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Interpretations of the two Germanies, 1945-1990

Author: Mary Fulbrook
Publisher: London : Macmillan Press, 2000.
Series: Studies in European history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"Arising from the unpromising ashes of defeated Nazi Germany, the two Germanies came to represent opposing modes of state and society. The Federal Republic established itself as a remarkably stable democracy and successful social market economy; the German Democratic Republic developed an apparently exemplary form of 'actually existing socialism' and became a pillar of the Soviet bloc. Then, with the 'gentle
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Fulbrook
ISBN: 0333665791 9780333665794 0312231903 9780312231903
OCLC Number: 48418560
Description: 114 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Historical Development. Occupation and Division, 1945-49. Crystallisation, 1949-61. 1960s: Decade of Transition. 'Established Phase', c. 1972-89. Collapse of the GDR, 1989-90. End of the Two Germanies? United Germany in the 1990s --
3. Politics. Political Systems. Political Developments in West Germany. Political Developments in the GDR --
4. Economy and Society. Economic Structures and Development. Aspects of Social Structure --
5. Patterns of Culture. Official Attempts at the Transformation of the Germans. Literature, Culture and Religion. National Identity and Political Culture --
6. End of the Two Germanies. West German Policies towards the GDR Prior to 1989.
Series Title: Studies in European history.
Responsibility: Mary Fulbrook.

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Following World War II, two very different Germanies arose: Stable democracy and successful market economy vs exemplary socialism and close ties to the Soviet bloc. This historical textbook charts  Read more...

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Review of the first edition: '... will amply repay careful reading.' - Times Higher Education Supplement '[This] is an excellent textbook with good coverage and fair conclusions.' - Matt Perry, Read more...

 
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