The German Democratic Republic by Peter GriederThe German Democratic Republic by Peter Grieder

The German Democratic Republic

byPeter Grieder

Paperback | November 2, 2012

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A clear, concise and thought-provoking introduction to the history of East Germany which engages critically with key debates and advances new interpretations of the origins, development and demise of the GDR. Peter Grieder also offers an original conceptualization of the GDR as a totalitarian welfare state.
PETER GRIEDER Lecturer in Twentieth-Century History at the University of Hull, UK.
Title:The German Democratic RepublicFormat:PaperbackDimensions:176 pagesPublished:November 2, 2012Publisher:Macmillan Education UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:023057937X

ISBN - 13:9780230579378

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Table of Contents

Note on References.- Editors' Preface.- Acknowledgements.- Abbreviations and Glossary.- Map of the GDR.- Introduction: Concepts.- Conception, 1945-1949.- Construction, 1949-1960.- Consolidation, 1961-1971.- Conservativism, 1971-1977.- Crisis, 1977-1989.- Collapse, 1989-1990.- Conclusion: Obituary.- Bibliography.- Index.