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Inside East Germany: The State That Came in from the Cold
Inside East Germany: The State That Came in from the Cold
By Jonathan Steele
Urizen, 1977, 256 pp
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A British journalist's picture of the GDR based on careful study and first-hand observation. In correcting its Stalinist image in the West he gives the country its due, and perhaps a little more, as a model authoritarian welfare state and as a junior partner, not a satellite, of the U.S.S.R.