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Modernizing Nature: Forestry and Imperial Eco-Development 1800-1950

S. Ravi Rajan

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199277964
eISBN:
9780191707827
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277964.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book contributes to the debate regarding the origins, institutionalization, and politics of the sciences and systems of knowledge underlying colonial frameworks of environmental management. It ... More


Concluding for the Corporation

RICHARD WHITTINGTON and MICHAEL MAYER

in The European Corporation: Strategy, Structure, and Social Science

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199251049
eISBN:
9780191714382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251049.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter reviews what the unfolding story of European big business can tell us about the three important questions in this study. It begins with the issue of effective strategies and structures. ... More


Britain, Ireland, and Continental Europe in the Eighteenth Century: Similarities, Connections, Identities

Stephen Conway

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199210855
eISBN:
9780191725111
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210855.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Britain’s separateness from the rest of Europe is often taken as read. For generations, historians have presented Britain as exceptional and different. In recent years, an emphasis on the Atlantic ... More


Conclusions

Stephen Conway

in Britain, Ireland, and Continental Europe in the Eighteenth Century: Similarities, Connections, Identities

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199210855
eISBN:
9780191725111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210855.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The concluding remarks consider again similarities, connections, and identities — the organizing framework for the book — summarizing and highlighting earlier findings and addressing at some length ... More


Recent History in Full: Was there a Lull before the Storm?

A. B. Atkinson

in The Changing Distribution of Earnings in OECD Countries

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199532438
eISBN:
9780191714559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532438.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

This chapter discusses the evolution of the distribution of earnings in recent decades in the US, Canada, and eastern and western Europe. The data show that the late 1960s and 1970s were a period of ... More


The Distorted Mirror: The South in British Culture During the Age of Byron, 1800–30

Robert Holland

in The Warm South: How the Mediterranean Shaped the British Imagination

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300235920
eISBN:
9780300240870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300235920.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter details British engagement with the Mediterranean from 1800 to 1830. As Napoleon's grip extended across Continental Europe, the restrictions on Continental travel for British citizens ... More


Virtue Is Triumphant Only in Theatrical Performances: Professional Productions of Gilbert and Sullivan, 1961–2004

Ian Bradley

in Oh Joy! Oh Rapture!: The Enduring Phenomenon of Gilbert and Sullivan

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195328943
eISBN:
9780199851256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328943.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter is not intended to provide an exhaustive catalogue of professional performances of Gilbert and Sullivan since 1961, rather, it offers a decade-by-decade survey of the most significant ... More


Non-Traditional Trademark Protection as (Non-Traditional) Means of Cultural Control

Katya Assaf-Zakharov

in The Protection of Non-Traditional Trademarks: Critical Perspectives

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198826576
eISBN:
9780191865503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826576.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Trademarks, or brands, are symbols whose initial purpose is providing information about the source of a product. Yet, with the course of time, high-end brands have developed into symbols providing ... More


Is rising income inequality inevitable? A critique of the ‘Transatlantic Consensus’

Tony Atkinson

in World poverty: New policies to defeat an old enemy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343956
eISBN:
9781447304340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343956.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter addresses one of the most important economic issues facing societies and the world as a whole: rising income inequality. It takes issue with two widely circulated assertions: that rising ... More


Theoretical Arguments in Favour of Granting a Remedy to the Intervener

Jeroen Kortmann

in Altruism in Private Law: Liability for Nonfeasance and Negotiorum Gestio

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199280056
eISBN:
9780191700101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280056.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter explores the theoretical arguments in favour of granting a remedy to the intervener in Continental Europe. One of the main arguments that have been used to justify the granting of a ... More


Intellectuals

John M. Dixon

in The Enlightenment of Cadwallader Colden: Empire, Science, and Intellectual Culture in British New York

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801448034
eISBN:
9781501703515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801448034.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines the ideological, social, and political worlds of Cadwallader Colden and other intellectuals in early eighteenth-century New York. It begins by focusing on Robert Hunter, ... More


Conclusion

Matthew Lockwood

in The Conquest of Death: Violence and the Birth of the Modern English State

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300217063
eISBN:
9780300227864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217063.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The conclusion reiterates the centrality of the coroner system and its oversight in the monopolization of violence, state formation, and the growth of state power by creating and delineating new ... More


Conclusion

Ross McKibbin

in Democracy and Political Culture: Studies in Modern British History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198834205
eISBN:
9780191872365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834205.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Historiography

The concluding chapter is divided into five sub-sections. That on the First World War argues that Britain’s experience of the war was comparatively benign, in so far as this was possible; a perhaps ... More


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