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Business, Race, and Politics in British India, c. 1850–1960

Maria Misra

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207115
eISBN:
9780191677502
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207115.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book is a study of the political and economic activities of an important group of British businessmen in India between 1850 and 1960. Though denounced by Indian ... More


Building the Interwar POW Regime

Neville Wylie

in Barbed Wire Diplomacy: Britain, Germany, and the Politics of Prisoners of War 1939-1945

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199547593
eISBN:
9780191720581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547593.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter charts the evolution of the western European prisoner of war ‘regime’. It shows how Britain's experience of captivity during the Great War contributed to the development of a ... More


A Retrospective View of Failure

Julia Bush

in Women Against the Vote: Female Anti-Suffragism in Britain

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199248773
eISBN:
9780191714689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248773.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This final chapter weighs up the extent to which anti-suffrage hopes of protecting and reinforcing distinctive gender roles were matched by developments in public life in the inter-war years. The ... More


Twentieth-Century Tudor Design in Britain: An Ideological Battleground

JONATHAN M. WOODHAM

in Tudorism: Historical Imagination and the Appropriation of the Sixteenth Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264942
eISBN:
9780191754111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264942.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The Tudor era, with its historical associations with English power and influence in the world at large, proved attractive to many consumers for several decades in the twentieth century, particularly ... More


The Origins and Dimensions of the Refugee Problem in Inter-War Europe

Claudena M. Skran

in Refugees in Inter-War Europe: The Emergence of a Regime

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198273929
eISBN:
9780191684081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198273929.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter provides an opportunity to describe the origins and dimensions of the major refugee groups of the inter-war years. All the refugees of inter-war Europe taken together constituted an ... More


Gender and Political Identities in Scotland, 1919-1939

Annmarie Hughes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639816
eISBN:
9780748653522
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639816.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book offers a unique contribution to gender and Scottish history breaking new ground on several fronts: there is no history of inter-war women in Scotland, very little labour or popular ... More


The Legacy of the Irish Parliamentary Party in Independent Ireland, 1922-1949

Martin O'Donoghue

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620306
eISBN:
9781789629835
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620306.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book provides the first detailed analysis of the influence of former Irish Parliamentary Party members and methods in independent Ireland and the place of the party’s leaders in public memory. ... More


Might, Right, Prosperity and Consent: Representative Democracy and the International Economy 1919–2001

Helen Thompson

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077500
eISBN:
9781781701607
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077500.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book offers an analysis of the problem of the authority of the state in democracies. Unlike many discussions of democracy that treat authority as a problem primarily of domestic politics or ... More


Defining the Enterprise System

W. Mark Fruin

in The Japanese Enterprise System: Competitive Strategies and Cooperative Structures

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288985
eISBN:
9780191596285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288980.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter focuses on the inter‐war years in Japan and argues that the focal factories, unitary, specialized firms, and interfirm networks that fully define the Japanese enterprise system appeared ... More


Advancing the Enterprise System

W. Mark Fruin

in The Japanese Enterprise System: Competitive Strategies and Cooperative Structures

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288985
eISBN:
9780191596285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288980.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter looks at the evolving enterprise system from the 1950s to the 1980s. It argues that the inter‐organizational model of focal factories, unitary firms, and interfirm networks remained the ... More


Sa(l)vaging Exoticism: New Approaches to 1930s Travel Literature in French

Charles Forsdick

in Travel in Twentieth-Century French and Francophone Cultures: The Persistence of Diversity

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199258291
eISBN:
9780191698538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258291.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Henri Michaux, a Belgian sailor and traveller, was able to coin a new phrase during his travels: the ‘voyager contre’, which means ‘travelling against’. This concept of Michaux's may be the main ... More


Individualism in the Era of Mass-Produced Cutlery and Tools

Geoffrey Tweedale

in Steel City: Entrepreneurship, Strategy, and Technology in Sheffield 1743-1993

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198288664
eISBN:
9780191684623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198288664.003.0080
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Although the 1920s and the 1930s are often presented as black decades for the cutlery and tool trades of the Sheffield steel industries, increased international competition, trade depressions, ... More


The Politics of Dissent: Pacifism in France 1919-1939

Norman Ingram

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198222958
eISBN:
9780191678547
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198222958.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book examines the history of pacifism in inter-war France. The author sets out to define the contours of the French peace movement, to explore its organization, tactics, and intellectual ... More


A New ‘Lyon School’ (1919–1939)? 1

Étienne Fouilloux

in Ressourcement: A Movement for Renewal in Twentieth-Century Catholic Theology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199552870
eISBN:
9780191731037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552870.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This essay seeks to indicate the existence of an original and fruitful school of Catholic thought in inter‐war Lyon. Its stated social Catholicism stopped it from condoning Charles Maurras’ Action ... More


The Politics of Planning: The Debate on Economic Planning in Britain in the 1930s

Daniel Ritschel

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206477
eISBN:
9780191677151
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206477.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

The idea of ‘economic planning’ was a central theme of the radical economic policy debate in the 1930s. Born of the inter-war economic crisis, the call for the reconstruction of the economy according ... More


Banking Strategies in the Inter‐war Years

Geoffrey Jones

in British Multinational Banking, 1830-1990

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206026
eISBN:
9780191676925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206026.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter discusses the conditions of several British multinational banks during the inter-war years. During this period, multinational banks were faced with declining competitive advantages. ... More


Accountants in the Economic Maelstrom: The First World War and the Inter-war Years

DEREK MATTHEWS, MALCOLM ANDERSON, and JOHN RICHARD EDWARDS

in The Priesthood of Industry: The Rise of the Professional Accountant in British Management

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289609
eISBN:
9780191684753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289609.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Business History

The chapter discusses the effect of the wars on the situation of accountants. During the inter-war years, the British economy was unstable. Old traditional industries such as coal mining and the ... More


Refugees in Inter-War Europe: The Emergence of a Regime

Claudena Skran

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198273929
eISBN:
9780191684081
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198273929.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book examines the refugee phenomenon, specifically refugees in inter-war Europe, and international responses to that phenomenon. In Part I the causes and consequences of refugee movements ... More


Propaganda and the Role of the State in Inter-War Britain

Mariel Grant

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204442
eISBN:
9780191676284
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204442.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This is a study of government publicity activities in Britain between the wars. The book focuses on the development of a public relations bureaux and information services in Whitehall. It shows how ... More


Peace through Justice, or the Old Pacifism Defined

Norman Ingram

in The Politics of Dissent: Pacifism in France 1919-1939

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198222958
eISBN:
9780191678547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198222958.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Pacifism was not born in France after the Great War, rather it has a long and respectable history in the chronicles of 19th and 20th century France. The earliest French peace society dates back to ... More


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