The Resource Keep From All Thoughtful Men : How U.S. Economists Won World War II

Keep From All Thoughtful Men : How U.S. Economists Won World War II

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Keep From All Thoughtful Men : How U.S. Economists Won World War II
Title
Keep From All Thoughtful Men
Title remainder
How U.S. Economists Won World War II
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This ground-breaking work overturns accepted historical dogma on how World War II strategy was planned and implemented. Refuting the long-accepted notion that the avalanche of munitions which poured forth from American factories defeated the Axis powers, it examines exactly how this miracle of production was organized and integrated into Allied strategy and operations. In doing so, it is the first book to show how revolutions in statistics and finance forever changed the nature of war, overturning three millennia of the making of grand strategy. Jim Lacey argues that manpower and the capacity
Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
  • 940.53/1
  • 940.531
Index
index present
LC call number
HC106.4 .L34 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Keep From All Thoughtful Men : How U.S. Economists Won World War II
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-252) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Chapter 1. Economics and War; Chapter 2. Unmaking the Victory Program; Chapter 3. The Real Victory Program; Chapter 4. The Economist's War; Chapter 5. The Production Organizations; Chapter 6. The War Production Board and Two Wars; Chapter 7. War and Feasibility; Chapter 8. The Great Feasibility Debate; Chapter 9. Marshall's Commitment to a 1943 Invasion of Europe; Chapter 10. Why Marshall Changed His Mind; Appendix 1: The Feasibility Concept; Appendix 2: The First Feasibility Study(14 March 1942); Appendix 3: Wedemeyer's Victory Program1
  • Appendix 4: Nathan's 6 October Memorandum for War Production Board Meeting1Appendix 5: General Somervell's Comments toWar Production Board Proposals of 31 August 19421; Appendix 6: Simon Kuznets' Reply to Somervell's Comments on His Feasibility Proposal (Sent under Robert Nathan's Hand)1; Appendix 7: Letter from Robert P. Patterson (UnderS ecretary of War) to General Somervell, Post 6 October Feasibility Meeting1; Appendix 8: Minutes of War Production Board 6 October Meeting1; Notes; Bibliography; Index; About the Author
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ocn781376000
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (280 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781612510347
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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b0cc4a1d-403a-45aa-a61c-c2c6986c6cfb
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not applicable
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.b3589684x
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)781376000
  • pebcs1612510345

Library Locations

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      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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