An economic history of twentieth-century Europe : from laissez-faire to globalization

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  • Economic history of 20th-century Europe
  • Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press 2006
Physical description
1 online resource (374 p.)
  • 0-511-80062-2
  • 0-511-64828-6
  • 0-511-16780-6
  • 0-511-56863-0
  • 0-511-16832-2
  • Description based upon print version of record.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Other format: Also published in printed form.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
  • English
  • Available in electronic full text to members of the University via the Library web catalogue.
  • Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Boxes; Figures; Tables; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1 Europe's laissez-faire system and its impact before World War I; Chapter 2 Decline of laissez-faire and the rise of the regulated market system; Chapter 3 Economic dirigisme in authoritarian-fascist regimes; Chapter 4 The centrally planned economic system; Chapter 5 Mixed economy and welfare state in an integrated post-World War II Western Europe; Chapter 6 Globalization: return to laissez-faire?; Bibliography; Index
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