Captive University: The Sovietization of East German, Czech, by John Connelly

By John Connelly

This comparative background of the better schooling platforms in Poland, East Germany, and the Czech lands finds an unforeseen variety inside East ecu stalinism. With details gleaned from data in every one of those locations, John Connelly deals a worthwhile case examine displaying how totalitarian states adapt their regulations to the contours of the societies they rule.

The Communist dictum that universities be purged of "bourgeois components" used to be entire so much absolutely in East Germany, the place an increasing number of scholars got here from employee and peasant backgrounds. however the Polish occasion stored probably disloyal professors at the activity within the futile wish that they'd educate a brand new intelligentsia, and Czech stalinists did not make employee and peasant scholars a majority at Czech universities.

Connelly bills for those adjustments by means of exploring the prestalinist history of those nations, and especially their reports in international struggle II. The failure of Polish and Czech leaders to rework their universities turned quite obtrusive in the course of the crises of 1968 and 1989, whilst college scholars spearheaded reform routine. In East Germany, in contrast, universities remained precise to the country to the top, and scholars have been particularly absent from the revolution of 1989.

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