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Economic History in the 20th Century (2003) - D Baines

Economic History in the 20th Century (2003) - D Baines



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Economic history in the 20th century 
D. Baines
, 996
, 9900
Undergraduate study in
Economics, Management,Finance and the Social Sciences
This guide was prepared for the University of London by:D.E.Baines,BSc (Econ),Reader in Economic History,Department of Economic History,London School of Economics.http://www.lse.ac.ukThis is one of a series of subject guides published by the University.We regret thatdue to pressure of work the author may be unable to enter into any correspondencerelating to,or arising from,the guide.If you have any comments on this subject guide,favourable or unfavourable,please use the form at the back of this guide.This subject guide is for the use of University of London External students registered forprogrammes in the fields of Economics,Management,Finance and the Social Sciences(as applicable).The programmes currently available in these subject areas are:Access routeDiploma in EconomicsBSc Accounting and FinanceBSc Accounting with Law/Law with AccountingBSc Banking and FinanceBSc BusinessBSc Development and EconomicsBSc EconomicsBSc (Economics) in Geography,Politics and International Relations,and SociologyBSc Economics and ManagementBSc Information Systems and ManagementBSc ManagementBSc Management with Law/Law with ManagementBSc Politics and International RelationsBSc Sociology.The External ProgrammePublications OfficeUniversity of London34 Tavistock SquareLondon WC1H 9EZUnited KingdomWeb site:www.londonexternal.ac.ukPublished by:University of London Press© University of London 2003Reprinted 2004Printed by:Central Printing Service,University of London,England
Chapter 1:Unit introduction 1
1.1 What this unit is about 11.2 What is economic history? 11.3 Unit objectives 21.4 What you will learn from studying this unit 21.5 What you should be able to do after studying this unit 21.6 Some important concepts 31.7 The structure of the unit 71.8 A note on the names of countries 91.9 The subject guide 101.10 The examination 111.11 Summing up 121.12 Essential reading 121.13 Supplementary reading 12
Chapter 2:International trade and economic growth 15
What this chapter is about 15Objectives 15Learning outcomes 15Essential reading 15Additional reading 15Introduction 162.1 Factors that determine economic growth 162.2 ‘Modern economic growth’ 192.3 Industrialisation 212.4 The spread of modern economic growth 22Questions 25
Chapter 3:The development of an international economy by 1900:trade,capital and labour 27
What this chapter is about 27Objectives 27Learning outcomes 27Essential reading 27Further reading 27Introduction 283.1 Characteristics of the international economy 283.2 Why did international trade grow so fast? 293.3 Overseas investment 333.4 International migration 35Summary 36Questions 36

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