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Extraordinary Gentlemen: the Economic League, business networks, and organised labour in war planning and rearmament

  title={Extraordinary Gentlemen: the Economic League, business networks, and organised labour in war planning and rearmament},
  author={Christopher W. Miller},
For an organisation active for three-quarters of the twentieth century and heavily backed by some of Britain’s largest companies, it is astonishing how little is known about the Economic League. Founded after the First World War by well-known and influential individuals from the upper echelons of Business to ‘disseminate economic knowledge [and] put forward the case for capitalism amongst the working class’, ephemera produced by the League, especially for the period between the world wars, was… Expand


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