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Army, industry and labour in g (Legacy : Legacy of the Great War - Gerald Feldman

Army, industry and labour in g (Legacy

Legacy of the Great War

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This innovative study by one of the leading specialists in the field examines the social and economic role of the German army in the nation's internal affairs during World War I.

List of Illustrations
Abbreviations
Foreword to the Reprinted Edition
Preface
Introductionp. 3
The Sociopolitical Backgroundp. 8
Burgfrieden and Law of Siegep. 27
The Old Regime and the Dilemmas of Total War
The Production, Manpower, and Social Policies of the Prussian War Ministry, 1914-1916p. 41
The War Ministry and Its Leadersp. 41
The KRAp. 45
Production Policy and Procurementp. 52
The Battle for Manpowerp. 63
The Conflict over Social Policyp. 73
The Army and the Internal Crisis, 1914-1916: Image and Reality
The Food Problemp. 97
Bureaucracy, Army, and the Social Consequences of the Warp. 116
The New Supreme Commandp. 135
Total Mobilization and Interest-Group Politics
Hindenburg Program and War Office: The Triumph of Heavy Industryp. 149
The Hindenburg Programp. 150
Military Reorganization and Civilian Mobilizationp. 168
The War Officep. 190
The Auxiliary Service Bill and the Triumph of Laborp. 197
The Struggle with the Bureaucracyp. 197
The Demands of the Interest Groupsp. 203
The Budget Committee Transforn's the Billp. 217
The Reichstage Debatep. 235
The War Office Under the Leadership of General Groener
The War Office and the Problems of Production and Organization, December 1916-August 1917 253
The Transportation and Coal Crisesp. 253
The Failure of the Hindenburg Programp. 283
The Shutting Down and Consolidation of Industriesp. 273
The War Office and the Food Problemp. 283
Organizational Problems and Competing Bureaucraciesp. 291
The War Office and the Social Problem. 1. The Failure of the Auxiliary Service Law and the First Major Strikesp. 301
The Labor Problemp. 301
The Dilemmas of Paragraph 9p. 308
The War Office and the Unionsp. 316
War Office Conflicts with Industry and the OHLp. 322
The April Strikesp. 333
The War Office and the Social Problem. 2. The Great Crisis and the Dismissal of Groener, May-August 1917p. 349
The Intensification of Social Conflictp. 349
The Army and the Great Crisisp. 362
The Attack upon Groenerp. 373
The Fall of Groenerp. 385
The Failure of the Army
The Ludendorff "Dictatorship," August 1917-February 1918p. 407
Attempts to Reform the Auxiliary Service Lawp. 409
Koeth's Triumphp. 420
The Uncertain Dictatorshipp. 425
The OHL and the Great Strikesp. 442
Germany in the Concluding Months of the War: The Defeat and the Search for a Scapegoatp. 459
The Social Consequences of the Warp. 459
Army and Societyp. 477
A Final Demand for Total Mobilizationp. 493
"Stab in the Back" and "Revolution from Above"p. 503
Epiloguep. 519
Appendixp. 535
Bibliographical Notep. 543
Published Sourcesp. 547
Indexp. 563
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ISBN: 9780854967643
ISBN-10: 0854967648
Series: Legacy of the Great War
Audience: BAC
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 612
Published: 1st August 1992
Publisher: BERG PUBL INC
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 13.8  x 3.81
Weight (kg): 0.7
Edition Number: 1