An Economic History of Twentieth-Century Europe: Economic Regimes from Laissez-Faire to Globalization / Edition 1

An Economic History of Twentieth-Century Europe: Economic Regimes from Laissez-Faire to Globalization / Edition 1

by Ivan T. Berend
     
 

This is a major new history of economic regimes and economic performance throughout the twentieth century. Ivan T. Berend looks at the historic development of the twentieth-century European economy, examining both its failures and its successes in responding to the challenges of this crisis-ridden and troubled but highly successful age. The book surveys the rise and… See more details below

Overview

This is a major new history of economic regimes and economic performance throughout the twentieth century. Ivan T. Berend looks at the historic development of the twentieth-century European economy, examining both its failures and its successes in responding to the challenges of this crisis-ridden and troubled but highly successful age. The book surveys the rise and fall of the various economic regimes that were invented and introduced in Europe during the twentieth century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521672689
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/30/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
372
Product dimensions:
6.89(w) x 9.76(h) x 0.94(d)

Meet the Author

Ivan T. Berend is Distinguished Professor of History at the University of California Los Angeles. His numerous publications include Decades of Crisis: Central and Eastern Europe Before World War II (1998) and History Derailed: Central and Eastern Europe in the 'Long' Nineteenth Century (2003).

Table of Contents

1Europe's laissez-faire system and its impact before World War 110
2Decline of laissez-faire and the rise of the regulated market system42
3Economic dirigisme in authoritarian-fascist regimes92
4The centrally planned economic system133
5Mixed economy and welfare state in an integrated post-World War II Western Europe190
6Globalization : return to laissez-faire?263

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