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Technical and Continuing Education

R. D. Anderson

in Education and the Scottish People 1750–1918

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205159
eISBN:
9780191676529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205159.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter describes the state's interest in technical education, and describes international competition, evening classes and technical colleges, central institutions and continuation classes. ... More


A Caribbean Plantation System

César J. Ayala

in American Sugar Kingdom: The Plantation Economy of the Spanish Caribbean, 1898-1934

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807847886
eISBN:
9781469605050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807867976_ayala.5
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter focuses on sugar plantations, which have been central institutions in the economic development of the Caribbean for the last five hundred years. All the islands of the Antilles ... More


Violence Monopoly

Sumit Ganguly and William R. Thompson

in Ascending India and Its State Capacity: Extraction, Violence, and Legitimacy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300215922
eISBN:
9780300224993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215922.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter examines violence monopoly. Violence monopoly refers to whether the state is capable of establishing an order in which its claim to be the ultimate and principal employer of coercion ... More


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