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Hunger in War and PeaceWomen and Children in Germany, 1914-1924

Hunger in War and Peace: Women and Children in Germany, 1914-1924

Mary Elisabeth Cox

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198820116
eISBN:
9780191860171
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198820116.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History, Social History

What is the impact of war on non-combatants, particularly women and children? In this innovative analysis of nutritional deprivation among ordinary German citizens during the First World War, Mary ... More

Politics in the MarketplaceWork, Gender, and Citizenship in Revolutionary France

Politics in the Marketplace: Work, Gender, and Citizenship in Revolutionary France

Katie Jarvis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190917111
eISBN:
9780190917142
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190917111.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Economic History

Politics in the Marketplace integrates politics, economics, and gender to ask how the Dames des Halles invented notions of citizenship through everyday trade during the French Revolution. As crucial ... More

Oil and the Great PowersBritain and Germany, 1914 to 1945

Oil and the Great Powers: Britain and Germany, 1914 to 1945

Anand Toprani

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198834601
eISBN:
9780191872693
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834601.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Economic History

During the first half of the twentieth century, a lack of oil constrained Britain and Germany from exerting their economic and military power independently. Having fought World War I with oil ... More

Democracy, Capitalism, and the Welfare StateDebating Social Order in Postwar West Germany, 1949-1989

Democracy, Capitalism, and the Welfare State: Debating Social Order in Postwar West Germany, 1949-1989

Peter C. Caldwell

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198833819
eISBN:
9780191872198
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833819.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Economic History

This book investigates political thought under the conditions of the postwar welfare state, focusing on the Federal Republic of Germany (1949–89). It argues that the welfare state informed and ... More

Forging a British World of TradeCulture, Ethnicity, and Market in the Empire-Commonwealth, 1880-1975

Forging a British World of Trade: Culture, Ethnicity, and Market in the Empire-Commonwealth, 1880-1975

David Thackeray

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198816713
eISBN:
9780191858345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198816713.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

Brexit is likely to lead to the largest shift in Britain’s economic orientation in living memory. Some have argued that leaving the EU will enable Britain to revive markets in Commonwealth countries ... More

Silver, Butter, ClothMonetary and Social Economies in the Viking Age

Silver, Butter, Cloth: Monetary and Social Economies in the Viking Age

Jane Kershaw, Gareth Williams, Søren Sindbæk, and James Graham-Campbell (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198827986
eISBN:
9780191866678
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827986.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Economic History

This book advances current debate about the nature and complexity of Viking economic systems. It explores how silver and other commodities were used in monetary and social economies across the ... More

The Politics of Consumer Credit in the UK, 1938-1992

The Politics of Consumer Credit in the UK, 1938-1992

Stuart Aveyard, Paul Corthorn, and Sean O'Connell

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198732235
eISBN:
9780191796555
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198732235.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

Over a decade on from the ‘credit crunch’ and with recurring warnings of the potential for a repeat of that financial trauma, this book offers the first sustained historical investigation of the ... More

Managing the Economy, Managing the PeopleNarratives of Economic Life in Britain from Beveridge to Brexit

Managing the Economy, Managing the People: Narratives of Economic Life in Britain from Beveridge to Brexit

Jim Tomlinson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198786092
eISBN:
9780191827778
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786092.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

The volume provides a distinctive new account of British economic life since the Second World War, focusing upon the ways in which successive governments, in seeking to manage the economy, have ... More

The Spread of Modern Industry to the Periphery since 1871

The Spread of Modern Industry to the Periphery since 1871

Kevin Hjortshøj O'Rourke and Jeffrey Gale Williamson (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198753643
eISBN:
9780191815232
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753643.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History, World Modern History

Ever since the Industrial Revolution of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, industrialization has been the key to modern economic growth. The fact that modern industry originated in ... More

A Vision of EuropeFranco-German Relations during the Great Depression, 1929-1932

A Vision of Europe: Franco-German Relations during the Great Depression, 1929-1932

Conan Fischer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199676293
eISBN:
9780191755613
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199676293.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Economic History

A Vision of Europe analyses a little-known collaborative effort by France and Germany to secure a durable peace between the World Wars, through European integration organized around a Franco-German ... More

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