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The Resource The East German economy, 1945-2010 : falling behind or catching up?, edited by Hartmut Berghoff, German Historical Institute, Washington DC., Uta A. Balbier, King's College, London

The East German economy, 1945-2010 : falling behind or catching up?, edited by Hartmut Berghoff, German Historical Institute, Washington DC., Uta A. Balbier, King's College, London

Label
The East German economy, 1945-2010 : falling behind or catching up?
Title
The East German economy, 1945-2010
Title remainder
falling behind or catching up?
Statement of responsibility
edited by Hartmut Berghoff, German Historical Institute, Washington DC., Uta A. Balbier, King's College, London
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
By many measures, the German Democratic Republic (GDR) had the strongest economy in the Eastern bloc and was one of the most important industrial nations worldwide. Nonetheless, the economic history of the GDR has been primarily discussed as a failure when compared with the economic success of the Federal Republic and is often cited as one of the pre-eminent examples of central planning's deficiencies. This volume analyzes both the successes and failures of the East German economy. The contributors consider the economic history of East Germany within its broader political, cultural and social contexts. Rather than limit their perspective to the period of the GDR's existence, the essays additionally consider the decades before 1945 and the post-1990 era. Contributors also trace the present and future of the East German economy and suggest possible outcomes
Member of
Cataloging source
UkCbUP
Dewey number
330.943/1087
Index
index present
LC call number
HC290.78
LC item number
.E233 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Berghoff, Hartmut
  • Balbier, Uta A.
Series statement
Publications of the German Historical Institute
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Germany (East)
  • Germany (East)
  • Germany (East)
Label
The East German economy, 1945-2010 : falling behind or catching up?, edited by Hartmut Berghoff, German Historical Institute, Washington DC., Uta A. Balbier, King's College, London
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Publication
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Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 05 Oct 2015)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Beginnings, Crises, and Reforms: The Planned Economy, 1945-1971:
  • 3.
  • Winner takes all: the Soviet Union and the beginnings of central planning in Eastern Germany, 1945-1949
  • Burghard Ciesla;
  • 4.
  • National socialist autarky projects and postwar industrial landscape
  • Rainer Kalsch;
  • 5.
  • Innovation and ideology: Werner Hartmann and the failure of the East German electronics industry
  • Dolores L. Augustine;
  • Part I.
  • 6.
  • East German workers and the "dark side" of Eigensinn: divisive shop-floor practices and the failed revolution of June 17, 1953
  • Andrew I. Port
  • Part III.
  • Living Beyond One's Means: The Long Decline, 1971-1989:
  • 7.
  • From schadenfreude to going-out-of-business sale: East Germany and the oil crises of the 1970s
  • Ray Stokes;
  • 8.
  • Innovation in a centrally planned economy: the case of the Filmfabrik Wolfen
  • Introduction:
  • Silke Fengler;
  • 9.
  • Debt, cooperation, and collapse: East German foreign trade in the Hoenecker years
  • Ralf Ahrens;
  • 10.
  • Ulbricht's and Hoenecker's Volksstaat? The common economic history of militarized regimes
  • Jeffrey Kopstein
  • Part IV.
  • Transformation, Subvention, and Renewal, 1989-2010:
  • 11.
  • 1. From centrally planned economy to capitalist avant-garde? The creation, collapse, and transformation of a socialist economy
  • The East German economy in the twenty-first century
  • Michael C. Burda;
  • 12.
  • The social policy of unification and its consequences for the transformation of the economy in the new Eastern states
  • Gerhard A. Ritter;
  • 13.
  • German economic unification: a view through the lens of the postwar recovery
  • Holger C. Wolf
  • Harmut Berghoff and Uta Balbier;
  • 2.
  • From the Soviet occupation zone to the" new Eastern states": a survey
  • André Steiner
  • Part II.
Control code
CR9781139343206
Extent
1 online resource (x, 249 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781107030138
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote
Label
The East German economy, 1945-2010 : falling behind or catching up?, edited by Hartmut Berghoff, German Historical Institute, Washington DC., Uta A. Balbier, King's College, London
Publication
Note
Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 05 Oct 2015)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Beginnings, Crises, and Reforms: The Planned Economy, 1945-1971:
  • 3.
  • Winner takes all: the Soviet Union and the beginnings of central planning in Eastern Germany, 1945-1949
  • Burghard Ciesla;
  • 4.
  • National socialist autarky projects and postwar industrial landscape
  • Rainer Kalsch;
  • 5.
  • Innovation and ideology: Werner Hartmann and the failure of the East German electronics industry
  • Dolores L. Augustine;
  • Part I.
  • 6.
  • East German workers and the "dark side" of Eigensinn: divisive shop-floor practices and the failed revolution of June 17, 1953
  • Andrew I. Port
  • Part III.
  • Living Beyond One's Means: The Long Decline, 1971-1989:
  • 7.
  • From schadenfreude to going-out-of-business sale: East Germany and the oil crises of the 1970s
  • Ray Stokes;
  • 8.
  • Innovation in a centrally planned economy: the case of the Filmfabrik Wolfen
  • Introduction:
  • Silke Fengler;
  • 9.
  • Debt, cooperation, and collapse: East German foreign trade in the Hoenecker years
  • Ralf Ahrens;
  • 10.
  • Ulbricht's and Hoenecker's Volksstaat? The common economic history of militarized regimes
  • Jeffrey Kopstein
  • Part IV.
  • Transformation, Subvention, and Renewal, 1989-2010:
  • 11.
  • 1. From centrally planned economy to capitalist avant-garde? The creation, collapse, and transformation of a socialist economy
  • The East German economy in the twenty-first century
  • Michael C. Burda;
  • 12.
  • The social policy of unification and its consequences for the transformation of the economy in the new Eastern states
  • Gerhard A. Ritter;
  • 13.
  • German economic unification: a view through the lens of the postwar recovery
  • Holger C. Wolf
  • Harmut Berghoff and Uta Balbier;
  • 2.
  • From the Soviet occupation zone to the" new Eastern states": a survey
  • André Steiner
  • Part II.
Control code
CR9781139343206
Extent
1 online resource (x, 249 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781107030138
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote

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