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Business and Industry in Nazi Germany : Business History and Political Economy - Francis R. Nicosia

Business and Industry in Nazi Germany

Business History and Political Economy

By: Francis R. Nicosia (Editor), Jonathan Huener (Editor)

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Published: 1st March 2004
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"This stimulating volume ...offers students and the interested general reader an excellent introduction to the topic...This very readable collection is ideally suited as a point of orientation for future research on the question of corporate behaviour and corporate social responsibility under the NS-dictatorship." - Ingo Kohler, in sehepunkte 5

"With its five concise case studies, the book gives a good insights into methods, trends and results of recent research." - Historische Zeitschrift

During the past decade, the role of Germany's economic elites under Hitler has once again moved into the limelight of historical research and public debate. This volume brings together a group of internationally renowned scholars who have been at the forefront of recent research. Their articles provide an up-to-date synthesis, which is as comprehensive as it is insightful, of current knowledge in this field. The result is a volume that offers students and interested readers a brief but focused introduction to the role of German businesses and industries in the crimes of Hitler's Third Reich. Not only does this book treat the subject in an accessible manner; it also emerges as particularly relevant in light of current controversies over the nature of business-state relations, corporate social responsibility, and globalization.

Francis R. Nicosia is the Raul Hilberg Distinguished Professor of Holocaust Studies at the University of Vermont. He has written on German Zionism and German Middle East policy during the Weimar and Nazi periods, and is author of The Third Reich and the Palestine Question, and co-author of The Columbia Guide to the Holocaust.

Jonathan Huener is Assistant Professor of History at the University of Vermont. He has written on aspects of memorial culture in postwar Germany and Poland, and is author of Auschwitz, Poland, and the Politics of Commemoration, 1945-1979.

"This stimulating volume ...offers students and the interested general reader an excellent introduction to the topic...This very readable collection is ideally suited as a point of orientation for future research on the question of corporate behaviour and corporate social responsibility under the NS-dictatorship."�����Ingo K�hler, in sehepunkte 5

"With its five concise case studies, the book gives a good insights into methods, trends and results of recent research."�����Historische Zeitschrift

Preface
Introduction: Business and Industry in Nazi Germany in Historiographical Contextp. 1
Financial Institutions in Nazi Germany: Reluctant or Willing Collaborators?p. 15
Banks and Business Politics in Nazi Germanyp. 43
The Chemistry of Business-State Relations in the Third Reichp. 66
The Business of Genocide: The SS, Slavery, and the Concentration Campsp. 81
Corporate Social Responsibility and the Issue of Compensation: The Case of Ford and Nazi Germanyp. 104
Writing the History of Business in the Third Reich: Past Achievements and Future Directionsp. 129
Law for the Restoration of the Professional Civil Service, 7 April 1933p. 149
The Leadership of the German Government on the Effect on the Economy of German Policy toward the Jews, August 1935p. 151
The Launching of the Four-Year Plan, August to September 1936p. 153
The Structure of Business Organizationp. 163
Regulation for the Elimination of the Jews from the Economic Life of Germany, 12 November 1938p. 164
An "Aryanization" Contract, 27 December 1938p. 166
German Court Order Declaring Ford-Werke Enemy Property and Placing It under Nazi Custodianship, 15 May 1942p. 174
Research Findings about Ford-Werke under the Nazi Regime (Report Summary), 2001p. 176
Notes on Contributorsp. 190
Selected Bibliographyp. 192
Indexp. 202
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ISBN: 9781571816542
ISBN-10: 1571816542
Series: Business History and Political Economy
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 176
Published: 1st March 2004
Publisher: BERGHAHN BOOKS INC
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.25
Weight (kg): 0.28