Research and technology in the former German Democratic Republic
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Published by Westview Press in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English



  • Germany (East)


  • Research -- Germany (East),
  • Technology -- Germany (East)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [203]-217) and index.

StatementRaymond Bentley.
LC ClassificationsQ180.G42 B46 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 234 p. ;
Number of Pages234
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1544717M
ISBN 100813384001
LC Control Number91023825

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This book discusses the strength of research and technology in the former German Democratic Republic, examining industrial labour productivity and utilising economic and technical indicators to analyse the technological levels of industry in the late s. This book offers a detailed analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of GDR research and technology, and draws comparisons with other countries, in particular to former FRG. It aims not only to fill gaps in the knowledge about research and technology in the erstwhile Democratic Republic, but also to shed light on the collapse of the GDR and the post-unification situation in the five new states of the FRG.".   After the Wall. (Book Reviews: Research and Technology in the Former German Democratic Republic.)Author: Raymond G. Stokes. Research and technology in the former German Democratic Republic: Raymond Bentley, (West-view Press, Boulder, CO) pp. $, ISBN Edo Albrecht Pages

The German Democratic Republic, also known as East Germany was the part of Germany that the Soviet Union occupied after World War part of Germany that the western allies occupied was West Germany was a communist dictatorship throughout the Cold USSR brutally suppressed an attempted uprising. The ordinary people had no freedom, were not allowed to emigrate .   The German Democratic Republic (GDR; German: Deutsche Demokratische Republik or DDR), informally known as East Germany, was a socialist state established by the Soviet Union in out of the. Germany - Germany - Formation of the German Democratic Republic: When it became clear that a West German government would be established, a so-called election for a People’s Congress was held in the Soviet occupation zone in May But instead of choosing among candidates, voters were allowed only the choice of approving or rejecting—usually in less-than-secret circumstances—“unity. German Democratic Republic, byname East Germany, German Deutsche Demokratische Republik, or Ostdeutschland, former country (–90) that constitutes the .

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