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Author Name:    MEYER, F.V.

Title:   Britain's Colonies in World Trade

Publisher:    Geoffrey Cumberlege, Oxford University Press, London, 1948, 

Seller ID:   97579

MEYER, F.V. Britain's Colonies in World Trade. London: Geoffrey Cumberlege,Oxford University Press, 1948. Issued under the auspices of the Royal Inst itute for International Affairs. Pp. (6),[vii]-xvi,[1]-281,(3). 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "The history and economic effects of Imperial preference as applied to the trade of the British Colonies, and otherprotectionist measures taken to foster intra-imperial trade, provide the c entral theme of Dr. Meyer's book. It also outlines the history and economicimportance of the trade relations of the British Colonies with the United States and the principal commercial Powers of the continent of Europe, and the greographic region to which they belong. Finally, an attempt is made toweigh up the relative advantages to the Colonies of a trade policy primari ly designed to foster intra-imperial trade, one that favours the expansion of trade with the principal foreign Powers, and one that would develop 'regional trade'." - from the dust jacket. Contents: 1. Introduction; 2. General Survey of the Histroy of Colonial Import Preferences; 3. Detailed Accountof Preferences on Imports into the Colonial Empire; 4. The QUota Regulatio n of Textiles; 5. Discriminatory Export Duties in the Colonial Empire; 6. Preferences in the United Kingdom and Dominion Markets; 7. The Benefits of Imperial Preference; 8. A Note on Evasions and Other Forms of Discrimination; 9. British Colonial Trade with the Continent of Europe; 10. Trade Relations with the United States; 11. British West Indian Trade with Central and South America; 12. The Regional Trade of British Malaya; 13. Which Trade Policy? Name inked to ffep, faint soiling near head of spine, "discard" stamp to top edge (though no other ex-library indicators), else very good in rubbed, edgeworn, unclipped dust jacket. 30.00


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