Krupp: A History of the Legendary German Firm Harold James

ISBN: 9780691153407

Published:

Hardcover

360 pages


Description

Krupp: A History of the Legendary German Firm  by  Harold James

Krupp: A History of the Legendary German Firm by Harold James
| Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 360 pages | ISBN: 9780691153407 | 6.38 Mb

The history of Krupp is the history of modern Germany. No company symbolized the best and worst of that history more than the famous steel and arms maker. In this book, Harold James tells the story of the Krupp family and its industrial empireMoreThe history of Krupp is the history of modern Germany.

No company symbolized the best and worst of that history more than the famous steel and arms maker. In this book, Harold James tells the story of the Krupp family and its industrial empire between the early nineteenth century and the present, and analyzes its transition from a family business to one owned by a nonprofit foundation.Krupp founded a small steel mill in 1811, which established the basis for one of the largest and most important companies in the world by the end of the century. Famously loyal to its highly paid workers, it rejected an exclusive focus on profit, but the company also played a central role in the armament of Nazi Germany and the firms head was convicted as a war criminal at Nuremberg.

Yet after the war Krupp managed to rebuild itself and become a symbol of Germany once again--this time open, economically successful, and socially responsible.Books on Krupp tend to either denounce it as a diabolical enterprise or celebrate its technical ingenuity. In contrast, James presents a balanced account, showing that the owners felt ambivalent about the companys military connection even while becoming more and more entangled in Germanys aggressive politics during the imperial era and the Third Reich.By placing the story of Krupp and its owners in a wide context, James also provides new insights into the political, social, and economic history of modern Germany.



Enter the sum





Related Archive Books

  1. 15.04.2015Danville, Virginia
  2. 04.08.2015Already Dead
  3. 13.12.2014Een boek voor Beer
  4. 13.08.2015UC Riverside 2012
  5. 05.05.2011Az orosz szerető


Related Books


Comments

Comments for "Krupp: A History of the Legendary German Firm":


synergiai.pl

©2014-2015 | DMCA | Contact us