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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


The Materiality of Shakespeare's Letters

Stewart Alan

in Shakespeare's Letters

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199549276
eISBN:
9780191701504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549276.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

The raw materials of letter-writing in the early modern world were multiple and specific; their effective use took time, skill, and labour. While a handful of other playwrights did put letter-writing ... More


Availability and Cost of Raw Materials

Bindu Oberoi

in The Textile Industry in India: Changing Trends and Employment Challenges

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199469352
eISBN:
9780199087457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199469352.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter analyses the movements in the prices of cotton and non-cotton fibres since 1980–81. It attempts to identify the various determinants of prices of these fibres and analyses their impact ... More


Constructing Food the Italian Way

Douglas Harper and Palrizia Faccioli

in The Italian Way: Food and Social Life

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226317243
eISBN:
9780226317267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226317267.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter focuses on Italian food itself rather than the semiotics of food. The raw materials for Italian food are available in other parts of the world, but in Italy they are constructed ... More


Absence, Abundance, and Excess: Substances and Sowa Rigpa in Ladakh since the 1960s

Calum Blaikie

in Locating the Medical: Explorations in South Asian History

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780199486717
eISBN:
9780199092093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199486717.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines the ways in which changing patterns of materia medica circulation have shaped Sowa Rigpa (Tibetan medicine) pharmacy, practice and social organization in Ladakh since the 1960s. ... More


Material for Skis

K. B. E. E. Eimeleus

in Skis in the Art of War

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501747403
eISBN:
9781501747427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747403.003.0005
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter turns to ski manufacturing. It tries to ascertain when skis are well made from appropriate material and considers the advantages and disadvantages of different types of material used for ... More


The Sarcophagus Trade

Ben Russell

in The Economics of the Roman Stone Trade

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199656394
eISBN:
9780191765193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656394.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, European History: BCE to 500CE

The production of sarcophagi has received a lot of attention in scholarship. Enormous quantities of these objects were carved and traded long distances in the Roman Empire. This chapter provides a ... More


Pass-Through of Exchange Rates to Consumption Prices: What Has Changed and Why?

José Manuel Campa and Linda S. Goldberg (eds)

in International Financial Issues in the Pacific Rim: Global Imbalances, Financial Liberalization, and Exchange Rate Policy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226386829
eISBN:
9780226387086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226387086.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter considers the evolution over the past decade in the predicted sensitivity of consumption prices of imported and domestically-produced goods with respect to exchange rates. It focuses on ... More


Relative Prices

W. W. Rostow

in Title Pages

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195116915
eISBN:
9780197561164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195116915.003.0008
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

In viewing the time ahead, especially the next quarter century, I have been inclined to conclude that the industrial progress of India, China, Southeast ... More


Crafting Culture at Fort St. Joseph: An Analysis of Tinkling Cone Production

Brock A. Giordano and Michael S. Nassaney

Michael S. Nassaney (ed.)

in Fort St. Joseph Revealed: The Historical Archaeology of a Fur Trading Post

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813056425
eISBN:
9780813058160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056425.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The study of craft production in the context of Native American–European interactions during the eighteenth century in the western Great Lakes region has emerged as a topic of scholarly interest. An ... More


Bois des Îles

James McHugh

in Sandalwood and Carrion: Smell in Indian Religion and Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199916306
eISBN:
9780199980260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199916306.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Early Buddhist literature contains many references to people who trade and evaluate luxury goods for a living. This chapter examines one such episode from a Buddhist story that describes the fortunes ... More


Materialities and meanings: Exotic and local materials in Roman Britain

Hella Eckardt

in Objects and Identities: Roman Britain and the North-Western Provinces

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199693986
eISBN:
9780191804854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199693986.003.0004
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter explores the spatial and social distribution of objects that are made from exotic materials (amber and ivory) in the Roman Empire's northern provinces, particularly Britain, and compares ... More


Tanzania and the International Economy

Andrew Coulson

in Tanzania: A Political Economy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199679966
eISBN:
9780191765964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679966.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Before 1500, for at least 2000 years, the East African coast was in contact with civilizations in the Persian Gulf, India and even China, and linked by sea trade across the Indian Ocean. Between 1500 ... More


Introduction: Exploiting “Human Raw Material”

Golfo Alexopoulos

in Illness and Inhumanity in Stalin's Gulag

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300179415
eISBN:
9780300227536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179415.003.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This introductory chapter argues that violent human exploitation constituted the essential purpose of Stalin's Gulag. Over the course of the Stalin years, this system of exploitation was unrelenting, ... More


Introduction

Jim Tomlinson

in Dundee and the Empire: 'Juteopolis' 1850-1939

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748686148
eISBN:
9781474400817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748686148.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book explores the relation between empire and popular culture by focusing on the British Empire's material consequences. Using the case of the Scottish city of Dundee, it analyses the interwoven ... More


Consumerism and the Materiality of Music Books

Glenda Goodman

in Cultivated by Hand: Amateur Musicians in the Early American Republic

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190884901
eISBN:
9780190884932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190884901.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American, Performing Practice/Studies

Well-to-do amateur musicians were consumers of luxury goods. Consumer culture in the early American republic was heavily reliant on imports. Not only was sheet music imported, often from Britain, but ... More


Material Contexts: The Means of Production

Stephen Murray

in Plotting Gothic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226191805
eISBN:
9780226191942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226191942.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Remaining within the same mnemonic space or plot, this chapter explores the material contexts of the cathedral. It is with the testimony of Gervase of Canterbury that we have learned most about ... More


Prices and the distribution of national income

Kazimierz Łaski

Jerzy Osiatyński and Jan Toporowski (eds)

in Lectures in Macroeconomics: A Capitalist Economy Without Unemployment

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198842118
eISBN:
9780191878169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842118.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, History of Economic Thought

This chapter examines the role of the price system in macroeconomics and in the distribution of income between wages and profits. Prices are not naturally determined by supply and demand ... More


Urban Sprawl, Climate Change, Oil Depletion, and Eco-Marxism

George A. Gonzalez

in Political Theory and Global Climate Change

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262220842
eISBN:
9780262285445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262220842.003.0007
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This chapter examines the relationship between urban sprawl, fossil fuel combustion, and climate change, through the lens of a neo-Marxist political economy. It begins by explaining that Marx’s ... More


Rethinking Figurines

Joyce Marcus

in Mesoamerican Figurines: Small-Scale Indices of Large-Scale Social Phenomena

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033303
eISBN:
9780813039350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033303.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Evidence implies that figurines, or images of fellow humans, were able to play a wide variety of roles in different parts of the globe. Earlier studies have taken the Mesoamerican figurines as ... More


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