Unformatted text preview: No strong history of independence – except Poland Consequences of 1945 – Easter Europe has no sense of self Milan Kundera Collaborationist regimes Comulka Marshall Tito – Yugoslavia o Stays communist but expelled from ComInfo 1948 Hoxha – Albania o 1960 – stays communist but aligns self with China Soviet Union o Stalin – great successful leader of WWII o Monuments to WWII – glory o Church – important – Stalin willing to relax restrictions III. Success Economic takeup – urbanization 1950s/60s o Stagnation 1970s/80s Many people buy into communism o Offers jobs, welfare, etc o Mary FUlbrook Destalinization – post 1953 – khruschev o Gives hope to people in Easter Europe – makeover regime Technological prestige & success...
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This note was uploaded on 12/12/2010 for the course HIST 158C taught by Professor Adamthwaite during the Fall '10 term at Berkeley.
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