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    DescriptionThe power of big business in the economy of the Third Reich remains one of the most important issues of that era. Drawing upon research, much of it in German corporate and government archives, Peter Hayes argues that IG Farben Chemicals, the largest corporation in Nazi Germany, proved consistently unable to influence national policy outside the narrow sphere of the firm's expertise. Indeed, as Hayes shows, the most infamous aspects of Nazi policy - the Third Reich's armaments and autarky drives during the 1930s, Germany's advance toward war, the pillaging of Europe, the exploitation of slave and conscript labor, and the persecution of the Jews - occurred despite IG Farben's advocacy of alternative courses of action. Nonetheless, Farben grew rich under the Nazi regime and was directly involved in some of its greatest crimes.


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    Title
    Industry and Ideology
    Subtitle
    I. G. Farben in the Nazi Era
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Peter Hayes
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 450
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 224 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 599 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780521786386
    ISBN 10: 052178638X
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25500
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DFG
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.2
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JJ
    BIC E4L: HIS
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    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
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    Libri: I-HP
    BIC subject category V2: KNDC
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    Ingram Theme: CULT/GERMNY
    B&T General Subject: 431
    BISAC V2.8: HIS014000, HIS010000
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 338.76600943
    BISAC V2.8: BUS077000
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    B&T Approval Code: A15203033, A48186000
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    LC classification: HD9654.9.I5 H39 2001
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    Thema V1.0: NHD, KND
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    7 b/w illus. 2 maps
    Publisher
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    13 November 2000
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge
    Review quote
    Critical acclaim for the first edition: 'This study is based on a remarkable command of the old and new sources. It is an important book that comes to sound, thoughtful, and depressing conclusions.' Gerald Feldman, University of California, Berkeley 'Professor Hayes had produced a pioneering study. Lucidly argued, well-written, it is an admirable re-assessment of the role of German capitalism under Hitler. He has brought this important historical debate back to life again.' R. J. Overy, King's College London
    Table of contents
    Part I. The Nascent Concern, 1860-1933: 1. Origins and organization; 2. The search for stability; Part II. The National Revival, 1933-1936: 3. Revolution and reflation; 4. From Schacht to Goring; Part III. The Nervous Years, 1936-1939: 5. Autarky and atomization; Part IV. The Nazi Empire, 1938-1944: 6. Greater Germany; 7. The New Order; Part V. The Nature of War, 1939-1945: 8. Commerce and complicity; Epilogue.