One of the few men on the staff of Newnham College, he was lucky enough to meet there a colleague who subsequently became his wife, Bridget Heal , who has herself been in the St Andrews School of History since They now have a seven-year-old son, Thomas, who seems worryingly enthusiastic about history mainly the ancient sort ….
By this time the western world had suffered financial meltdown, but it is an ill wind that blows nobody any good. In both these recent books Guy has aimed to shine a light on disasters in financial history in as accessible a way as possible, and to reveal the deeper complexities of what is considered — even by many professional historians — to be a daunting field.
Being of a masochistic tendency intellectually, Guy is now involved with several international groups of historians working on the state and finance, notably the Contractor State Group and the Money, Power and Print association, while he is planning a bid to funding councils for a major project, with postdoctoral researchers, on the subject of the emerging western European state and the civilian contractors who serviced and supplied its armed forces in the period In recent decades the defence establishments of the NATO powers have employed civilian contractors on a very large scale once again, including to run recruitment, but there seems to be a real lack of appreciation that so many of these arrangements have been tried before, and particularly so once the state started to emerge in a recognisably modern form from the mid-seventeenth century.
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Dangerous and Dishonest Men: The International Bankers of Louis XIV's France
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