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  • Religion in der Politikby Jürgen Hartmann

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 22.31

    Die Politikwissenschaft hat sich des Religionsthemas bislang kaum angenommen. Vielmehr war und ist die Religion in der Sozialwissenschaft ein klassisches Thema der Soziologie (Weber, Durkheim, Berger, Luckmann, Luhmann). Aus einer vergleichenden Perspektive heraus will diese politikwissenschaftliche Analyse Antworten auf folgende Fragen finden: Warum... more...

  • The GDR (RLE: German Politics)by David Childs

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.26

    Widely praised in its first edition, the second edition of The GDR was updated to cover events through the spring of 1988, examining in particular the impact of new leadership in both Bonn and Moscow and of the changing world economy on the prospects of the GDR. more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 55.06

    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...

  • Popular Protest in East Germanyby Gareth Dale

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 45.88

    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...

  • Driving the Soviets up the Wallby Hope M. Harrison

    Princeton University Press 2011; Not Available

    The Berlin Wall was the symbol of the Cold War. For the first time, this path-breaking book tells the behind-the-scenes story of the communists' decision to build the Wall in 1961. Hope Harrison's use of archival sources from the former East German and Soviet regimes is unrivalled, and from these sources she builds a highly original and provocative... more...

  • Nachtrag § 161by Patrick C. Leyens

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 196.00

    Der Großkommentar zum AktG bietet die umfassendste und vollständigste Darstellung des geltenden Aktienrechts, die in deutscher Sprache erhältlich ist. Sein hohes Ansehen beruht auf wissenschaftlich fundierter und zugleich praxisorientierter Kommentierung, was dadurch gewährleistet wird, dass hervorragende und namhafte Herausgeber und Autoren... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 196.00

    In addition to the greetings of Federal Minister of Justice Brigitte Zypries and Staub's grandson Hans-Hermann Neustadt, this volume documents the lectures held at the colloquium in March 2006 mainly in extended form. In addition to unpublished photographs, this volume also includes facsimile prints of Staub's works, an obituary by Staub's... more...

  • East German Dissidents and the Revolution of 1989by Christian Joppke

    Palgrave Macmillan 1994; US$ 186.00

    In contrast to the dissident movements of Eastern Europe, the East German movement remained committed to the 'revisionist' reform of the communist regime. This book tries to explain why. It is argued that the peculiarities of German history and culture prevented the possibility of a 'national' opposition to communism. As a result, East German dissidents... more...

  • Walled-Inby J. Elke Ertle

    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...

  • Ostdeutschlandby Raj Kollmorgen

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 35.90

    Der Band fragt nach dem Platz und den Chancen Ostdeutschlands im Rahmen Deutschlands und Europas: Sind die neuen Bundesländer tatsächlich der unvergleichliche Sonderfall des europäischen Postsozialismus, der wissenschaftlich kaum neue Erkenntnisse verspricht? Handelt es sich um eine Übergangsgesellschaft, die ihre entscheidenden Wandlungsprozesse nach... more...