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Traders as Manufacturers

Geoffrey Jones

in Merchants to Multinationals: British Trading Companies in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199249992
eISBN:
9780191596483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199249997.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter discusses the limited investments of the British trading companies in manufacturing, and there are case studies of investments in sugar refining and cotton textiles. Before 1914, the ... 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


An Expanded Sudanese Market? Egyptian Exports to the Sudan

David E. Mills

in Dividing the Nile: Egypt's Economic Nationalists in the Sudan 1918-56

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789774166389
eISBN:
9781617975882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166389.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines the efforts of Egyptians to stimulate export of various agricultural and manufactured goods to the Sudan. The period from the late 1920s through the 1953 decision for Sudanese ... 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


Bound Feet Across China

Laurel Bossen and Hill Gates

in Bound Feet, Young Hands: Tracking the Demise of Footbinding in Village China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804799553
eISBN:
9781503601079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804799553.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The final chapter tests the general hypothesis that continued handwork by girls and women was instrumental in the persistence of footbinding. Aggregating quantitative data from our individual village ... More


“Gun Cotton”: Southern Industrialists, International Trade, and the Republican Party in the 1950s

Katherine Rye Jewell

in Painting Dixie Red: When, Where, Why, and How the South Became Republican

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813036847
eISBN:
9780813043999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036847.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter argues that changes in foreign trade during the 1950s pushed conservative southern industrialists (traditionally Democrats) into close cooperation with northern Republicans increasingly ... More


North China Plain

Laurel Bossen and Hill Gates

in Bound Feet, Young Hands: Tracking the Demise of Footbinding in Village China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804799553
eISBN:
9781503601079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804799553.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter demonstrates how pervasive footbinding was among the mothers and grandmothers of women we interviewed in northern China. It begins by outlining political and economic background to the ... More


Deindustrialization in New England

David Koistinen

in Confronting Decline: The Political Economy of Deindustrialization in Twentieth-Century New England

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049076
eISBN:
9780813046983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049076.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the economic, social, and political backdrop of deindustrialization in New England. The region saw dramatic industrial growth beginning in the late eighteenth century based on ... More


Filling Hearts with Joy: Handcrafted ‘Indian Textiles’ Exports to Central Eastern Africa in the Nineteenth Century

Sarah Fee

in Transregional Trade and Traders: Situating Gujarat in the Indian Ocean from Early Times to 1900

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780199490684
eISBN:
9780199096145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199490684.003.0008
Subject:
History, Indian History

It is generally recognized that cotton textiles made in the Indian subcontinent dominated global markets until outcompeted by Britain’s industrially manufactures in the early 1800s. However, scholars ... More


The Layered Communities of Mexican Cotton Textile Workers

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/9780804758062.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Cotton textile workers lived in textile communities, mill towns, factory housing, and working-class neighborhoods that facilitated an easy communication among them. This chapter describes the layered ... More


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

Jeffrey Bortz

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758062
eISBN:
9780804779647
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758062.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Mexico's revolution of 1910 ushered in a revolutionary era: during the twentieth century, Mexican, Russian, Chinese, Cuban, Nicaraguan, and Iranian revolutions shaped local, regional, and world ... More


Challenging Authority, 1912–1916

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/9780804758062.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter demonstrates how a broad but thin workers' movement evolved into a true social revolution in the workplace, which is to say, a generalized challenge to the authority of owners at work. ... More


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