They gave economic assistance to the local rulers, using their connections with Jewish businessmen to serve as military contractors, managers of mints, founders of new industries and providers to the court of precious stones and clothing. Court Jews were protected by the rulers and acted as did everyone else in society in their speech, manners, and awareness of European literature and ideas.
Temptation in the Archives is a collection of essays by Lisa Jardine, that takes readers on a journey through the Dutch Golden Age.Through the study of such key figures as Sir Constantjin Huygens, a Dutch polymath and diplomat, we begin to see the Anglo-Dutch cultural connections that formed during this period against the backdrop of unfolding political events in England.
Income inequality has fallen, but economic disparities and a lack of social cohesion persist Reforming education, infrastructure and product markets will enhance inclusiveness and productivity The statistical data for Israel are supplied by and under the responsibility of the relevant Israeli authorities.The use of such data by the OECD is without prejudice to the status of the Golan Heights.
Social -During the war, many women entered the work force to fill the void left by the men who are at war -Women left the workforce once they men came back, but women’s’ views on working had been changed forever -Suburbs blew up after the war. Levittown, New York was created as a.
Language: English. Brand New Book. This collection of essays brings together historians examining social and economic crises from the thirteenth century to the twenty-first. Crisis is an almost ubiquitous concept for historians, applicable across (amongst others) the histories of agriculture, disease, finance and trade. Yet there has been little attempt to compare its use as an explanatory.
New Essays in American Jewish History contains twenty-two chronologically comprehensive articles. The volume has already been hailed as a scholarly benchmark in the growing field of American Jewish Studies—and in American Jewish history more specifically— since it records the continued vitality and increasing sophistication of this field of study. Essays span the different movements in.
CHAPTER 7 SoCiAl influEnCE: ConfoRmiTy, SoCiAl RolES, And obEdiEnCE 3 Y ou are not alone if you recall middle school and high school as hard chapters in your life. It is a time when social influence applies constant peer pressure (Brown, 1982) and popularity depends on knowing and conforming to unwritten rules. Fortu-nately, as we grow older, our possible social roles expand well beyond the.
History of Financial Institutions contributes to the analysis of how the modern corporation, business and finance have shaped and keep on shaping our world. In a collection of nine succinct essays, this volume looks at the role of finance in European history from the beginning of the 19th century to the period after the Second World War.