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Great Divergence

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The Great Divergence, a term coined by Samuel Huntington referring to the process by which ... Western Europe, China, and Japan had developed to a relatively high level and ... Unlike modern industr...

The economies of some countries in northwest Europe were ...

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petroleum under the north sea ... The economies of some countries in northwest Europe were improved in the 1970s by the discovery of? The economies of some countries in northwest Europe ... economies of many Middle Eastern countries? The discovery of oil affected the economies of the Middle East greatly. Since the ...

United States: History - Infoplease

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History European Exploration and Settlement Exploration of the area now included in ... These three nations—England, Spain, and France—were the chief nations to ... Although some towns developed, the Southern economy remained the least .... improvements, a protective tariff, and the second Bank of the United States.

Libya Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles about ...

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Tripolitania, in the northwest, consists of a series of terraces rising slowly from ... In 1984 there were officially 263,100 non-Libyans in the country, of whom more ... English, which is also used in some government publications, has replaced ..... But with the discovery of the Zaltan oil field in 1959, the economic horizons of the  ...

Our Common Future, Chapter 8: Industry: Producing More With Less ...

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The centrally planned economies of Eastern Europe had raised their share of world MVA .... But these achievements were limited to some industrial countries. ... At the beginning of the 1970s, both governments and industry were deeply worried about .... They can profit from the improvements in resource and environmental ...

Economic History of Malaysia - EH.net

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Malaysia is perhaps the best example of a country in which the economic roles and ... 1870), and northwest Borneo (Sarawak from 1841 and North Borneo from 1882). ... These crops were labor, not capital, intensive and in some cases quickly ... Tin mining also attracted attention from European, mainly British, investors who ...

World review of fisheries and aquaculture - Food and Agriculture ...

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improved distribution channels, world fish food supply has grown ..... in the mid- 1990s, catches were about 2 million tonnes in the mid-2000s but have since ... Atlantic salmon in Chile, oysters in Europe, and marine shrimp farming in several ... some developing countries in Asia and the Pacific (Myanmar and Papua New ...

Baby Boom - AP U.S. History Topic Outlines - Study Notes

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The postwar economy proved to be more robust, which encouraged families to ... the cities, especially in the northwest, were minorities from southern states. ... an unprecedented level of growth that lasted until the early 1970s. ... The war decimated the infrastructure, and the economies of many countries in Europe and Asia, ...

Economic History - The Canadian Encyclopedia

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Improvements in transportation — the railways between 1867 and 1915 (see ... Nevertheless the various regional economies were still very different. ... Permanent European settlers first came to Canada to exploit the fishery and the fur trade. ... as did both world wars and nuclear power in the 1970s (at least in Ontario).

Twentieth-Century Growth - Department of Economics - University of ...

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This paper surveys the experience of economic growth in the 20th century ... experience into a broader historical context, and highlight some of the ways ... The estimates indicate that European countries had incomes well above this level long ... were adjusted appropriately TFP growth might be pushed down very close to ...

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The rise of capitalism

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The use of any of the surplus to improve the means of production was spasmodic. ... Capitalist ruling classes, however, are driven by economic competition within and ... and Egypt were comparable to those in the historically advanced countries . ... And capitalism did not arise because of some unique European occurrence, ...

Spain Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles about ...

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Spain's capital city, Madrid, is located in the center of the country. ... (rías) in the northwest, formed by glaciers, and those in the Levante and the south, ... of natural vegetation than any other European country; some 8,000 species are cataloged. .... Substantial improvements were made during the 1970s at Gijón, Huelva, and ...

Immigration in the United States: New Economic, Social, Political ...

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Apr 16, 2013 ... Immigration has contributed to many of the economic, social, and political ... The fourth peak period began in the 1970s and continues today. ... Arriving immigrants were screened for the first time under this act, and entry by ... for the first time, and a per-country limit of 20,000 was set for Eastern Europe.