Economic Management and French Business: From de Gaulle to Chirac (Hardback)
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Economic Management and French Business: From de Gaulle to Chirac (Hardback)

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Hardback 293 Pages
Published: 02/10/2002
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How is it that the modest pace of change which typified the French economy a century ago gave way after 1945 to a new, revived capitalism and a superior economic performance? Maclean traces the development of French economic and business life in the context of the European and international economy over the past fifty years. She examines the main economic trends and events: from nationalization to privatization; from war with Germany to reconciliation and ever-greater union; from the franc to the euro; and from national champions to mega-mergers with foreign companies. Maclean argues that the new French capitalism of the twenty-first century is the product of an ideological struggle in which the forces of modernization triumphed over the old guard of French nationalism.

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9780333761489
Number of pages: 293
Weight: 545 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 mm


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'This study stands as the most thorough and thoughtful examination of the relationship between the French state and business and the French national business system in the English language...this will remain a definitive study for years to come.' - David Howarth, Modern and Contemporary France '...a most welcome addition to the growing number of books seeking to explain the transformation of France in the postwar world'. Frances M.B. Lynch, Modern and Contemporary France 'This study stands as the most thorough and thoughtful examination of the relationship between the French state and business and the French national business system in the English language.' - David Howarth, Modern & Contemporary France

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