Childs, David.

Honecker's Germany (RLE : Moscow's German Ally. - 1 online resource (387 pages) - eBooks on Demand Routledge Library Editions: German Politics . - Routledge Library Editions: German Politics .

Cover -- Half Title -- Title -- Copyright -- Original Title -- Original Copyright -- Contents -- Map -- Preface -- Introduction -- 1 The Socialist Unity Party -- 2 The Written Constitution - the Basic Law of a Socialist State? -- 3 The Economy of the German Democratic Republic -- 4 Education under the Honeckers -- 5 The Church in the German Democratic Republic -- 6 The Significance of East German Intellectuals in Opposition -- 7 Woman, Myth and Magic: On Christa Wolf's Kassandra and Irmtraud Morgner's Amanda -- 8 Youth-Not So Very Different -- 9 East German Naval Build-Up -- 10 The German Democratic Republic and the Soviet Union -- 11 The German Democratic Republic and the United States -- Selected Bibliography -- Index of Persons -- General Index.

Picking up many of themes of David Childs' earlier book, The GDR: Moscow's German Ally, this book discusses the German Democratic Republic (GDR) from 1971 until the mid 1980s. Written at a time when the GDR was one of the most modern and successful socialist states, with a growing importance within the socialist bloc and the global stage, this books examined a number of important topics such as GDR relations with the USSR and the USA, the GDR Navy, the church in the GDR and the economy of the GDR.

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Germany (East) -- Social conditions.
Honecker, Erich.


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