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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Feldman, Gerald D.
Allianz and the German insurance business, 1933-1945.
Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2001
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Gerald D Feldman
|ISBN:||9780511511844 0511511841 0511064055 9780511064050 0511119976 9780511119972 0511057725 9780511057724 0511072511 9780511072512|
|Awards:||Winner of Hagley Business History Prize 2001.|
|Description:||1 online resource (xxii, 568 pages) : illustrations|
|Contents:||The Allianz concern and its leaders, 1918-1933. Building the concern . The Allianz concern in the 1930s : structure, organization, and personnel. the politics of the insurance business. Schmitt, Göring, and Hitler --
Allianz, Kurt Schmitt, and the Third Reich, 1933-1934. Disorder and delusion : an economics minister for the Third Reich. The Schmitt intermezzo : reorganizing for the Third Reich --
Adaptation and Aryanization. The extent and limits of Nazification at Allianz. Allianz, Its Jewish employees, and Aryanization --
Allianz and the Reich Group : Politics of the insurance business in the period of regime radicalization, 1936-1939 --
The "Night of Broken Glass" and the insurance industry. The pogrom as an insurance problem and the conference of November 12, 1938. Hilgard, the Reich Group, and the aftermath of the Air Ministry conference. The "Night of Broken Glass" and business ethics in the Third Reich --
Allianz, the insurance business, and the fate of Jewish life insurance policies, 1933-1945. Indirect confiscation of Jewish life insurance assets. Direct expropriation of Jewish life insurance assets --
Allianz, Munich Re, and the insurance business in "Greater Germany". Allianz in 1940. Allianz and "Greater Germany" : expansion into Austria and the Sudetenland. The nationalization conflict redivivus and the rewards and travails of collaboration --
Allianz and Munich Re in the Second World War. Expansionist efforts and business opportunities in war. Total war and doing business in the face of defeat --
Confronting the past : denazification and restitution. self-exculpation and image reconstruction. Allianz and the problems of restitution.
|Responsibility:||Gerald D. Feldman.|
'... an interesting read for those of us who know the Germany insurance scene and the enduring qualities of the men and women who work within it.' Sam Ignarski, Lloyd's List 'This important work by
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