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Capitalism in contention

business leaders and political economy in modern Britain

by Jonathan Boswell

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York, NY, USA .
Written in

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Capitalism -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Mixed economy -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Business and politics -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Great Britain -- Economic policy -- 1945-1964.,
    • Great Britain -- Economic policy -- 1964-1979.,
    • Great Britain -- Economic policy -- 1979-1997.,
    • Great Britain -- Economic conditions -- 20th century.,
    • Great Britain -- Social policy.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-245) and index.

      StatementJonathan Boswell and James Peters.
      ContributionsPeters, James, 1966-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC256.5 .B58 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 251 p. ;
      Number of Pages251
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL663429M
      ISBN 100521582253, 0521588049
      LC Control Number97008959

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