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Railroad Development and Market Integration: The Case of Tsarist Russia
Up until the mid-nineteenth century Russia had an enserfed peasantry, a mere 1,000 or so miles of railways, and a small, almost insignificant market sector. When serfdom was abolished (1861) and theExpand
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Personality Attributes of Volunteers and Paid Workers Engaged in Similar Occupational Tasks
Abstract The authors' primary aim was to determine whether Australian volunteers and paid workers who were engaged in similar activities differed on aspects of a 5-factor model of personality. TheirExpand
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The Divided Economy of Mandatory Palestine
  • J. Metzer
  • Political Science, History
  • 13 June 1998
Adopting a systematic yet non-technical approach. Jacob Metzer's book is the first to analyse the divided economy of Mandatory Palestine from the viewpoints of modern economic history and developmentExpand
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Settler Economies in World History
Introduction: Toward a Unified Approach to the Economic History of Settler Economies, Richard Sutch 1. Settler Colonization and Societies in World History: Patterns and Concepts, Christopher LloydExpand
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Railroads and the Efficiency of Internal Markets: Some Conceptual and Practical Considerations
  • J. Metzer
  • Economics
  • Economic Development and Cultural Change
  • 1 October 1984
The effect of advances in transportation on economic modernization and growth has long been an area of major interest for economic historians and development economists. This has been particularlyExpand
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Settler Colonization and Societies in World History: Patterns and Concepts
This chapter focuses upon what was distinctive and determining about the modern settler socio-economic formation within the world economy context. It sees that formation in comparative and historicalExpand
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Jewish immigration to Palestine in the long 1920s: An exploratory examination
This article aims at filling some gaps in the existing knowledge regarding the quantitative dimensions of Jewish immigration to Mandatory Palestine, particularly during the first decade of BritishExpand
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Land Rights, Ethno-nationality and Sovereignty in History
Introduction. Part 1: Setting the Stage Part 2: Nations, Land Regime, and Territorial Sovereignty in Old and New States Part 3: Religion, Ethno-Nationality, and Economics in Land Struggles Part 4:Expand
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