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Author Cockett, Richard.

Title Thinking the unthinkable : think-tanks and the economic counter-revolution 1931-1983 / Richard Cockett
Edition [Revised edition]
Published London : HarperCollins, 1995

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Description x, 389 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 20 cm
Contents 1. Keynes and the Crisis of Liberalism, 1931-1939 -- 2. The Beveridge Report and The Road to Serfdom -- 3. The Mont Pelerin Society -- 4. The Vision of a Chicken-Farmer: The Institute of Economic Affairs -- 5. 'A Confounded Nuisance' - The IEA at Work -- 6. The Failure of Edward Heath's Government and the Founding of the Centre for Policy Studies -- 7. 'The Heroic Age' I: The Years of Opposition, 1974-1979 -- 8. 'The Heroic Age' II: The Years of Government, 1979-1983 -- Epilogue: The Political Economy of Major Smith
Analysis Great Britain
Politics History, 1918-
Notes "First published in Great Britain by HarperCollins Publishers 1994"--T.p. verso
"Published, with revisions, by Fontana Press 1995"--T.p. verso
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 373-380) and index
Subject Economics -- Research -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Economics -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Free enterprise -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Government consultants -- Great Britain.
Policy scientists -- Great Britain.
Research institutes -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
United Kingdom -- Economic policy -- 1918-1945.
United Kingdom -- Economic policy -- 1945-
United Kingdom -- Economic policy -- 1945-1964.
LC no. 95219750
ISBN 0006375863 (paperback)