The economics of World War II : six great powers in international comparison / edited by Mark Harrison

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Subjects: World War, 1939-1945--Economic aspects
Great Britain--Economic conditions--1918-1945
United States--Economic conditions--1918-1945
Germany--Economic conditions--1918-1945
Italy--Economic conditions--1918-1945
Japan--Economic conditions--1918-1945
Soviet Union--Economic conditions--1917-1945
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1998
LC Classification: H, HC
Table of Contents: List of figures
List of tables
List of contributors
Preface
List of abbreviations
1. The economics of World War II: an overview / Mark Harrison 1
2. The United Kingdom: 'Victory at all costs' / Stephen Broadberry, Peter Howlett 43
3. The United States: from ploughshares to swords / Hugh Rockoff 81
4. Germany: guns, butter, and economic miracles / Werner Abelshauser 122
5. Italy: how to lose the war and win the peace / Vera Zamagni 177
6. Japan: guns before rice / Akira Hara 224
7. The Soviet Union: the defeated victor / Mark Harrison 268
Index 302
Alternate Titles: Economics of World War 2
Economics of World War two
Additional Authors: Harrison, Mark, 1949-
Notes: LCCN: 97010264
ISBN: 0521620465 (hardbound)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description: xxiii, 307 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 36549009
ISBN/ISSN: 0521620465

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