After the 'Socialist Spring' : Collectivisation and Economic Transformation in the GDR.
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...
New York :
Berghahn Books, Incorporated,
|Series:||Monographs in German history ;
v. 26. |
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Table of 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.