• Sign In / Register
  • Help
  • Basket0
Soviet Policy Toward East Germany Reconsidered: The Postwar Decade (Hardback)
  • Soviet Policy Toward East Germany Reconsidered: The Postwar Decade (Hardback)
zoom

Soviet Policy Toward East Germany Reconsidered: The Postwar Decade (Hardback)

(author)
£65.00
Hardback 274 Pages / Published: 16/10/1986
  • We can order this

Usually despatched within 3 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket
This new study analyzes Soviet political and economic policies toward East Germany from 1945 to 1955, focusing on the transition from ambivalence to support. In her introduction Phillips outlines the postwar situation and reviews differing interpretations of Soviet policy. She reviews the issues of postwar settlement relating to East Germany and describes the conflicts within the Soviet leadership over German policy. Discussing Soviet economic exploitation of Germany and the harsh reparations policy, she contrasts these developments with the relatively moderate Soviet policies of socialization implemented in the same period, including improved consumption, economic aid, and toleration of private trade and production. She analyzes the factors that undermined the stability of the Ulbricht regime and culminated in the June 1953 uprising, creating an abrupt change of direction in Soviet policy toward the German Democratic Republic and East European bloc that existed prior to 1953. She argues that Soviet policies during the immediate postwar period were ambivalent, serving a mix of political and economic goals that were often incompatible, and that the Soviet commitment to incorporate East Germany into the Soviet bloc was not evident until after mid-1953.

Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9780313246715
Number of pages: 274
Weight: 565 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 17 mm

You may also be interested in...

How to Give Up Plastic
Added to basket
Adults In The Room
Added to basket
£9.99   £7.99
Paperback
Who Rules the World?
Added to basket
Soldier Spy
Added to basket
£7.99
Paperback
Global Discontents
Added to basket
£8.99   £6.99
Paperback
The Eu
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
The Imperial Tea Party
Added to basket
Saving Britain
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
A Spy Named Orphan
Added to basket
My Life, Our Times
Added to basket
£9.99   £7.99
Paperback
All Out War
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Divided
Added to basket
£16.99   £13.99
Hardback
Secret Pigeon Service
Added to basket
£20.00   £17.99
Hardback
Red Notice
Added to basket
£8.99   £6.99
Paperback
The Secret Twenties
Added to basket
Last Hope Island
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.