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The collapse of the German Democratic Republic

Graham Timmins

The collapse of the German Democratic Republic

an assessment.

by Graham Timmins

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Published by The University in Huddersfield .
Written in English


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SeriesHuddersfield pamphlets in history and politics -- HP15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20791779M
ISBN 100905434390
OCLC/WorldCa235927266

Start studying The German Democratic Republic. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Arguing that the German Democratic Republic (GDR) was a totalitarian welfare state, Grieder: • divides its life into six phases: conception, construction, consolidation, conservatism, crisis, and collapse • analyses key concepts in the Introduction • provides an overall assessment of the GDR at the end of the volume • integrates.

Germany - Germany - The end of the republic: An unintended effect of the anti-Young Plan campaign was to give widespread public exposure to Hitler, who used his access to the Hugenberg-owned press empire and to its weekly movie newsreels to give himself and his Nazi movement national publicity. An additional assist to Hitler’s career came on Octo , with the stock market crash on. In the regional Protestant churches in East Germany and East Berlin broke away from the EKD and formed the Federation of Protestant Churches in the German Democratic Republic (German: Bund der Evangelischen Kirchen in der DDR, BEK), in also joined by the Moravian Herrnhuter Brüdergemeine.

The German Democratic Republic, or GDR, also simply known as East Germany, was founded as a second German state on October 7, — four years after the end of World War II. "Socialist Reformers and the Collapse of the German Democratic Republic explores a neglected aspect of the collapse of communism in the former East Germany. It focuses on the East Germans' enthusiastic support for re-unification and the transfer of West Germany's political and economic institutions to the East, ignoring those in the German.


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Its thesis was the neo-Marxist one that German Big Business as a group sought to sabotage the late Weimar state by supporting Hitler and the Nazis, the faction they saw as best representing their economic interests, especially in the face of a rising threat from the Left/5.

The Wall-the infamous symbol of a divided Cold War Europe—seemed to be falling. But the opening of the gates was not planned by the East German ruling regime—nor was it the result of a bargain between either President Ronald Reagan or President George H.W. Bush and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev.

It was an : Basic Books. ?The Collapse of East German Communism is awell researched, well documented scholarly work As it is, it's an excellent single source overview of the history of the German Democratic Republic's forty-one year journey into the dustbin of history.?-The Friday Review of Defense LiteratureCited by: 3.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on Author: Feiwel Kupferberg. The collapse of the German Democratic Republic. Although possible reunification still seemed far off, the unexpected collapse of the Communist regime in East Germany dramatically changed the parameters of the problem and paved the way for swift reunification to the benefit of West Germany.

The German Democratic Republic, German: Deutsche Demokratische Republik, often known in English as East Germany, existed from to It covered the area of the present-day German states of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Brandenburg, Berlin, Sachsen, Sachsen-Anhalt, and Thüringen.

This area was occupied by the Soviet Union at the end of World War II, with the remaining German. Arguing that the German Democratic Republic (GDR) was a totalitarian welfare state, Grieder: • divides its life into six phases: conception, construction, consolidation, conservatism, crisis, and collapse • analyses key concepts in the Introduction • provides an overall assessment of the GDR at the end of the volumeReviews: 3.

(). From Dictatorship to Democracy. The Impact of the Collapse of the German Democratic Republic (GDR) on Political Education in its Schools.

Journal of Political Science Education: Vol. 10, No. 3, pp. Author: Jennifer Bruen. Sincethere has been an outpouring of work that has sought to address the latest turn of its history, as the German Democratic Republic (GDR) has been dissolved into a new, unified Germany.

Eye witness accounts and instant histories, the works of creative writers, diplomatic historians and political scientists exist in abundance. The German Democratic Republic was established infollowing the collapse of reunification negotiations among the powers occupying Germany.

Demographic considerations have long been a major concern of state policy, and the balance of fertility and mortality has been a sensitive and closely watched social and political factor. Mary Elise Sarotte, The Collapse: The Accidental Opening of the Berlin Wall. New York: Basic Books, pp. $ In this well-documented book, Mary Elise Sarotte analyzes the key events in the German Democratic Republic (GDR) in the autumn of that led to the opening of the Berlin Wall on 9 November.

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East German Chemical Industry, Raymond G. Stokes THE ignominious and total collapse of the German Democratic Republic (GDR) in /90 revealed all too clearly the disastrous state of the country's economy, especially in comparison to the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG). This fact must not, however, be.Following the Allied victory over Germany in the Second World War, the country was divided, and on October 7,an independent state, known as “The German Democratic Republic” was established in the area of the Soviet occupation.

A few weeks earlier, the Federal Republic had been established in the western part of Germany.Socialist Reformers and the Collapse of the German Democratic Republic explores a neglected aspect of the collapse of Communism in the former East Germany.

It focuses on the East Germans' enthusiastic support for re-unification and the transfer of West Germany's political and economic institutions to the East, ignoring those in the German Brand: Palgrave Macmillan UK.