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East Germany

  • AntiFascism and Memory in East Germanyby Josie McLellan

    Clarendon Press 2004; US$ 189.99 US$ 170.99

    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. more...

  • Antifascism After Hitlerby Catherine Plum

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Antifascism After Hitler investigates the antifascist stories, memory sites and youth reception that were critical to the success of political education in East German schools and extracurricular activities. As the German Democratic Republic (GDR) promoted national identity and socialist consciousness, two of the most potent historical narratives... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 149.28

    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...

  • Becoming East Germanby Mary Fulbrook; Andrew I. Port

    Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 34.00

    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 to... more...

  • Behind the Iron Curtainby Jeffrey M. Byford

    UPA 2012; US$ 29.99

    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 2011; US$ 15.99 US$ 14.39

    Examines "Burned Bridge," the intersection between two sister cities in East and West Germany, and reveals how the daily adjustments of anxious residents shaped the barrier that divided them. more...

  • Das Diktat des Konsensesby Martin Sabrow

    De Gruyter 2001; US$ 117.28

    Die Geschichte spielte in der kommunistischen Herrschaftsordnung der DDR und in ihrem Selbstverständnis eine äußerst wichtige Rolle. Sabrows Studie leistet einen Beitrag zum Verständnis der gelenkten Geschichtswissenschaft in der DDR und zeigt auf, inwieweit Einflüsse inner- und außerhalb des Faches Bedeutung hatten. Dazu kombiniert der... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 244.27

    ?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...