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From Complement to Conflict: Trade Taxes, 1914–1938

Leigh A. Gardner

in Taxing Colonial Africa: The Political Economy of British Imperialism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199661527
eISBN:
9780191744877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661527.003.0004
Subject:
History, Economic History, British and Irish Modern History

From World War One to the Great Depression, the global economic crises of 1914–38 were also crises for colonial administrations in Africa. By 1914 colonial economies were becoming dependent on the ... More


The Imperial Economy, 1700–1776

Jacob M. Price

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume II: The Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205630
eISBN:
9780191676710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205630.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter provides a discussion on the Imperial economy of the Empire from the early up to the late 17th century. ‘Empire’ here mean the ‘commercial Empire’, that is, both lands indisputably under ... More


The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume IV: The Twentieth Century

Judith Brown and Wm Roger Louis (eds)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205647
eISBN:
9780191676727
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205647.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This book, which is volume IV in a series, is an assessment of the British Empire in the light of recent scholarship and the progressive opening of historical records. This series helps to understand ... More


Rulers, Townsmen and Bazaars: North Indian Society in the Age of British Expansion 1770-1870

C.A. Bayly

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077466
eISBN:
9780199081110
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077466.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

This volume on the social and economic history of colonial India traces the evolution of towns and merchant communities in north India from the decline of Mughal dominion to the consolidation of ... More


Trading Silver for Gold: Nineteenth-Century Asian Exports and the Political Economy of Currency Unions

Kris James Mitchener and Hans-Joachim Voth

in Costs and Benefits of Economic Integration in Asia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199753987
eISBN:
9780199896783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753987.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the evolution of Asian trading volumes between 1870 and 1913, both within Asia and with the rest of the world. Far Eastern countries and colonies had used silver currency for ... More


Overseas Trade and Investment, 1895–1930

W. G. Beasley

in Japanese Imperialism 1894–1945

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221685
eISBN:
9780191678479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221685.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

By the end of the first decade of the twentieth century, Japan had established for itself a position of advantage in relation to its neighbours in much the same way as the Western powers had done. It ... More


Worth a War? The Importance of the Trade between British America and the Mediterranean

John J. McCusker

in Rough Waters: American Involvement with the Mediterranean in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497346
eISBN:
9781786944504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497346.003.0002
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter argues that the American presence in the Mediterranean that surged after the Peace of Paris in 1783 was not the beginning of American involvement in the region, but rather a revival of a ... More


Merchant Organization and Maritime Trade in the North Atlantic, 1660-1815

Olaf Uwe Janzen (ed.)

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128855
eISBN:
9781786944795
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128855.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This journal presents the challenges faced by maritime merchants operating in the North Atlantic in the early modern period, and examines the opportunities, aspirations, and methods utilised in the ... More


Credit, Risk and Reputation in Late Seventeenth-Century Colonial Trade

Nuala Zahedieh

in Merchant Organization and Maritime Trade in the North Atlantic, 1660-1815

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128855
eISBN:
9781786944795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128855.003.0003
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay considers the purpose and value of credit - in the sense of character esteem and regard - in the early modern economic system. Particular focus is given to the role of credit, and the ... More


New Tools in Old Hands: Artisan as Barefoot Entrepreneur

Smritikumar Sarkar

in Technology and Rural Change in Eastern India 1830-1980

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198092308
eISBN:
9780199082810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198092308.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The transfer of technology from the West commenced with the East India Company introducing the fly-shuttle loom in the late eighteenth century. Colonial trade brought with it not just machine-made ... More


Introduction: Historical Constructions of Oregon and Illahee

Gray H. Whaley

in Oregon and the Collapse of Illahee: U.S. Empire and the Transformation of an Indigenous World, 1792-1859

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833674
eISBN:
9781469603971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898314_whaley.5
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This introduction, which deals with the southwestern portion of the Oregon Country, modern-day western Oregon and Washington, notes that both the indigenous and the newcomer populations saw the lower ... More


Colonial Relations and Social Change in Iberia (Seventh to Third Centuries BC)

Joan Sanmartí

in Colonial Encounters in Ancient Iberia: Phoenician, Greek, and Indigenous Relations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226148472
eISBN:
9780226148489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226148489.003.0002
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The word “Iberia” and the ethnonym “Iberes” were used by the ancient Greeks to designate a relatively vast region on the Mediterranean edge of the Iberian Peninsula that extended to the north of ... More


High Water: The Pre-1914 Period

S.G. Sturmey

in British Shipping and World Competition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780986497322
eISBN:
9781786944528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497322.003.0002
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter provides a history of the pre-1914 period in British shipping. It determines and summarises the four factors that led to British domination of the ocean as the extent of their colonial ... More


The Rise of the English Shipping Industry in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Ralph Davis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497384
eISBN:
9781786944467
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497384.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This volume is a reprint of Ralph Davis’ seminal 1962 book, The Rise of the English Shipping Industry in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries. The aim was to examine the economic reasons for the ... More


A Vital Experimental Religion: The Methodist Mission Colony of Lower Oregon, 1834–1844

Gray H. Whaley

in Oregon and the Collapse of Illahee: U.S. Empire and the Transformation of an Indigenous World, 1792-1859

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833674
eISBN:
9781469603971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898314_whaley.8
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter, which discusses the Methodists' mission led by Rev. Jason Lee to bring salvation to the Native people and the diverse population of fur-trade colonials in 1834, observes that malaria ... More


Markets and Greece

Keith Roberts

in The Origins of Business, Money, and Markets

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153270
eISBN:
9780231526852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153270.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter explains how a free-market business economy arose in Athens and other Greek city-states. It is a complex story that includes the geography, culture, and social structure of early Greece; ... More


Merchant Organization and Maritime Trade in the North Atlantic, 1660-1815: Some Reflections

Henry G. Roseveare

in Merchant Organization and Maritime Trade in the North Atlantic, 1660-1815

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128855
eISBN:
9781786944795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128855.003.0011
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This final chapter closes the volume with a commentary on the collected papers. It commends the paper for offering a thoughtful and original study on merchant organisation and maritime trade in the ... More


Historic Food Regimes and the Middle East

Eckart Woertz

in Food Security in the Middle East

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199361786
eISBN:
9780190235697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199361786.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter analyses how different food regimes have affected Middle Eastern countries. A food regime describes a system that allocates food resources via two institutions that have shaped modernity ... More


Britain: The First Modern Industrial Economy: Combining Technology and Energy

William R. Thompson and Leila Zakhirova

in Racing to the Top: How Energy Fuels System Leadership in World Politics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190699680
eISBN:
9780190909574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190699680.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

The British Industrial Revolution is one of the most famous economic growth stories. Once a peripheral economy, Britain later became the center of the world economy, occupying a position of global ... More


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