Black Market Britain 1939-1955

Author(s): 
Roodhouse, Mark
ISBN: 
9780199588459
Date published: 
March 2013
Hardback
Price: 
£65.00

The first study of the underground economy in austerity Britain. Drawing on a wide range of sources, including recently declassified material, it reveals the nature and extent of black marketeering in rationed and price controlled goods during the 1940s and early 1950s.