The Perils of Peace

The Public Health Crisis in Occupied Germany
Author(s): 
Reinisch, Jessica
ISBN: 
9780199660797
Date published: 
February 2013
Hardback
Price: 
£65.00

An archive-based study examining how the four Allies - Britain, France, the United States and the Soviet Union - prepared for and conducted their occupation of Germany after its defeat in 1945. Uses the case of public health to shed light on the complexities of the immediate post-war period.