An Economic History of Nazi-occupied Europe, 1939-1945
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Occupied Economies by Hein A. M. Klemann
Book DescriptionWhat were the consequences of the German occupation for the economy of occupied Europe? After Germany conquered major parts of the European continent, it was faced with a choice between plundering the suppressed countries and using their economies to supply its needs. The choices made not only differed from country to country, but also changed over the course of the war. Individual leaders; the economic needs of the Reich; the military situation; struggles between governors of occupied countries and Berlin officials; and finally racism, all had an impact on the outcome. In some countries the emphasis was placed on production for German warfare, which kept these economies functioning. New research, presented for the first time in this book, shows that as a consequence the economic setback in these areas was limited, and therefore post-war recovery was relatively easy. However, in other countries, plundering was more characteristic, resulting in partisan activity, a collapse of normal society and a dramatic destruction not only of the economy but in some countries of a substantial proportion of the labour force. In these countries, post-war recovery was almost impossible.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781845208233
(234mm x 156mm x 28mm)
Imprint: Berg Publishers
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2012
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Explores the consequences of the German occupation on the economy of occupied Europe, illustrating the ways in which different decisions impacted on the fate of national economies and subsequent post-war recovery. The authors comprehensively chart the economic history of Nazi-occupied Europe in this illuminating study.
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Author Biography - Hein A. M. Klemann
Hein A.M. Klemann is Professor in Economic History at the Erasmus University, Rotterdam. He studied history at the Free University, Amsterdam and economics at the University of Amsterdam. He has published on the Dutch economy during the German occupation and on German Dutch economic relations. Sergei Kudryashov is a scientific researcher (Mitarbeiter) at the German Historical Institute in Moscow. He studied history at the Russian Academy of Sciences, and has published on the Second World War and Soviet history.
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