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Originally published in 1917, this book presents the content of the W. Stanley Jevons lectures for that year, which were delivered by William Robert Scott at University College, London. Written in the context of the First World War, the text presents an analysis of the relationship between economics and post-war ...
Economic Problems of Peace after War: Volume 1: The W. Stanley Jevons Lectures at University College, London, in 1917
Originally published in 1917, this book presents the content of the W. Stanley Jevons lectures for that year, which were delivered by William Robert Scott at University College, London. Written in the context of the First World War, the text presents an analysis of the relationship between economics and post-war peace, attempting to formulate the general economic conditions involved in the cessation of warfare. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the relationship between economics, infrastructure and war.
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32.540000 USD

Economic Problems of Peace after War: Volume 1: The W. Stanley Jevons Lectures at University College, London, in 1917

by William Robert Scott
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Between 1460 and 1540 the development of merchant shipping was of vital importance to the growth of England as a European power. In this work Miss Burwash offers a complete history of the English merchant marine in the late middle ages and early renaissance period. Her account includes a description ...
English Merchant Shipping 1460-1540
Between 1460 and 1540 the development of merchant shipping was of vital importance to the growth of England as a European power. In this work Miss Burwash offers a complete history of the English merchant marine in the late middle ages and early renaissance period. Her account includes a description of the size and design of the ships, the trades in which they engaged, the business arrangements under which they sailed and the codes of maritime law which governed them, the wages and conditions of work of the common seaman and the degree of navigational skill of the shipmasters and pilots. This was the time when seamen and merchants of northern Europe were beginning to venture out of the familiar home waters and undertake voyages of discovery such as the Bristol expeditions 1501-1504 which in all probability reached Labrador and possibly Greenland. The author concludes that, although English shipping faced stiff competition from traders and seamen of other countries in northern Europe-most particularly the Dutch-the period was one of healthy growth which laid a good foundation for the more brilliant and better known exploits of the Elizabethan age. Based on extensive and detailed research in manuscript sources preserved in the Public Record Office, British libraries and the British Museum, this study is an essential one for serious students of English history.
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31.450000 USD

English Merchant Shipping 1460-1540

by Dorothy Burwash
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Europe's infrastructure both united and divided peoples and places via economic systems, crises, and wars. Some used transport, communication, and energy infrastructure to supply food, power, industrial products, credit, and unprecedented wealth; others mobilized infrastructure capacities for waging war on scales hitherto unknown. Europe's natural world was fundamentally transformed; its ...
Europe's Infrastructure Transition: Economy, War, Nature
Europe's infrastructure both united and divided peoples and places via economic systems, crises, and wars. Some used transport, communication, and energy infrastructure to supply food, power, industrial products, credit, and unprecedented wealth; others mobilized infrastructure capacities for waging war on scales hitherto unknown. Europe's natural world was fundamentally transformed; its landscapes, waterscapes, and airscapes turned into infrastructure themselves. Europe's Infrastructure Transition reframes the conflicted story of modern European history by taking material networks as its point of departure. It traces the priorities set and the choices made in constructing transnational infrastructure connections - within and beyond the continent. Moreover, this study introduces an alternative set of historically-key individuals, organizations, and companies in the making of modern Europe and analyzes roads both taken and ignored.
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29.390000 USD

Europe's Infrastructure Transition: Economy, War, Nature

by Erik Van Der Vleuten, Per Hogselius, Arne Kaijser
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Originally published in 1930, this book provides an account of Australian economic development from 1788 up until the early twentieth century. The text is divided into three main sections: 'Convicts, Wool, and Gold 1788-1860'; 'Colonial Particularism 1860-1900'; 'The Commonwealth'. Notes are incorporated throughout. This book will be of value to ...
An Economic History of Australia
Originally published in 1930, this book provides an account of Australian economic development from 1788 up until the early twentieth century. The text is divided into three main sections: 'Convicts, Wool, and Gold 1788-1860'; 'Colonial Particularism 1860-1900'; 'The Commonwealth'. Notes are incorporated throughout. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in perspectives on the development of Australia and economic history.
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37.790000 USD

An Economic History of Australia

by Edward Shann
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Originally published in 1918, this book presents the content of the W. Stanley Jevons lectures for that year, which were delivered by William Robert Scott at University College, London. Written in the context of the First World War, the text presents an analysis of the relationship between economics and post-war ...
Economic Problems of Peace after War: Volume 2: The W. Stanley Jevons Lectures at University College, London, in 1918
Originally published in 1918, this book presents the content of the W. Stanley Jevons lectures for that year, which were delivered by William Robert Scott at University College, London. Written in the context of the First World War, the text presents an analysis of the relationship between economics and post-war peace, attempting to formulate the general economic conditions involved in the cessation of warfare. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the relationship between economics, infrastructure and war.
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32.540000 USD

Economic Problems of Peace after War: Volume 2: The W. Stanley Jevons Lectures at University College, London, in 1918

by William Robert Scott
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Sir Arthur Lyon Bowley (1869-1957) was a British economist and statistician. Originally published in 1915, this book contains the substance of four lectures delivered by Bowley at the London School of Economics during January and February of that year. It provides a statistics-based discussion regarding the effect of World War ...
The Effect of the War on the External Trade of the United Kingdom: An Analysis of the Monthly Statistics, 1906-1914
Sir Arthur Lyon Bowley (1869-1957) was a British economist and statistician. Originally published in 1915, this book contains the substance of four lectures delivered by Bowley at the London School of Economics during January and February of that year. It provides a statistics-based discussion regarding the effect of World War One on the external trade of the UK. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in economics, statistics and military history.
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23.090000 USD

The Effect of the War on the External Trade of the United Kingdom: An Analysis of the Monthly Statistics, 1906-1914

by Arthur Lyon Bowley
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With a focus on colonial Bengal, this book demonstrates how the dynamics of agrarian prosperity or decline, communal conflicts, poverty and famine can only be properly understood from an ecological perspective as well as discussions of state's coercion and popular resistance, market forces and dependency, or contested cultures and consciousness.
The Bengal Delta: Ecology, State and Social Change, 1840-1943
With a focus on colonial Bengal, this book demonstrates how the dynamics of agrarian prosperity or decline, communal conflicts, poverty and famine can only be properly understood from an ecological perspective as well as discussions of state's coercion and popular resistance, market forces and dependency, or contested cultures and consciousness.
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36.740000 USD

The Bengal Delta: Ecology, State and Social Change, 1840-1943

by Iftekhar Iqbal
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Europe's critical infrastructure is a key concern to policymakers, NGOs, companies, and citizens today. A 2006 power line failure in northern Germany closed lights in Portugal in a matter of seconds. Several Russian-Ukrainian gas crises shocked politicians, entrepreneurs, and citizens thousands of kilometers away in Germany, France, and Italy. This ...
The Making of Europe's Critical Infrastructure: Common Connections and Shared Vulnerabilities: 2013
Europe's critical infrastructure is a key concern to policymakers, NGOs, companies, and citizens today. A 2006 power line failure in northern Germany closed lights in Portugal in a matter of seconds. Several Russian-Ukrainian gas crises shocked politicians, entrepreneurs, and citizens thousands of kilometers away in Germany, France, and Italy. This book argues that present-day infrastructure vulnerabilities resulted from choices of infrastructure builders in the past. It inquires which, and whose, vulnerabilities they perceived, negotiated, prioritized, and inscribed in Europe's critical infrastructure. It does not take 'Europe' for granted, but actively investigates which countries and peoples were historically connected in joint interdependency, and why. In short, this collection unravels the simultaneous historical shaping of infrastructure, common vulnerabilities, and Europe.
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35.700000 USD

The Making of Europe's Critical Infrastructure: Common Connections and Shared Vulnerabilities: 2013

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Visions of life in the fifties often spring from America: supermarkets, freeways, huge gleaming cars, pink washer dryers, automated households. For the first time historian Joy Parr searches behind the generalizations about the prodigality of this era to look for a specifically Canadian consumer life. Focusing on the records left ...
Domestic Goods: The Material, the Moral and the Economic in the Postwar Years
Visions of life in the fifties often spring from America: supermarkets, freeways, huge gleaming cars, pink washer dryers, automated households. For the first time historian Joy Parr searches behind the generalizations about the prodigality of this era to look for a specifically Canadian consumer life. Focusing on the records left by consumers and manufacturers, and relying on interviews and letters from many Canadian women who married in the decade after the war, she reveals exactly how and why Canadian homemakers distinguished themselves from the consumer frenzy of their southern neighbours. Domestic Goods is primarily concerned with furniture and appliances. For Parr, the problems of design, production and consumption demand an analysis of the intertwining of the political, economic and aesthetic. The international style of high modernism reflected the postwar dream of free trade. The desire for economic self-sufficiency influenced the creation of the tools Canadians would have in their homes. But while manufacturers devised new plans for the consumer, depression-era frugality, a conscious modesty, and their shared aspirations for a welfare state led those potential customers to evade and rework what was offered them, eventually influencing the kinds of goods created. This book addresses questions such as, Why were there advocado-coloured refrigerators? Why were stoves moved below waist level after the war? Why did women use their old hand wringers for over a decade after the automatic washer was brought in? In finding the answers the author celebrates and ultimately suggests reclaiming a particularly Canadian way of consuming.
40.900000 USD

Domestic Goods: The Material, the Moral and the Economic in the Postwar Years

by Joy Parr
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