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Overview   |   1. The Situation in 1945   |   2. Economics and Politics in the Two Germanies   |   3. Reconstituting German Society   |   4. Culture   |   Suggestions for Further Reading in English   |   Suggestions for Further Reading in German

b. Specialized Studies in the Fields of Politics and Economics

Ahonen, Pertti. After the Expulsion: West Germany and Eastern Europe, 1945-1990. Oxford, 2003.

Backer, John H. Priming the German Economy: American Occupational Policies, 1945-1948. Durham, NC, 1971.

Baring, Arnulf. The Uprising in East Germany. Ithaca, NY, 1972.

Berghahn, Volker R. The Americanization of West German Industry, 1945-1973. New York, 1986.

Boehling, Rebecca. A Question of Priorities: Democratic Reform and Economic Recovery in Postwar Germany. New York, 1996.

Braunthal, Gerard. The Federation of German Industry in Politics. Ithaca, NY, 1965.

Burr, William, ed. The Berlin Crisis, 1958-1962. Alexandria, VA, 1991.

Childs, David. From Schumacher to Brandt: The Story of German Socialism, 1945-1965. Oxford, 1966.

Dockrill, Saki, ed. Controversy and Compromise: Alliance Politics between Great Britain, the Federal Republic of Germany, and the United States of America, 1945-1967. Bodenheim, 1998.

Eisenberg, Carolyn. Drawing the Line: The American Decision to Divide Germany, 1944-1949. New York, 1996.

Epstein, Catherine. The Last Revolutionaries: German Communists and Their Century. Cambridge, MA, 2003.

Farquharson, John. The Western Allies and the Politics of Food: Agrarian Management in Postwar Germany. Leamington Spa, UK, 1985.

FitzGibbon, Constantine. Denazification. London, 1969.

Feldman, Lily Gardner. The Special Relationship between West Germany and Israel. Boston, 1984.

Frei, Norbert. Adenauer's Germany and the Nazi Past: The Politics of Amnesty and Integration. New York, 2002.

Golay, John F. Founding the Federal Republic of Germany. Chicago, 1958.

Granieri, Ronald. Ambivalent Alliance: Konrad Adenauer, the CDU/CSU and the West, 1949-1966. New York, 2004.

Gray, William G. Germany's Cold War: The Global Campaign to Isolate East Germany, 1949-1969. Chapel Hill, NC, 2003.

Hanrieder, Wolfram F., ed. West German Foreign Policy, 1949-1979. Boulder, CO, 1980.

Kelleher, Katherine. Germany and the Politics of Nuclear Weapons. New York, 1975.

Kramer, Alan. The West German Economy, 1945-1955. New York, 1991.

Landsman, Mark. Dictatorship and Demand: East Germany between Productivism and Consumerism. Cambridge, MA, 2005.

Large, David C. Germans to the Front: West German Rearmament in the Adenauer Era. Chapel Hill, NC, 1996.

Leonhard, Wolfgang. Child of the Revolution. London, 1956.

Milosch, Mark. Modernizing Bavaria: The Politics of Franz Joseph Strauß and the CSU, 1949-1969. New York, 2006.

Major, Patrick. The Death of the KPD: Communism and Anti-communism in West Germany, 1945-1956. Oxford, 1997.

Moeller, Robert G. Protecting Motherhood: Women and the Family in the Politics of Postwar West Germany. Berkeley, CA, 1993.

Naimark, Norman. The Russians in Germany: A History of the Soviet Zone of Occupation, 1945-1949. Cambridge, MA, 1995.

Nettl, J. P. The Eastern Zone and Soviet Policy in Germany, 1945-1950. Oxford, 1951.

Nicholls, Anthony J. Freedom with Responsibility: The Social Market Economy in Germany, 1918-1963. Oxford, 1994.

Ninkovich, Frank. Germany and the United States: The Transformation of the German Question since 1945. New York, 1995.

Paterson, William E. The SPD and European Integration. Lexington, MA, 1974

Pridham, Geoffrey. Christian Democracy in Western Germany: The CDU/CSU in Government and Opposition 1945-1976. London, 1977.

Sandford, G.W. From Hitler to Ulbricht: The Communist Reconstruction of East Germany, 1945-46. Princeton, NJ, 1983.

Schwartz, Thomas A. America’s Germany: John J. McCloy and the Federal Republic of Germany. Cambridge, MA, 1991.

Schwarz, Hans-Peter. Adenauer. 2 vols. Providence, RI, 1995-97.

Spaulding, Mark. Osthandel and Ostpolitik: German Foreign Trade Policies in Eastern Europe from Bismarck to Adenauer. New York, 1997.

Speier, Hans, ed. German Rearmament and Atomic Warfare. Evanston, IL, 1957.

Spicka, Mark. Selling the Economic Miracle: Economic Reconstruction and Politics in West Germany, 1949-1957. New York, 2007.

Spiro, Henry J. The Politics of German Codetermination. Cambridge, MA, 1958.

Stern, Carola. Ulbricht. London, 1965.

Tauber, Kurt P. Beyond Eagle and Swastika: German Nationalism since 1945. 2 vols. Middletown, CT, 1967.

Tent, James. Mission on the Rhine: Reeducation and Denazification in American-occupied Germany. Chicago, 1983.

Van Hook, James C. Rebuilding Germany: The Creation of the Social Market Economy, 1945-1957. Cambridge, 2004.

Vogt, Timothy R. Denazification in Soviet-occupied Germany: Brandenburg, 1945-1948. Cambridge, MA, 2000.

Wallich, Henry C. The Mainsprings of the German Revival. New Haven, CT, 1955.

Wiesen, S. Jonathan. West German Industry and the Challenge of the Nazi Past, 1945-1955. Chapel Hill, NC, 2001.

Windsor, Philip. German Reunification. London, 1969.

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