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East Germany

  • The Fileby Timothy Garton Ash

    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...

  • Kontrolle und Repressionby Babett Bauer

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2006; US$ 68.18

    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...

  • Die DDRby Arnd Bauerkämper

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 18.13

    Die Abgeschlossenheit des Themas und die weitgehende Öffnung der Archive haben nach dem Untergang der DDR eine intensive Forschungstätigkeit ausgelöst, die bis heute ungebro-chen ist. Die Gründung der DDR, der Juniaufstand 1953, der Mauerbau 1961, der Macht-wechsel von Ulbricht zu Honecker 1971, der Untergang der DDR 1989 - diese markanten innenpolitischen... more...

  • East Germany in Comparative Perspectiveby Thomas A. Baylis; Dr David Childs; David Childs; Erwin L. Collier; Marilyn Rueschemeyer

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 180.00

    This book assesses the current position of the GDR in key political, economic and social areas. It looks at the political leadership, the military and at important social groupings such as the Church. more...

  • The Benefits of International Policy Coordination Revisitedby Jaromir Benes; Michael Kumhof; Douglas Laxton; Dirk Muir; Susanna Mursula

    International Monetary Fund 2013; US$ 9.00

    This paper uses two of the IMF's DSGE models to simulate the benefits of international fiscal and macroprudential policy coordination. The key argument is that these two policies are similar in that, unlike monetary policy, they have long-run effects on the level of GDP that need to be traded off with short-run effects on the volatility of GDP. Furthermore,... more...

  • Where the World Endedby Daphne Berdahl

    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...

  • Erlebte DDR-Geschichteby Peter Bohley

    Ch. Links Verlag 2014; US$ 27.20

    Zur Geschichte der DDR gibt es viel Unkenntnis und nostalgische Verklärung. In einer gemeinsam mit der Bundesstiftung zur Aufarbeitung der SED-Diktatur an der Universität Tübingen veranstalteten Studium-generale-Reihe berichteten Zeitzeugen über ihre Erfahrungen in und mit der DDR, die nun überarbeitet vorliegen und individuelle Einblicke in verschiedene... more...

  • Das ostdeutsche P.E.N.-Zentrum 1951 bis 1998by Dorothée Bores

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 293.00

    ?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...

  • Glaube, Macht und Mauerfälleby Thomas Brose

    Echter Verlag 2008; US$ 10.13

    "Wir waren auf alles vorbereitet, nur nicht auf Kerzen und Gebete" - Diese Aussage eines DDR-Funktionärs angesichts der Leipziger Demonstrationen im Herbst 89 wirft ein Schlaglicht auf die damaligen Ereignisse und weckt Fragen: Welche Rolle spielte Glaube für die Zeitenwende? Aber auch: Wohin führt das Wagnis gemeinsamer Freiheit? Zwanzig... more...

  • Remembering the German Democratic Republicby David Clarke; Ute Wölfel

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00

    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...