The German Yearbook on Business History is a source of insights into the entrepreneurial economy of the 19th and 20th centuries. It contains translations of topical journal articles and informative reviews of results and trends in business history research. As in the previous Yearbooks, the authors of this volume are experts in economic theory and practice whose contributions cover a wide spectrum.
A Businessman's Comment.- The Response of the Energy Industry to Structural Transformation.- Historical Studies.- The Valet, a Typus of the Court Society. His Entrepreneurial Role.- Wealth Sharing and Capital Formation for Employees of the Robert Bosch Company between 1886 and 1945.- Cooperation between Business and Science in the "Third Reich": The Association for the Promotion of German Industry (Foerderergemeinschaft der Deutschen Industrie) of 1942.- "The Worst Banking Practice in the World": Inter-Allied Discussion over American Plans to Reform the German Banking System in 1945/46.- Reviews of Literature.- A Review of the New Literature on Business History.- A Review of the New Literature on Banking History.- Reports on Conferences.- From the Gold Standard to the Multi-Reserve-Currency System.- The Public Mandate of the Savings Banks in its Historical Development.- Communal Enterprises - Past and Present.- The Creation and Development of the Social Market Economy.- Restrictions to Competition on International Markets.