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Friendly enemies : Britain and the GDR, 1949-1990

Author: Stefan Berger; Norman LaPorte
Publisher: New York : Berghahn Books, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

During the Cold War, Britain had an astonishing number of contacts and connections with one of the Soviet Bloc's most hard-line regimes: the German Democratic Republic. The left wing of the British  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stefan Berger; Norman LaPorte
ISBN: 9781782386858 1782386858 9781845456979 1845456971
OCLC Number: 906038033
Notes: Originally published: 2010. - Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description: xiv, 386 Seiten
Contents: List of tables List of Abbreviations Preface Introduction: Britain and the other Germany Chapter 1. negotiating the Emergence of two Germanys. British-GDR relations in the Context of the Evolution of the Post-war Political order, 1945-1955 Chapter 2. From sovereignty to recognition, 1955-1973 Chapter 3. Normalisation of relations and new Beginnings, 1973-1979 Chapter 4. From the second Cold War to the Collapse of the GDR, 1979-1990 Conclusion: Britain and the GDR 1949-1990 Bibliography Index
Responsibility: Stefan Berger and Norman LaPorte.


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"Readers will especially enjoy the information on individual British academics and journalists, who helped shape the field of East German studies both in the UK and U.S. Individuals such as David Read more...

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