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Table of Contents Introduction Chapter One: Problems of Perspective: The Myth of Free Trade Britain and Fortress France Chapter Two: The History of British Economic Policy Chapter Three: The Unbearable Lightness of Drink: Assessing the Effects of British Tariffs on French Wine Chapter Four: The Beginnings: Trade and the Struggle for European Power in the late 1600s Chapter Five: Counterfactuals or What If? Chapter Six: Wine, Beer, and Money: The Political Economy of Brewing and Eighteenth-Century British Fiscal Policy Chapter Seven: The Political Economy of Nineteenth-Century Trade Chapter Eight: Trade and Taxes in Retrospect: Were British Fiscal Exceptionalism and Economic Success Linked? Appendix: Modelling the Effects of British and French Tariffs on National Income Notes Bibliography Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Great Britain -- Commercial policy -- History.
Tariff on wine -- Great Britain -- History.
Great Britain -- Foreign economic relations -- France.
France -- Foreign economic relations -- Great Britain.