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Response to Review of Shareholder Democracies? Corporate Governance in Britain and Ireland before 1850

We would like to thank James McSwain for his generous review of our book. He has summarised well the contents and argument about the trends in joint-stock politics in Britain and Ireland during the 18th and 19th centuries. He describes the institutions of corporate governance as part of a ‘panoply of risk management tools’ (pp.Continue reading “Response to Review of Shareholder Democracies? Corporate Governance in Britain and Ireland before 1850”

Response to Review of Shadows of Progress: Documentary Film in Post-War Britain

As a central aim of our book was to cast light into a hitherto shadowed corner, all reviews are welcome. It is particularly gratifying, however, to read one that recognises something of the context of the book’s creation and takes the time to offer a seriously engaged close commentary. Approaching, effectively, a new area ofContinue reading “Response to Review of Shadows of Progress: Documentary Film in Post-War Britain”