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‘New Plays resemble Bubbles, we must own’: Staging the Stock Market, 1719–20

Inger Leemans

in Comedy and Crisis: Pieter Langendijk, the Dutch, and the Speculative Bubbles of 1720

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622201
eISBN:
9781800341647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622201.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This chapter addresses how finance and the theatre became interwoven in the early eighteenth century, with the theatre functioning as a platform for the production and dissemination of financial ... More


Comedy and Crisis: Pieter Langendijk, the Dutch, and the Speculative Bubbles of 1720

Joyce Goggin and Frans De Bruyn

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622201
eISBN:
9781800341647
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622201.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama

Comedy and Crisis features the first ever scholarly English translation of two plays by the eighteenth-century Dutch playwright Pieter Langendijk: Quincampoix, or the Wind Traders [Quincampoix of de ... More


The Stock Market as a Value-Extracting Institution

William Lazonick and Jang-Sup Shin

in Predatory Value Extraction: How the Looting of the Business Corporation Became the US Norm and How Sustainable Prosperity Can Be Restored

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198846772
eISBN:
9780191881770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846772.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter debunks the conventional wisdom that the primary function of the stock market is to be a value-creating institution, raising cash for corporations by pointing to the fact that the ... More


“I Saw One Woman Faint”: Toward a Sociology of Panic

John Marsh

in The Emotional Life of the Great Depression

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198847731
eISBN:
9780191882425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198847731.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The chapter on panic begins—as it must—with Orson Welles’s 1938 War of the Worlds, the panic it inspired, and the scholarly debate about panic that it also began. With War of the Worlds as a ... More


A Differentiated Industry—Types of Enterprise and Their Governance Regimes

Inge Lippert, Tony Huzzard, Ulrich Jürgens, and William Lazonick

in Corporate Governance, Employee Voice, and Work Organization: Sustaining High-Road Jobs in the Automotive Supply Industry

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199681075
eISBN:
9780191761386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681075.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter delineates and specifies three distinct governance forms in the sector at the core of the research design. Case study firms are selected from each of these governance forms: firms that ... More


The 1980s: Crisis and the Second Revolution

Frank Broeze

in The Globalisation of the Oceans: Containerisation from the 1950s to the Present

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973007336
eISBN:
9781786944719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007336.003.0005
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter closely examines the contradictory narratives of the 1980s, that of a decline throughout the global economy and subsequent reduction of staff and demise or reduction of a good number of ... More


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