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The Global Economy 1944-2000 : The limits of ideology - Scott Newton

The Global Economy 1944-2000

The limits of ideology

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Published: 30th January 2004
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By bringing a clear historical perspective to the study of the world economy since 1944, Scott Newton shows how it has changed over time in response to the balance of forces within and between countries, and is not simply destined for free market globalization or any other 'inevitable' fate. Scott Newton is Reader in Modern British and International History at the University of Cardiff, UK. By bringing a clear historical perspective to the study of the world economy since 1944, Scott Newton shows how it has changed over time in response to the balance of forces within and between countries, and is not simply destined for free market globalization or any other 'inevitable' fate. "A critical view of our current world order that highlights the political and economic tensions that plague it. Bravo A challenging book that fills an important gap. Highly Recommended."--"CHOICE" "A critical view of our current world order that highlights the political and economic tensions that plague it. Bravo A challenging book that fills an important gap. Highly Recommended."--"CHOICE" "A godsend for all those who need to get their own minds - let alone their students' minds - around one of the most important yet complicated phenomena of the 20th century. This is "grand sweep history" at its best."--Peter Hennessy, Atlee Professor of Contemporary British History ""


"A critical view of our current world order that highlights the political and economic tensions that plague it. Bravo! A challenging book that fills an important gap. Highly Recommended."-- Choice

Acknowledgementsp. vi
List of Tables and Figuresp. vii
Introductionp. ix
New Orders, 1940-1946p. 1
The Limits of Liberalism, 1946-1951p. 27
The Road to Convertibility, 1951-1958p. 55
The Fall of the Postwar Order, 1958-1971p. 79
The Quest for a New International Economic Order, 1971-1980p. 103
The Liberal Revival, 1981-1990p. 130
Globalization, 1990-2000p. 153
Conclusionp. 178
Select Bibliographyp. 183
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ISBN: 9780340761380
ISBN-10: 0340761385
Series: Arnold Publication
Audience: BAC
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 212
Published: 30th January 2004
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.3 x 15.7  x 1.0
Weight (kg): 0.37
Edition Number: 1