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History and Background

Sumit K. Majumdar

in Lost Glory: India's Capitalism Story

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780199641994
eISBN:
9780191864070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199641994.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Business History

The chapter summarizes details of political and institutional contexts for post-independence growth. India was severely impoverished in the period from 1900 to 1947, and per-capita growth rates were ... More


The Wartime Consolidation of Laymen’s Evangelism

Sarah Ruth Hammond

Darren Dochuk (ed.)

in God's Businessmen: Entrepreneurial Evangelicals in Depression and War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226509778
eISBN:
9780226509808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226509808.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter charts the culmination of businessmen’s evangelistic efforts during and immediately following World War II. In an effort to offset the liberal programs and influence of the Federal ... More


Social Reform and the Campaign to Christianize the Economy

Thomas H. Reilly

in Saving the Nation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190929503
eISBN:
9780190929534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190929503.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History, History of Religion

The Chinese Protestant elite supported the modernization and industrialization of the Chinese economy. Like the rest of the elite, they believed China needed to develop its economy to become a ... More


The Socialist Origins of Social Security

Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones

in The American Left: Its Impact on Politics and Society since 1900

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748668878
eISBN:
9780748695218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748668878.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Following the Los Angeles Times bombing of 1910, the federal government established a Commission on Industrial Relations with a view to reducing class tensions. The Research Division of the ... More


Going Independent

Barbara Tepa Lupack

in Silent Serial Sensations: The Wharton Brothers and the Magic of Early Cinema

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748189
eISBN:
9781501748202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748189.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter recounts Ted Wharton's preparations for his new Wharton studio after cutting his ties to Essanay. The Ithaca Men's Business Association, acting on behalf of the Industrial Commission, ... More


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