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A history shared and divided : East and West Germany since the 1970s

Author: Frank Bösch; Jennifer Walcoff Neuheiser
Publisher: New York : Berghahn, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : English-language editionView all editions and formats
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"By and large, the histories of East and West Germany have been studied in relative isolation. And yet, for all their differences, the historical trajectories of both nations were interrelated in complex ways, shaped by oil shocks, technological advances, protest movements, and other phenomena so diffuse that they could hardly be contained by the Berlin Wall. Accordingly, Divided History offers a collective portrait  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
History shared and divided.
New York : Berghahn Books, 2018
(DLC) 2018023365
(OCoLC)1049574849
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Bösch; Jennifer Walcoff Neuheiser
ISBN: 9781785339264 1785339265
OCLC Number: 1049576842
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Notes: Translation of: Geteilte Geschichte : Ost- und Westdeutschland 1970-2000.
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 608 pages)
Contents: Introduction: divided and connected: perspectives on German history since the 1970s / Frank Bösch --
Political transformations in East and West / Frank Bösch and Jens Gieseke --
Economic crises, structural change, and international entanglements / Ralf Ahrens and André Steiner --
Entangled ecologies: outlines of a green history of two or more Germanys / Frank Uekötter --
Social security, social inequality, and the welfare state in East and West Germany / Winfried Süß --
Rationalization, automation, and digitalization: transformations in work / Rüdiger Hachtmann --
The individualization of everyday life: consumption, domestic culture, and family structures / Christopher Neumaier and Andreas Ludwig --
Paths to digital modernity: computerization as social change / Jürgen Danyel and Annette Schuhmann --
Educational rivalries: the transition from a German-German contest to an international competition / Emmanuel Droit and Wilfried Rudloff --
Mobility and migration in divided Germany / Maren Möhring --
Sports and society in the rivalry between East and West / Jutta Braun --
Bridge over troubled water? mass media in divided Germany / Frank Bösch and Christoph Classen.
Other Titles: Geteilte Geschichte.
Divided history :
Responsibility: edited by Frank Bösch ; translated by Jennifer Walcoff Neuheiser.

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Divided History uniquely explores how East and West Germany responded to the new challenges and crises of the 1970s, and reunification. Topics range from political, labor, and business issues to  Read more...

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