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The Lights that Failed: European International History 1919-1933

Zara Steiner

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221142
eISBN:
9780191678417
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221142.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book is first and foremost a history of ruling-class diplomacy, but other factors are not ignored: the Bolsheviks, the Turks, and the insurgencies in Europe. This book provides detailed ... More


“It's worthwhile to get something from your holiday”: Vacationing During the Depression

Cindy S. Aron

in Working at Play: A History of Vacations in the United States

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195142341
eISBN:
9780199849024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195142341.003.0010
Subject:
History, Social History

The economic depression would seem an inhospitable climate for vacations in the United States. Surprisingly, evidence suggests that Americans continued to promote, endorse, and take vacations. ... More


Seven Schools of Macroeconomic Thought

Edmund S. Phelps

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198283331
eISBN:
9780191596766
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198283334.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This volume represents the publication of seven lectures––the first annual Arne Ryde Memorial lectures administered by the University of Lund––on what the author deems to be the seven leading schools ... More


Toward the Tripartite Agreement

Barry Eichengreen

in Golden Fetters: The Gold Standard and the Great Depression, 1919-1939

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195101133
eISBN:
9780199869626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195101138.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

By 1934, it was impossible to ignore the contrast between the persistence of depression in gold standard countries and the acceleration of recovery in the rest of the world; the continued allegiance ... More


The Origins of Neo-liberalism: Depression and Dictatorship

A. J. Nicholls

in Freedom with Responsibility: The Social Market Economy in Germany 1918-1963

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208525
eISBN:
9780191678059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208525.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the origin of the concepts of neo-liberalism, and it looks at the subsequent economic depression and dictatorship that came to Germany during the early 20th century. Walter ... More


Markov Switches and Extreme Events

Christian Gollier

in Pricing the Planet's Future: The Economics of Discounting in an Uncertain World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148762
eISBN:
9781400845408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148762.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the effects of a dramatic switch in the dynamics of economic growth for the term structure of the discount rate over the longer term. Economies undergo radical transformations. ... More


Wales's Locust Years

Kenneth O. Morgan

in Rebirth of a Nation: Wales 1880–1980

Published in print:
1980
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198217367
eISBN:
9780191678233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217367.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The erosion of the political and cultural traditions of post-war Wales was damaging but far from fatal to the wellbeing of the nation. More serious and sweeping in its impact on the life of Wales was ... More


Britain and Free Trade in the Age of Gladstone, Bismarck, and Disraeli: The Hegemon’s Dilemma, 1865–1886

Anthony Howe

in Free Trade and Liberal England 1846–1946

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201465
eISBN:
9780191674891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201465.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

This chapter examines the decline of the Liberal vision of European progress based on free trade, peace, and democracy. The interlocking pressures of rising military expenditure, economic depression, ... More


Between Two Wars, 1919–1941

R. J. Crampton

in Bulgaria

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199541584
eISBN:
9780191719325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541584.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines Bulgaria's political conditions from 1919 to 1941, after the First World War and prior to the Second World War. The first world war severely damaged, but did not destroy, the ... More


Discord, 1932–35

Simon J. Potter

in Broadcasting Empire: The BBC and the British World, 1922-1970

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199568963
eISBN:
9780191741821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568963.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

During the early 1930s, governments created more powerful public broadcasting authorities in Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, including the Canadian Radio Broadcasting Commission (CRBC), the ... More


‘Protests Butter No Parsnips’: Lord Beveridge and the Rescue of Refugee Academics from Europe, 1933–1938

David Zimmerman

in In Defence of Learning: The Plight, Persecution, and Placement of Academic Refugees, 1933-1980s

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264812
eISBN:
9780191754029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264812.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter examines in detail the central role of Lord Beveridge in establishing the Academic Assistance Council, in a context of economic depression, social and political turmoil, and pervasive ... More


Tradition: Gustav Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach II

Harold James

in Krupp: A History of the Legendary German Firm

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153407
eISBN:
9781400841868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153407.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter details the Krupps' struggles during the aftermath of the war, as the company struggled to find a new role in a state that was reinventing itself dramatically. It describes workplace ... More


France and the Nazi Menace: Intelligence and Policy Making 1933-1939

Peter Jackson

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208341
eISBN:
9780191677984
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208341.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book examines the French response to the challenge posed by National Socialist Germany in the years 1933–1939. It focuses on the relationship between the intelligence on German intentions and ... More


The Labour Ascendancy

Kenneth O. Morgan

in Rebirth of a Nation: Wales 1880–1980

Published in print:
1980
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198217367
eISBN:
9780191678233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217367.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The economic depression and the cultural divisions of the Interwar period and the Second World War coincided with a totally new phase of political and social leadership in Wales. By 1922, it was ... More


“Fictitious Prosperity”: Florida, to 1842

Canter Brown and Larry Eugene Rivers

in Mary Edwards Bryan: Her Early Life and Works

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061146
eISBN:
9780813051420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061146.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter establishes Mary Edwards Bryan’s family background, focusing on her parents John David Edwards and Louisa Houghton Edwards. It explains the pertinent history of the Territory of Florida, ... More


The Parliament's Reformation

Paul Slack

in From Reformation to Improvement: Public Welfare in Early Modern England

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206613
eISBN:
9780191677243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206613.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

The Parliament's Reformation is the title of a tract which Samuel Hartlib addressed to the Long Parliament in 1646. This chapter describes the quarter-century or so after 1688, ... More


Welsh and Anglo-Welsh

Kenneth O. Morgan

in Rebirth of a Nation: Wales 1880–1980

Published in print:
1980
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198217367
eISBN:
9780191678233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217367.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The onset of economic depression brought obvious and visible strains to the fabric of Welsh society and culture. More insidious and less apparent, but equally worrying for a growing number of ... More


Progressives and Power, 1930–1938

David Pratten

in The Man-Leopard Murders: History and Society in Colonial Nigeria

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625536
eISBN:
9780748670659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625536.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter focuses on the years between the Women's War and the outbreak of the Second World War. The 1930s were years in which colonial rule decisively embedded itself into local Annang society. ... More


The visual arts and society, 1921–84

Cyril Barrett

in A New History of Ireland Volume VII: Ireland 1921-84

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198217527
eISBN:
9780191678240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217527.003.0020
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The effects of war of independence and the civil war had to be overcome before resources were available for the arts; there were more pressing needs. Then came the economic depression, the economic ... More


Conclusion

Kenneth O. Morgan

in Rebirth of a Nation: Wales 1880–1980

Published in print:
1980
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198217367
eISBN:
9780191678233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217367.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The pattern of change in Wales in the hundred years from the general election of 1880 to that of 1979 was bewildering and confusing. In that span of time, the land underwent successively an upsurge ... More


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