World Bank, 2010 Iowa State University
World Bank, Francis Owusu
Community and Regional Planning Publications
The World Bank (often called simply “the Bank”) is one of the Bretton Woods institutions, including the International Monetary Fund (IMF), that have their roots in the post-World War II meeting of eminent economists in Bretton Woods (New Hampshire) to discuss the rebuilding of Europe. While the Bank was to provide longer-term funds for investment in productive endeavors, the IMF was to provide short-term balance-of-payments relief.
What is often referred to as the World Bank is part of the World Bank Group, which is made up of the following five development institutions: (1) International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD ...
Ageing In The Right Place, 2010 Technological University Dublin
Ageing In The Right Place, Lorcan Sirr, Conor Skehan
No abstract provided.
Slave Landscapes Of The Carolina Low Country: What The Documents Reveal, 2009 University of Massachusetts - Amherst
Slave Landscapes Of The Carolina Low Country: What The Documents Reveal, Elizabeth Brabec
Although much has been written about slave life in the antebellum south, comparatively little is understood about the physical setting of slave communities and their day-to-day life. Due to the lack of written documentation and few sketches, paintings or other images, the documentation of the physical setting of slave life is more difficult to compile than that of the plantation owners or even indentured servants. By completing a structured analysis of existing documentary evidence for a specific region of the South, the low country of South Carolina, the myths and realities of slave life in this region can be clarified ...