Special issue of the International Journal of Maritime History: Ports in State Socialism, or Why the Cold War Matters to Maritime History


Ports in State Socialism, or why the Cold War Matters to Maritime History

Guest Editors: Sarah Lemmen and Brigitte Le Normand


Ports in state socialism, or why the Cold War matters to maritime history

Brigitte Le Normand, Sarah Lemmen

Economic necessity and political reality in the GDR: Establishing an overseas port at Rostock

Joseph A. Stollenwerk

The making of a socialist port: The Czechoslovak port in Hamburg in the 1940s and 1950s

Sarah Lemmen

Between solid and liquid experience in a socialist port: Gdańsk shipyard workers at the turn of the 1980s

Piotr Perkowski

Weaving the port into the socialist city: Fluid connections and transgressive movements in Gdańsk and Gdynia

Marta Kalabinski

Rijeka as a socialist port: Insights from Jugolinija’s early years, 1947-1960

Brigitte Le Normand

The Soviet Union’s global ports and flexible web-like naval strategy: Case studies of Antsiranana and Tivat

Rinna Kullaa