This new edition of The European Economy 1914-1980 has been up-dated and revised to take account of the decade 1980-90 and, as such, covers some of the most dramatic and profound economic events of the twentieth century. The European Economy 1914-1990 includes two additional chapters, one dealing with the Western European economies, and in particular, the fight against inflation and unempolyment, which dominated the period. Chapter 9 assesses the astounding events in Eastern Europe and the initial movements towards the establishment of market economies.
From reviews of the first edition:
'An excellent introductory volume, difficult to fault, well- balanced, lucid, reliable, civilized.' - Economics
'Based on a comprehensive range of source material … Aldcroft has great knowledge and much understanding of twentieth century economics.' - Times Higher Education Supplement
'Aldcroft demonstrates his confirmed ability to summarise with clarity and understanding the research of others…a reliable guide to the present state of knowledge and there is no other single work in the field of which that can be said.' - West European Politics
'Well-written and clearly organised … he uses his statistics judiciously to amplify the text … the bibliography is ample and up-to-date.' - The Historian