This in-depth study of the Estonian Soviet socialist republics (SSR) describes the current Estonian scene and analyzes the postwar Soviet years, concentrating on the factors that have led Estonia to its present status.
Introduction Part 1: Population and Political Processes 1. Population Changes and Processes 2. Nationalism, Collaborationism, and New Leftism 3. Soviet Nationality Policy and the Estonian Communist Elite Part 2: Economic and Societal Processes 4. The Postwar Economic Transformation 5. The Struggle between the State and the Churches 6. Physical Education and Sports Part 3: Aspects of Culture 7. Estonian Literature 8. Drama and the Theater Arts 9. Ethnographic Studies Part 4: Higher Education, Research, and Science 10. The Structure of Higher Education and Research 11. Selected Aspects of Scientific Research 12. Computers, Computer Sciences, and Computer Applications 13. Astronomical Research