Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: Random House Incorporated
Originally written in 1863, a lost novel by the author of 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea presents a chilling forecast of Paris in 1960, a world where money and technology control society and a young poet finds himself out of place in the materialistic, mechanistic society. 50,000 first printing. $50,000
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Oxford University Press
"This is a comparison between London and Paris as international financial centres since the late nineteenth century. The chapters include both archive-based and synthetic surveys. It also gives insights into: the political economy of Britain and France in the twentieth century, and the history of international financial centres"--Provided by publisher.
Authors: Edward Roger John Owen, Roger Owen, Şevket Pamuk, Professor of Economic History Sevket Pamuk, Lecturer in the Recent Economic History of the Middle East and Fellow Roger Owen
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher: Harvard University Press
This text offers an examination of the economic history of the principal Arab countries, Turkey and Israel since 1918. Using the state as its major economic analysis, it charts the growth of national income and issues of welfare and distribution over two periods, 1918-1945 and 1945-1990. Important trends are explored,
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-07-09 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Paris at the turn of the twentieth century had become the cultural capital of the world. Artists and writers came to contribute to flourishing avant-garde movements, as the Left Bank became a new centre of creativity. It drew tourists and travellers, but also many exiled from their home countries or
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-04-10 - Publisher: Routledge
Schools and circles have been a major force in twentieth-century intellectual movements. They fostered circulation of ideas within and between disciplines, thus altering the shape of intellectual inquiry. This volume offers a new perspective on theoretical schools in the humanities, both as generators of conceptual knowledge and as cultural phenomena.