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Ka-Kin Cheuk

]. In mid December 2011, a Yemeni and his Indian business partner, who co-owned a trading company in Yiwu, disappeared in the middle of the night, defaulting on a debt of US$1.58 million owed to fifteen Chinese suppliers ( Hindustan Times 2012b

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Carl Strikwerda

that the global economy was bound up and supported by imperialism, that is, European control of non-European areas. Yet Lenin’s own statistics showed that most European investment and trade had little to do with imperialism—Britain’s in Argentina and

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To Smile and Not to Smile

Mythic Gesture at the Russia-China Border

Caroline Humphrey

. More alien, the Chinese people encountered by the Tsarist border patrols were almost all professional traders, with a few officials and some desultory Chinese and Mongolian guards-men. Frontier trading towns were almost entirely male-only societies, for

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“Forging New Malay networks”

Imagining global halal markets

Johan Fischer

similar events in Malaysia and the United Kingdom over the years. She held UK degrees in accounting and business studies and was currently involved in promoting halal for the Malaysian state by organizing trade promotions, as well as with her private

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The Weight of Absence

Rick Turner and the End of the Durban Moment

Billy Keniston

radical notions put forward during the Durban moment. Rob Lambert gives a typical summary of this popular interpretation, as follows: ‘The ideas of internal democracy, participation, power and methods of resistance transformed South African trade unionism

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Bringing Slavery into the Light in Postcolonial Portugal

The rhetoric and poetics of a slavery exhibition

Paula Mota Santos

colonial endeavors, geopolitical systems that were deeply rooted in the massive transatlantic slave trade that produced what Paul Gilroy (1993) named “the black Atlantic.” But if Portugal was the first European nation to establish colonial rule, it was

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Leading through a Decade of Crisis—Not Bad, After All

Germany’s Leadership Demand and Followership Inclusion, 2008-2018

Valerio Alfonso Bruno and Giacomo Finzi

.s.-eu trade war (2018). Political: including the landmark “Brexit” vote in the United Kingdom (2016); the rise of radical right nationalist and xenophobic populist movements in Eastern Europe and in other eu countries alongside the success of radical left

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Places of Otherness

Comparing Eastleigh, Nairobi, and Xiaobei, Guangzhou, as Sites of South-South Migration

Neil Carrier and Gordon Mathews

is perceived and treated by host countries. As trade hubs they also reveal how much mobility of people within the Global South depends on the flow of trade goods, principally those of what has been termed “low-end globalisation” ( Mathews 2018

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“Tobacco! Tobacco!”

Exporting New Habits to Siberia and Russian America

Matthew P. Romaniello

developing market, but it was legally imported into Russia’s Asian possessions, becoming a part of Siberia’s trade with Bukhara, India, Iran, and China. 4 In the eighteenth century, Russia’s reliance on tobacco as a product with indigenous appeal in Siberia

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The New Economic Policy of 1962

How Israeli Economists Almost Changed the Israeli Economy

Ronen Mandelkern

’s implementation remained in the hands of those who might have been damaged by it, namely, the employers, the workers, and the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MoTI). While most studies discussing the political role of Israeli economists focus on the 1985