British co-operative movement

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  • Moscow Food Co-6 Case Study

    The Moscow Food Co-op and the Principle Six Movement: Personal Identity in Conflict with the Workplace Readymade I started working at the Moscow Food Co-op in the summer of 2015. Principle Six (P6) is a marketing tool that was implemented at the Co-op this August. It is named after the Sixth Cooperative Principle: Cooperation Between Cooperatives. Certain items throughout the store are labeled P6 to indicate they were either locally grown, small and independently owned, Cooperative (as opposed to a coalition), or some combination of the three. In theory, the label makes it easier for customers to see where their dollars are going. WHAT IS A READYMADE BIEEASH? With the new tool came new signage, new stickers, new shirts, and a readymade (or…

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  • Christianity In The 17th Century

    The important forces that motivated for missionary movement were: first, Captain Cook’s Voyages that appeared in 1770s gave a picture of sea route map of the world; and second, William Carey’s An Inquiry into the Obligations of Christians to Use Means for the Conversion of the Heathens, published in 1792. As a result, in 1792, ‘Particular Baptist Society for the Propagation of the Gospel amongst the Heathen” was founded and in 1793 William Carey and John Thomas sailed to India. Following…

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  • Impact Of Colonialism On Culture

    After the Nawab granted the East India Company a trading license in 1690, the area was developed by the Company into an increasingly fortified trading post. Under the Company rule and later under the British Raj, Kolkata served as the capital of British-held territories in India until 1911. • Mumbai- Mumbai is built on what was once an archipelago of seven islands: Bombay Island, Parel, Mazagaon, Mahim, Colaba, Worli, and Old Woman's Island (also known as Little Colaba). In 1687, the English…

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  • Causes Of The Great Depression In Canada

    prices to fall. Canada was overly dependent on commodity exports; as the import demand fell, so did Canada. Canadians bought too much on lease and credit (including stocks), while they did not have money to buy these items. Citizens thought you could “get rich fast” thus, a lot of people started to buy stocks. When the stock market crashed, Canadian shareholders were in debt and were forced to sell their personal belongings. On top of all this chaos, the environment was not ideal. Dust from many…

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  • Why Was Cinema Going So Popular

    The British film industry at this time was experiencing a ‘golden age’; its films were well received and more critically successful then ever before. However the picture was something of a mirage. During the late twenties the financial situation for British production companies was so dire that production was all but at a standstill. In an attempt to bolster the industry The Cinematographers Trade Bill was introduced in 1927, in essence it was a quota system whereby owners were forced to show at…

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  • What Are The Characteristics Of Qing Dynasty

    of China, Qing Dynasty was fallen due to its government weakness. During the chaos of a hundred year, the economy and population got a great hit and had a significant decrease between 1820 and 1913. After Qing dynasties, China was divided into three periods: Republic of China (1911-1949), The Socialist Era (1949-1978), and Reform period (1978- present). At the beginning of Republic of China, the most noticeable thing was Chinese civil war which recorded the fought between Kuomintang-lead…

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  • Menzies Contributions To Australia

    Menzies’ election Asia would see another war break out, as on 25 June, the North Korean People’s Army crossed the 38th parallel and invaded the Republic of Korea. The United Nations Security Council passed a resolution urging UN members to give military support to South Korea, to which Australia’s government obliged and sent over two thousand, two hundred troopers by July 27, 1953, (the day the Armistice Agreement to end the war was signed) in order to assist the Korean, American and British…

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  • The Causes Of The Great Depression In Canada

    organizing both workers and the unemployed to begin a revolution that would completely change Canada’s economic system. Because “the red menace” was widely feared and severely repressed by the Canadian government, the party was outlawed and Buck was jailed form 1932 to 1934. However, there was no real danger of a revolution to overthrow the Canadian government. The reforms included the inflationary social credit theories of Albert Premier William Aberhart, the “work and wages” program of British…

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  • Robert Owen Importance Of Education

    educational thought and practice he offered. Owen is widely acknowledged and appreciated throughout educational, historical literature, and this is because he established dramatic changes and offered an enlightened way of life, within his factories for his employees and their families. He tried to eliminate the social deprivation that came from the Industrial revolution and believed he could change the vice and badness in people and create good and hardworking happy communities (Harrison, J.F.C.…

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  • The Phio War: Causes Of The Phony War

    arsenals * Axis * Alliance between Germany, Italy and later Japan * The 'Blitz' * in September of 1940, bombings of London and other major cities occurred in what the British called `the Blitz` * Italian Campaign, 1943 * in July 1943, Canadian, British, and American forces launched an assault on the Italian island of Sicily * by September of 1943, the Allies had pushed on the Italian mainland—the battle for the mainland would be a greater challenge for…

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