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All out of money 1976–77

Thomas Robb

in A strained partnership?: US-UK relations in the era of detente, 196977

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719091759
eISBN:
9781781706985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091759.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

It is demonstrated throughout this chapter that US financial assistance, in the guise the British Prime Minister James Callaghan wanted never materialised during the IMF Crisis of 1976-77. Callaghan ... More


Losing the Market Shipbuilding 1918–1990

Alan G. Jamieson

in Ebb Tide in the British Maritime Industries: Change and Adaptation, 1918-1990

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780859897280
eISBN:
9781781385081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859897280.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The fall of the British shipbuilding industry from world leader in 1914 to the edge of extinction in 1990 has been a favourite subject of those scholars working on the economic decline of Britain ... More


Wilson returns 1974–76

Thomas Robb

in A strained partnership?: US-UK relations in the era of detente, 196977

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719091759
eISBN:
9781781706985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091759.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 4 charts the conduct of US–UK relations following the return to office of Harold Wilson in March 1974. Wilson sought to re-establish closer US–UK relations and hoped it would engender a level ... More


Income

Alessandro Brunetti and Emanuele Felice

in Measuring Wellbeing: A History of Italian Living Standards

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199944590
eISBN:
9780190218850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199944590.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The point was made by Robert F. Kennedy, brother of the U.S. president, in his famous speech of March 1968: the gross domestic product (GDP) of a country measures everything except what makes life ... More


Emergency and the Everyday

Katherine Fusco and Nicole Seymour

in Kelly Reichardt

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041242
eISBN:
9780252050107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041242.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This introduction outlines Reichardt’s career, from promising indie auteur in the 1990s to a subsequent retreat from the spotlight to a triumphant return in the mid-2000s. The book’s argument is laid ... More


Monastic Ambiguities in the New Millennium

Steven Vanderputten

in Dark Age Nunneries: The Ambiguous Identity of Female Monasticism, 800-1050

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501715945
eISBN:
9781501715976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501715945.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Taking at face value Archdeacon Hildebrand’s ringing cry for reform at the 1059 synod in Rome, historians have concluded that 'ambiguous' communities of the early 1000s had become thoroughly ... More


Disintegration

Christopher Bennett

in Bosnia's Paralyzed Peace

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190608293
eISBN:
9780190638450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190608293.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter covers the disintegration of Yugoslavia from Tito’s death in 1980 to the outbreak of war. It analyzes attempts to address the national question in Tito’s Yugoslavia and the shortcomings ... More


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