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Becoming the Arsenal


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Chapter 1 List of Tables Chapter 2 Preface Part 3 PART I: THE MARCH TO WAR, 1939-41 Chapter 4 Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 5 Chapter 2: The Specter of World War I Industrial Mobilization Chapter 6 Chapter 3: The Reality of the Empty Arsenal Chapter 7 Chapter 4: Builgind and Economic-Military Consensus Chapter 9 Chapter 5: American Economic Evolution, 1900-1950 Chapter 10 Chapter 6: World War I and Military Mobilization Chapter 11 Chapter 7: Military Tradition and Modern War Chapter 12 Chapter 8: Planning Industrial Mobilization, 1920-1939 Part 13 PART III: BECOMING THE ARSENAL Chapter 14 Chapter 9: The Economic and Industrial Platform, 1941 - The General American Economy Chapter 15 Chapter 10: The Struggle to Define Preparedness and the Victory Plan Chapter 16 Chapter 11: The Economic Consequences of Pearl Harbor Chapter 17 Chapter 12: The Military-Civilian Contention Chapter 18 Chapter 13: Becoming the Arsenal Chapter 19 Bibliography

About the Author

Michael G. Carew, Ph.D., M.B.A., is a professor at Baruch College, CUNY. His teaching and research interests are in the evolution of economic theory and the formulation of macroeconomic and financial policies, with a focus on political economy. Prior to his academic work, he spent forty years in New York investment and commercial banking, including insurance, real estate, and government finance, as a senior corporate executive and chief financial officer. He has published articles on historical finance and his first book, The Power to Persuade was published in 2005. He is currently working on a new book with Professor Robert Schwartz, A Microstructure Interpretation of Microeconomics, to be published in 2010.


Notable in Carew's analysis is his adept use of data from the seemingly disparate but interconnected spheres of government bureaucracy, economic policy, public finance, US diplomatic politics, and industrial management. The author is to be applauded for accomplishing such a daunting task.... Highly recommended. * CHOICE, August 2010 *

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