A History of Cold War Industrialisation (Innbundet)

Finnish Shipbuilding between East and West

Serie: Perspectives in Economic and Social History 


Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2021
Antall sider: 234
Forlag: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780367482497
Kategori: Historie
Omtale A History of Cold War Industrialisation
This monograph explores the economic consequences of the Cold War, a polarised world order which politicised technology and shaped industrial development. It provides a detailed archival-based history of the Finnish shipbuilding industry (1952-1996), which f lourished, thanks to the special relationship between Finland and the Soviet Union. Overall, it shows how a small country, Finland, gained power during the Cold War through international economic and technological cooperation. The work places Finland in a firmly international context and assesses the state-industry relationship from five different angles: technopolitics, trade infrastructure, techno-scientific cooperation, industrial reorganisation, and state aid. It presents a novel way to analyse industrialisation as an interaction between institutional stabilisation and f luctuation within a techno-economic system. In so doing, it makes empirical, theoretical, and methodological contributions to the history of industrial change. A History of Cold War Industrialisation will be of interest to advanced students and scholars in economic history, maritime history, Cold War history, and international political economy.

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