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The Resource Captive university : the Sovietization of East German, Czech and Polish higher education, 1945-1956, John Connelly

Captive university : the Sovietization of East German, Czech and Polish higher education, 1945-1956, John Connelly

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Captive university : the Sovietization of East German, Czech and Polish higher education, 1945-1956
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Captive university
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the Sovietization of East German, Czech and Polish higher education, 1945-1956
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John Connelly
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eng
Summary
This comparative history of the higher education systems in Poland, East Germany, and the Czech lands reveals an unexpected diversity within East European stalinism. With information gleaned from archives in each of these places, John Connelly offers a valuable case study showing how totalitarian states adapt their policies to the contours of the societies they rule. The Communist dictum that universities be purged of "bourgeois elements" was accomplished most fully in East Germany, where more and more students came from worker and peasant backgrounds. But the Polish Party kept potentially disloyal professors on the job in the futile hope that they would train a new intelligentsia, and Czech stalinists failed to make worker and peasant students a majority at Czech universities. Connelly accounts for these differences by exploring the prestalinist heritage of these countries, and particularly their experiences in World War II. The failure of Polish and Czech leaders to transform their universities became particularly evident during the crises of 1968 and 1989, when universities remained true to the state to the end, and students were notably absent from the revolution of 1989. -- from back cover
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Connelly, John
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non fiction
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  • Higher education and state
  • Higher education and state
  • Higher education and state
  • Communist education
  • Communist education
  • Communist education
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Captive university : the Sovietization of East German, Czech and Polish higher education, 1945-1956, John Connelly
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 399-419) and index
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pt. I. Sovietization -- Ch. 1. Soviet and Central European Systems of Higher Education -- Ch. 2. Dynamics and Avenues of Sovietization -- Ch. 3. Soviet Models in East Central European Higher Education -- pt. II. The Legacy of the Old Professoriate -- Ch. 4. Sources of Legitimacy and Cohesion in the Interwar and War Years -- Ch. 5. The Foundations of the Early Postwar Years -- Ch. 6. Struggles for the University -- Ch. 7. Breaking the Professoriate -- Ch. 8. The Power of Society and the Power of Milieu -- Ch. 9. The Meaning of Milieu -- Ch. 10. The Milieu of the Party -- pt. III. The New Student -- Ch. 11. The Difficulties of Creating Marxist-Leninist Consciousness -- Ch. 12. Polish and East German Student Admissions -- Ch. 13. Czech and East German Peculiarities
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ocm43936723
Dimensions
25cm.
Extent
xviii, 432 p.
Isbn
9780807848654
Lccn
00030262
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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Captive university : the Sovietization of East German, Czech and Polish higher education, 1945-1956, John Connelly
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 399-419) and index
Carrier category
volume
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  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. I. Sovietization -- Ch. 1. Soviet and Central European Systems of Higher Education -- Ch. 2. Dynamics and Avenues of Sovietization -- Ch. 3. Soviet Models in East Central European Higher Education -- pt. II. The Legacy of the Old Professoriate -- Ch. 4. Sources of Legitimacy and Cohesion in the Interwar and War Years -- Ch. 5. The Foundations of the Early Postwar Years -- Ch. 6. Struggles for the University -- Ch. 7. Breaking the Professoriate -- Ch. 8. The Power of Society and the Power of Milieu -- Ch. 9. The Meaning of Milieu -- Ch. 10. The Milieu of the Party -- pt. III. The New Student -- Ch. 11. The Difficulties of Creating Marxist-Leninist Consciousness -- Ch. 12. Polish and East German Student Admissions -- Ch. 13. Czech and East German Peculiarities
Control code
ocm43936723
Dimensions
25cm.
Extent
xviii, 432 p.
Isbn
9780807848654
Lccn
00030262
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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