American Trade Policy, 1923-1995

Hardcover | March 1, 1996

byEdward S. Kaplan

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This work covers trade policy from 1923 to 1995 taking the history of American tariffs from the Prelude to Trade Wars to the present. It begins during the period of high tariffs and discusses the arguments for and against protectionism. Cordell Hull and the Reciprocal Trade Agreements of the 1930s are discussed along with the increase in trade revenue from these agreements. The major changes in trade policy including GATT, the European Community, and many more are discussed in the work. It is part of an on-going debate among economic historians over the supposed movement of the United States toward protectionism since the 1980s.

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This work covers trade policy from 1923 to 1995 taking the history of American tariffs from the Prelude to Trade Wars to the present. It begins during the period of high tariffs and discusses the arguments for and against protectionism. Cordell Hull and the Reciprocal Trade Agreements of the 1930s are discussed along with the increase ...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:192 pages, 9.58 × 6.39 × 0.81 inPublished:March 1, 1996Publisher:GREENWOOD PRESS INC.

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ISBN - 10:0313294801

ISBN - 13:9780313294808

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?This thorough account views current American trade policy from the perspective of more than 70 years of US international trade history....Recommended for upper-division undergraduate through faculty collections.?-Choice