East — East — The Pull of the West

  • G. Adler-Karlsson
Part of the Studien über Wirtschafts- und Systemvergleiche book series (STUDIEN)


The Council for Mutual Economic Assistance (CMEA) was originally devised as a new form of economic co-operation between the socialist states, a form which was to do away with all the injustice of the Western imperialist system and with the exploitation of the huge Western monopolies. This was the message spread during the first decade of the CMEA.


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