Industry and Ideology: I. G. Farben in the Nazi Era / Edition 2

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Overview

Drawing upon prodigious research, much of it in German corporate and government archives, Peter Hayes argues that the IG Farben chemicals combine, the largest corporation in Nazi Germany, proved consistently unable to influence national policy outside the narrow sphere of the firm's expertise. Indeed, as Hayes shows, the most infamous aspects of Nazi policy - the Third Reich's armaments and autarky drives during the 1930s, Germany's advance toward war, the pillaging of Europe, the exploitation of slave and conscript labor, and the persecution of the Jews - occurred despite IG Farben's advocacy of alternative courses of action. Nonetheless, Farben grew rich under the Nazi regime and was directly involved in some of its greatest crimes.
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"Hayes's long-awaited, splendid study of Germany's chemical giant in the Nazi era is of critical importance and puts the study of big business under the Nazis on a new, solid foundation in the English-speaking world." Choice
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780521781107
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 11/13/2000
  • Edition description: Revised Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 432
  • Product dimensions: 5.98 (w) x 8.98 (h) x 1.14 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword to the new edition
List of illustrations
Preface
Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
Sources and citations
Pt. I The nascent concern, 1860-1933 1
1 Origins and organization 7
2 The search for stability 32
Pt. II The national revival, 1933-1936 69
3 Revolution and reflation 81
4 From Schacht to Goring 125
Pt. III The nervous years, 1936-1939 163
5 Autarky and atomization 175
Pt. IV The Nazi empire, 1938-1944 213
6 Greater Germany 219
7 The New Order 266
Pt. V The nature of war, 1939-1945 319
8 Commerce and complicity 325
Epilogue 377
App. A Manufacturing plants and mines of IG Farben, 1929 386
App. B Organization of IG Farben, 1931 388
App. C Initial structure of the Four Year Plan, 1936 389
App. D Militarization of IG Farben's investments 390
App. E Organization of IG Farben, 1938-1945 391
App. F Organization of Berlin, NW7, 1937 392
App. G Holdings of DAG, Bratislava, showing the transfers following the Anschluss 393
App. H Locations of plants of SWW and DAG, Bratislava 394
App. I Reich's plan for Norwegian light-metals development, June 1941 395
Index 397
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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 13, 2001

    Farben Apologia

    This book paints the portrait of an improbable protagonist, a huge chemical cartel which is held up as the last bastion of liberalism and free trade in the early years in the Reich. As if that were not enough, Hayes implies that IG Farben could not risk their corporate profits to temper the Reich's worst abuses, and even if they had been bound by some corporate ethics, it wouldn't have done any good anyway since they were powerless. This ridiculous thesis seeks to portray IG Farben as the last victim of Nazi aggression. Don't be fooled by the extensive, but one dimensional sources used. Try instead Crime and Punishment of IG Farben by Borkin.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 29, 2001

    Missed Opportunity

    It seems Peter Hayes has failed to exploit the documentation available on I.G. Farben or present the appropriate context for the reader to grasp the enormity of Farben's commercial and genocidal crime. Unfortunately, this book is often superficial, somtimes skips essential information, and clearly has not exploited some of the key archival sources in the US and UK, in my view. For instance, I would have wanted to see greater depth on Farben's involvement in the USA. So much more could have been done with book, I can only recommend that the Hayes volume be by-passed. We will need to wait for the better work to come along. Hopefully, that will be soon.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 29, 2001

    Poorly Written and Researched

    Poorly written and even more poorly researched, Hayes does not improve upon earlier efforts to understand this powerful company. At times, while reading Hayes' book, I kept asking myself why he seems to dance around the facts. Indeed, Hayes seems to be constructing a lawyer's defense brief for Farben. Hayes' weak grasp of German's nearly bankrupt position and its precarious economic standing internationally shows throughout Part II, The National Revival. To argue that Farben was unable to influence the course of Germany's actions seems to disregard the respected works of Schweitzer in Big Business and the Third Reich and Poole's Who Financed Hitler. Nor does Hayes improve upon the excellent Crime and Punishment of I.G. Farben by Borkin and indeed that book remains the preferable authority as I far as I'm concerned.

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