October 23: The War of the Economies

 

Topics:
  Economic Mobilization

Lecturer:
  David Shreve
 
Readings:
 

Required:
Richard Overy, Why the Allies Won (New York: W.W. Norton, 1995), pp. 180-207 (pdf).


Suggested:
.Warren F. Kimball, "U.S. Economic Strategy in World War II: Wartime Goals, Peacetime Plans, in Warren F. Kimball, America Unbound: World War II and the Making of a Superpower ( New York: St. Martin's Press, 1992), pp. 139-57.

John W. Jeffries, Wartime America: The World War II Home Front (Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 1996), pp. 16-42.

Mark Harrison, ed., The Economics of World War II: Six Great Powers in International Comparison (New York: Cambridge University Press, 1998).

Harold G. Vatter, The U.S. Economy in World War II (New York: Columbia University Press, 1985).

 
Additional Resources:
  PowerPoint Slideshow