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Economic Modernization in the Half Century before World War I

Ivan T. Berend

in History Derailed: Central and Eastern Europe in the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520232990
eISBN:
9780520932098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232990.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter addresses the economic modernization of Central and Eastern Europe. Central and Eastern Europe became a part of a “globalized” European economic system. Free trade, an internationalized ... More


Modernizing the Navajo

Andrew Needham

in Power Lines: Phoenix and the Making of the Modern Southwest

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691139067
eISBN:
9781400852406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691139067.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores how a new infrastructure of coal mines and power plants on the Navajo Reservation, and of power lines that stretched across the Southwest, changed the landscape of the Navajo ... More


Conclusion: The Nature of Japanese Imperialism

W. G. Beasley

in Japanese Imperialism 1894–1945

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221685
eISBN:
9780191678479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221685.003.0016
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In the decade after 1894, alignment with Britain and the United States was the necessary concomitant of putting together the rudiments of a Japanese empire. In the second stage, starting in 1905, ... More


Sardinian autonomy in the Mediterranean

Eve Hepburn

in Using Europe: Territorial Party Strategies in a Multi-level System

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719081385
eISBN:
9781781703236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081385.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter explores why European integration was linked to hopes for economic modernisation in Sardinia, but failed to have any resonance as a political opportunity structure for pursuing ... More


Acquiring and Managing Government IT

Patrick Dunleavy, Helen Margetts, Simon Bastow, and Jane Tinkler

in Digital Era Governance: IT Corporations, the State, and e-Government

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199296194
eISBN:
9780191700750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296194.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology, Political Economy

The arrival of the Internet and the digital era required governments to raise their game technologically if they were to have any chance of encouraging citizens and enterprises to do so as well. This ... More


The Rule of Law and China

Francis Fukuyama

in The American Illness: Essays on the Rule of Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300175219
eISBN:
9780300195071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300175219.003.0022
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the difference in the rule of law between the West and China. It focuses on the China model, which has been remarkably successful in promoting economic growth and managing the ... More


Products of the Imagination: Mining, Luxury, and the Romantic Artist in Novalis’s Heinrich von Ofterdingen

Matt Erlin

in Necessary Luxuries: Books, Literature, and the Culture of Consumption in Germany, 1770-1815

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453045
eISBN:
9780801470431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453045.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines how the emergence of romanticism provided an emphatic endorsement of the novel as both luxury and fine art. The representation of mining in German romantic literature can be ... More


The Wolfe Tone Society and the Communists

Matt Treacy

in The IRA 1956-69: Rethinking the Republic

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719084720
eISBN:
9781781700068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084720.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Cathal Goulding and those close to him after 1962 quickly came to the conclusion that Sinn Féin by itself was not an adequate vehicle for their political ambitions. Instead, they decided to establish ... More


Some Comparisons and Preliminary Conclusions

in Friends of the Unrighteous Mammon: Northern Christians and Market Capitalism, 1815-1860

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226137063
eISBN:
9780226137087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226137087.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Throughout its history, the Christian religion has been the starting point for remarkably diverse—even contradictory—political, social, and economic ideologies. Conservatives, for example, can often ... More


Introduction

David Todd

in A Velvet Empire: French Informal Imperialism in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691171838
eISBN:
9780691205342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171838.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the French imperial empire in the nineteenth century. France after Napoleon did not renounce empire. Instead, it became less interested in formal ... More


Introduction

A. James McAdams

in Vanguard of the Revolution: The Global Idea of the Communist Party

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196428
eISBN:
9781400888498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196428.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This introductory chapter briefly examines the conception and demise of the communist party. It provides reasons for the communist party's striking record of resilience and its members' commitment to ... More


The Violent Bear It Away

Carole Emberton

in Beyond Redemption: Race, Violence, and the American South after the Civil War

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226024271
eISBN:
9780226024301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226024301.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

During the period from 1868 to 1873, most Southern whites struggled to find the right response to Ulysses Grant’s election and his promise to bring peace to the warring region by protecting black ... More


Measuring Up: A History of Living Standards in Mexico, 1850-1950

Moramay Lopez-Alonso

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804773164
eISBN:
9780804782852
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804773164.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book traces the high levels of poverty and inequality that Mexico faced in the mid-twentieth century. Using newly developed multidisciplinary techniques, the book provides a perspective on ... More


Welfare as Public Policy

in Measuring Up: A History of Living Standards in Mexico, 1850-1950

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804773164
eISBN:
9780804782852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804773164.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the emergence of welfare in Mexico from a public policy perspective. It discusses the changes in social, political, and economic life in Mexico from 1850 to 1950 which ... More


On the Threshold of a New Age

James Retallack

in Red Saxony: Election Battles and the Spectre of Democracy in Germany, 1860-1918

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199668786
eISBN:
9780191779046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199668786.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History, European Modern History

Focusing on 1866 and the Austro-Prussian War fought that year, this chapter examines the political ramification of Saxony’s defeat at the hands of Prussia, which fundamentally changed its ... More


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