British Economy Since 1914
A Study in Decline?

By Rex Pope
Oct. 1998
Pearson Education / Longman
ISBN: 0582301947
152 pages, Illustrated, 4 " x 8 "
$36.50 paper original

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An up to date short study which examines the key debates on British economic performance since 1914. Rex Pope considers the indicators and measures involved in assessing economic performance and then looks at issues affecting the economy such as the role of government, British entrepreneurship, the state of world markets, the effect of the two world wars and the importance of cultural attitudes towards industry.
Contents
Part One: The Background

1. Introduction.
Measures of economic performance
Main arguments

Part Two: The British Economy Since 1914
2. Still Competitive: The British Economy in 1914
3. Painful Adjustment 1914-1939
4. 1939-1979: Lost Opportunities?
5. From the Ashes? The British Economy Since 1979
6. Culture and Decline

Part Three: Assessment
Part Four: Documents

Glossary
Bibliography
Index

Features
• Considers the key issues affecting Britain's economic performance: the role of government, British entrepreneurship, the state of world markets, the effect of the two world wars and the importance of cultural attitudes towards industry.
• Clear and accessible guide which is designed for a non-specialist readership.


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