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The Russians in Germany

A History of the Soviet Zone of Occupation, 1945–1949

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PAPERBACK

$40.00 • £32.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674784062

Publication Date: 09/01/1997

Short

608 pages

6-3/8 x 9-1/4 inches

23 halftones, 3 tables

Belknap Press

World

  • Acknowledgements
  • Abbreviations
  • Introduction
  • 1. From Soviet to German Administration
  • 2. Soviet Soldiers, German Women, and the Problem of Rape
  • 3. Reparations, Removals, and the Economic Transformation of the Zone
  • 4. The Soviet Use of German Science
  • 5. The Soviets and the German Left
  • 6. The Tiul’panov Question and Soviet Policy-making in the Zone
  • 7. Building the East German Police State
  • 8. The Politics of Culture and Education
  • Conclusion
  • Sources
  • Notes
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • Honorable Mention, 1995 Association of American Publishers PSP Award for Excellence, History Category
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