Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-14 of 14 items

  • Keywords: commercial activity x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Mints, Moneyers and the Geography of Power in Early Medieval England and its Neighbours

Rory Naismith

in Power and Place in Europe in the Early Middle Ages

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780197266588
eISBN:
9780191896040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266588.003.0019
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Thanks to the inscriptions on early medieval coins, the locations where they were made—mints—are among the best-recorded selections of places in Europe. This chapter seeks to demonstrate that the ... More


The Commercial Development of Space: the Need for New Treaties

Bin Cheng

in Studies in International Space Law

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198257301
eISBN:
9780191681745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198257301.003.0025
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

In an overall survey of the whole field of international space law, this chapter seeks to pinpoint, particularly from the perspective of the future commercial development of space, those areas of law ... More


A Four-Category Taxonomy of Disorder

Nicole Stelle Garnett

in Ordering the City: Land Use, Policing, and the Restoration of Urban America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300124941
eISBN:
9780300155051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300124941.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter first discusses the confusion about what disorder is and the paucity of careful thinking about how manifestations of disorder interact with one another. It highlights how this confusion ... More


Cases and Judicial Decisions Concerning Debt

Linxia Liang

in Delivering Justice in Qing China: Civil Trials in the Magistrate's Court

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263990
eISBN:
9780191734373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263990.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter discusses the magistrate's performance in solving debt cases. The material covered by debt disputes illustrates how the lives of individuals are interrelated, especially with respect to ... More


Off-course betting, bookmaking and the British

Mike Huggins

in Horseracing and the British 1919-30

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065286
eISBN:
9781781701669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065286.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Betting was probably exceeded only by cinema-going as the leading leisure spending activity during the interwar years. A pathological view of betting, and the ethical, moral, social and economic ... More


‘I am not a target market’: Coupland, consumption and junk culture

Andrew Tate

in Douglas Coupland

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074882
eISBN:
9781781701201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074882.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter explores Coupland's ambiguous representation of consumption with particular reference to his evolving, and idiosyncratic, fascination with rubbish; waste is a vital and ethically complex ... More


Writing, Reading, Public and Private “Literacies”: Functional Literacy and Democratic Literacy in Greece

Rosalind Thomas

in Ancient Literacies: The Culture of Reading in Greece and Rome

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199793983
eISBN:
9780190261283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199793983.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter begins with an observation of literacies that have developed in different ways and contexts. This is followed by a discussion of the literacy practices that are associated with various ... More


Ashkenazim to 1300

Avraham Grossman

in An Introduction to the History and Sources of Jewish Law

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262626
eISBN:
9780191682360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262626.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The term ‘Ashkenaz’ does not merely signify the Hebrew term for the land of Germany, it also entails the cultural entity that brought its influences to various Slavic lands, England, and, more ... More


The Hong Kong Opium Revenue, 1845–1885

Christopher Munn

in Opium Regimes: China, Britain, and Japan, 1839-1952

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520220096
eISBN:
9780520924499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220096.003.0029
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter shows how the British quickly abandoned the one flawed attempt by Scotsmen to run an opium farm in Hong Kong and shrewdly gave it to Chinese merchants who could turn a profit. It notes ... More


Legal Duties of Diplomats Today

Sanderijn Duquet and Jan Wouters

in Diplomatic Law in a New Millennium

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198795940
eISBN:
9780191837128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198795940.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Private International Law

While scholarly discussion on diplomatic law tends to focus on privileges and immunities, the VCDR has also codified provisions on duties incumbent on individual diplomats—most notably in Article 41, ... More


A Meeting of Market Economies: The Arrival of the Gold Mountain Guests

Yucheng Qin

in The Diplomacy of Nationalism: The Six Companies and China’s Policy toward Exclusion

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832742
eISBN:
9780824871376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832742.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the causes of Chinese emigration to the United States in the nineteenth century. When the Chinese arrived on the west coast of the United States in the nineteenth century, these ... More


The plebiscitum Claudianum

André Tchernia

in The Romans and Trade

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198723714
eISBN:
9780191829376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723714.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

In this chapter the terms of the plebiscitum Claudianum are examined. This law forbade senators and their families from owning sea-going vessels with a capacity of more than 300 amphorae. This ... More


Conclusion

Andreas Televantos

in Capitalism Before Corporations: The morality of business associations and the roots of commercial equity and law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198870340
eISBN:
9780191913136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198870340.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This concluding chapter reiterates the points made in the previous chapters to tell a story of how a commercial law was created by giving voice in law to broader political economic concerns. ... More


Conclusion

Jane Calderwood Norton

in Freedom of Religious Organizations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199689682
eISBN:
9780191769467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689682.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This concluding chapter does three things. First, it sets out the main normative considerations and recommendations identified in Chapter 1 and discussed in Chapters 2 to 6. Secondly, it uses these ... More


View: