xvi, 310 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Michigan studies in international political economy.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-298) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction: a world of trading blocs The argument: domestic groups and regional arrangements Interwar trading blocs: Japan, Britain, and Germany, 1919-39 The United States and multilateral trade liberalization, 1922-67 The EU: fortress or beachhead? NAFTA: the politics in the United States Reluctant regionalism: Japan and Asia Multinationals and the new regionalism.