3 edition of The GDR and its history found in the catalog.
|Statement||edited by Peter Barker.|
|Series||German monitor ;, no. 49|
|Contributions||Barker, Peter, 1949-|
|LC Classifications||DD282 .G37 2000|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||217 p. :|
|Number of Pages||217|
|LC Control Number||2001350037|
But the USSR also put its own demands on the GDR and in many ways limited its potential. There were also economic factors that placed an increasing strain on the state. The GDR had a leading machine tools industry, but it struggled to keep up with the development of electronics from countries like Japan and the United States. Oberhof found its way on to the radar of the East German leadership even before the state itself was founded. This was due in large part to the fact that one of the leader’s of Socialist Unity Party (SED), Walter Ulbricht, had come to know Oberhof during the Weimar period when he had led the German Communist Party in the region.
Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Friendly Enemies: Britain and the GDR, by Norman Laporte and Stefan Berger (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products! The second half of the book, following the paths of individuals back across the Atlantic, is similarly organized, according to policy adjustments and political changes that came with the founding of the GDR and its ruling party (Socialist Unity Party, SED): the uprising of J and the death of Stalin; the rise and fall of the.
Book Description: Historical analysis of the German Democratic Republic has tended to adopt a top-down model of the transmission of authority. However, developments were more complicated than the standard state/society dichotomy that has dominated the debate among GDR historians. Looking for online definition of GDR or what GDR stands for? GDR is listed in the World's largest and most authoritative dictionary database of abbreviations and acronyms The Free Dictionary.
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The GDR and its History by Peter Barker,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. The GDR And Its History: Rückblick und Revision. Die DDR im Spiegel der Enquete-Kommissionen.
(German Monitor 49) [Barker, Peter] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The GDR And Its History: Rückblick und Revision. Die DDR im Spiegel der Enquete-Kommissionen. (German Monitor 49)Cited by: 1. Betrayal clearly has its own reward: the small deep human satisfaction of having one up on someone else.
It is the psychology of the mistress, and this regime used it as fuel.” ― Anna Funder, Stasiland: Stories from Behind the Berlin Wall. Probably best suited for someone who already knows quite a bit about the GDR and its history and now wants to take that knowledge to the next level.
This would be an ideal college text for a course on the GDR or the Communist Bloc. Read more. 4 people found this helpful. Helpful/5(8). Buy The GDR and its History (German Monitor) by Peter Barker (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.
Hi, I am currently reading “Stasiland” from Anna Funder. She is an australian autor but lived and worked a long time in Germany. She kind of rolls up the story of the GDR in her book from a pretty personal perspective, sneaking with time witnesses.
The history of the German Democratic Republic is difficult to interpret without first understanding its complications. In his book, The East German Dictatorship: Problems and Perspectives in the Interpretation of the GDR, Corey Ross categorizes and explains different opinions regarding life in.
The German Democratic Republic (GDR), German: Deutsche Demokratische Republik (DDR), often known in English as East Germany, existed from to It covered the area of the present-day German states of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Brandenburg, Berlin (excluding West Berlin), Sachsen, Sachsen-Anhalt, and area was occupied by the Soviet Union.
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A History of the House Book in the GDR. A house book was the legally-mandated register that was kept at each residence in the GDR and which was used to record the personal information of all those who lived in, or visited, a particular address. The book charts the dramatic months leading to one of the most profound changes of the 20th century, the opening of the Berlin Wall in and the restoration of German unity in The author analyses the nature of Communist rule in the GDR over 40 years, its few strengths and its many weaknesses, and the myths which grew up around it.
This book places. One of the book’s most original cases is its examination of Jehovah’s Witnesses, an understudied minority in GDR history. This chapter draws extensively from the authors’ research in Stasi archives to show how the Stasi observed and persecuted Jehovah’s : Cora Granata.
Infour years after the end of the War, the Socialist Unity Party of Germany (SED) proclaimed the foundation of the German Democratic Republic (GDR), also known as East Germany, in place of the Soviet Zone. The political history of East Germany has had a number of academic and broad audience publications devoted to it.
This will be hard to find. Because you have a choice of material, which is either from fanatical Communists who LOVED the DDR, or from DDR-hating Westerners who only state the bad things and make us out to be bad people. Ive found, the best thing.
In The Fall of the GDR, David Childs discusses the collapse of the GDR up to begins by discussing the leadership structure of the GDR, and notes in particular the relative longevity and the geriatric age structure of the Politbureau in the s.
This is complemented by a discussion of the administrative structure of the state, its mass. Still, being a secondhand witness to history is a role that more of us will face as the fall of the Berlin Wall passes into its 30th, 40th, and 50th anniversaries.
Funder’s history captures a rare moment in time during which one could experience both East and West before they became a unified : Olivia Giovetti. Beyond the Wall. Art and artifacts from the GDR Beyond the Wall. Art and artifacts from the GDR - image 1 Beyond the Wall. debates and is an invaluable aid to a deeper understanding of a crucial chapter in Germany’s turbulent history.” — The Category: Books > Architecture & Design.
Growing out of the Forschungsschwerpunkt Zeithistorische Studien, this Center for Research on Contemporary History was founded inpartly as a home for scholars of the former GDR Academy of Sciences whose projects had been evaluated positively and partly as a spur to interdisciplinary innovation in the humanities and social sciences within.
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Grieder then traces the development of a society that was ruled through a combination of “care and coercion” (6) from its conception in the s to its collapse in – The book’s chapters break down the GDR’s history into six phases: conception (–), construction (–), consolidation (–.
The best books on Modern German History recommended by Hester Vaizey. Born in the GDR by Hester Vaizey Her latest book, Born in the GDR: Living in the Shadow of the Wall, was published by Oxford University Press in Europe Germany Regional and National History World War 2 Cold War OUP Authors The Holocaust.The controversial adoption policy in the former GDR It is one of the darkest chapters of the former GDR's history: parents accused of being .The question as to why, following the “peaceful revolution” in the GDR and its accession (Beitritt) to the Federal Republic, the issue of “inner unity” continues to be so passionately debated in Germany requires some understanding of the history as well as the deep-rooted ideological and mental positions of the two rival German postwar.