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Dictatorship and demand: the politics of consumerism in East Germany

Dictatorship and demand: the politics of consumerism in East Germany

Landsman, Mark, 1966-

eBook, Electronic resource, Book. English.
Published Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press 2005
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Statement of responsibility: Mark Landsman
ISBN: 067401698X, 9780674016989
Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-287) and index.
Physical Description: xii, 296 p. ; 24 cm.
Series: Harvard historical studies ; 147
Subject: Germany (East) Politics and government.; Consumption (Economics) Germany (East); Germany (East) Economic conditions.; Socialism Germany (East)
In: ACLS Humanities E-Book.
Reproduction: Electronic text and image data. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, Michigan Publishing, 2009. Includes both TIFF files and keyword searchable text. ([ACLS Humanities E-Book]) Mode of access: Intranet.
Series Title: Harvard historical studies ; v. 147.; ACLS Humanities E-Book.


  1. Production and consumption : establishing priorities
  2. The contest begins: the currency reform, the Berlin Blockade, and the introduction of the HO
  3. The planned and the unplanned: consumer supply and provisioning crisis
  4. The rise, decline and afterlife of the new course
  5. Demand research and the relations between trade and industry
  6. Crisis revisted: the main economic task and the building of the Berlin Wall.