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- When Britain Went Bust The 1976 IMF Crisis
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Free download When Britain Went Bust The 1976 IMF Crisis 105 S Macpherson Permanent Secretary of the Treasury 2005 16 ‘Richard Roberts is the master narrator of the concentrated slice of financial history with rich political social and human dimensions Calmly authoritatively and with flashes of humour he tells the story in When Britain Went Bust of the tumultuous crisis that ended the post war dream Following the seam he mined in Saving theCity Roberts observes how Britain emerged into the epoch in which we still live’ David Kynaston author of City of London The History About the Author Richard Roberts is Professor of Contemporary Financial History at King’s College London An author of eight previous books on banking history and world finance he is on the advisory boards of OMFIF and the Gulbenkian Foundation Lisbon a trustee of the Barings Archive Trust and writes a monthly column for GlobalCapita.characters When Britain Went Bust The 1976 IMF Crisis
Free download When Britain Went Bust The 1976 IMF Crisis 105 For information on OMFIF Press titles visit omfiforgshop THE 1976 SAGA REVISITED BRITAIN’S IMF CRISIS 40 YEARS ON The pound is in free fall The government is divided Foreign creditors are clamouring for tough action The chancellor of the excheuer is under pressure from competing party loyalties The balance of payments seems out of control Welcome to the world of 1976 when James Callaghan’s government had to resort to the IMF to prevent disaster Richard Roberts’ fast paced account unveils the intricacies and intrigues of a watershed in British and international economic history – a chronicle displaying similarities to Britain’s predicament after the vote to leave the European Union ‘This excellent book is both accurate and perceptive – a much needed unmatched historical analysis Roberts gives a clear account of how Jim Callaghan pr.
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Free download When Britain Went Bust The 1976 IMF Crisis 105 Esided over an exhaustive democratic debate in Cabinet over the IMF package and every possible avenue was explored before not before time he sided with Denis Healey’ Lord David Owen Foreign Secretary 1977 79 ‘Professor Roberts has made an interesting and timely contribution to the literature on the 1976 sterling crisis But he has done – showing how it stemmed in part from the 1944 Bretton Woods agreements and in part from the policies governments generally – not just the British Government – adopted on the basis they laid down’ Sir Douglas Wass Permanent Secretary of the Treasury 1974 83 ‘Richard Roberts is our foremost economic historian His book should be compulsory reading for Treasury and Bank of England officials But you do not have to be an economist to enjoy it merely interested in why Britain is where it is’ Lord Nichola.