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Between Taylorism and Technocracy: European ideologies and the vision of industrial productivity in the 1920s
mentator pointed out in 1924, these appeared merely as the most typical contribution to America’s prodigious economic achievement as a whole.2 By the 1920S, scientific management which extended the
Among Empires: American Ascendancy and Its Predecessors
Contemporary America, with its unparalleled armaments and ambition, seems to many commentators a new empire. Others angrily reject the designation. What stakes would being an empire have for our
The politics of productivity: foundations of American international economic policy after World War 11
The years immediately after World War II provided American policy makers with a unique opportunity to help shape the international economic order for a generation to come. United States objectives
Consigning the Twentieth Century to History: Alternative Narratives for the Modern Era
How WILL HISTORIANS ANALYZE THE CENTURY that has just concluded? What narratives or interpretations will they construct to make sense of the last hundred years? A century of world wars, of political
Recasting Bourgeois Europe: Stabilization in France, Germany, and Italy in the Decade after World War I
The author of fourteen books, Charles Maier is one of the most prominent contemporary scholars of European history.Recasting Bourgeois Europe, his first book, presented an unparalleled analysis of
In Search of Stability: Explorations in Historical Political Economy
Acknowledgments Introduction: political economy and history Part I. Ideology and Economics from World War I to Midcentury: 1. Society as factory 2. The economics of fascism and Nazism 3. The politics
Leviathan 2.0: Inventing Modern Statehood
Thomas Hobbes laid the theoretical groundwork of the nation-state in Leviathan," his tough-minded treatise of 1651. Leviathan 2.0" updates this classic account to explain how modern statehood took