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The Home Front: The Economics of War

Ashley Jackson

in Botswana 1939–1945: An African Country at War

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207641
eISBN:
9780191677762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207641.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

While the notion of ‘home front’ is commonly found in discussions regarding the historiography of Britain during periods of war, and is often used to represent domestic manifestations within the war, ... More


Role of Family Business in Indian Economy

Kshama V. Kaushik and Kaushik Dutta

in India Means Business: How the Elephant Earned its Stripes

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198072614
eISBN:
9780199081592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198072614.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter highlights the economic contributions of Indian family businesses. It explains how before the onset of modern business entities, the operating structure of Indian business was almost ... More


Introduction

Linda Yueh

in China's Growth: The Making of an Economic Superpower

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199205783
eISBN:
9780191752018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205783.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

China has accomplished a remarkable feat in transforming itself from one of the poorest countries in the world into the second largest economy in just thirty years. The introductory chapter sets the ... More


the Place of Slavery In Northwest Coast Culture

Leland Donald

in Aboriginal Slavery on the Northwest Coast of North America

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520206168
eISBN:
9780520918115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520206168.003.0015
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the cultural relevance of slavery in the Northwest Coast of North America, and evaluates the contributions that slaves made to the economies of their communities. It ... More


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