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New article on Thomas Attwood and the Birmingham School in latest issue of Parliamentary History

My article ‘Radicals, Tories or monomaniacs?: The Birmingham currency reformers in the House of Commons, 1832-67’ has just been published in the latest issue of Parliamentary History, 31 (2012), pp. 354-77. The article grew out of research for the 1832-68 … Continue reading

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Quantitative easing in 19th century Britain

Since 2008 governments and central banks have resorted to a variety of unconventional policies to revive flat-lining economies. With interest rates already at historic lows, central banks have used Quantitative Easing or QE to inject money into stricken economies. In … Continue reading

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