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Author Last, George, author.

Title After the 'Socialist Spring' : Collectivisation and Economic Transformation in the GDR.

Published New York : Berghahn Books, Inc., 2009.


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Physical description 1 online resource (288 pages).
Series Monographs in German history ; v. 26
Monographs in German history ; v. 26.
Books at JSTOR Open Access
Contents Title page-After the 'Socialist Spring'; Contents; List of Figures; Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; Glossary of Terms; Introduction; Part I-Consolidation and Control: Collectivisation and Its Malcontents; Chapter 1-Steps Towards Full Collectivisation of Agriculture; Chapter 2-The Aftermath of Collectivisation; Chapter 3-Farming Behind the Wall; Part II-Communicating Reform: The Limits of Economic Transformation; Chapter 4-Steps Towards Reform; Chapter 5-Resistance, Compromise and 'Cooperation'; Chapter 6-Critical Transitions.
Part III-Stable Instability: Economic Stagnation and the End of TransformationChapter 7-From Ulbright to Honecker; Chapter 8-Stabilisation and Stagnation; Chapter 9-Economic Crisis and Popular Dissatisfaction-The Road to 1989; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 230-243) and index.
Summary 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. Drawing on a broad range of archival material from state and SED party sources as well as Stasi files and individual farm records along with some oral history interviews, this book provides a thorough investigation of the transformation of the rural sector from a range of perspectives. Focusing on the region of Bezirk Erfurt, the autho.
Other author JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Collectivization of agriculture -- Germany (East) -- History.
Agriculture and state -- Germany (East)
Germany (East) -- Economic conditions -- 20th century.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781845459017 (electronic bk.)
1845459016 (electronic bk.)
9781845455521 (hbk. ; alk. paper)
1845455525 (hbk. ; alk. paper)