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Author Grift, Liesbeth van de, 1978-

Title Securing the communist state : the reconstruction of coercive institutions in the Soviet zone of Germany and Romania, 1944-1948 / Liesbeth van de Grift
Published Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource (v, 195 pages)
Series The Harvard Cold War studies book series
Harvard Cold War studies book series.
Contents From democracy to dictatorship, 1918-1944 -- Postwar reconstruction and transitional politics, 1944-1948 -- "Control must rest firmly in our hands" : the reconstruction of the security apparatus in the Soviet zone of occupation -- "A regime, not a government has changed" : the reconstruction of the security apparatus in Romania -- Control versus chaos : the Soviet zone in Germany and Romania compared
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Communism -- Germany (East) -- History -- 20th century.
Communism -- Romania -- History -- 20th century.
Internal security -- Germany (East) -- History.
Internal security -- Romania -- History -- 20th century.
Germany (East) -- Politics and government.
Romania -- Politics and government -- 1944-1989.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0739171798 (electronic bk.)
9780739171790 (electronic bk.)
(cloth alk. paper)
Other Titles Voorwaarts en vergeten. English