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The Resource International business and national war interests : Unilever between Reich and empire, 1939-45, Ben Wubs

International business and national war interests : Unilever between Reich and empire, 1939-45, Ben Wubs

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International business and national war interests : Unilever between Reich and empire, 1939-45
Title
International business and national war interests
Title remainder
Unilever between Reich and empire, 1939-45
Statement of responsibility
Ben Wubs
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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Wubs, Ben
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • International business enterprises
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Unilever (Firm)
Label
International business and national war interests : Unilever between Reich and empire, 1939-45, Ben Wubs
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2008
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-245) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • The origins of Unilever
  • The great merger
  • Unilever's structure in the 1930s
  • Geographical expansion
  • Competitors
  • Performance in the 1930s
  • Conclusions
  • 3.
  • Unilever and Nazi Germany
  • Unilever in Germany
  • List of figures
  • Foreign direct investment in Germany
  • Business obstacles in Nazi Germany - meeting Hitler
  • Currency restrictions and the shipbuilding deal
  • Acquisitions and 'Aryanisation'
  • Raw materials and whaling - meeting Goring
  • Unilever classified as an 'Aryan Firm'
  • Blessing on the MVU board in Berlin
  • Conclusions
  • 4.
  • War preparations
  • List of tables
  • National war preparations
  • Unilever's legal war preparations
  • The building-up of stocks
  • Military war preparations
  • Conclusions
  • 5.
  • Business as unusual, 1939-1941
  • War economies
  • Unilever's organisational changes
  • The British Trading with the Enemy Act
  • Acknowledgements
  • The 'Unilever problem'
  • Henkel
  • Government intervention in the market
  • Innovation-quick-frozen foods industry
  • Conclusions
  • 6.
  • A Reichs Commissioner for the Unilever Group, 1941-1945
  • Total war
  • Unilever a German syndicate?
  • 'Aryanisation'
  • List of abbreviations
  • German competitors' attacks
  • NV's new organisation
  • Raw-materials crisis
  • Mersol-a synthetic solution
  • Conclusions
  • 7.
  • London's calling, 1941-1945
  • A managed economy
  • Change of organisational outlook
  • Relations with the Dutch government in exile
  • 1.
  • Relations with other allied governments in London
  • Relations with the British government
  • Views on economic policy
  • Rationalisation of soap production
  • Synthetic detergents
  • Frozen foods in Britain
  • Conclusions
  • 8.
  • The aftermath, 1945-1950
  • War-time performance
  • Introduction
  • Purges in NV's Board
  • Nationalisation in Eastern Europe
  • Multinational lobby groups
  • Public-relations policy
  • Anti-trust
  • Conclusions
  • 9.
  • Conclusions
  • Strategy
  • Structure
  • 2.
  • National institutions
  • Raw materials
  • Capital penetration
  • Long-term consequences
  • Appendix
  • Notes
  • Primary sources
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • Unilever in the 1930s
Control code
030431246
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 256 pages
Isbn
9781138864047
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
International business and national war interests : Unilever between Reich and empire, 1939-45, Ben Wubs
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2008
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-245) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • The origins of Unilever
  • The great merger
  • Unilever's structure in the 1930s
  • Geographical expansion
  • Competitors
  • Performance in the 1930s
  • Conclusions
  • 3.
  • Unilever and Nazi Germany
  • Unilever in Germany
  • List of figures
  • Foreign direct investment in Germany
  • Business obstacles in Nazi Germany - meeting Hitler
  • Currency restrictions and the shipbuilding deal
  • Acquisitions and 'Aryanisation'
  • Raw materials and whaling - meeting Goring
  • Unilever classified as an 'Aryan Firm'
  • Blessing on the MVU board in Berlin
  • Conclusions
  • 4.
  • War preparations
  • List of tables
  • National war preparations
  • Unilever's legal war preparations
  • The building-up of stocks
  • Military war preparations
  • Conclusions
  • 5.
  • Business as unusual, 1939-1941
  • War economies
  • Unilever's organisational changes
  • The British Trading with the Enemy Act
  • Acknowledgements
  • The 'Unilever problem'
  • Henkel
  • Government intervention in the market
  • Innovation-quick-frozen foods industry
  • Conclusions
  • 6.
  • A Reichs Commissioner for the Unilever Group, 1941-1945
  • Total war
  • Unilever a German syndicate?
  • 'Aryanisation'
  • List of abbreviations
  • German competitors' attacks
  • NV's new organisation
  • Raw-materials crisis
  • Mersol-a synthetic solution
  • Conclusions
  • 7.
  • London's calling, 1941-1945
  • A managed economy
  • Change of organisational outlook
  • Relations with the Dutch government in exile
  • 1.
  • Relations with other allied governments in London
  • Relations with the British government
  • Views on economic policy
  • Rationalisation of soap production
  • Synthetic detergents
  • Frozen foods in Britain
  • Conclusions
  • 8.
  • The aftermath, 1945-1950
  • War-time performance
  • Introduction
  • Purges in NV's Board
  • Nationalisation in Eastern Europe
  • Multinational lobby groups
  • Public-relations policy
  • Anti-trust
  • Conclusions
  • 9.
  • Conclusions
  • Strategy
  • Structure
  • 2.
  • National institutions
  • Raw materials
  • Capital penetration
  • Long-term consequences
  • Appendix
  • Notes
  • Primary sources
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • Unilever in the 1930s
Control code
030431246
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 256 pages
Isbn
9781138864047
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations

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