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  • 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$ 36.64

    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...

  • Die DDR 1945-1990by Hermann Weber

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 35.00

    Hermann Weber macht klar, dass die DDR, die fast so lange existierte wie das deutsche Kaiserreich, keineswegs nur als Nebenprodukt des Kalten Krieges angesehen werden darf. Die seit den 1990er Jahren zugänglichen Akten in den Archiven der ehemaligen DDR bieten neue Informationen über den Gang der Ereignisse und ihre Hintergründe. Im Forschungs-... more...

  • Die DDR im KSZE-Prozess 1972-1985by Anja Hanisch

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 77.00

    Im Mittelpunkt der Studie steht eine zentrale Frage der DDR-Geschichte: das spannungsreiche Verhältnis von Außen- und Innenpolitik im Rahmen des KSZE-Prozesses, der die SED vor gravierende Probleme stellte. Der außenpolitische Prestigegewinn, der 1975 aus der Unterzeichnung der Schlussakte von Helsinki resultierte, war nämlich teuer erkauft: Unzufriedene... more...

  • Politics of Iconoclasm, Theby James Noyes

    I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 14.95

    From false idols and graven images to the tombs of kings and the shrines of capitalism, the targeted destruction of cities, sacred sites and artefacts for religious, political or nationalistic reasons is central to our cultural legacy. This book examines the different traditions of image-breaking in Christianity and Islam as well as their development... 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...

  • 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...

  • The Fileby Timothy Garton Ash

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.95

    "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...

  • 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...