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Author Geiger, Till
Title Britain and the economic problem of the Cold War : the political economy and the economic impact of the British defence effort, 1945-1955 / Till Geiger
Imprint Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, Vt. : Ashgate, c2004
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS OPACMSG BARCODE
 人文社會聯圖  HC260.D4 G44 2004    AVAILABLE    30610020186847
 Modern History Library  330.941 G312    AVAILABLE    30550100374964
Descript xiii, 357 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Series Modern economic and social history series
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [327]-348) and index
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
Subject Great Britain -- Defenses -- Economic aspects
Great Britain -- Economic conditions -- 1945-1964
Cold War -- Economic aspects
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