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Invisible Factories: The Informal Economy and Industrial Development in Spain
Invisible Factories The Informal Economy Invisible Factories analyzes the role of the informal economy in national development and weighs alternative claims about its impact on industrialExpand
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Made in Italy: Small‐Scale Industrialization and its Consequences
Made in Italy: Small-Scale Industrialization and its Consequences. Michael L. Blim. New York:Praeger, 1990.
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Legal Spaces of Empire: Piracy and the Origins of Ocean Regionalism
In his geographical treatise of 1537, the Portuguese chronicler D. Joao de Castra explained that it would be possible to correlate all newly discovered lands with astronomical markers to produce anExpand
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From the World-Systems Perspective to Institutional World History: Culture and Economy in Global Theory
Sympathetic critics of the world-systems perspective have emphasized the power of local conflict and culture to shape global structures. The critique has nevertheless left the main features of theExpand
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A Search for Sovereignty: Law and Geography in European Empires, 1400-1900
1. Introduction: anomalies of empire 2. Treacherous places: Atlantic riverine regions and the law of treason 3. Sovereignty at sea: jurisdiction, piracy, and ocean regionalism 4. Island chains:Expand
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From International Law to Imperial Constitutions: The Problem of Quasi-Sovereignty, 1870–1900
The roots of the international legal order have often been traced to intertwining scholarly and political traditions dating back to the early seventeenth century, in particular to early writings inExpand
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