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Britain and the economic problem of the Cold War : the political economy and the economic impact of the British defence effort, 1945-1955

Author: Till Geiger
Publisher: Aldershot, Hants ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub., 2004.
Series: Modern economic and social history series.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Till Geiger
ISBN: 0754602877 9780754602873
OCLC Number: 912328430
Description: XIII, 357 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Securing the people's peace : reflections on the anachronistic nature of the British warfare state in the early Cold War, 1945-55 --
An antagonistic partnership : from rivalry to Atlantic partnership --
Tied by the tail of a Kilkenny cat? : the Anglo-American relationship, British rearmament, and the political crisis of 1951 --
The next war is bound to come : defence production policy, supply departments, and defence contractors in Britain, 1945-57 --
The wasting of high technological potential? : the British warfare state, the aircraft industry, and technological nationalism, 1950-1958 --
Maintaining the war potential : rearmament and productivity in the British ammunition industry in the 1950s --
The British defence effort and investment during the transition from war to peace, 1945-1955 --
Britain and the economic impact of the Korean War --
Too much defence, too little peace production? : the British capital-goods industry, regional development, and the Korean War rearmament.
Series Title: Modern economic and social history series.
Responsibility: Till Geiger.

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