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Post-war economic policies in Britain.

Wilson, Harold Sir

Post-war economic policies in Britain.

by Wilson, Harold Sir

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Published by Fabian Society in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain -- Economic policy

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesFabian Society. Tract series -- no. 309, Fabian tract -- no. 309
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21583438M

    Reviews 'Challenging familiar views of Britain's postwar decline, this provocative and wide-ranging collection focuses on growing affluence as a more appropriate framework for understanding political, social and economic developments during the s and s. The post–World War II economic expansion, also known as the postwar economic boom, the long boom, and the Golden Age of Capitalism, was a period of economic prosperity in the midth century which occurred, following the end of World War II in , and lasted until the early s.

    Book Description: Explores Anglo-American economic diplomacy in South America during the Second World War. Thomas Mills explores Anglo-American relations in the previously neglected region of South America during the Second World War to add a new dimension to our understanding of the two powers.   The work also stresses the importance of situating union responses to the crisis within the socio-historical evolution of their political economies during the rise and decline of the post-war economic boom. The Social Democratic affiliation of unions in Britain, West Germany and Sweden make them particularly by:

    This book brings into focus the major figures of the political scene - Churchill, Eden, Wilson, Heath, Callaghan, Thatcher and Major - and the aims and achievements of the post-war governments, as well as the changing fortunes of Britain in relation to the rest of the world. Until , the authors argue, Britain was still considered a world power/5(4).   The United States also recognized during the post-war period the need to restructure international monetary arrangements, spearheading the creation of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank — institutions designed to ensure an open, capitalist international : Mike Moffatt.


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