Business and Politics in Europe, 1900-1970: Essays in Honour of Alice Teichova

Business and Politics in Europe, 1900-1970: Essays in Honour of Alice Teichova

by Terry Gourvish
     
 

This book includes new research on the interactions of politicians, businessmen and their institutions in eight countries, with particular focus on the highly charged inter-war period. Fourteen essays cover subjects under four main headings: the business-politics paradigm; banking finance; business and politics in the National Socialist period; and the business… See more details below

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This book includes new research on the interactions of politicians, businessmen and their institutions in eight countries, with particular focus on the highly charged inter-war period. Fourteen essays cover subjects under four main headings: the business-politics paradigm; banking finance; business and politics in the National Socialist period; and the business community and the state.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521823449
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/31/2003
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Early Modern Britis
Pages:
358
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

List of figures
List of tables
List of contributors
Preface
1Introduction: the business-government relationship1
Pt. IThe business-politics paradigm
2Business and government in twentieth-century Sweden: a tale of income redistribution and rent-seeking?17
3An economic background to Berchtesgaden: business and economic policy in Austria in the 1930s42
4Business, politics and revolution in early twentieth-century Ireland63
Pt. IIBanking finance
5Bankers and politics in Belgium in the twentieth century89
6Central bank co-operation and Romanian stabilisation, 1926-1929106
7Government, the banks and industry in inter-war Britain145
Pt. IIIBusiness and politics in the National Socialist period
8German business and the Nazi New Order171
9'Aryanisation' in Central Europe, 1933-1939: a preliminary account for Germany (the 'Altreich'), Austria and the 'Sudeten' area187
10The Gildemeester Organisation for Assistance to Emigrants and the expulsion of Jews from Vienna, 1938-1942215
11Deutsche Lufthansa and the German state, 1926-1941246
Pt. IVThe business community and the state
12Government and industry in Austria in the 1930s269
13Business and politics: the state and networks in Greece289
14Economic efficiency and nationality: the Siemens subsidiary Elektrotechna in the first Czechoslovakian Republic307
AppAlice Teichova: a select bibliography325
Index333

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