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The Failure of Reconstruction and the Political Economy of Normalcy, 1914–1931

Scott Newton

in Profits of Peace: The Political Economy of Anglo-German Appeasement

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202127
eISBN:
9780191675164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202127.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The First World War was marked by growing reliance on economic interventionism by the British state. Although at first arrangements were largely ad hoc, all pretence at ‘business as usual’ ... More


Introduction: The Condition of England

PHILIP CONNELL

in Romanticism, Economics and the Question of ‘Culture’

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199282050
eISBN:
9780191714221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282050.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This book looks at the long-standing, and often belligerent, disagreements over the nature and function of political economy, the most influential and controversial science of society in 19th-century ... More


Enter the state, 1940–1946

in Demography, State and Society: Irish Migration to Britain, 1921–1971

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237358
eISBN:
9781846317651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317651.005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter, which discusses Irish migration during 1940–6, shows that the Irish state became closely concerned in the regulation of migration. Within the Irish political and administrative élite, a ... More


Living on the Edge

Robert Blobaum

in A Minor Apocalypse: Warsaw during the First World War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705236
eISBN:
9781501707889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705236.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter discusses the disastrous state of Warsaw's wartime economy. An almost complete disruption in the supply of coal in the war's first months dealt a crippling blow to industrial production ... More


Pickets, Protests, and Prayers: St. Louis MOWM’s Campaign to Integrate the Defense Workforce

David Lucander

in Winning the War for Democracy: The March on Washington Movement, 1941-1946

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038624
eISBN:
9780252096556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038624.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter shows how St. Louis March on Washington Movement (MOWM) used a major rally to launch a sustained campaign for the integration of African American workers into St. Louis's burgeoning ... More


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