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Author: Herbert H. Kaplan
Publisher: American Philosophical Society
Keywords: reign, catherine, britain, commerce, overseas, russian
Number of Pages: 354
Published: 1995
ISBN-10: 087169218X
ISBN-13: 9780871692184

On the basis of newly-discovered Russian and British archival sources, Kaplan makes important scholarly contributions to eighteenth-century economic history. He conclusively demonstrates that there was not only a symbiotic economic relationship between Russia and Great Britain, but also that Russia contributed greatly to Britain's industrial revolution and its imperial strategic military and political power during the second half of the eighteenth century. Kaplan is the first to estimate the real balance of payments between the two countries in a detailed analysis of a subject treated hitherto

Author: Victor Silverman
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Keywords: labor, british, american, internationalism, imagining
Number of Pages: 324
Published: 2000
ISBN-10: 025206805X
ISBN-13: 9780252068058

"Vividly capturing a moment in history when American and British unions seemed about to join with their Soviet counterparts to create a world unified by its workers, this wide-ranging study uncovers the social, cultural, and ideological currents that generated worldwide support among workers for a union international as well as the pull of national interests that ultimately subverted it. In a striking departure from the conventional wisdom, Victor Silverman argues that the ideology of the cold war was essentially imposed from above and came into conflict with the attitudes workers developed ab

Author: Eric L. Hirsch
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: chicago, labor, movement, century, nineteenth, revolt, ethnic, politics, urban
Number of Pages: 276
Published: 1990-03-05
ISBN-10: 0520065859
ISBN-13: 9780520065857

Urban Revolt is a careful, incisive reexamination of the most highly mobilized urban revolutionary force in American history--the late nineteenth-century Chicago labor movement. By documenting the importance of ethnic origins in accounting for political choice, Eric L. Hirsch completely reconceptualizes the dynamics of urban social movements.Hirsch links the industrialization of Chicago to the development and maintenance of an ethnically segmented labor market. Urbanization, he argues, fostered ethnic enclaves whose inhabitants were channeled into particular kinds of jobs and excluded from oth

Author: Nancy Armstrong
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: origins, personal, life, labor, intellectual, puritan, literature, imaginary
Number of Pages: 300
Published: 1992
ISBN-10: 0520077563
ISBN-13: 9780520077560

Nancy Armstrong and Leonard Tennenhouse challenge traditional accounts of the origins of modern Anglo-American culture by focusing on the emergence of print culture in England and the North American colonies. They postulate a modern middle class that consisted of authors and intellectuals who literally wrote a new culture into being.Milton's Paradise Lost marks the emergence of this new literacy. The authors show how Milton helped transform English culture into one of self-enclosed families made up of self-enclosed individuals. However, the authors point out that the popularity of Paradise Los

Author: Vahé Baladouni
Publisher: American Philosophical Society
Keywords: east, india, company, sources, english, centuries, merchants, seventeenth, eighteenth, armenian
Number of Pages: 340
Published: 1998
ISBN-10: 0871698854
ISBN-13: 9780871698858

As an organic whole, the present collection of documents-gathered together from a variety of original sources-tells a fascinating story about the trade relationship between the English East India Company & the powerful Armenian merchant community of New Julfa that lasted over one hundred years (17th & early 18th centuries). Multifarious & complex, this relationship revolved around the Company's continual efforts to break into the Armenian held silk & cloth markets. Perhaps more than any other single event, this trade relationship epitomizes the economic climate of the period, an age of competi

Author: Barbara J. Shapiro
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: anglo, american, law, evidence, perspectives, historical, doubt, probable, cause, reasonable
Number of Pages: 388
Published: 1993-11-03
ISBN-10: 0520084519
ISBN-13: 9780520084513

"Beyond Reasonable Doubt" and "Probable Cause"          Acknowledgments          Preface     collapse section    Chapter One—  The Trial Jury and the Evolution of the Doctrine of "Beyond Reasonable Doubt"     •    Early Developments     collapse section    The "Satisfied Conscience" Test and Casuistry     •    The Cases     • &

Authors: Onoto Watanna, Sara Bosse,  Jacqueline Newma,
Publisher: Applewood Book
Keywords: cooking, america, book, cook, japanese, chinese
Number of Pages: 128
Published: 2006-03-07
ISBN-10: 1557093717
ISBN-13: 9781557093714

Published originally in 1914, this is the first Asian cookbook published in America. The fascinating new introduction by Asian cooking authority Jacqueline M. Newman reveals the trickery at play from the two sisters of Anglo-Chinese descent who wrote the book. The Chinese recipes are simple Chinese-American ones using ordinary ingredients. Many are for chop suey and chow mein using lots of celery, bean sprouts, and gravy. The Japanese meat and fish recipes are also simple even though several use rabbit, pheasant, venison, pigeon, even whale; the vegetable dishes are more Chinese than Japanese.
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