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East Germany

  • 1989 und die Rolle der Gewaltby Martin Sabrow

    Wallstein Verlag 2012; US$ 26.34

    Hauptbeschreibung Wie friedlich war die "friedliche Revolution"? Die Rolle der Gewalt beim Zusammenbruch der kommunistischen Regime in Europa.Aus dem Inhalt:Martin Sabrow: "1989" und die Rolle der GewaltRüdiger Bergien: Die SED und die Gewaltfrage im Herbst 1989Jens Gieseke: Das MfS und die GewaltfrageHolger Nehring: Bausoldaten und die Friedlichkeit... more...

  • AntiFascism and Memory in East Germanyby Josie McLellan

    Clarendon Press 2004; US$ 149.99

    AntiFascism and Memory in East Germany sheds new light on the legacy of the Spanish Civil War, the way in which societies remember, and the nature of state socialism. It combines cultural, social, and political history to examine the ways in which the legacy of the International Brigades was commemorated in the German Democratic Republic. - ;AntiFascism... more...

  • Anwalt - Kommentator - 'Entdecker'by Thomas Henne; Rainer Schröder; Jan Thiessen

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 182.00

    Der vorliegende Band dokumentiert die auf dem Festkolloquium der Juristischen Fakultät der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin aus Anlass des 150. Geburtstages von Hermann Staub im Frühjahr 2006 gehaltenen Vorträge. Tillmann Krach und Thomas Henne berichten über Staubs Leben im Kaiserreich zwischen beruflichen Erfolgen und antisemitischer Diskriminierung.... more...

  • Auf der Suche nach einem dritten Wegby Christof Geisel

    Ch. Links Verlag 2012; US$ 28.22

    Hauptbeschreibung Plötzlich rückten sie aus ihrer Abseitsposition ins Rampenlicht, waren die politischen Wortführer, prägten die großen Protestveranstaltungen des Herbstes 1989, saßen an Runden Tischen und bald auch in Regierungspositionen. Doch nach dem Untergang der DDR spielten die ehemaligen Oppositionellen kaum noch eine Rolle. Woran lag das,... more...

  • Aufbruch nach Utopiaby Stefan Wolle

    Ch. Links Verlag 2012; US$ 23.51

    Hauptbeschreibung Am 13. August 1961 war alles anders, die DDR war eingemauert. Doch bot das nicht auch eine Chance? Die Sowjetunion beschloss 1961 den Aufbau des Kommunismus. Auch die DDR-Führung träumte von einem wirtschaftlichen und wissenschaftlichen Höhenflug. Dazu brauchte sie die Intelligenz und die Jugend. Die waren nicht ohne Reformen und... more...

  • Becoming East Germanby Mary Fulbrook; Andrew I. Port

    Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 95.00

    For roughly the first decade after the demise of the GDR, professional and popular interpretations of East German history concentrated primarily on forms of power and repression, as well as on dissent and resistance to communist rule. Socio-cultural approaches have increasingly shown that a single-minded emphasis on repression and coercion fails... more...

  • Behind the Iron Curtainby Jeffrey M. Byford

    University Press of America 2012; US$ 26.99

    This book examines various pedagogical approaches and historical background associated with East Germany?s role throughout the Cold War, including methods of differentiated instruction, the beginnings of East Germany, the creation of the Ministry for State Security, the Berlin Wall, life and society of East Germans, and the fall of communism. 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...

  • Bringing Culture to the Massesby Esther von Richthofen

    Berghahn Books 2009; US$ 120.00

    Cultural life in the former German Democratic Republic (GDR) was strictly controlled by the ruling party, the SED, who attempted to dictate how people spent their free time by prohibiting privately organized leisure time pursuits and offering instead cultural activities in state institutions and organizations. By exploring the nature of dictatorial... more...

  • Burned Bridgeby Edith Sheffer

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 21.99

    The building of the Berlin Wall in 1961 shocked the world. Ever since, the image of this impenetrable barrier between East and West, imposed by communism, has been a central symbol of the Cold War. Based on vast research in untapped archival, oral, and private sources, Burned Bridge reveals the hidden origins of the Iron Curtain, presenting it in a... more...