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Osthandel and Ostpolitik
German Foreign Trade Policies in Eastern Europe from Bismarck to Adenauer
Robert Mark Spaulding
544 pages, bibliog.
ISBN 978-1-57181-039-7 $179.00/£132.00 Hb Published (June 1997)
"... a monumental long-term study of a century of Germany's East European trade that demonstrates its continued response to political as well as market pressures - under liberal aswell as authoritarian régimes, and during good times and bad ... Spaulding's history also remains of acute contemporary relevance." · Charles Maier, Harvard University
"A long-term perspective on a topic of vital current and continuing importance, and a major contribution to the study of German-Russian relations." · Gerald D. Feldman
German Foreign Trade Policies in Eastern Europe from Bismarck to Adenauer.
Robert Mark Spaulding teaches in the Department of History at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.
Subject: 20th Century History
Area: Germany Central/Eastern Europe
Introduction: Germany and the Eastern Trade Issue
Chapter 1. Toward Managed Trade: the First German-Russian Trade Treaty (1894)
Chapter 2. German-Russian Trade: the Second Round
Chapter 3. Structures of German Trade Policy in the Weimar Republic
Chapter 4. German Trade Policy in Eastern Europe fromthe Great War to the Great Depression
Chapter 5. Guaranteeing the Market 1929-1934 - Trade in Preparation for War 1930-1939
Chapter 6. Seeking Autonomy: Resumption of Trade Relations in the Occupation
Chapter 7. Political Economy Resumed: Recreating the Networks 1949-1955
Chapter 8. Familiar Clients: West German Trade Policy in Eastern Europe 1955-1960
Conclusion: Structures and Patterns of German Policy
Epilogue: Continuities 1960-1990
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