The financial crisis of 1931 marked a turning point in British economic foreign policy, as decades of laissez-faire principles were abandoned and an active interventionist policy was introduced. This book, first published in 1936, provides an in-depth analysis of the change in Britain’s policies, and the effects these changes had on the various aspects of foreign trade.
1. Introduction 2. Monetary Policy 3. Financial Policy 4. Commercial Policy 5. Imperial Trade Policy 6. Agricultural Policy 7. Labour Policy 8. Other Aspects of Policy 9. General Conclusions