting

Benjamin René Jordan

in Modern Manhood and the Boy Scouts of America: "Citizenship, Race, and the Environment, 1910-1930"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627656
eISBN:
9781469627670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627656.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

From 1910 to 1924, Boy Scout national leaders allowed white-led local councils to include, exclude, or segregate African Americans as they saw fit-so most of the five thousand or so early African ... More


The Ziegfelds’ Xanadu

Cynthia Brideson and Sara Brideson

in Ziegfeld and His Follies: A Biography of Broadway's Greatest Producer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813160887
eISBN:
9780813165530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160887.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Ziegfeld and Burke join forces to make Burkeley Crest into their own fantasy world, which includes a menagerie of animals. Commentary from Patricia and local residents of Hastings-on-Hudson (the town ... More


A New Normalcy

Cynthia Brideson and Sara Brideson

in Ziegfeld and His Follies: A Biography of Broadway's Greatest Producer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813160887
eISBN:
9780813165530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160887.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

As the chapter begins, Ziegfeld is struggling to get his new musical off the ground. He funds the entire production himself and hires Jerome Kern, P. G. Wodehouse, and Guy Bolton to write the play. ... More


Worktown and Muslims

Steve Bruce

in British Gods: Religion in Modern Britain

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198854111
eISBN:
9780191888465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198854111.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In the 1930s, Bolton was the site of Mass Observation’s first major research project, and subsequent restudies allow us to track in detail the decline of Christianity in the town. It was also the ... More


Predatory Pricing

Daniel J. Gifford and Robert T. Kudrle

in The Atlantic Divide in Antitrust: An Examination of US and EU Competition Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226176109
eISBN:
9780226176246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226176246.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter explores developments in predatory pricing analysis in the United States and the European Union where the two jurisdictions have taken different approaches. It identifies major ... More


Harrisson's Worktown

James Hinton

in The Mass Observers: A History, 1937-1949

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199671045
eISBN:
9780191750656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671045.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The chapter deals with the first phase of Mass-Observation's work in Bolton (known as Worktown) during 1937-38. It discusses the team that Tom Harrisson assembled to observe everyday life in the ... More


Saving and Spending

James Hinton

in The Mass Observers: A History, 1937-1949

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199671045
eISBN:
9780191750656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671045.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter deals with the new team led by Charles Madge in Bolton between the autumn of 1938 and the outbreak of war. It highlights the key role played by Gertrude Wagner, an Austrian refugee, in ... More


War Begins

James Hinton

in The Mass Observers: A History, 1937-1949

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199671045
eISBN:
9780191750656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671045.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter looks at how, at the outbreak of war, Mass-Observation looked to the new Ministry of Information for sponsorship, but, despite a brief commission in the autumn of 1939, it was not until ... More


The Summer of 1940

James Hinton

in The Mass Observers: A History, 1937-1949

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199671045
eISBN:
9780191750656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671045.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Monitoring morale for the Ministry of Information during the crisis months of the summer of 1940 brought Harrisson as close as he ever was to come to the centre of power in Britain. The chapter ... More


Strategic Marginality

in The Cuban Cure: Reason and Resistance in Global Science

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226709178
eISBN:
9780226709192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226709192.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on the marginalization of Cuba's biotechnology sector. It explains that Cuba had problems in intellectual property rights and that the tightening of the U.S. embargo negatively ... More


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