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The Two Nations
A Financial Study of English History

ISBN 9781138865372
Published March 31, 2015 by Routledge
272 Pages

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Book Description

This book was first published in 1935. An exploration of the 'two nations' looking the medieval managed currency and its collapse, the failure of the Stuarts through to Bishop Berkeley, the corn law revolts, Ireland and America, to the 1920s and prosperity, crisis and counter attack in 1935.

Table of Contents



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I. The Medieval Managed Currency and its Collapse… 1

II. The Failure of the Stuarts… 12

III. The Orange… 28

IV. The Origin of the Progressive Legend… 35

V. Bishop Berkeley… 53

VI. The Americans and the Whigs… 65

VII. The First Breakdown… 74

VIII. Unnecessary Poverty… 85

IX. Cheques and Notes… 103

X. The Repeal of the Corn Laws… 113

XI. The First Revolts… 125

XII. The Turn of the Tide… 141

XIII. The Exceptional Auxiliary… 154

XIV. Disraeli’s Rule… 165

XV. Ireland… 179

XVI. Machine Running Down… 186

XVII. America… 200

XVIII. The 1920’s… 221

XIX. Crisis and the Counter Attack… 234

Epilogue… 250

Index… 255

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Christopher Hollis