By Stephen Prince
Dealing with an fiscal obstacle within the Nineteen Eighties, the Hollywood moved boldly to manage the ancillary markets of videotape, video disk, pay-cable and pay-per-view, and the most important studios discovered themselves distinct for acquisition via international media and communications businesses. This quantity examines the decade's transformation that took Hollywood from the construction of theatrical movie to media software.Some of the movies mentioned during this quantity include:PlatoonDo the ideal ThingBlue VelvetDinerE.T.BatmanBody warmth
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Financial policy ‘follows the line of least resistance’, usually being governed by the prevailing ‘general conception of what is socially useful’. , II, p. 97. 32 Cf. Coleman, op. , p. 13. 33 Heckscher, ‘Revisions in Economic History’, p. 45. Italics supplied. For some other references to his view of the relations between economic ideas and economic conditions see above, note 24. 34 Cf. , p. 23; Heaton, op. , p. 386. 35 Heckscher did not entirely deny the validity of such activities. Cf. Mercantilism, II, p.
We thought we knew pretty well what sort of things we wanted to know about, and were glad enough to take the counsel given by Marshall himself near the beginning of the Principles, “the less we concern ourselves with scholastic enquiries as to whether a certain consideration comes within the scope of economics the better’” idem, ‘Utility and All That’, Manchester School vol. XIX (May, 1951), pp. 111–12. There can hardly be a clearer example of the influence of an intellectual paradigm in economics.
26 Cf. William Breit, ‘Creating the Virginia School: Charlottesville as an Academic Environment in the 1960s’, Economic Inquiry vol. 35 (October, 1987), pp. 645–55 for a somewhat different view of this situation. 27 Some of the matters discussed in the following paragraph are treated in my paper ‘Disciplinary Self-Examination, Departments and Research Traditions in Economic History: The Anglo-American Story’, to appear in vol. III of this series. 28 For further discussion see my inaugural lecture, ‘Economic Growth: The Economic and Social Historian’s Dilemma’, (University of Nottingham, 1967).