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Economic elements in the Pax Britannica

Albert H. Imlah

Economic elements in the Pax Britannica

studies in British foreign trade in the nineteenth century

by Albert H. Imlah

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Published by Harvard University Press, Oxford University Press in Cambridge, Mass, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Albert H. Imlah.
The Physical Object
Pagination224p.,ill.,24cm
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18160720M

Consider the times of the Pax Romana, Pax Britannica, and Pax Americana. By empowering other countries by trading with them (since they gain proportionally more than us), we’re moving the world into a multi-polar age—these have historically been violent times, think of the Warring States period in China, or Early Modern Europe. The following is a special report written for the Britannica Book of the Year (events of ). It reflects on the state of postcolonial Africa 50 years after 17 African countries became independent. The currency of the tag postcolonial as a cognomen for countries that once laboured under.

  [From: A. Imlah, Economic Elements of the Pax Britannica, New York; and M. Levy-Leboyer and F. Bourguignon, L’Economie Francaise au XIXe siecle, Paris.] Britain preached the gospel of free trade and France was cast in the role of the . The project now underway to produce a new, multi-volume print and online edition of Mitchell’s celebrated British Historical Statistics (BHS) is an opportunity to examine the history of : Roger Middleton.

  Pax Britannica The period of UK global economic dominance in the 19th and early 20th centuries was classically studied in Imlah’s masterpiece Economic Elements in the Pax Britannica. This analysed the way in which throughout most of the 19th century large scale capital exports from the UK stabilised the world economy and geopolitical situation. UK Public Revenue; Patrick K. O’Brien and Philip A. Hunt. ‘The rise of a fiscal state in England, ’. Historical Research 66 (): pp– Note: Pax Britannica refers to the century between the end of the Napoleonic Wars and the beginning of the First World War, in which (compared to earlier or subsequent periods) Europe and most of the world was relatively peaceful.


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With the overthrow of Napoleon, Britain showed that she would participate in the maintenance of peace, and she began to promote peaceful development in other countries as well as at home by freely exporting machinery.

Distinctive Elements in the Paz Britannica -- 2. Real values in British Foreign Trade, -- 3. British Balance of Payments and Export of Capital, -- 4.

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Economic elements in the Pax Britannica;: Studies in British foreign trade in the nineteenth century5/5(1). This book by world-expert Barry Gough examines the period of Pax Britannica, in the century before World War I.

Following events of those years, the book follows how the British failed to maintain their global hegemony of sea power in the face of continental challenges.

Economic Elements in the Pax Britannica by Albert H. Imlah was published on 05 Feb by Harvard University Press. Get this from a library. Economic elements in the Pax Britannica; studies in British foreign trade in the nineteenth century.

[Albert Henry Imlah]. Before Morris published under her assigned birth name, "James ", and is known particularly for the Pax Britannica trilogy, a history of the British Empire, and for portraits of cities, notably Oxford, Venice,/5.

Pax Britannica (Latin for "British Peace", modelled after Pax Romana) was the period of relative peace between the Great Powers during which the British Empire became the global hegemonic power and adopted the role of a "global policeman".

Between anda period referred to as Britain's "imperial century", aro, square miles (26, km 2) of territory and roughly by Pol Antràs, Hans-joachim Voth - Explorations in Economic History, This paper presents new estimates of total factor productivity growth in Britain for the period We use the dual technique and argue that the estimates we derive from factor prices are.

Pax Americana (Latin for "American Peace", modeled after Pax Romana, Pax Britannica) is a term applied to the concept of relative peace in the Western Hemisphere and later the world beginning around the middle of the 20th century, thought to be caused by the preponderance of power enjoyed by the United States.

Although the term finds its primary utility in the latter half of the 20th century. In this second book of the Pax Britannica, we have all of the Empire from Newfoundland in to Bermuda in when Englishmen shipwrecked on the reef during a hurricane and consequently, inspired William Shakespeare to write The European possessions are here, too/5.

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Studies in British Foreign Trade in the Nineteenth Century. By Albert H. Imlah. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, Pp. xiii, $6. It is difficult to exaggerate the debt owed to Albert H.

Imlah by students of recent British economic history for the remarkable series of calculations he hasAuthor: S. Saul. Imlah, Albert H., Economic Elements of the Pax Britannica (New York: Katzenstein's recent book on comparative democratic corporatism uses an approach closer to economic culture by focusing on the timing of industrialization, the international political context, and the indigenous social structure to understand the mix of social economic Cited by: The Rise and Fall of England: 8.

Pax Britannica. Tuesday, October 1, Its faith in the beneficent effects of political and economic freedom, moreover, found support in the ris­ing standard of living of the masses.

and London the World’s Banker. To sum it all up in its most impres­sive aspect, it was the age of the Pax Britannica. Abstract. It was in the Americas that a repositioning of power took place during the first few decades of Pax British consolidated their authority in British North America, aided, as we have seen, by the development of Bermuda as a naval base, which supplemented their old anchors of empire at such places as Antigua and : Barry Gough.

Vol. 19, No. 3, Sep., In addition, an extensive book review section keeps readers informed about the latest work in economic history and related fields. Instructions for Contributors at Cambridge Journals Online. Coverage: (Vol. 1, No. 1 - Vol.

74, No. 4) Economic Elements in the Pax Britannica. Other articles where Pax Britannica is discussed: 20th-century international relations: Industry, technology, and trade: (with some exaggeration) as the Pax Britannica.

The pound sterling became the preferred reserve currency of the world and the Bank of England the hub of international finance. British textiles, machinery, and shipping dominated the markets of Asia, South America, and much. It is stated on this article that the Pax Britannica began at the Battle of Trafalgar, although, according to the article on the United Kingdom, it began at the battle of Waterloo.

Which is correct?8 June (UTC) That depends on the definition of Pax Britannica which is almost self-contradictory in the article intro.C: This article has been rated as C-Class on the.

The book is broken down thematically to focus on the main elements of Pax Britannica: military, economic, and political. The time period covered by this text is between the onset of the American Revolution in and the s and s, a time frame that ends before the typical narrative of decolonisation.The second instalment of the Pax Britannica Trilogy by Jan Morris, recreates the British Empire at its dazzling climax - the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria incelebrated as a festival of imperial strength, unity, and splendour.

This classic work of history portrays a nation at the very height of its vigour and self-satisfaction, imposing on the rest of the world its traditions and /5(2).