The Economics of World War I / Edition 1

The Economics of World War I / Edition 1

by Stephen Broadberry
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521852129

ISBN-13: 9780521852128

Pub. Date: 10/31/2005

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This unique volume offers a definitive new history of European economies at war from 1914 to 1918. It studies how European economies mobilized for war, existing economic institutions stood up under the strain, economic development influenced outcomes, and wartime experience influenced postwar economic growth. Leading international experts provide the first systematic

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This unique volume offers a definitive new history of European economies at war from 1914 to 1918. It studies how European economies mobilized for war, existing economic institutions stood up under the strain, economic development influenced outcomes, and wartime experience influenced postwar economic growth. Leading international experts provide the first systematic comparison of economies at war between 1914 and 1918 based on the best available data for Britain, Germany, France, Russia, the U.S., Italy, Turkey, Austria-Hungary and the Netherlands. A companion volume to the acclaimed The Economics of World War II, the volume is a major contribution to our understanding of total war.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521852128
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/31/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
364
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction Stephen Broadberry and Mark Harrison; 1. The economics of World War I: an overview Stephen Broadberry and Mark Harrison; 2. The pity of peace: Germany's economy at war, 1914–1918 and beyond Albrecht Ritschl; 3. Austria-Hungary's economy in World War I Max-Stephan Schulze; 4. The Ottoman economy in World War I Sevket Pamuk; 5. Between the devil and the deep blue sea: the Dutch economy during World War I Herman de Jong; 6. Was the Great War a watershed? The economics of World War I in France Pierre-Cyrille Hautcoeur; 7. The United Kingdom during World War I: business as usual? Stephen Broadberry and Peter Howlett; 8. Poor Russia, poor show: mobilising a backward economy for war, 1914–1917 Peter Gatrell; 9. Italy at war, 1915–1918 Francesco Galassi and Mark Harrison; 10. Until its over, over there: the US economy in World War I Hugh Rockoff; Index.

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