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Understanding Global Crises: An Emerging Paradigm

Assaf Razin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262028592
eISBN:
9780262327701
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028592.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This book aims at parsing and explaining some key forces that feature in every one of the global and regional financial crises and monetary crises that erupted in the world economy over the past ... More


The South Sea Bubble

Peter Temin and Hans-Joachim Voth

in Prometheus Shackled: Goldsmith Banks and England's Financial Revolution after 1700

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199944279
eISBN:
9780199980789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199944279.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter begins by connecting the South Sea Bubble with the British government's need to finance its wars. It explored the use of a debt-equity swap to lower its interest cost. The bubble ... More


Diagnostic Use of Scale Information for Componential and Holistic Recognition

Philippe G. Schyns and Frédéric Gosselin

in Perception of Faces, Objects, and Scenes: Analytic and Holistic Processes

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195313659
eISBN:
9780199848058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313659.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter examines how information at different spatial scales—coarse versus fine—in a single system is used for various judgments regarding faces (e.g., discriminating between two different ... More


Allen and His Audience: Sweet and Lowdown

Peter J. Bailey

in The Reluctant Film Art of Woody Allen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167190
eISBN:
9780813167862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167190.003.0020
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Allen’s highly ambivalent attitude toward his audience is compared in this chapter with jazz guitarist Emmet Ray’s egocentric stance toward the “jerks” who pay his salary in the joints in which he ... More


Macroeconomic Theory and Recent Events

Kartik B. Athreya

in Big Ideas in Macroeconomics: A Nontechnical View

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019736
eISBN:
9780262314404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019736.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The financial crisis of 2007–2008 and subsequent recession have been the most wrenching economic events since the Great Depression. As of this writing, these events appear global in scope, sharply ... More


Quincampoix, or the Wind Traders: A Comedy as Performed at the Amsterdam Theatre [Amsterdamschen Schouwburg]

Joyce Goggin, Merlijn Erken, Frans De Bruyn, Henk Looijesteijn, Helen J. Paul, and Lodewijk Petram

in Comedy and Crisis: Pieter Langendijk, the Dutch, and the Speculative Bubbles of 1720

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622201
eISBN:
9781800341647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622201.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This full-length tragicomedy in three acts explores the thematic opposition between traditional Dutch commercial and republican virtue, and the speculative corruption of 1720. Set in Amsterdam at the ... More


Harlequin Stock-Jobber

Joyce Goggin, Merlijn Erken, Frans De Bruyn, Henk Looijesteijn, Helen J. Paul, and Lodewijk Petram

in Comedy and Crisis: Pieter Langendijk, the Dutch, and the Speculative Bubbles of 1720

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622201
eISBN:
9781800341647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622201.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This short comic harlequinade is written in the rich and enormously popular theatrical tradition of the Italian commedia dell’arte, imported into the Netherlands via France. Langendijk borrows a ... More


Transnational Networks in 1720 and the German Quincampoix

Eve Rosenhaft

in Comedy and Crisis: Pieter Langendijk, the Dutch, and the Speculative Bubbles of 1720

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622201
eISBN:
9781800341647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622201.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Drama

Soon after the performance of the stage version of Quincampoix in Amsterdam, a German translation appeared. The text is substantially the same, though ‘localised’ with German place names and ... More


Afterword

Neville Bolt

in The Violent Image: Insurgent Propaganda and the New Revolutionaries

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780197511671
eISBN:
9780197554623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197511671.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Capturing the mood of the times and written in the winter of 2020, the author reflects on complex changes to our societies driven by and contained within the prevalence of violent images. These now ... More


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