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Development of the British economy, 1914-1950.

Sidney Pollard

Development of the British economy, 1914-1950.

by Sidney Pollard

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Development of Economic Systems The British Empire was a massive maritime power during the period from and had set up numerous trading posts and slave labor sites across the Atlantic. The founding of these sites brought the Americas into the already thriving global economy. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.

The Development of the British Economy Sidney Pollard Edward Arnold. 30s. Let me recommend this book to all serious students of politics. It is notoriously difficult to write contemporary history, to analyse the main issues clearly before the dust of controversy has finally settled and to achieve a proper prospective of events that. Abstract. In the last two or three decades much new work has appeared on the period to which has tended to confirm earlier suspicions that, while the British economy was growing fairly rapidly in absolute terms, its relative position vis-à-vis the world economy was deteriorating and that British industrial and commercial performance left much to be desired.

An attempt to discover whether there was a decline in the rate of growth in the British economy between and and, if so, in what sense that decline might be said to have occurred. The book offers evidence for a revision of current ideas, together with interpretations of its : Sidney Pollard. British Empire, a worldwide system of dependencies— colonies, protectorates, and other territories—that over a span of some three centuries was brought under the sovereignty of the crown of Great Britain and the administration of the British government. The policy of granting or recognizing significant degrees of self-government by dependencies, which was favoured by the far-flung nature.


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book. No cover image. The Development of the British Economy, Preface --Great Britain at the end of the long peace --The First World War, --British industry and transport between the wars --Commercial and financial developments --Social conditions between the war --The British economy in total war, --Reconversion to peace,   This work represents a documentary sourcebook on British economic development during the postwar years.

The author provides a balanced overview of contentious themes relating to the context, dimensions, pace and consequences of Britain's relative economic decline since Pages: The Development of the British Economy by Pollard, S and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Development of the British Economy by Pollard S - AbeBooks.

The Economic Development of the British Overseas Empire., Volume 3. First published by George Routledge & Sons Ltd. inand When first published inKnowles' first volume on the economic history of the British Empire offered a ground-breaking comparative study, ranging from slavery to Factory Acts, from cold storage to ticks and mosquitoes, from rural cultures to plantation.

7 - Economic and Social Development of the British West Indies, from Settlement to ca. By B. Higman, University of the West Indies, Mona Edited by Stanley L. Engerman, University of Rochester, New York, Robert E.

Gallman, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Buy Development of the British Economy, 2nd Revised edition by Pollard, Sidney (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Sidney Pollard. THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF THE BRITISH COLONIAL EMPIRE During the early years of colonial development, and indeed until the third decade of this century, the British Government adopted a "laisser-faire" attitude towards the economic development of the colonies.

The chief aim appears in many cases to have been the main. The economic history of the United Kingdom relates the economic development in the British Isles from the absorption of Wales into England after to the early 21st century.

Scotland and England (& Wales) shared a monarch from but had separate economies until they were unified in Ireland was incorporated in the United Kingdom economy between and ; from Southern.

Commenting on the years –86 the Royal Commission on the Depression in Trade and Industry attempted to identify the malaise which they believed existed in the British economy.

The development of the British economy The development of the British economy description Object description. Bibl.:p Object description. Includes index. Object description. Second impression of work with updated bibliography and minor corrections to text Books The development of the British economy Source: Journal of Economic Literature 'This book contains a remarkable amount of advanced scholarship in British economic history, making sense of over six centuries of economic development.

It is aimed squarely at the economic history community and its authors can look forward to its influence being felt in that discipline for a long time.'.

The British Economy Since will be essential reading for students of post-war British economic history, political science and public administration - as well as for economics students focusing on the British economy. In addition, it provides the general reader Format: Paperback. The following table gives gross domestic product (GDP) estimates of the British Empire and its territories in andas a percentage of the world economy and the empire's economy, along with comparisons to the United States and Russian British imperial territory with the largest economy in was British India (including what are now Pakistan and Bangladesh), followed by.

The British Economy in the. Twentieth Century will not be so judged, being a deeply flawed exercise. It is not that the author (Senior Lecturer in Economic and Social History, University of Exeter, UK) does not know his audience; rather, at heart the.

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Between and the economy of British America became increasingly successful according to the modern measures of such things. Led by a growing demand for colonial exports, linked to an expanding commercial empire, protected and promoted by a strong imperial system, and endowed with an abundance of natural resources, the British colonies.

The end of the long peace and the First World War, ; British industry and transport between the wars; commercial and financial developments; social conditions between the wars; the British economy in total war, ; reconversion to peace, ; production and incomes, ; trade and finance in transformation; the government and the economy; a new departure in economic.

Britain's economy The historian Hugh Trevor-Roper suggested in that the s were a time of crisis and economic breakdown. Historians nowadays see the Early Modern age as a time.

Read more about this on Questia. Great Britain, officially United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, constitutional monarchy ( est. pop. 65,), 94, sq mi (, sq km), on the British Isles, off W Europe.

McCusker and Menard provided the first important overview of the British American economy, based on a survey of existing economic history, and it remains a standard starting point for reviewing the trends in economic development across the entire spectrum of colonial development.The British war economy, 05/ by Murphy, Mary Elizabeth, texts.

eye 2 The development of the British economy, 05/ by Pollard, Sidney. texts. eye 1 fav-sergiomargarido Mediatype collection Publicdate Sort_order members Subject favorites.During 19th and first half of 20th century, if we include the so called ‘informal empire’ of independent states which were in effect satellite economies of Britain, around one-third of the globe was British in economic and cultural sense.

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