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The Political Economy of the Special Relationship: Anglo-American Development from the Gold Standard to the Financial Crisis

Jeremy Green

Abstract

This book studies how America's global financial power was created and shaped through its special relationship with Britain. The rise of global finance in the latter half of the twentieth century has long been understood as one chapter in a larger story about the postwar growth of the United States. This book challenges this popular narrative. Revealing the Anglo-American origins of financial globalization, the book sheds new light on Britain's hugely significant, but often overlooked, role in remaking international capitalism alongside America. Drawing from new archival research, the book que ... More

Keywords: global finance, postwar growth, United States, financial globalization, financial power, British capitalism, Anglo-American development

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780691197326
Published to Princeton Scholarship Online: January 2021 DOI:10.23943/princeton/9780691197326.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jeremy Green, author
University of Cambridge