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Hitler's economy : Nazi work creation programs, 1933-1936

Author: Dan P Silverman; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When Hitler assumed the German chancellorship in January 1933, 34 percent of Germany's work force was unemployed. By 1936, before Hitler's rearmament program took hold of the economy, most of the jobless had disappeared from official unemployment statistics. How did the Nazis put Germany back to work? Was the recovery genuine? If so, how and why was it so much more successful than that of other industrialized  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Silverman, Dan P., 1935-
Hitler's economy.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1998
(OCoLC)651846283
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dan P Silverman; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
ISBN: 0674740718 9780674740716
OCLC Number: 37884873
Description: x, 372 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. National Socialist Labor Market Statistics: Fact or Fiction? --
2. Financing Germany's Economic Recovery --
3. National Socialist Work Creation from Theory to Practice --
4. Work Creation in Action: The Conquest of Unemployment --
5. Race Policy, Agricultural Policy, and Work Creation: The Hellmuth Plan for the Rhon --
6. Local and Regional Efforts in the "Battle for Work" --
7. Road Building: "Motorization," Work Creation, and Preparation for War --
8. The "Voluntary" Labor Service under National Socialism --
9. From Creating Jobs to Allocating Labor --
10. The Nazi Economic Achievement: A Comparative Evaluation.
Responsibility: Dan P. Silverman.

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How did the Nazis put Germany back to work? Was the recovery genuine? If so, how and why was it so much more successful than that of other industrialized nations? Hitler's Economy addresses these  Read more...

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