The United States and European Reconstruction: 1945-1960 / Edition 1

The United States and European Reconstruction: 1945-1960 / Edition 1

by John Killick
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1853311782

ISBN-13: 9781853311789

Pub. Date: 02/25/1998

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

An accessible introduction to a key aspect in economic history—the impact of American financial intervention in Europe after World War II. Did "American dollars save the world"?

Overview

An accessible introduction to a key aspect in economic history—the impact of American financial intervention in Europe after World War II. Did "American dollars save the world"?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781853311789
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
Publication date:
02/25/1998
Series:
BAAS Paperbacks Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.66(h) x (d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

List of Figuresvi
List of Tablesvii
Abbreviationsix
1Introduction1
2Overview: Atlantic Trade and Payments, 1945-196014
3Anglo-American Plans for Postwar Reconstruction23
4The North American Loans32
5America and Western Europe, 1944-194743
6The Immediate Postwar Recovery, 1945-194756
7The Crisis of 194765
8The Origins and Intentions of the Marshall Plan80
9The Marshall Plan: Aims and Achievements94
10The Marshall Plan and the Larger Countries105
11The Marshall Plan and the Smaller Countries123
12The Marshall Plan and European Integration134
13The United States, Britain and European Unity147
14The Marshall Plan and European Society, 1945-1960155
15The End of the Dollar Gap, 1950-1970171
16Conclusion: Prosperity and Convergence180
Suggestions for Further Reading189
Index199

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