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The Political Economy of the Anglosphere: Geography Trumps History

John Ravenhill and Jefferson Huebner

in The Anglosphere: Continuity, Dissonance and Location

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780197266618
eISBN:
9780191896064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266618.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Economic integration among Anglosphere economies peaked during the period from 1870 to 1960. Maintenance of Imperial Preferences and the Sterling Area ensured that Britain remained the dominant ... More


‘What Are We Doing to Earn Dollars?’: The Old and New Commonwealths in an Era of Internationalism and Decolonization, 1940–1960

David Thackeray

in Forging a British World of Trade: Culture, Ethnicity, and Market in the Empire-Commonwealth, 1880-1975

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198816713
eISBN:
9780191858345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198816713.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

The Dominions, with the key exception of Canada, were members of the Sterling Area, which meant they continued to be connected to an economic system centred on London after 1945. However, this system ... More


The Balance of Payments

Jim Tomlinson

in Managing the Economy, Managing the People: Narratives of Economic Life in Britain from Beveridge to Brexit

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198786092
eISBN:
9780191827778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786092.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

This chapter traces the changing representation of the balance-of-payments ‘problem’ from the 1940s through the post-war period, and the reasons for its virtual disappearance as an important ... More


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