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Loyalism and Radicalism in Lancashire, 1798-1815

Katrina Navickas

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199559671
eISBN:
9780191721120
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559671.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book offers insights into the complicated dynamics between radicalism, loyalism, and patriotism during the later part of the French Revolution and during the Napoleonic wars. It provides an ... More


The Great Fact and the Good Life

Arthur M. Diamond Jr.

in Openness to Creative Destruction: Sustaining Innovative Dynamism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190263669
eISBN:
9780190263706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190263669.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Deirdre McCloskey’s Great Fact of economic history is the enrichment in the West that started during the Industrial Revolution, following millennia of life being, as Hobbes says, “poor, nasty, ... More


Technological Losers and Political Resistance to Innovation

Mark Zachary Taylor

in The Politics of Innovation: Why Some Countries Are Better Than Others at Science and Technology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190464127
eISBN:
9780190609252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190464127.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

If solving market failures and setting up social networks are the keys to national success in S&T, then why do some countries perform these tasks so well, while others fail? This chapter describes ... More


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