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Conclusion

Conan Fischer

in The Ruhr Crisis 1923-1924

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208006
eISBN:
9780191716607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208006.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Poincaré's invasion of the Ruhr District in 1923 might have been driven by sincerely-held convictions, but inflicted untold damage on the political health of the fledgling German Republic. Passive ... More


Managers—The Social and Cultural Environment

John F. Wilson and Andrew Thomson

in The Making of Modern Management: British Management in Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199261581
eISBN:
9780191718588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261581.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter examines the role of industry in British society, reflecting Rubinstein’s argument that ‘Britain’s was never fundamentally an industrial and manufacturing economy; rather, it was always, ... More


Industrialists

Alan Bullock and F. W. D. Deakin

in France 1848–1945

Published in print:
1973
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221043
eISBN:
9780191678400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221043.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The reality behind the myth of the 200 families is complicated. It deserves to be looked at in greater detail. It would be useful also to study it in the light of another general accusation made ... More


The Decade of the 1980s

Suresh D. Tendulkar and T.A. Bhavani

in Understanding Reforms: Post-1991 India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198085584
eISBN:
9780199082087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198085584.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter reviews the origins of the major changes in polity and economy in India in the 1980s. In the high tariff regime of the 1980s, small-scale producers often found it more profitable to turn ... More


A Tale of Two Tax Cuts

Benjamin C. Waterhouse

in Lobbying America: The Politics of Business from Nixon to NAFTA

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149165
eISBN:
9781400848171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149165.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter analyzes how the interlocking problems of taxation and the federal budget set the stage for the contentious politics of business in the 1980s. During the Reagan administration, ... More


From the Micum Agreement to the Dawes Plan

Conan Fischer

in The Ruhr Crisis 1923-1924

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208006
eISBN:
9780191716607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208006.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

During October and November 1923 tortuous negotiations between the French authorities and the Ruhr's mining industry finally agreed on the creation of a new reparations regime and the terms of ... More


The End of Passive Resistance

Conan Fischer

in The Ruhr Crisis 1923-1924

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208006
eISBN:
9780191716607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208006.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the failure of German diplomatic efforts to resolve the Ruhr Crisis during May and June 1923. Deficiencies in the German proposals combined with French intransigence to stymie ... More


Exporting the American Model: The Post-War Transformation of European Business

Marie-Laure Djelic

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293170
eISBN:
9780191684968
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293170.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Corporate Governance and Accountability

The author explores the convergent and divergent trends in the evolution of business systems and organization in Western Europe in the post-war period. She examines in ... More


Bankers

Alan Bullock and F. W. D. Deakin

in France 1848–1945

Published in print:
1973
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221043
eISBN:
9780191678400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221043.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

More than any other group, the bankers were accused of being the ultimate repository of power, the decisive oligarchy. ‘The bankers’ ‘are at the heart of the state. The bourgeoisie has replaced the ... More


Counter‐Revolution

Matthew Rendle

in Defenders of the Motherland: The Tsarist Elite in Revolutionary Russia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199236251
eISBN:
9780191717154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236251.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines how organizations representing nobles, landowners, and officers were forging greater links by August 1917, uniting with industrialists, politicians, and the clergy to form a ... More


Chemical and Match Industrialists

Parks M. Coble

in Chinese Capitalists in Japan's New Order: The Occupied Lower Yangzi, 1937-1945

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520232686
eISBN:
9780520928299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232686.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the experiences of the chemical and match industrialists in China during the Sino-Japanese War. It describes the experiences of Fan Xudong, Wu Yunchu, and Liu Hongsheng, and ... More


Trade, Liberty, and Empire: The Middle Classes to 1880

Bernard Porter

in The Absent-Minded Imperialists: Empire, Society, and Culture in Britain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199299591
eISBN:
9780191700927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299591.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

It is difficult to generalize about the middle classes in Britain. The term covers a wide range of very different interests, from professional people and great industrialists, through shopkeepers and ... More


The ‘Non-Élite’ Members in George III’s Last Parliament

Ian R. Christie

in British ‘non-élite’ MPs 1715–1820

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205579
eISBN:
9780191676673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205579.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

The slow trend towards a broadening of the social composition of the House of Commons, which had set in early in the reign of George III, was clearly perceptible by the time that reign had run half ... More


Manufacturing

Roderick Floud

in The People and the British Economy, 1830–1914

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192892102
eISBN:
9780191670602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192892102.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

This chapter examines the British manufacturing industry from 1830–1914. It discusses the characteristics of the labour force, innovations in products and processes, the growth of foreign competition ... More


Christians in Big Business Leadership Between the Wars

David J. Jeremy

in Capitalists and Christians: Business Leaders and the Churches in Britain 1900-1960

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201212
eISBN:
9780191674839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201212.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

Before World War I, it has been widely accepted by the church and the business sector that religion and business did not mix. However for others like the Quakers, business can be given up in exchange ... More


Conclusion

Parks M. Coble

in Chinese Capitalists in Japan's New Order: The Occupied Lower Yangzi, 1937-1945

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520232686
eISBN:
9780520928299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232686.003.0011
Subject:
History, Asian History

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the experiences of Chinese capitalists during the Sino-Japanese War, particularly during the Japanese occupation of lower Yangzi. The ... More


Old Money Meets the Arrivistes

Maryjean Wall

in How Kentucky Became Southern: A Tale of Outlaws, Horse Thieves, Gamblers, and Breeders

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126050
eISBN:
9780813135410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126050.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

“Big” Ed Corrigan, a Kansas City, Missouri industrialist, was known to crack his cane over a man's head rather than consider the other's point of view. He had plenty of money and spent it in the ... More


Visions of Work: Hugo Stinnes and His Doubles

Hugo Stinnes His Doubles

in Culture and Inflation in Weimar Germany

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222908
eISBN:
9780520924703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222908.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on Hugo Stinnes, a German industrialist who became Europe's richest man during the time of inflation. It suggests that the one-dimensional portrait of Stinnes as a ruthless ... More


Corsets and Girdles

Jill Fields

in An Intimate Affair: Women, Lingerie, and Sexuality

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223691
eISBN:
9780520941137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223691.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter considers the question of who decides how and when fashion changes. It analyzes the decline of the nineteenth century corset and its eventual replacement by the twentieth century girdle. ... More


Textile and Consumer Industries in the War Era: Beyond the Rong Model

Parks M. Coble

in Chinese Capitalists in Japan's New Order: The Occupied Lower Yangzi, 1937-1945

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520232686
eISBN:
9780520928299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232686.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter describes the experiences of the textile and consumer industries in China during the Sino-Japanese War. It suggests that while most firms were smaller than the Rong family business, they ... More


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