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Population, Power, and Technology

John Landers

in The Field and the Forge: Population, Production, and Power in the Pre-industrial West

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199279579
eISBN:
9780191719448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279579.003.0013
Subject:
History, Social History, Economic History

The components of armed force are technology, manpower, and economic resources of various kinds. Committing manpower and economic resources to war requires diverting them from the productive economy. ... More


The Medical War: British Military Medicine in the First World War

Mark Harrison

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199575824
eISBN:
9780191595158
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575824.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

During the First World War, Great Britain invested a great deal in its medical services, and in most theatres of the war they were considered vital to military efficiency. It was at that point widely ... More


The Art of Being Governed: Everyday Politics in Late Imperial China

Michael Szonyi

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691197241
eISBN:
9781400888887
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691197241.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

How did ordinary people in the Ming dynasty (1368–1644) deal with the demands of the state? This book explores the myriad ways that families fulfilled their obligations to provide a soldier to the ... More


People of Attica

G. J. Oliver

in War, Food, and Politics in Early Hellenistic Athens

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199283507
eISBN:
9780191712722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283507.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter discusses how demographic factors affected economic concerns in Attica in the early Hellenistic period. Topics covered include demography and economics, labour and manpower, the ... More


The Dynamics of Defence: Infrastructure

G. J. Oliver

in War, Food, and Politics in Early Hellenistic Athens

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199283507
eISBN:
9780191712722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283507.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter discusses the infrastructure of defence in Attica. Topics covered include territory, autonomy, and manpower; the fortified demes of Early Hellenistic Attica; the rubble camps; and ... More


Schlieffen’s war plan, 1891–1905

TERENCE ZUBER

in Inventing the Schlieffen Plan: German War Planning 1871-1914

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199250165
eISBN:
9780191719554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250165.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

With the fall of the Wall in 1989, a summary of Schlieffen's war plans to 1904 by Wilhelm Dieckmann was found in the East German army archive, as well as a summary of the German intelligence ... More


The Adaptation of Centralized European Controls of Raw Materials, Industry, And transport (October 30,1903)

Franz Neumann and Paul Sweezy

in Secret Reports on Nazi Germany: The Frankfurt School Contribution to the War Effort

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691134130
eISBN:
9781400846467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691134130.003.0023
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter focuses on Germany's adaptation of centralized controls of European raw materials, industry, and transport. German economic controls aim to utilize all resources of occupied Europe, ... More


Military and Diplomatic Developments, 1830–1833: Preserving the Ottoman Empire and Countering the British Threat

Alexander Bitis

in Russia and the Eastern Question: Army, Government and Society, 1815-1833

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263273
eISBN:
9780191734700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263273.003.0013
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter outlines the strategic implications of Russia's support of the Porte during the Mohammed Ali crisis and, following the formation of an anti-Russian Anglo-French coalition, Nicholas l's ... More


Introduction

Mark Harrison

in The Medical War: British Military Medicine in the First World War

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199575824
eISBN:
9780191595158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575824.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This introductory chapter places the First World War in the context of previous conflicts and sets the scene for the following chapters, with an overview of developments in British military medicine ... More


Conclusion

Mark Harrison

in The Medical War: British Military Medicine in the First World War

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199575824
eISBN:
9780191595158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575824.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History

The chapter concludes by comparing medical work across the different theatres and by comparing the First World War as a whole with previous campaigns such as the South African War. It highlights the ... More


The Williamite conquest of Scotland and Ireland

Roger B. Manning

in An Apprenticeship in Arms: The Origins of the British Army 1585-1702

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199261499
eISBN:
9780191718625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261499.003.0015
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Because of widespread disaffection among officers of the English army and navy and the political elite, the Williamite invasion of England was relatively bloodless. The political allegiances of James ... More


‘A Good Employer’? The All‐Regular Army

David French

in Army, Empire, and Cold War: The British Army and Military Policy, 1945-1971

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199548231
eISBN:
9780191739224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548231.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

The manpower requirements of the all‐regular army were no different from those of the National Service army. It still needed an adequate supply of recruits who were sufficiently well‐educated and fit ... More


The British Army of the Rhine and the Nuclear Battlefield

David French

in Army, Empire, and Cold War: The British Army and Military Policy, 1945-1971

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199548231
eISBN:
9780191739224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548231.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

By the late 1960s BAOR had developed a twin‐track war fighting doctrine. On the one hand it showed how tactical nuclear weapons could be employed from the outset of a crisis. But on the other hand, ... More


Innovation Capabilities and Skill Formation

Michael H. Best

in The New Competitive Advantage: The Renewal of American Industry

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297451
eISBN:
9780191595967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297459.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Industrial innovation involves the integration of R&D including basic, developmental, and applied research with production. Three models are contrasted: science‐push, incremental, and regional or ... More


Policy Implications

Michael H. Best

in The New Competitive Advantage: The Renewal of American Industry

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297451
eISBN:
9780191595967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297459.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

A central claim is that technology management is a powerful policy tool for growth of firms, regions, and nations at every level of industrial development. The capabilities perspective focuses ... More


Innocent Experiments: Childhood and the Culture of Public Science in the United States

Rebecca Onion

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629476
eISBN:
9781469629490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629476.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Since World War II, the American discourse around children and science has been held in the form of a postmortem: a series of diagnoses pointing to a commitment gap that never seems to be fixed. The ... More


Policies to Cut Unemployment

Richard Layard, Stephen Nickell, and Richard Jackman

in Unemployment: Macroeconomic Performance and the Labour Market

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199279166
eISBN:
9780191700033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279166.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Unemployment will fail if unemployment benefits are of limited duration and subject to greater job-search tests. But there is also a strong efficiency case for active manpower policies produced to ... More


Resolving the State-Market Dilemma in East Asia  

Robert Wade

in The Role of the State in Economic Change

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289845
eISBN:
9780191684777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289845.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter focuses on the market and economy of Japan, Taiwan, South Korea and Hong-Kong. According to the authors, the reason why the economies of these states are resilient is because the ... More


Youth Employment Policy 1970–1990: Towards the Exclusion of the Trade Unions

David Marsh

in Policy Networks in British Government

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198278528
eISBN:
9780191684210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198278528.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines the development of youth employment policy between 1970 and 1990. There is some evidence that a stable policy community has existed in this area. A single agency, the Manpower ... More


Running Costs, Pay, and Manpower Controls

Colin Thain and Maurice Wright

in The Treasury and Whitehall: The Planning and Control of Public Expenditure, 1976–1993

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198277842
eISBN:
9780191684203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198277842.003.0018
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics, Political Economy

Containing the pay and allied costs and numbers of civil servants and other public officials has been a priority of governments from 1976 onwards. This is not surprising, since in a period of public ... More


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