Business in Socialist Hungary

Peoples & Things | 28 January 2023 | 1h 10m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Philip Scranton about his book Business Practice In Socialist Hungary, Volume 1: Creating The Theft Economy, 1945-1957. Examines how leaders in socialist Hungary planned and developed business enterprises in the shattered post-World War II economy and how workers, farmers, and citizens supported and resisted these aims. Discusses what this project means for business history, which has tended to focus on Western, rich, capitalist nations.

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