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Author Lewkowicz, Nicolas, 1973-

Title The German question and the international order, 1943-48 / Nicolas Lewkowicz
Published Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010

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Description xi, 253 pages ; 23 cm
Series Global conflict and security since 1945
Global conflict and security since 1945.
Contents Introduction. The debate on the origins of the Cold War ; The debate on the German question ; The English school and the German question -- The practical association framework during World War Two. The nature of the practical association framework ; The spectrum of military cooperation ; Financial cooperation ; Legal and diplomatic cooperation ; The dismemberment of Germany ; The issue of reparations ; The post-war occupation of Germany ; Conclusion -- American and Soviet structural interests. The structural elements of conflict ; American interests in Western Europe and the rehabilitation of Germany ; The Marshall Plan and the formation of the Western bloc ; "Containment" and the enforcement of American structural interests ; Soviet post-war designs ; Soviet security interests in Eastern Germany and Europe ; Conclusion -- The social process of conflict. The social construction of conflict ; The Sovietisation of the Eastern zone and the formation of Bizonia ; The issue of economic principles and the breakdown of four-power control in Germany ; The Moscow and London CFMs ; Conclusions -- The revolutionist context. The concept of "revolutionism" in the treatment of the German question ; The denazification of Germany ; The work of the Allied Control Council ; The work of denazification at zonal level ; The work of the International Military Tribunals (IMT) ; Conclusion -- The "primary institutions" of the postwar international order. The English school's concept of "primary institutions" and the German question ; Intervention as a primary institution of the post-war international order ; Coexistence as a primary institution of the post-war international order ; Conclusion -- The transformation of "international society". The English school's concept of "international society" and the German question ; The political emasculation of Germany ; The German question and the ideaological divide of the post-war international society ; The institutionalisation of the post-war international society ; The German question and the expansion of international society ; Conclusion -- The English school, the German question and the origins of the Cold War. The three traditions model ; The pluralism-solidarism debate
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-243) and index
Subject World politics -- 1933-1945.
World politics -- 1945-1955.
German reunification question (1949-1990)
World politics -- 1945-1989.
Cold War.
ISBN 9780230248120 hardback
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