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Quest for economic empire : European strategies of German big business in the twentieth century

Author: Volker R Berghahn
Publisher: Providence : Berghahn Books, 1996.
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German unification evoked ambivalent reactions outside its borders: it revived disquieting memories of attempts by German big business during the two world wars to build an economic empire in Europe  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
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Quest for economic empire.
Providence : Berghahn Books, 1996
(OCoLC)654271656
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Volker R Berghahn
ISBN: 1571810277 9781571810274 1571819312 9781571819314
OCLC Number: 33047150
Notes: Papers presented at a conference at Brown University.
Description: viii, 228 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Europe in the strategies of Germany's electrical engineering and chemicals trusts, 1919-1929 / Harm G. Schröter --
European strategies of IG Farben, 1925-45 / Peter Hayes --
Fascism and the structure of German capitalism : the case of the automobile industry / Simon Reich --
German big business and the return to the world market after World War II / Reinhard Neebe --
"Reconquering our old position" : West German Osthandel strategies of the 1950s / Robert Mark Spaulding, Jr. --
Lowering Soviet expectations : West German industry and Osthandel during the Brandt Era / Volker R. Berghahn --
Strategies of German big business in their international setting during the 1980s / Margit Köppen --
German industry and the European Union in the 1990s / Jeffrey J. Anderson.
Responsibility: edited by Volker R. Berghahn.

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"The collection of essays shows that the present drive by Germany to construct an integratedEuropean economy drives from several precedents in German economic thought, including theimperial and Nazi Read more...

 
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