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The Chinese Market for Japanese The Chinese Market for Japanese Cotton Textile Goods, 1914–30

Takeshi Abe

in Japan, China, and the Growth of the Asian International Economy, 1850-1949

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780198292715
eISBN:
9780191602580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292715.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter traces the process of Japanese exports to China in the critical years of the late 1910s and the 1920s, when both countries tried to find markets to exploit. It discusses the ways in ... More


The Temper of the Times: Trade Unionism and Industrial Relations

Trevor Griffiths

in The Lancashire Working Classes c.1880-1930

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199247387
eISBN:
9780191714429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247387.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Over the half-century from 1880, class identities in Britain appeared to find their most overt expression in the growth of trade-union organisation. Associational ties, for long confined to craft ... More


The Work Experience

Trevor Griffiths

in The Lancashire Working Classes c.1880-1930

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199247387
eISBN:
9780191714429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247387.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Both the coal and the cotton industries in Britain were subject to important technological innovations during the years 1880-1930. The implications such innovations had for work practices reflect ... More


Keeping it in the Family? The Search for Work in Coal and Cotton Lancashire

Trevor Griffiths

in The Lancashire Working Classes c.1880-1930

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199247387
eISBN:
9780191714429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247387.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the process of recruitment, the factors determining the timing, and the direction of the individual’s entry to work in Britain during the years 1880-1930, focusing on the coal ... More


Changing the Culture of Work: Business Leadership and Industrial Welfare in the Coal and Cotton Trades

Trevor Griffiths

in The Lancashire Working Classes c.1880-1930

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199247387
eISBN:
9780191714429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247387.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The half-century from 1880 witnessed significant changes in the structure and practice of industrial leadership across Lancashire, as private, proprietorial capital gave way to the adoption of ... More


The Chinese Merchant Community in The Chinese Merchant Community in Kobe and the Development of the Kobe and the Development of the Japanese Cotton Industry, 1890–1941

Naoto Kagotani

in Japan, China, and the Growth of the Asian International Economy, 1850-1949

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780198292715
eISBN:
9780191602580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292715.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter challenges the traditional analysis of the development of the modern Japanese cotton industry, and argues that a critical role was played by Chinese and other Asian merchants in the ... More


The Values of Saving: Patterns of Thrift in Coal and Cotton Lancashire

Trevor Griffiths

in The Lancashire Working Classes c.1880-1930

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199247387
eISBN:
9780191714429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247387.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the material and cultural influences which shaped working-class life in Britain during the period 1880-1930 by looking at the institutional arrangements by which families ... More


The Cotton Lobby and the Spanish Loan

Jill Edwards

in Anglo-American Relations and the Franco Question, 1945–1955

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198228714
eISBN:
9780191678813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198228714.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

A key domestic issue in the United States in 1949 was the continuing post-war overproduction of commodities in a world of increased competition, especially American cotton. This problem focused ... More


The ABCS of Japanese and Korean Accumulation

Alice H. Amsden

in Asia's Next Giant: South Korea and Late Industrialization

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195076035
eISBN:
9780199870691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195076036.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, South and East Asia

This chapter is concerned with how acceleration in South Korean investments and exports was activated from the beginning of the 1960s, largely by exploiting its low‐wage advantage. The main emphasis ... More


Introduction

Trevor Griffiths

in The Lancashire Working Classes c.1880-1930

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199247387
eISBN:
9780191714429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247387.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book examines the forces which helped shape working class identities in Britain during the years 1880-1930. Reflecting the analytical weight given to developments at the point of production, the ... More


Implementing Rural Reforms

Margherita Zanasi

in Saving the Nation: Economic Modernity in Republican China

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226978734
eISBN:
9780226978741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226978741.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter investigates Cotton Control Commission (CCC) reforms in rural areas: their goals, their potential to change the socioeconomic structure of the Chinese village, and the problems these ... More


Converting the Faithful: Electoral Politics in Coal and Cotton Lancashire

Trevor Griffiths

in The Lancashire Working Classes c.1880-1930

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199247387
eISBN:
9780191714429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247387.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The social changes that occurred in Britain in the half-century from 1880 appeared to be registered most graphically through elections. A political system formerly structured around the vertical ties ... More


A Bond of Necessity? The Working-Class Family, 1880–1930

Trevor Griffiths

in The Lancashire Working Classes c.1880-1930

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199247387
eISBN:
9780191714429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247387.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The working-class family was a subject of recurrent concern through the 19th century. Seen by contemporaries as one of the essential building blocks of a morally healthy society, it had been subject ... More


Ambassadors of Foreign Policy, 1945–1950

D. Clayton Brown

in King Cotton in Modern America: A Cultural, Political, and Economic History since 1945

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737981
eISBN:
9781604737998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737981.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes efforts to restore the cotton industry’s foreign markets. Topics covered include the role of the American Cotton Shippers Association; the first cotton man in Europe, Robert ... More


Conclusion

Trevor Griffiths

in The Lancashire Working Classes c.1880-1930

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199247387
eISBN:
9780191714429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247387.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book has examined the nature and dynamics of working-class identity in Britain in the half-century from 1880, focusing on the coal and cotton industries in Lancashire. It may thus be seen to ... More


Daddy, what did you find to laugh about in the Great War? The cotton cartoons of Sam Fitton

Alan Fowler

in People, Places and Identities: Themes in British Social and Cultural History, 1700s-1980s

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719090356
eISBN:
9781526124081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090356.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

A source of historical evidence whose value has attracted greater attention in recent years is the newspaper cartoon, which Alan Fowler draws on in his essay on the Lancashire writer and comic ... More


The Mexican Cotton Textile Industry

in Revolution within the Revolution: Cotton Textile Workers and the Mexican Labor Regime, 1910–1923

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758062
eISBN:
9780804779647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758062.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter presents a history of Mexican cotton textile industry from its establishment in the 1830s through its turmoil during the revolution. The companies, factories, mill towns, textile zones, ... More


Officials, Industrial Magnates, and Bureaucratic Capitalism

Margherita Zanasi

in Saving the Nation: Economic Modernity in Republican China

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226978734
eISBN:
9780226978741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226978741.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter addresses Cotton Control Commission (CCC) reforms in urban areas, reforms designed to modernize the production and management of industrial plants. It reviews the final political demise ... More


Memphis: The Epicenter of the Cotton Belt

D. Clayton Brown

in King Cotton in Modern America: A Cultural, Political, and Economic History since 1945

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737981
eISBN:
9781604737998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737981.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on Memphis as the cotton center of the United States. No other city depended more on cotton and embraced it as did Memphis. The discussions cover the city’s infrastructure; its ... More


The Role of Textiles

D. Clayton Brown

in King Cotton in Modern America: A Cultural, Political, and Economic History since 1945

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737981
eISBN:
9781604737998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737981.003.0016
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the relationship between the cotton and textile industries. The discussions cover the link between cotton farming, the textile industry, and U.S. Cold War policy in the 1950s; ... More


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