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A course of two lectures per week, with tutorial classes, throughout the year.

SYLLАВus. The course comprises : (1) An outline of medieval economic organization, and of the major economic developments of the sixteenth and seven- teenth centuries, illustrated by English economic history; a discussion in some detail of the development of industrial capitalism in England to about the middle of the nineteenth century ;- English economic history since 1850, with particular attention to the changing place of Great Britain in the world economy. (2) An outline (about 10 lectures) of the economic history of Australia.

Students are required to prepare exercises and essays as set by tutors and lecturers.

Boons.. (a) Recommended for preliminary reading:

8tenton, D. M. English Society in the Early Middle Ages. (Pelican, 1951.) Bindoff, S. T.—Tudor England. (Pelican, 1950.)

(These are only two of the excellent series of volumes comprising the Pelican History of England. All volumes are useful, and students are strongly advised to buy some or all of them not only for background reading but because they contain good general treatments of the economic history of the respective periods with which they deal.)

Ashley, W. J. L.—Economic Organization of England. (New ed., Longmans.)

*Shaw, A. G. L.—The Economic Development of Australia. (Longmans.) (b) Prescribed text-books:

Crawford, R. M. Australia. (Hutchinson.)

*Clapham, J. 1.—A Concise Economic History of Britain to 1750. (C.U.P.) 103

*Clark, G. N.—The Wealth of England, 1496-1760. (H.U.L.)

*Ashton, T. S.—The Industrial Revolution, 1760-1830. (H.U.L.)

*George, M. D. England in Transition. (Penguin, 1953.)

Court, W. H.

B. —A

Concise Economic History of Britain from 1750 to Recent Times. (C.U.P.)

(c) It may be necessary to add to the above lists books which become available after these details go to press.

EXAMINATION. One 3-hour paper.


A course of two lectures per week, with tutorial classes, throughout the year.

SYLLAВus. Introduction : special aspects of the economic development of "new countries" (e.g., immigration, extension of land-use, import of capital, the growth if industrialization). Economic development of Australia and of the United States, with special emphasis in each case on the period since 1850.

Воокs. (a) Recommended for preliminary reading:

Crawford, R. M. Australia. (Hutchinson.)

Hancoçk, W. K. Australia. (Benn, 1930 or Australian Pocket Library.) Shaun, E. Economic History of Australia. (C.U.P. or Georgian House.) Youngson Brown, A. J.—The American Economy. (Allen and Unwin, 1951.) Faulkner, H. U. Economic History of the United States. (Macmillan, 1948.)

(b) Prescribed text-books:

Shaпn, E. —Economic History of Australia. (C.U.P. or Georgian House.) Fitzpatrick, B.—The British Empire in Australia. (Melb. U.P.)

*Commonwealth. Year Book. (Recent Issue, Government Printer, Canberra.)

*U.S. Department of Commerce—Historical Statistics of the United States, 1789-1945. (Bureau of the Census.)

*Oпе of the following:

Faulkner, H. U. American Economic History. (Harper, 1940.) Kirkland, E.

C. —A

History of American Life. (Crofts, 1946.)

Williamson, H. F. (ed.)—The Growth of the American Economy. (Prentice Hall, 1944.)

Wright, C.—Economic History of the United States. (McGraw-Hill, 1949.) (c) A detailed list of reference books will be issued:

ExAMINATIoN. Two 3-hour papers.


NOTE.—EXTERNAL STUDIES.—External studies are not available in Political Science subjects other than Political Science A.



A course of two lectures a week, with tutorial classes, throughout the year.

SYгΡa.Anus. A course on democratic theory and practice, and on government and political forces in Britain and Australia. The course involves a study of the general principles of the British and Australian constitutions, of the main political institutions of the two countries, and of public opinion, the party systems and the context of the major issues in contemporary British and Australian political life.

Students are required to submit written work during the course.

Воокs. (a) Recommended for preliminary reading:

Brogan, D.—The English People. (Hamish Hamilton.) Somervell, D. C.—British Politics Since 1900. (Dakers.) Stewart, M. British Approach to Politics. (Allen & Unwin.) Lindsay, A. D. Essentials of Democracy. (O.U.P.)

Hancock, W. K. Australia. (Australian Pocket Library.)

Miller, J. D. B. Australian Government and Politics. (Duckworth.) (b) Prescribed text-books:

Woolf, L.—After the Deluge. (Pelican.) Mill, J. S.—On Liberty. (Everyman.)


W.—The Government of Britain.

(Hutchinson.) Ilbert,

C. Parliament.

(3rd ed., O.U.P.)



E.—The House of Commons at Work.

(Pelican.) Jennings, W.

I. The British Constitution.

(3rd ed., C.U.P.)

Crisp, L.

F.—The Parliamentary Government of the Commonwealth of Aus- tralia.


Australia. Report of the Royal Commissiois on the Constitution.

(Govt. Printer, Canberra. )

Davies, A.

F.—Local Government in Victoria.

(MeIb. U.Р.) Crisp, L.

F.—The Australian Federal Labour Party.


(c) Recommended for reference:

Tawney, R.

H. Equality.

(Allen & Unwin.)

Ogg, F. A., and Zink,

H. Modern Foreign Governments,

Part I. (Mac- niillan.)

Laski, H.

J.—Reflections on the Constitution.

(Manchester U.P.) Jennings, W.

I. Cabinet Government.

(2nd ed., C.U.P.)

Butler, D. E.—The

Electoral System in Britain,

1918-1951. (O.U.P.) Mckenzie, R. Т.—Вritish Political Parties.


G.—The Future of Australian Federalism.

(MeIb, U.P.) Overacker,

L.—The Australian Party System.

(Yale Univ. Press.) Eggleston, F.

W.-Reflections of an Australian Liberal.

(Cheshire.) A full reading list will be given to students.

EXAMINATION. Two 3-hour papers.


A course of two lectures a week, with tutorial classes, throughout the year.

Svu.AВus. A study of modern government in the United States of America, the Soviet Union, Germany and Japan. The aspects of government to be studied in each country will include: constitutional theory and practice, the executive, the legislature, judicial review, political parties and pressure groups, federal- state relations. Comparisons of the four countries will be made throughout the course.

Students are required to submit written work during the course.

Booкs.- (a) Recommended for preliminary reading:

Huberman, L.—We,

the People.


Darvall, F.

O.—The American Political Scene.

(Nelson.) Pares,

B. History of Russia.



A. —A History of the U.S.S.R.

(Pelican.) Barraclough,

G.—Origin of Modern Germany.

(Blackwell.) Embree, J.

F: The Japanese Nation.


(b) Prescribed text-books:

Zink, H.—A

Survey of American Government.


Harper, S. N., and Thompson, R.

B.—Government of the Soviet Union.

(Van Nostrand.)

Pollock, J. k.—Government of Greater Germany. (Van Nostrand.) Reading guides will be issued throughout the year.

EXAMINATION. Two 3-hour papers. .


A course of two lectures a week, with tutorial classes, throughout the year SYLLABUS. The economic context of modern governmer. (with special reference to Australia). Types of politico-economic systems. Development of capitalist economies. Theories of State Abstention. Rise of the Positive State.

Economic activities of contemporary governments, Central economic planning and nationalization of industry. Problems of government economic control




Воокs. Preliminary reading :

Pigou, A.


versus Capitalism. (Macmillan.) Carr, E.


New Society. (Macmillan.)

Cole, G. D.

H. An

Introduction to Economic History. (Macmillan.) Cole, G. D.

H. Practical

Economics. (Penguin.)

There are no set text-books in this course. Reading guides will give detailed references to official documents, periodicals and books. The following are important reference books :

Wright, D. McC.—Capitalism. (McGraw-Hill.)



Theory of Economic Policy. (Macmillan.)

Berle, A. A. and Means, G.


Modern Corporation and Private Property.

( Macmillan.)

Brady, R. A.—Business as a System of Power. (Columbia Univ. Press.) Goodman, E. Forms of Public Ownership and Control. (Christophers.) Lewis, W.


Principles of Economic Planning. (Dobson.)

Fainsod, M. and Gordon,


and the American Economy. (Nor- toit)

Lewis, В. W. British Planning and Nationalization. (Allen & Unwin.) Greenwood,


Future of Australian Federalism. (Melb. U.P.)

Walker, E.


Australian Economy in War and Reconstruction. (O.U.P.) Gib in, L. F.—The Growth of a Central Bank. (Melb. U.P.)

Butlin, S.

J. Australian

War Economy, 1939-1942. (Aust. War. Memorial.) EXAMINATION. Two 3-hour papers.