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6. The Americas

6. The Americas  

Robert C. Allen

in Global Economic History: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2011
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778087
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199596652.003.0006
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chapter
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9780199596652
‘The Americas’ illustrates the different development trajectories of North and South America that run back to the colonial period and are rooted in geography and demography. The ... More
7. Africa

7. Africa  

Robert C. Allen

in Global Economic History: A Very Short Introduction

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Sep 2011
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778087
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199596652.003.0007
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chapter
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9780199596652
African poverty is not new. Sub-Saharan Africa was the poorest region of the world in 1500, and it remains so despite the increase in income per head that has occurred. ‘Africa’ aims to ... More
8. The standard model and late industrialization

8. The standard model and late industrialization  

Robert C. Allen

in Global Economic History: A Very Short Introduction

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Sep 2011
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778087
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199596652.003.0008
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chapter
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9780199596652
‘The standard model and late industrialization’ uses examples from Russia, Japan, and Latin America to show how independent states could apply the standard model of economic development — ... More
7. Brave new China?

7. Brave new China?  

Rana Mitter

in Modern China: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2016
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Feb 2016
eISBN: 
9780191815256
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198753704.003.0007
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chapter
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9780198753704
Since the ascension to power of Xi Jinping, China has become less liberal at home and more assertive overseas. It is likely it will change further. ‘Brave new China?’ questions whether ... More
5. Building the New Development Bank

5. Building the New Development Bank  

Andrew F. Cooper

in The BRICS: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2016
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Apr 2016
eISBN: 
9780191790119
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198723394.003.0005
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chapter
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9780198723394
The New Development Bank (NDB)—alternatively called the BRICS Development Bank—represents the most significant institutional innovation to emerge from the BRICS summit process. ‘Building ... More
Global Economic History: A Very Short Introduction

Global Economic History: A Very Short Introduction  

Robert C. Allen

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2011
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778087
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199596652.001.0001
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book
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9780199596652
Global Economic History: A Very Short Introduction considers the wealth and economic history of countries worldwide. Why are some countries rich and others poor? The various ... More
5. The evolution of development aid

5. The evolution of development aid  

Ian Goldin

in Development: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2018
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Mar 2018
eISBN: 
9780191799983
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198736257.003.0005
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chapter
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9780198736257
Foreign aid is any kind of official development assistance, concessionary loan, or financial grant given to developing countries mainly for the purpose of economic development or welfare ... More
8. Modern Ireland

8. Modern Ireland  

Senia Pašeta

in Modern Ireland: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2003
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775406
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192801678.003.0008
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9780192801678
‘Modern Ireland’ explores the history of Ireland since World War II. Ireland underwent massive political changes when it became a Republic, and between 1973 and 1998 a series of scandals ... More

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