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Unnatural Disasters

Zhou Xun

in Forgotten Voices of Mao's Great Famine, 1958-1962: An Oral History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300184044
eISBN:
9780300199246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300184044.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter describes the disastrous results of China’s efforts to become an industrial powerhouse, which required the production of huge amounts steel. The Chinese countryside was transformed ... More


Back to Basics: Reduction

Peter Atkins

in Reactions: The private life of atoms

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199695126
eISBN:
9780191918445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199695126.003.0008
Subject:
Chemistry, Physical Chemistry

In its original meaning, reduction was what was done to a metal ore to obtain the metal itself: the stony ore hacked from the land was reduced to the malleable, ductile, lustrous, useful metal. ... More


Industry, Commerce, and Communications

in Frontier Goiás, 1822–1889

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804751797
eISBN:
9780804767743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804751797.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the history of commerce and industry in Goiás, Brazil, highlights the failed development of basic industries such as textiles and iron production, and describes the structure ... More


Working Together

Dag Lindström, Rosemarie Fiebranz, Jonas Lindström, Jan Mispelaere, and Göran Rydén

in Making a Living, Making a Difference: Gender and Work in Early Modern European Society

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190240615
eISBN:
9780190240653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190240615.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter demonstrates that work was not something individuals did in splendid isolation. Work was a collaborative and social undertaking. While this has been recognized in previous research, ... More


Gender, Work, and the Fiscal-Military State

Marie Lennersand, Jan Mispelaere, Christopher Pihl, and Maria Ågren

in Making a Living, Making a Difference: Gender and Work in Early Modern European Society

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190240615
eISBN:
9780190240653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190240615.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

In contrast to the early twentieth century, when marriage could set an end to women’s working lives, early modern society was based on the fundamental necessity of married women’s work. This chapter ... More


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