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Radical History Review (2016) 2016 (124): 67–76.
Published: 01 January 2016
... and their involvement in the resurgent labor movement enabled greater gender parity in rural families. © 2016 by MARHO: The Radical Historians' Organization, Inc. 2016 agrarian reform women rural labor movements fruit-export industry REFLECTIONS: POPULAR UNITY Struggles in the Countryside Gender...
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Radical History Review (1999) 1999 (73): 185–195.
Published: 01 January 1999
... book. This is an excellent history of the workers of the Costa Rican banana industry, which was mainly in the hands of the United Fruit Company (UFCO) during the period in question. The case is extremely interesting because UFCO was a multinational company that recruited largely West Indian...
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Radical History Review (2017) 2017 (128): 77–89.
Published: 01 May 2017
... Fund, which intended to revive the industry by planting over 7,800 hectares of cane for sugar and molasses to be directly supplied to rum producers and exported to the United States for biofuel purposes. With the assistance of the US Environmental Protection Agency, Puerto Rico seemed determined...
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Radical History Review (2010) 2010 (107): 45–73.
Published: 01 May 2010
... at the estate gates, hoping to be part of the festivities in honor of Thomas Edison’s eighty-second birthday. The wizard of Menlo Park, whose creation of the industrial research laboratory had ushered in a new era of science-business relations in the United States and led to the commercialization...
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Radical History Review (1984) 1984 (28-30): 347–366.
Published: 01 May 1984
... the island’s harbors, forests, soil, and location ”on the World’s highway.”3 In the 1860s they published a record of Ponape’s exports in the Honolulu papers in the hopes of drumming up trade.4 The 1870s saw the rise and fall of Shanghai-based lumber and cotton industries.5 German copra trading...
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Radical History Review (1985) 1985 (33): 95–116.
Published: 01 May 1985
... for an industrial giant such as England, it could have devastating effects on weak and under- developed economies. Free trade soon flooded the Latin American markets with im- ported goods. Unable to compete with the technologically ad- vanced exporting nations of Europe, nascent industries...
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Radical History Review (2010) 2010 (107): 195–208.
Published: 01 May 2010
... ecological connections between countries, about ecosystems that cross international borders, and about the environmental impact of transnational industries, export agriculture, international trade, and immigration. The works under review here address these themes, and the current essay frames the books...
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Radical History Review (1994) 1994 (58): 35–78.
Published: 01 January 1994
... Cabrera. Herrera was overthrown by the mili- tary and was followed by more corruptible individuals who did the bidding of the United Fruit Company. The Crash of 1929 allowed a general named Jorge Ubico to manipulate the fragile political situation to his own advantage (like his contemporary...
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Radical History Review (1983) 1983 (27): 110–120.
Published: 01 January 1983
... approximately twenty eight percent of the enslaved Africans exported to the New World - an important measure of their economic significance, relative to the United States, Brazil, and the other major receiving areas of slaves from the Old World.’ In addition, very substantial numbers of Indians (from...
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Radical History Review (1989) 1989 (45): 98–123.
Published: 01 October 1989
... the ad- vanced welfare states of Western Europe have retained private ownership of the means of production while also preserving liberal conceptions of liberty. Acheson’s alternative to left Keynesianism was not simply for- eign trade, but a sustained export surplus. There is little...
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Radical History Review (1982) 1982 (26): 68–86.
Published: 01 October 1982
... the first industrial de- velopment, and has passed through several phases.. . .The earliest, crudest and least fruitful form of this rebellion was that of crime. The working man lived in poverty and want, and saw that others were bet- ter off than he. It was not clear to his mind why he...
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Radical History Review (1978) 1978 (18): 38–57.
Published: 01 October 1978
..., and a constantly reproduced dichotomy between dynamic and backward sectors. Dependency on merchant and industrial capitalism, at first British and then American, has prevented the formation of a dynamic national market capable of in- tegrating the social structure. Instead of an organic...
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Radical History Review (2004) 2004 (90): 95–101.
Published: 01 October 2004
... 96 Radical History Review extending an analysis of jazz beyond U.S. and European borders, Atkins and Jones suggest the folly of exporting the black/white binary onto the global scene. While we have generally associated the Jazz Age with New York...
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Radical History Review (1987) 1987 (39): 11–27.
Published: 01 October 1987
... highlights. Most of all, his account is vulnerable insofar as proto-industrialization is a contested theorization. 20 Yet the book is a major work of Marxist synthesis. In Kriedte’s hands, proto-industrialization proves a fruitful way of exploring what is now acknowledged to have been...
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Radical History Review (1983) 1983 (27): 49–78.
Published: 01 January 1983
.... The semi-autonomy of provincial and local authorities in many parts of Spanish America made it easier for them to engage in illegal activities without much fear of retribution. Political malfeasance in pre-industrial COERCED CONSUMPTION 51 societies was always...
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Radical History Review (2011) 2011 (110): 83–108.
Published: 01 May 2011
... the hell to do with it, and they’re exporting it to us. It’s really amazing to see.” In addition to the retail market, Tilakamonkul opened two family-­operated import warehouses, one in the northern California city of San Jose and the other in Maywood in Southern California’s City of Industry.41...
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Radical History Review (2011) 2011 (110): 36–58.
Published: 01 May 2011
... breakfast program. These policies demonstrate that Mexican nutritionists and state officials reproduced the idea of milk’s superiority, denying or questioning, at best, the nutritional value of nondairy diets. The virtues of cow’s milk were extolled by industry both in Mexico and the United...
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Radical History Review (2023) 2023 (145): 37–61.
Published: 01 January 2023
...Adam Quinn Abstract At the turn of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, an industrial capitalist order stretched its grasp across the globe, placing control of farms, mines, and forests in the hands of wealthy industrialists. Living through this period of rapid and unequal economic...
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Radical History Review (2017) 2017 (127): 187–196.
Published: 01 January 2017
... in relation to issues of race, but I became quite interested in the Liberian expedition footage and started working with that material. I was thinking about the place of industrial plantations in the early twentieth century as a site for work on disease ecology, which then connected me to Harvard’s...
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Radical History Review (2010) 2010 (107): 209–224.
Published: 01 May 2010
... the past, calling into question, among other topics, general schemes developed by nineteenth-century European social theorists, explanations for the emergence of the modern world, capitalism, and industry, and the development and exercise of state power. William Beinart and Lotte Hughes, Environment...