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Catherine Bernard

(1663–1712?), French novelist, playwright, and poet. Born in Rouen to a comfortable Huguenot family, she moved to Paris to pursue her literary interests. Bernard wrote four ...

Balogh, Thomas

Balogh, Thomas (1905–85)   Reference library

The Biographical Dictionary of British Economists

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2010
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... 1973 . In 1960 he was promoted to a university readership. Balogh marri25 twice. The first, in 1945 , was to Penelope Gatty (née Tower), a psychotherapist and the widow of Oliver Gatty, a fellow of Balliol. This marriage was dissolved in 1970 and the same year he married Catherine Storr (née Cole), a psychologist and author of children’s books. The bare facts of Balogh’s life convey little of the man. The titles of his main books, listed in the bibliography, indicate something of his range of interests, but even these do not display the Power of his...

Central Africa

Central Africa   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History

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2005
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...of prosperity as copper markets boomed, but Zambia's fortunes soon turned as prices slumped. A heavily government-led economy tied to a socialist development model provided little investment or opportunities for employment or diversification. Bibliography Amin, Samir , and Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch . Histoire économique du Congo 1880–1968 . Dakar, Senegal, 1969. Austen, Ralph . African Economic History . London, 1987. Barnes, James F. . Gabon: Beyond the Colonial Legacy . Boulder, 1992. Birmingham, David , and Phyllis M. Martin , eds. History of...

France

France   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History

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2005
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Social sciences, Economics
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...imperialism. Sarraut, Albert . La mise en valeur des colonies françaises . Paris, 1923. The model of the colonial welfare and development program for the interwar period. Schnapper, Bernard . La politique et le commerce français dans le golfe de Guinée de 1838 à 1871 . Paris and The Hague, 1961. Unequalled to date. Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch Translated from French by Catherine...

Health Industry

Health Industry   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History

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2005
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Social sciences, Economics
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...Hounshell, David , and John Kenley Smith , Jr. Science and Corporate Strategy. DuPont R&D, 1892–1980 . Cambridge, 1988. Liebenau, Jonathan . Medical Science and the Medical Industry: The Formation of the American Pharmaceutical Industry . Basingstoke, U.K., 1987. Matravest, Catherine . Market Structure, R&D, and Advertising in the Pharmaceutical Industry . The Journal of Industrial Economics 47 (1999), 169–194. Spivey, Richard N. , et al. International Pharmaceutical Services: The Drug Industry and Pharmacy Practice in Twenty-Three Major Countries of the...

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