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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.00
"Eloquent, aware and scrupulous . . . a rich and instructive examination of the Cold War past." --The New York Times In 1978 a romantic young Englishman took up residence in Berlin to see what that divided city could teach him about tyranny and freedom. Fifteen years later Timothy Garton Ash--who was by then famous for his reportage of the downfall... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2006; US$ 69.08
Hauptbeschreibung Babett Bauer analysiert in einer doppelten Perspektive den Zusammenhang von Diktaturerfahrung und individueller Identitätsstiftung in der DDR. Zeitzeugeninterviews werden mit Akten des Staatssicherheitsdienstes in direkte Beziehung gesetzt und subjektive Lebenswirklichkeiten aus dem »realsozialistischen« Alltag der Diktatur vor... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 170.00
As a new decade begins the popular demand for change has meant that the social and political fabric of the the Eastern Bloc countries has been irrevocably altered. This book offers a comprehensive analysis of the key political, economic and social areas of East German society, such as the military and the church, areas which will intrinsically involved... more...
- University of California Press 1999; US$ 30.95
When the Berlin Wall fell, people who lived along the dismantled border found their lives drastically and rapidly transformed. Daphne Berdahl, through ongoing ethnographic research in a former East German border village, explores the issues of borders and borderland identities that have accompanied the many transitions since 1990. What happens to identity... more...
- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 280.00
?After the fall of the wall, the East German center of PEN, the worldwide association of writers, came under criticism. Its members were accused of collaboration with the dictatorial state power and of having failed as intellectuals. The book starts with considerations about the discourse on intellectuals and writers. On the basis of comprehensive... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 90.00
Memories of and attitudes to the German Democratic Republic (GDR), or East Germany, within contemporary Germany are characterized by their variety and complexity, whilst the debate over how to remember the GDR tells us a lot about how Germans see themselves and their future. This volume provides a range of international perspectives. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 39.95
An incisive new study of dissent and protest in the German Democratic Republic, focusing on the upheaval of 1989-1990. The author, an active participant both in the 'Citizens' Movement' and in the street protests of that year, draws upon a vast array of sources including interviews, documents from the archives of the old regime and the Citizens'... more...
- Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 34.95
Based on interviews and the voluminous materials in the archives of the SED, the Stasi and central and regional authorities, this volume focuses on several contrasting minorities (Jehovah?s Witnesses, Jews, ?guest? workers from Vietnam and Mozambique, football fans, punks, and skinheads) and their interaction with state and party bodies during Erich... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2005; US$ 40.29
Hauptbeschreibung Der Aufstand vom 17. Juni 1953 ist eines der Schlüsselereignisse in der deutsch-deutschen Geschichte. Die Beiträge dieses Bandes berichten über den Verlauf des Aufstands und stellen die Bezüge zum kommunistischen Machtbereich her. Die Vorgänge im Repressionsapparat, die Gefangenenbefreiungen am 17. Juni, die Entwicklung der Strafpraxis... more...
- Mentobe Press 2013; US$ 5.99
In her memoir Walled-In, J. Elke Ertle recounts growing up in West Berlin, Germany, during the aftermath of World War II when mounting East-West tension lead to the Berlin Blockade, the Berlin Airlift, and the construction of the Berlin Wall. But the brick-and-mortar-monstrosity is not the only insurmountable barrier Elke comes to know intimately.... more...