Decline to Fall: The Making of British Macro-economic Policy and the 1976 IMF Crisis (Hardback)Douglas Wass (author)
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Publisher: Oxford University Press
Number of pages: 402
Weight: 741 g
Dimensions: 243 x 161 x 28 mm
the definitive inside account of the crisis of the mid-1970s ... by no less an authority than Sir Douglas Wass, Permanent Secretary to the Treasury under Denis Healey's chancellorship. * William Keegan, The Observer *
What distinguishes this book from many memoirs and diaries of the period, is its reliance on official documents rather than independently unverifiable comment...essential reading for poitical scientists, economists and economic historians...This lucid and scholarly account will also be a first port of call for future scholars of the period. * Public Service Magazine *
Every historian of the period will need to read this book. Policymakers would benefit greatly from reading it. And students of politics and government will be fascinated. * Forrest Capie, Bankhistorisches Archiv *
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