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5HD381 Chapters in Economic History: German war preparations and war economy in World War II

24.4.2017 28.4.2017

Katedra hospodářských dějin NF pořádá mimosemestrální kurz v angličtině 5HD381 Chapters in Economic History na téma “German preparations and war economy in World War II“, který odpřednáší historik Dr. Richard Lein (Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz, Rakousko). Kurz se bude konat od 24. 4. do 28. 4. 2017.

5HD381 Chapters in Economic History: “German preparations and war economy in World War II“. The course will be taught in English and it will take place  from April 24th, 2017 to April 28th, 2017. The instructor will be Dr. Richard Lein (University of Graz, Austria).

Průběh výuky (Lectures schedule):
24. 4. – 28. 4. 2017; room NB350

24.4.2017 14:30-17:45; 25.4.2017 11:00-12:30, 14:30-17:45; 27.4.2017 11:00-12:30, 14:30-17:45; 28.4.2017 11:00-12:30, 14:30-17:45

Course contents
• The legacy of Versailles: Germany and the World Economic Crises.
• The takeover of 1933: Hitler and the “Wirtschaftswunder”.
• Preparing for revenge: German war preparations 1932-1933.
• Struggle for autarky: The “Vierjahresplan”.
• Profit beats politics: German economic policy towards Southeastern Europe.
• “Who is marching behind the first tank?”: The fate of Austria and Czechoslovakia.
• “War, at least”: The German economy 1939-1940.
• “The Battle of France is over…”: European economies under German rule.
• A step too far?: The German invasion of Soviet Russia.
• “Canons instead of butter”: Germany and the period of Total War.
• An imbalance of power: Air raids and “Wunderwaffen”.
• “Albert Speer, miracle men”: German economy on the verge of defeat.
• Downfall and trials: The end of German war economy.

For more information see syllabus on InSIS.