The Economics of World War II: Six Great Powers in International Comparison / Edition 1

The Economics of World War II: Six Great Powers in International Comparison / Edition 1

by Mark Harrison
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521785030

ISBN-13: 9780521785037

Pub. Date: 06/28/2000

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book, the result of an international collaborative project, provides a new quantitative view of the wartime economic experiences of six great powers: the UK, the United States, Germany, Italy, Japan and the USSR. A chapter is devoted to each country, while the introductory chapter presents a comparative overview. It aims to provide a text of statistical…  See more details below

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This book, the result of an international collaborative project, provides a new quantitative view of the wartime economic experiences of six great powers: the UK, the United States, Germany, Italy, Japan and the USSR. A chapter is devoted to each country, while the introductory chapter presents a comparative overview. It aims to provide a text of statistical reference for those interested in international and comparative economic history, the history of World War II, the history of economic policy, and comparative economic systems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521785037
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/28/2000
Series:
Studies in Macroeconomic History Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
332
Sales rank:
1,049,762
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword; Acknowledgements; List of contributors; List of abbreviations; 1. The economics of World War II: an overview Mark Harrison; 2. The United Kingdom: 'Victory at all costs' Stephen Broadberry and Peter Howlett; 3. The United States: from ploughshares to swords Hugh Rockoff; 4. Germany: guns, butter and economic miracles Werner Abelshauser; 5. Italy: how to lose the war and win the peace Vera Zamagni; 6. Japan: guns before rice Akira Hara; 7. The Soviet Union: the defeated victor Mark Harrison; Bibliography; Index.

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