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Driving the Soviets up the wall : Soviet-East German relations, 1953-1961

Author: Hope Millard Harrison
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2005
Series: Princeton studies in international history and politics
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Berlin Wall was the symbol of the Cold War. This book tells the behind-the-scenes story of the communists' decision to build the Wall in 1961. It portrays the different approaches favored by the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hope Millard Harrison
ISBN: 9780691124285 0691124280 0691096783 9780691096780
OCLC Number: 474733075
Awards: Winner of Marshall Shulman Book Prize 2004
Description: 345 p.
Contents: List of Maps ix Preface xi Acknowledgments xv Abbreviations xix Introduction: The Dynamics of Soviet-East German Relations in the Early Cold War 1 Chapter One: 1953: Soviet-East German Relations and Power Struggles in Moscow and Berlin 12 Chapter Two: 1956-1958: Soviet and East German Policy Debates in the Wake of the Twentieth Party Congress 49 Chapter Three: 1958-1960: Khrushchev Takes on the West in the Berlin Crisis 96 Chapter Four: 1960-1961: Ulbricht, Khrushchev, and the Berlin Wall 139 Conclusion 224 Notes 235 Note on Sources 311 Bibliography 315 Index 337
Series Title: Princeton studies in international history and politics

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