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External Economic Policy Since the War (Whitehall Histories)

L. Pressnell

External Economic Policy Since the War (Whitehall Histories)

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Published by Frank Cass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economic history,
  • International economics,
  • Postwar period, 1945 to c 2000,
  • History: World,
  • History,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Military,
  • Economics - General,
  • Business & Economics / Economics / General,
  • Military - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7800302M
    ISBN 100714651133
    ISBN 109780714651132

      The author. David C. Engerman, Ottilie Springer professor of history at Brandeis University, was born in Rochester, New York, and initially “lived the suburban life typical of the children of white academics of the s and s, punctuated by two year-long stays in Oxford – one of which, to my present embarrassment, I hated with every bone in my eight-year-old body”.


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March 13th (updated: March 18th ): The unfolding Covid crisis is set to be the External Economic Policy Since the War book severe external shock to the global and Irish economy since World War 2, but at least we can take some comfort in the fact that it will in External Economic Policy Since the War book be many times less severe than the war.

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