An Economic Background to Munich

An Economic Background to Munich
International Business and Czechoslovakia 1918-1938

by Alice Teichova

  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 1974-08-29
  • Pages : 422
  • ISBN : 9780521200653
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The economic background to the dismemberment of Czechoslovakia at Munich in 1938 has not received the attention it deserves. This book helps to redress this imbalance by analysing in depth the web of foreign interests - direct foreign investment, foreign long-term loans and the activities of international cartels in Czechoslovakia in the interwar period. After the First World War Central and Southeast Europe became one of the major regions of the world to which capital from France, Great Britain and the United States was exported. Czechoslovakia played a central part in this development: foreign capital sought to invest in Czechoslovak industrial enterprises and banks, to make loans to the state, public institutions and private economic organizations and to influence production, prices and the market through cartel agreements. Dr Teichova discusses in detail the influence of foreign capital and business organizations in mining, the metallurgical industries, engineering, electrical industries, chemical industries and banking in the greater part of the modernized sector of the economy.

Munich Economic Summit, July 6-8, 1992: Background Documentation

Munich Economic Summit, July 6-8, 1992: Background Documentation
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by Canada. Department of External Affairs

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1992
  • Pages : 65
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Munich Economic Summit, July 6-8, 1992

Munich Economic Summit, July 6-8, 1992
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by Canada. Affaires extérieures et commerce extérieur Canada

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1992
  • Pages : 136
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Reappraising the Munich Pact

Reappraising the Munich Pact
Continental Perspectives

by Maya Latynski,Professor Maya Latynski

  • Publisher : Woodrow Wilson Center Press
  • Release : 1992-05
  • Pages : 107
  • ISBN : 9780943875392
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Reappraising the Munich Pact brings the other players back onto the stage by examining German, French, and Soviet policies before, during, and after the pact.

The Economic Development of Austria Since 1870

The Economic Development of Austria Since 1870
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by Herbert Matis

  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Pub
  • Release : 1994
  • Pages : 597
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This is a volume of previously published papers and articles which is aimed at those interested in particular problems of Austrian economics and social history. Topics covered include the Habsburg monarchy, 1870-1918, the interwar period, 1918-1938, and Austria after the Anschluss.

War and Economy in the Third Reich

War and Economy in the Third Reich
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by R. J. Overy

  • Publisher : Clarendon Press
  • Release : 1995-06-29
  • Pages : 404
  • ISBN : 0191647373
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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War and Economy in the Third Reich examines the nature of the German economy in the 1930s and the Second World War. Richard Overy's essays, collected here for the first time with a substantial new introduction, explore the tension between Hitler's vision of an armed economy and the reality of German economic and social life. Often thought-provoking, always informed, War and Economy opens a window on an essential aspect of Hitler's Germany.

Czechslovkia Before Munich

Czechslovkia Before Munich
The German Minority Problem and British Appeasement Policy

by J. W. Bruegel

  • Publisher : CUP Archive
  • Release : 1973-06-21
  • Pages : 334
  • ISBN : 9780521086875
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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An Introduction to the History of Economic Thought in Central Europe

An Introduction to the History of Economic Thought in Central Europe
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by Julius Horvath

  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 2020-12-11
  • Pages : 197
  • ISBN : 3030589269
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This book addresses the comparative history of economic thought in Central European countries where there is a notable common historic heritage and political traits. The author explores issues of Central European identity, Habsburgian and Soviet influence, and nationalistic traditions, and reveals commonalities between Czech, Hungarian, Polish and Slovak economic thought: such similarities proceed to explain aspects of contemporary economic and social policies in these countries. This book aims to highlight connections among Central European economists and will be of interest to economists, economic historians, sociologists and historians.

The German Economy in the Twentieth Century

The German Economy in the Twentieth Century
The German Reich and the Federal Republic

by Hans-Joachim Braun

  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 2012-10-02
  • Pages : 292
  • ISBN : 113497681X
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The twentieth century has seen Germany transformed from imperial monarchy, through Weimar democracy, National Socialist dictatorship, to finally divide into parliamentary democracy in the West and socialist Volksdemocratie in the East. Pivoting on two World Wars, intense political change has dramatically affected Germany's economic structure and development. This book traces the logic and the peculiarities of German economic development through the Weimar Republic, Third Reich and Federal Republic. Providing a comprehensive analysis of the period, the book also assesses controversial issues, such as the origins of the Great Depression, the primacy of politics or economics in the decision to invade Poland and the future risks to the Weltmeister economy of the Federal Republic oppressed by unemployment, the huge debts of some of its trading partners, and the possibility of worldwide protectionism.

Economic Change and the National Question in Twentieth-Century Europe

Economic Change and the National Question in Twentieth-Century Europe
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by Alice Teichova,Herbert Matis,Jaroslav Pátek

  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 2000-11-30
  • Pages : 433
  • ISBN : 9781139427654
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The authors in this collection of essays address the largely neglected but significant economic aspects of the national question in its historical context during the course of the twentieth century. There exists a large gap in our understanding of the historical relationship between the 'national question' and economic change. Above all, there is insufficient knowledge about the economic dimension of the historical experience with regard to the former multi-national states, such as the Soviet Union, Yugoslavia or Czechoslovakia; and equally too little is known about the economic component of national tensions and conflicts in bilingual Belgium or Finland, or the multilingual Spain or Switzerland. At the same time as emphasis is placed on the complex relationships between the economy and society in individual European countries, questions of state, identity, language, religion and racism as instruments of economic furtherance are at the centre of the contributors' attention.

The Deutsche Bank and the Nazi Economic War against the Jews

The Deutsche Bank and the Nazi Economic War against the Jews
The Expropriation of Jewish-Owned Property

by Harold James

  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 2001-03-23
  • Pages : 268
  • ISBN : 1139428950
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The Deutsche Bank, Germany's largest financial institution, played an important role in the expropriation of Jewish-owned enterprises during the Nazi dictatorship, both in the existing territories of Germany, and in the area seized by the German army during World War II. In this 2001 book Harold James uses new and previously unavailable materials, many from the bank's own archives, to examine policies which led to the eventual genocide of European Jews. How far did the realization of the vicious and destructive Nazi ideology depend on the acquiescence, the complicity, and the cupidity of existing economic institutions, and individuals? In response to the traditional view that business co-operation with the Nazi regime was motivated by profit, this book closely examines the behaviour of the bank and its individuals to suggest other motivations. No comparable study exists of a single company's involvement in the economic persecution of the Jews in Nazi Germany.

The Fascist Challenge and the Policy of Appeasement

The Fascist Challenge and the Policy of Appeasement
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by Wolfgang J. Mommsen,Lothar Kettenacker

  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 2021-11-22
  • Pages : 448
  • ISBN : 1000458326
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This book, first published in 1983, illustrates the domestic and internal dimension of appeasement and explores the political options open to the western powers in the run up to the Second World War. It looks at the factors pointing in the direction of a general settlement with the dictators: limitation of resources and strategic over-commitment by Britain; economic decline and financial exhaustion of France; lack of support from the United States and the Soviet Union.

Economic Nationalism And Development

Economic Nationalism And Development
Central And Eastern Europe Between The Two World Wars

by Jan Kofman

  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 2019-05-20
  • Pages : 258
  • ISBN : 0429723202
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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In art era of ever-increasing national consciousness combined, paradoxically, with pressures for regional economic integration, this thought-provoking and exhaustively researched volume will challenge readers' assumptions about optimal paths to national economic development. Drawing on archival sources as well as published materials in eight langua

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History
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by Joel Mokyr

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2003-08-13
  • Pages : 2824
  • ISBN : 0195105079
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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What were the economic roots of modern industrialism? Were labor unions ever effective in raising workers' living standards? Did high levels of taxation in the past normally lead to economic decline? These and similar questions profoundly inform a wide range of intertwined social issues whose complexity, scope, and depth become fully evident in the Encyclopedia. Due to the interdisciplinary nature of the field, the Encyclopedia is divided not only by chronological and geographic boundaries, but also by related subfields such as agricultural history, demographic history, business history, and the histories of technology, migration, and transportation. The articles, all written and signed by international contributors, include scholars from Europe, Latin America, Africa, and Asia. Covering economic history in all areas of the world and segments of ecnomies from prehistoric times to the present, The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History is the ideal resource for students, economists, and general readers, offering a unique glimpse into this integral part of world history.

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History
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by Joel Mokyr

  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 2003-10-16
  • Pages : 129
  • ISBN : 0190282991
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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What were the economic roots of modern industrialism? Were labor unions ever effective in raising workers' living standards? Did high levels of taxation in the past normally lead to economic decline? These and similar questions profoundly inform a wide range of intertwined social issues whose complexity, scope, and depth become fully evident in the Encyclopedia. Due to the interdisciplinary nature of the field, the Encyclopedia is divided not only by chronological and geographic boundaries, but also by related subfields such as agricultural history, demographic history, business history, and the histories of technology, migration, and transportation. The articles, all written and signed by international contributors, include scholars from Europe, Latin America, Africa, and Asia. Covering economic history in all areas of the world and segments of ecnomies from prehistoric times to the present, The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History is the ideal resource for students, economists, and general readers, offering a unique glimpse into this integral part of world history.

The Czechoslovak Economy 1918-1980 (Routledge Revivals)

The Czechoslovak Economy 1918-1980 (Routledge Revivals)
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by Alice Teichova

  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 2013-12-19
  • Pages : 174
  • ISBN : 1317831500
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Originally published in 1988, this book assesses social and economic change against the background of the international economy and the dramatic political events of the twentieth century - the break up of the Habsburg Monarchy, the Peace Treaty of Versailles, the Munich Agreement of 1938 and the dismemberment of Czechoslovakia, the occupation by Nazi Germany, the attempt to reconstruct a democratic Republic, the period of Stalinism and the 'Prague Spring' of 1968. Thus the book produces a balanced historical outline of the economy of Czechoslovakia between 1918 and 1980.

The European Economy in an American Mirror

The European Economy in an American Mirror
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by Barry Eichengreen,Dieter Stiefel,Michael Landesmann

  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 2007-10-18
  • Pages : 528
  • ISBN : 1135982465
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Europe’s economy is under strain due to lagging productivity growth, population ageing, the difficulties of adjustment in an enlarged European Union, and the challenges of globalization. In comparison with America, rates of growth of GDP per capita and labour productivity growth are anaemic, raising questions about the viability of a distinct European model. From observations like these, conclusions can be drawn that Europe will feel irresistible pressure to allow its policies and institutions to converge toward those of the United States. But how far and how fast are uncertain. Edited by internationally renowned authors in the field and packed with articles by an impressive array of international contributors, this book examines the American and European economies; drawing comparisons between them. Bringing together specialists from both sides of the Atlantic, including Lindert, DeLong and Buti to analyze the current state of both economies and their responses to the changing global environment, the book deals with competitiveness on the one hand and the relationship between institutions and markets on the other. This volume is particularly relevant to postgraduate and postdoctoral students undertaking research in all areas of European integration and international political economy, while also being appropriate for a professional audience.

Neville Chamberlain, Appeasement, and the British Road to War

Neville Chamberlain, Appeasement, and the British Road to War
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by Frank McDonough

  • Publisher : Manchester University Press
  • Release : 1998
  • Pages : 196
  • ISBN : 9780719048326
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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In this controversial reevaluation of Neville Chamberlain and appeasement, the author argues that Chamberlain believed a Second World War would be disastrous for Britain, and focused all his energies to avoid it. The book sets Chamberlain's actions within a wider chronological framework and takes a fresh look at the underlying influences on the policy of appeasement within British society. Distributed in the US by St. Martin's Press. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Economies under Occupation

Economies under Occupation
The hegemony of Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan in World War II

by Marcel Boldorf,Tetsuji Okazaki

  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 2015-03-24
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN : 1317506502
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Nazi Germany and Japan occupied huge areas at least for some period during World War II, and those territories became integral parts of their war economies. The book focuses on the policies of World War II aggressors in occupied countries. The unbalanced economic and financial relations were defined by administrative control, the implementation of institutions and a variety of military exploitation strategies. Plundering, looting and requisitions were frequent aggressive acts, but beyond these interventions by force, specific institutions were created to gain control over the occupied economies as a whole. An appropriate institutional setting was also crucial to give incentives to the companies in the occupied countries to produce munitions for the aggressors. The book explains the main fields of war exploitation (organisation and control, war financing and workforce recruitment). It substantiates these aspects in case studies of occupied countries and gives examples of the business policy of multinational companies under war conditions. The book also provides an account of differences and similarities of the two occupation systems. Economies under Occupation will interest researchers specialising in the history of economic thought as well as in economic theory and philosophy. It will also engage readers concerned with regional European and Japanese studies and imperial histories.

A History of Czechoslovakia Between the Wars

A History of Czechoslovakia Between the Wars
From Versailles to Hitler's Invasion

by Patrick Crowhurst

  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release : 2015-06-22
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 0857726927
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Here, Patrick Crowhurst identifies the crucial political problem that faced Czechoslovakia between 1918 and 1939 - the rift between the Czechs and the Sudeten Germans that would open the way for the rise of Konrad Henlein's right-wing 'Sudeten Deutsch' party, and which was exploited ruthlessly by Hitler during Nazi Germany's 1938 annexation of Czechoslovakia. A History of Czechoslovakia Between the Wars deepens our understanding of a fragile Europe before World War II, and is essential for students and scholars of 20th century history.