Innovations in the European economy between the wars / edited by François Caron, Paul Erker, Wolfram Fischer.

Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Caron, François, 1931-, Erker, Paul., Fischer, Wolfram.
Format: Book
Published: Berlin ; New York : W. de Gruyter, ©1995.
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Table of Contents:
  • List of Contributors
  • List of Tables
  • List of Figures
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • I. The Extension of Technical Systems
  • Introduction
  • Innovation and Radio Industry in Europe during the Interwar Period
  • From Small Insulated Plants to Regional Networks: The Path of Growth of the Italian Electrical Industry from its Beginning to the 1930s
  • The German Long Distance Telephone Network as a Large Technical System, 1919-1939, and its Spin-offs for the Integration of Europe
  • II. The Transfer of Technology and its Diffusion
  • Introduction.
  • Spin-off from British and German Aircraft Technology after the Great War
  • Technology and Chocolate: Research in the British Food Industry before 1940
  • III. The Structure of Enterprise and Innovation
  • Introduction
  • Innovation and the Structure of the IG Farben
  • Strategies of Growth and Innovation in the Decentralized Du Pont Company 1921-1950
  • Strategy, Technological Capability, and Innovation: German Enterprises in Comparative Perspective
  • IV. The Formation and Development of Industrial Research and Technology
  • Introduction.
  • The Choice between Competition and Cooperation: Research and Development in the Electrical Industry in Germany and the Netherlands, 1920-1936
  • Science and Industry. Modernisation Strategies in Norway 1900-1940
  • The Evolution of European Industrial Technology in the Interwar Period
  • Summary
  • Index.