The European Economy 1914-2000

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Routledge, 2002 M01 10 - 344 páginas

As in earlier editions of this work, Professor Aldcroft presents a succinct and lucid account of the development and problems of the European economy throughout the twentieth century. The text divides into several clearly defined sub-periods:

  • the aftermath of the First World War and reconstruction in the 1920s
  • the depression and recovery of the 1930s
  • the impact of the Second World War and the new division of Europe
  • the postwar boom of the 1950s and 1960s
  • the growth slowdown of the 1970s and the pervasive problems of inflation and unemployment.

This new edition incorporates extensive revisions, including wide range coverage of the impact of economics union and the demise of the centrally-planned economies, revised bibliographies and topics for discussion.

The European Economy 1914-2000 provides an invaluable guide to the major economic changes in both Western and Eastern Europe during the twentieth century.

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Introduction
1
1 THE END OF THE OLD ORDER 19141921
4
2 RECOVERY AND INSTABILITY PROBLEMS IN THE 1920s
30
3 ECONOMIC CRISIS AND RECOVERY 19291939
61
4 WAR AND RECONSTRUCTION 19401950
94
5 WESTERN EUROPES SUSTAINED EXPANSION 19501970
128
6 THE SOCIALIST ECONOMIES OF EASTERN EUROPE 19501970
163
7 WESTERN CAPITALISM IN THE 1970s
188
THE SEARCH FOR STABILITY
211
9 EASTERN EUROPE IN TRANSITION 19701990
245
10 TOWARDS A UNITED EUROPE 19902000
269
Further Reading
295
Index
315
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Dereck Aldcroft is Research Professor in Economic History at Manchester Metropolitan University. As well as the three previous editions of this book, he is the author of numerous books on the history of the European Economy stretching back three decades

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