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John J. Hurt

1669 rates, setting 43 Louis XIV and the parlements aside a council decree for higher rates to be collected by the Vialet. When Colbert queried the Parlement about the edicts, the tribunal decided to write a fresh remonstrance. But, as usual, the magistrates took a long time to draft it, adding the tactic of delay to that of modification.28 Because the Dutch War had begun in April 1672, with all its fiscal demands, Colbert could no longer tolerate this state of affairs; he needed a free hand with fiscal policy and someone to help him get it. Henri Pussort, who had taken

in Louis XIV and the parlements
Alcohol health education campaigns in England
Alex Mold

/692, Letter from Mrs P Lee [DHSS] to ACL Mackie, HEC, 12 April 1976. 71 Advisory Committee on Alcoholism, Report on Prevention , p. 6. 72 TNA MH 154/693, ACA Sub-Group on Prevention: Note of a discussion on papers on fiscal policy and alcohol consumption and on the Ledermann model of

in Balancing the self
Towards a union or not?
Kjell M. Torbiörn

economic life, not least as assets or debts in the currency will have no clearly defined national domicile.32 It remains to be seen whether, as a result of EMU, the peoples of Euroland will start moving internationally to a greater extent. Perhaps the unstoppable rise of English as the world’s, and Europe’s, lingua franca even for the less educated will help reduce linguistic, and perhaps 33 even cultural, barriers to migration. Perhaps the single currency will eventually bring about a more federal Europe, with a more centralised fiscal policy. Perhaps such a larger

in Destination Europe
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Managing diabetes, managing medicine
Martin D. Moore

's post-war reconstruction, and British medicine continued to be influenced by shifting political and economic tides. Traditionally, historians have debated these currents in terms of ‘consensus’, the extent to which the three decades after 1945 were characterised by broad policy agreement between elite figures in Whitehall and the major political parties, with all sides supporting a mixed economy, a predominantly Keynesian fiscal policy (to maintain full employment), and a generous welfare state, comprising tax-funded education, social security, and healthcare free at

in Managing diabetes, managing medicine