• Rosemary Thorp
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This Introduction attempts three tasks. First, it explains the context and main conclusions of the volume. Second, for readers like myself who come to ‘world economy’ issues from a ‘peripheral’ background, it attempts a survey of the international events leading up to the Great Depression and the prevailing views on recovery in the Centre. This section is not for, and is written with apologies to, those specialised in the Centre literature, and simply aims to give an introduction to that literature. Third, the chapter ends with some thoughts on issues for further research coming out of our papers and our debates.


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