By Neil Rollings
This booklet questions traditional bills of the heritage of ecu integration and British enterprise. Integration debts conventionally concentrate on the countryside, whereas Neil Rollings specializes in company and its function within the improvement of eu integration, which enterprise historians have ignored to date. company supplied a key hyperlink among monetary integration, political integration, and the method of Europeanization. British businessmen perceived early on that eu integration intended even more than the removing of price lists and entry to new markets. certainly, British access into the eu group might adjust the entire panorama of the ecu operating atmosphere. attention of ecu integration used to be published as a posh, relative, and dynamic factor, protecting many matters reminiscent of pageant coverage, taxation, and corporate legislation. in response to wide archival learn, this e-book makes use of the case of commercial to stress the necessity to mixture nationwide histories with the historical past of ecu integration.
Read Online or Download British Business in the Formative Years of European Integration, 1945-1973 PDF
Best economic history books
Andre Gunder Frank asks us to ReOrient our perspectives clear of Eurocentrism—to see the increase of the West as an insignificant blip in what used to be, and is back changing into, an Asia-centered global. In a daring problem to got historiography and social concept he activates its head the area in line with Marx, Weber, and different theorists, together with Polanyi, Rostow, Braudel, and Wallerstein.
`This paintings may be imperative for someone who undertakes critical scholarly examine in commercial association. With its an expert authors and editors, this e-book deals us worthy fabrics, in regards to the paintings of writers lengthy forgotten and others inadequately well-known, which could give a contribution a lot to knowing within the box.
Sir John Hicks made a tremendous contribution to nearly each element of recent monetary thought. His various and artistic paintings has left a massive effect at the self-discipline. members: Christopher Bliss, Oxford collage; John S. Chipman, college of Minnesota; Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen, Vanderbilt collage; Richard Goodwin, college of Siena; Frank H.
Walter Lippmann used to be the main distinct American journalist and public thinker of the 20th century. yet he used to be additionally anything extra: a public economist who helped hundreds of thousands of standard voters make feel of the main devastating financial melancholy in background. Craufurd Goodwin deals a brand new point of view from which to view this celebrated yet simply in part understood icon of yank letters.
Additional resources for British Business in the Formative Years of European Integration, 1945-1973
EFTA was not, therefore, an insignificant market for Britain, and, combined with the Commonwealth, they together still constituted 43 percent of total British exports in 1963. Some of the EFTA countries did apply to join the EC at the same time as Britain, but even so, any preferential advantage in these two groups would have been lost with EC membership. Yet the importance of EFTA varied across products with some industries seeing little benefit in EFTA in its own right. The chemical industry is an obvious example here.
Old customers, even in countries which are starting their own factories, are clamouring for supplies and are rationed by 4 5 6 Christopher Lord, Absent at the Creation: Britain and the Formation of the European Community, 1950–2 (Dartmouth: Aldershot, 1996), 159. A. K. Cairncross, Years of Recovery: British Economic Policy 1945–1951 (London: Methuen, 1985); and Catherine Schenk, Britain and the Sterling Area: From Devaluation to Convertibility in the 1950s (London: Routledge, 1994). Sidney Pollard, The Wasting of the British Economy: British Economic Policy 1945 to the Present (London: Croom Helm, 1982).
A Comment on Broadberry and Crafts’ Approach to Britain’s Early Post-war Economic Performance,” Business History, Vol. 40, No. 2 (1998), 63–4. N. Oulton, “Effective Protection of British industry,” in W. M. ), Public Assistance to Industry: Protection and Subsidies in Britain and Europe (Lon¨ Weltwirtschaft, don: Macmillan for the Trade Policy Research Centre and the Institut fur 1976), 46–90; and J. E. Anderson and J. P. Neary, “A New Approach to Evaluating Trade Policy,” Review of Economic Studies, Vol.