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Managing British colonial and post-colonial development : the crown agents, 1914-74

Author: David Sunderland
Publisher: Woodbridge, UK ; New York : Boydell & Brewer, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A survey of the Crown Agents during a turbulent and eventful period.

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sunderland, David, 1958-
Managing British colonial and post-colonial development.
Woodbridge, UK ; New York : Boydell & Brewer, 2007
(OCoLC)608088076
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Sunderland
ISBN: 9781843833017 1843833018
OCLC Number: 85830053
Description: 296 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. The public issue of loans --
2. Other sources of finance --
3. The management of colonial investment Funds --
4. The management of the Joint Colonial Fund and the Joint Miscellaneous Fund --
5. The cost of supplies --
6. Procurement from the early 1960s and delivery delays --
7. Miscellaneous roles --
8. The move into secondary banking --
9. The collapse of the secondary banking venture --
App. 1. The Crown Agents, 1920-74 --
App. 2. Market finance, 1914-68 --
App. 3. Non-market finance, 1920-65 --
App. 4. 1954 Investment Funds, wartime gifts and loans, 1936 procurement --
App. 5. Crown Agents' own account activities --
App. 6. FMI investment in associated companies, 1969-74.
Responsibility: David Sunderland.

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Deals with some of the most important [.] questions of British imperial history: the costs and benefits of British colonialism for the colonies and for the domestic British economy. [.] A fine study. Read more...

 
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