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Small Town and Village in Bavaria : the Passing of a Way of Life.

Author: Peter H Merkl
Publisher: New York : Berghahn Books, 2012.
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At the center of this investigation is the great modernization effort of a West German state, Bavaria, in the 1970s and 1980s, by means of a reform of the smaller units of local government. The reforms were meant to abolish all autonomous local governments serving populations of fewer than 3000, thereby reducing the number of local governments in Bavaria from more than 7,000 to less than 2,000. Based on interviews,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
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Merkl, Peter H.
Small Town and Village in Bavaria : The Passing of a Way of Life.
New York : Berghahn Books, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter H Merkl
ISBN: 9780857453488 0857453483
OCLC Number: 793996551
Description: 1 online resource (277 pages)
Contents: Figures; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1 --
Changing Villages and Small Places in Bavaria; Chapter 2 --
The Small-town or Village Community; Chapter 3 --
Planning Local Territorial Reform; Chapter 4 --
The Implementation of the Reform; Chapter 5 --
No Town is an Island; Chapter 6 --
Conclusion; Appendix --
Tables; Select Bibliography and Government Documents; Index.

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At the center of this investigation is the great modernization effort of a West German state, Bavaria, in the 1970s and 1980s, by means of a reform of the smaller units of local government. The  Read more...

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-Merkl analyzes in exemplary fashion the conditions, developments, and results of state-imposed modernizations in Central Europe and helps to understand these better.- - German Studies Review "Merkl Read more...

 
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