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Published: 13 January 2015

304 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198723509

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The Liberal Party and the Economy, 1929-1964

Peter Sloman

Oxford Historical Monographs

  • The first detailed study of the British Liberal Party's economic thought during the twentieth century
  • Analyses the complex relationship between British Liberalism and the early neoliberal movement in politics and economics
  • Sets the party political activities of leading economists such as John Maynard Keynes, William Beveridge, and Roy Harrod in a broader context
  • Sheds new light on the reception and use of Keynesian ideas in British politics during the 1920s and 1930s
  • Allows historians, political scientists, and journalists to set the current Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition in a richer historical context