Search for dissertations about: "second world war"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 60 swedish dissertations containing the words second world war.

  1. 1. Insurance and cartels through wars and depressions Swedish Marine insurance and reinsurance between the World Wars

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet, Institutionen för ekonomisk historia

    Author : Gustav Jakob Petersson; Umeå universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Interwar period; world war I; first world war; second world war; world war II; deflation crisis; great depression; insurance history; marine insurance; Swedish insurance; international insurance; cartel theory; reinsurance theory; risk diversification theory; agency theory; exchange-rate fluctuations; currency risks; monetary risks; British competition; English competition; Lloyd s; cartelisation; cartel; international cartel; tariffs; stock insurance company; mutual insurance company; stock insurers; mutual insurers; The Swedish Association of Marine Underwriters; Sjöassuradörernas förening; prohibition of competition; price agreements; market division agreements; cheating; international competition; The International Union of Marine Insurance; IUMI; Internationaler Transport-Versicherungs-Verband; reinsurance; reinsurance retention ratio; loss ratio; combined ratio; reinsurance crisis; information asymmetry; information asymmetries; risk diversification; Internationaler Transport-Versicherungs-Verband; Versicherungsgeschichte; Transportversicherung; Zwischenkriegszeit; Versicherungskrise; Versicherungskartell; Rückversicherung; Mellankrigstiden; första världskriget; andra världskriget; deflationskrisen; stora depressionen; försäkringshistoria; marinförsäkring; sjöförsäkring; svensk försäkring; internationell försäkring; kartellteori; återförsäkringsteori; riskdiversifiering; incitamentsteori; växelkursfluktuationer; valutarisk; brittisk konkurrens; engelsk konkurrens; Lloyd s; monetär risk; kartellisering; tariffer; försäkringsaktiebolag; ömsesidiga försäkringsbolag; Sjöassuradörernas förening; The Swedish Association of Marine Underwriters; prisöverenskommelser; marknadsuppdelningsavtal; konkurrensförbud; konkurrensavtal; avtalsbrott; internationell konkurrens; The International Union of Marine Insurance; IUMI; Internationaler Transport-Versicherungs-Verband; återförsäkring; återförsäkringskris; återförsäkringsgrad; informationsassymetrier; riskdiversifiering; förlustkvot; ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to enhance our understanding of Swedish marine insurers' choices of business strategies under the potentially difficult business circumstances of the interwar period 1918-1939. Little previous research exists on marine insurance during the interwar period. READ MORE

  2. 2. Painful legacy of World War II: Nazi forced enlistment Alsatian/Mosellan Prisoners of War and the Soviet Prison Camp of Tambov

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Florence Fröhlig; Södertörns högskola.; Södertörns högskola.; Stockholms universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Legacy of World War II; forced conscription; prisoners of war; Alsace Moselle; Soviet prison camp; internment; captivity; Tambov; traumatic experiences; construction of silence; family of remembrance; master narrative; pilgrimage; dark tourism; Ethnology; etnologi;

    Abstract : This dissertation concerns the legacy of the Nazi forced enlistment during World War II and focuses more precisely on the case of Alsace/Moselle. Many of these French men, enlisted by force from 1942 in the German army, were sent to the Eastern Front and experienced Soviet prison camps. READ MORE

  3. 3. A world reformed? : the United States and European security from Reagan to Clinton

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm University

    Author : Mike Winnerstig; Stockholms universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; United States of America; realism; geopolitics; liberalism; constructivism; Cold War; balance of power; democratic peace; NATO; European Union.; statsvetenskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : The research aim of this study is to answer the following question: What kind of security strategies did the United States conduct toward Europe during the period 1981 through 1997 ( and why? In order to answer this question, three auxiliary questions are asked. Firstly, what was the U.S. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Politics of Combat : The Political and Strategic Impact of Tactical-Level Subcultures, 1939-1995

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Tony Ingesson; [2016-04-13]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; implementation; Public Administration; civil-military relations; strategic; tactical; military; combat; war; security; strategic corporal; submarines; u-boats; Yom Kippur War; WWII; Bosnia War; Nordbat; Dutchbat; Srebrenica; Song My; My Lai; Ubootwaffe; Dönitz; Totenkopfverbände; Eicke; Concentration camps; Holocaust; atrocities; subcultures;

    Abstract : This dissertation argues that lower-level military leaders, commanding between a dozen and a few hundred troops, can have a major political and strategic impact. Furthermore, it is argued that the decisions made by these lower-level military leaders are shaped by subcultures, in particular under conditions of stress and uncertainty. READ MORE

  5. 5. Between the devil and the deep blue sea: Trade negotiations between the Western Allies and the Scandinavian neutrals, 1914-1919

    University dissertation from Göteborgs universitet

    Author : Knut Ola Naastad Strøm; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Trade; the Great War; Scandinavia; economic warfare; World War I; The First World War; blockade; trade negotiations;

    Abstract : This thesis analyses the interplay between Western Allied policymakers and the governments of Denmark, Norway and Sweden during the Great War. It explores to what extent Allied economic warfare authorities were able to dictate terms to their Scandinavian counterparts on matters of trade policy between, and examines whether there is such a thing as a “Scandinavian experience” of the Allied blockade of Germany. READ MORE