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The Next-Tier NICs: Tomorrow's Miracles

Peter C. Y. Chow and Mitchell H. Kellman

in Trade—The Engine of Growth in East Asia

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195078954
eISBN:
9780199855001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195078954.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

A general concern among development economists is whether there will be another group of “baby tigers” in the world economy. This chapter examines the prospects of the next tier of NICs—notably the ... More


The Comparative Advantage of the NICS

Peter C. Y. Chow and Mitchell H. Kellman

in Trade—The Engine of Growth in East Asia

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195078954
eISBN:
9780199855001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195078954.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter examines the “revealed comparative advantage” (RCA) of the NICs. Balassa's thesis of “stages of comparative advantage” and measure of RCA is utilized to describe the relative trade ... More


Capital Departures and the Arrival of Punishment

Judah Schept

in Progressive Punishment: Job Loss, Jail Growth and the Neoliberal Logic of Carceral Expansion

Published in print:
1942
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479810710
eISBN:
9781479802821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479810710.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Following the short introduction to Part 1, Chapter 1 begins the story of local carceral expansion with an examination of the 85-acre site designated to house the justice campus. The site was the ... More


The TVs of Tomorrow: How RCA's Flat-Screen Dreams Led to the First LCDs

Benjamin Gross

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226519975
eISBN:
9780226540740
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226540740.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book traces the origins of the modern flat-panel display industry to the Radio Corporation of America (RCA), where an interdisciplinary team of scientists and engineers created the first liquid ... More


At the Speed of Sound: Techno-Aesthetic Paradigms in U.S.–French Broadcasting, 1925–39

Derek W. Vaillant

in Across the Waves: How the United States and France Shaped the International Age of Radio

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041419
eISBN:
9780252050015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041419.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter sketches the history of U.S–French electronic communications prior to the rise of U.S.–French radio broadcasting. Focusing primarily on France, it analyzes the anticipatory and reactive ... More


It’s All Playing in Sheboygan: Roxy, Rapee, and the Emergence of Convergence (1928–1931)

Ross Melnick

in American Showman: Samuel "Roxy" Rothafel and the Birth of the Entertainment Industry, 1908-1935

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159050
eISBN:
9780231504256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159050.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses Roxy's career from 1928–1931. Topics covered include the tremendous success of Roxy Theatre, which had sold six and a half million tickets and had cumulative grosses over $5.5 ... More


Introduction

Matthew S. Hopper

in Slaves of One Master: Globalization and Slavery in Arabia in the Age of Empire

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300192018
eISBN:
9780300213928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300192018.003.0008
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The introduction situates the history of the African diaspora in Arabia in the context of the wider historiography of the Indian Ocean and the global African diaspora. This chapter argues that ... More


A World of Screens

Benjamin Gross

in The TVs of Tomorrow: How RCA's Flat-Screen Dreams Led to the First LCDs

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226519975
eISBN:
9780226540740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226540740.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book begins at the 1968 press conference where the Radio Corporation of America (RCA) announced the creation of the first liquid crystal displays and provided the earliest description of that ... More


The Quest for Magnalux, 1951–1956

Benjamin Gross

in The TVs of Tomorrow: How RCA's Flat-Screen Dreams Led to the First LCDs

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226519975
eISBN:
9780226540740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226540740.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In September 1951, RCA chairman David Sarnoff celebrated his forty-fifth year in the electronics industry by challenging members of his research staff to invent three new technologies in time for his ... More


A Fumbling Prelude, 1956–1966

Benjamin Gross

in The TVs of Tomorrow: How RCA's Flat-Screen Dreams Led to the First LCDs

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226519975
eISBN:
9780226540740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226540740.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Flat-panel display research continued at RCA after David Sarnoff’s golden anniversary dinner, funded by royalties the company collected from its radio and television patents. After a federal ... More


Scattered Origins, 1961–1968

Benjamin Gross

in The TVs of Tomorrow: How RCA's Flat-Screen Dreams Led to the First LCDs

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226519975
eISBN:
9780226540740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226540740.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter describes the origins of the liquid crystal display project at the David Sarnoff Research Center (DSRC). The discussion focuses on two members of RCA’s technical staff: physical chemist ... More


Disruptive Displays, 1968–1971

Benjamin Gross

in The TVs of Tomorrow: How RCA's Flat-Screen Dreams Led to the First LCDs

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226519975
eISBN:
9780226540740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226540740.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Contrary to the optimistic predictions presented at its 1968 press conference, RCA’s dynamic scattering LCD prototypes were not ready for the marketplace. Liquid crystal display fabrication remained ... More


The Changing of the Guard, 1969–1976

Benjamin Gross

in The TVs of Tomorrow: How RCA's Flat-Screen Dreams Led to the First LCDs

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226519975
eISBN:
9780226540740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226540740.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In September 1971, Robert Sarnoff—David Sarnoff’s son and successor as chairman of RCA—announced plans to divest his company’s commercial computing operation. The resulting staff and budget cuts left ... More


An Invisible Monument

Benjamin Gross

in The TVs of Tomorrow: How RCA's Flat-Screen Dreams Led to the First LCDs

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226519975
eISBN:
9780226540740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226540740.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Less than a decade after introducing the world to the LCD, RCA sold its liquid crystal operation to Timex. Today the company no longer exists, and its contributions to the flat-panel display industry ... More


A Month Out of School

Mary Sue Welsh

in One Woman in a Hundred: Edna Phillips and the Philadelphia Orchestra

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037368
eISBN:
9780252094545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037368.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter details the Philadelphia Orchestra's transcontinental tour, the first ever taken by a symphony orchestra, after the end of the regular season in 1936. Thanks to generous funding from RCA ... More


Inventions and Dreams

Marcel Chotkowski Lafollette

in Science on American Television: A History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226921990
eISBN:
9780226922010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226922010.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the early history of the television industry in the United States. It explains that it was at the 1939 New York World's Fair that the Radio Corporation of America (RCA) and ... More


. My Only Groove Is Moods ~ 1967 ~

Nadine Cohodas

in Princess Noire: The Tumultuous Reign of Nina Simone

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807872437
eISBN:
9781469602240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882740_cohodas.19
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on the time after Andy and Nina signed with RCA at the end of 1966. It was a step up to one of the majors that already had demonstrated a commitment to black artists, among them ... More


. To Be Young, Gifted and Black ç 1969 ç

Nadine Cohodas

in Princess Noire: The Tumultuous Reign of Nina Simone

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807872437
eISBN:
9781469602240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882740_cohodas.21
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on Nina's latest album, released early in February, which featured only her and her piano. The title was direct: Nina Simone and Piano! The jacket copy emphasized that Nina had ... More


International Trade Networks and World Trade Web

Guido Caldarelli and Alessandro Chessa

in Data Science and Complex Networks: Real Case Studies with Python

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199639601
eISBN:
9780191782916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639601.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Trade is another system that can be described by means of a network, defining the vertices as the different countries and the directed edges as the trade exchange in a specific year. The set of ... More


A Mellow Bit of Rhythm: Reconceiving Authenticity, 1957

George Burrows

in The Recordings of Andy Kirk and his Clouds of Joy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199335589
eISBN:
9780190948047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199335589.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

This concluding chapter considers the 1957 album, A Mellow Bit of Rhythm, as a Signifyin(g) form of musical recollection. It rounded off the recorded output of Kirk as a bandleader in a way that ... More


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