TITLE

Fewer and Fewer Potatoes

AUTHOR(S)
Prittie, Terence
PUB. DATE
March 1962
SOURCE
New Republic;3/26/62, Vol. 146 Issue 13, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Suggests that the agricultural crisis in East Germany announced by Council of State head Walter Ulbricht at the seventh East German farmers Congress in Magdeburg in 1962 was due to failures of farm collectivization. Problems with crop and livestock production; Primary cause of the shortage of labor for agriculture; Claim that the failure of collectivization resulted to indirect food rationing; Criticism against Ulbricht's decision not to relax restrictions on farm collectivization; Implications of the Russian and Chinese agricultural problems for East Germany.
ACCESSION #
10023376

 

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