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Introduction

Jonathan Wright and Dawson Barrett

in Punks in Peoria: Making a Scene in the American Heartland

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780252043802
eISBN:
9780252052705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043802.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter frames the history of punk rock within the broader historical context of Peoria, Illinois, a conservative, mid-sized city in the American Midwest. The chapter touches on the city’s ... More


Building Commercial Ties

Jonathan S. Addleton

in Mongolia and the United States: A Diplomatic History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139941
eISBN:
9789888180868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139941.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on trade and investment ties between Mongolia and the United States as Mongolia itself moves increasingly from development to commercial relationships. During the early 1990s, ... More


Economic Imperialism with Chinese Characteristics

Tsering Woeser and Wang Lixiong

in Voices from Tibet: Selected Essays and Reportage

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9789888208111
eISBN:
9789888268191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208111.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

The economic development championed by the Chinese government’s “Help Tibet” campaign results in an influx of Han Chinese to Tibet. The Chinese take jobs from the Tibetans, exploit Tibet’s mineral ... More


An American Classic in the Global Era

Chad Broughton

in Boom, Bust, Exodus: The Rust Belt, the Maquilas, and a Tale of Two Cities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199765614
eISBN:
9780197563106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199765614.003.0006
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

In April 1974, Admiral was absorbed into Rockwell International’s growing empire. The Vietnam War contractor was, according to the New York Times, on a “debt-financed acquisition binge that lasted ... More


The Red-headed Stepchild

Chad Broughton

in Boom, Bust, Exodus: The Rust Belt, the Maquilas, and a Tale of Two Cities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199765614
eISBN:
9780197563106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199765614.003.0007
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

Two Weeks After BusinessWeek lauded Maytag’s remarkable success, the company broke clean from a century-old tradition. On August 12, 1999, Lloyd Ward replaced Leonard Hadley by a vote of the board ... More


Frogs, Mules, and Life after Maytag

Chad Broughton

in Boom, Bust, Exodus: The Rust Belt, the Maquilas, and a Tale of Two Cities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199765614
eISBN:
9780197563106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199765614.003.0014
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

It Was a cold evening in early December 2006, and Tracy Warner had just returned home from Willits Primary School. Ryan had just sung in the “Winter Wonderland” musical there. Christmas lights ... More


Reshoring Up

Chad Broughton

in Boom, Bust, Exodus: The Rust Belt, the Maquilas, and a Tale of Two Cities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199765614
eISBN:
9780197563106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199765614.003.0021
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

It was Late on a sunny, but bitterly cold mid-February afternoon. Michael Patrick, red-eared from the chill, cast a long shadow across the rough concrete that used to be the Appliance City factory ... More


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