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The politics of economic decline in East Germany, 1945-1989

Author: Jeffrey Kopstein
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Jeffrey Kopstein offers the first comprehensive study of East German economic policy over the course of the state's forty-year history. Analyzing both the making of economic policy at the national level and the implementation of specific policies on the shop floor, he provides new and essential background to the revolution of 1989. In particular, he shows how decisions made at critical junctures in East Germany's
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Kopstein, Jeffrey.
Politics of economic decline in East Germany, 1945-1989.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1997
(DLC) 96011614
(OCoLC)34354699
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Kopstein
ISBN: 0585031010 9780585031019 0807862592 9780807862599
OCLC Number: 42329714
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 246 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Making Russians from Prussians: labor and the state, 1945-1961 --
Reform abandoned: the elusive search for socialist modernity, 1962-1970 --
Communism and capital markets --
Reds and experts: the retreat from technocracy --
The campaign economy --
The party in the factory: labor motivation in the twilight of communism --
Local politics: housing and consumer goods.
Responsibility: Jeffrey Kopstein.

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