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On the Ideological Front: The Russian Intelligentsia and the Making of the Soviet Public Sphere

Stuart Finkel

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300122411
eISBN:
9780300145076
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300122411.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Having emerged, exhausted but triumphant, from the bloody and divisive Russian Civil War, V. I. Lenin and his colleagues turned to eliminating perceived ideological foes from within. This book tells ... More


Untying a Package Deal: Borrowing Green Revolution Technology

Parker Shipton

in Credit Between Cultures: Farmers, Financiers, and Misunderstanding in Africa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300116038
eISBN:
9780300162929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300116038.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Most internationally financed credit reaching Kenyan farmers came to them not as money but as a mix of wanted and unwanted materials, accompanied by wanted and unwanted advice. This chapter looks ... More


Watering Brazil’s Desert: Agronomists and Sertão Reform, 1932–1955

Eve E. Buckley

in Technocrats and the Politics of Drought and Development in Twentieth-Century Brazil

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469634302
eISBN:
9781469634326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634302.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter focuses on the drought agency agronomists who established irrigated smallholder colonies and agricultural extension posts in the sertão, highlighting the challenges they faced from ... More


Punic Carthage

David M. Lewis

in Greek Slave Systems in their Eastern Mediterranean Context, c.800-146 BC

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198769941
eISBN:
9780191822728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198769941.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the legal position and economic role of slaves in Punic Carthage. First, through an examination of the evidence of Graeco-Roman and Punic sources, it shows that Finley was ... More


Impensae, operae, and the pastio villatica: The Evaluation of New Venture Investments in the Roman Agricultural Treatises

Mick Stringer

in Capital, Investment, and Innovation in the Roman World

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198841845
eISBN:
9780191877995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841845.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The chapter explores how our understanding of financial decision-making in the Roman world might be expanded by an exploration of the linguistic and accounting frameworks which landowners employed. ... More


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