Americanization of the European economy
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Americanization of the European economy a compact survey of American economic influence in Europe since the 1880s by Harm G. Schroter

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Published by Springer in Dordrecht .
Written in English

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StatementHarm G. Schroter.
LC ClassificationsHF
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 268 p. ;
Number of Pages268
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Open LibraryOL22731272M
ISBN 101402028849

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Americanization of the European Economy provides a comprehensive yet compact survey of the growth of American economic influence in Europe since the s. Three distinct but cumulative waves of Americanization are identified. Americanization was (and still is) a complex process of technological, political, and cultural transfer, and this. Americanization was (and still is) a complex process of technological, political, and cultural transfer, and this overview explains why and how the USA and the American model of industrial capitalism came to be accepted as the dominant paradigm of political economy in today's Europe. Americanization, or Americanisation, is the influence American culture and business has on other countries outside the United States, including their media, cuisine, business practices, popular culture, technology or political term has been used since at least While not necessarily a pejorative term, it is most often used by critics in the target country who are . The basic thesis of the book is that three successive historical waves of Americanization have shaped Europe’s economic and cultural life. These waves are identified and each is assigned a part in the book. Part 1, which is only a single chapter, covers the first wave of Americanization that is claimed to have emerged between and

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