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Reinventing Germany : German political development since 1945

Reinventing Germany : German political development since 1945

Author: Anthony Glees
Publisher: Oxford ; Washington, D.C. : Berg, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
In this stimulating book, a leading expert on German affairs provides an overview of German political development since 1945. The key to the well-being and prosperity of Europe after 1945 was the creation of a stable and democratic West Germany. Unification in 1990 not only transformed Germany's role in Europe and the world but brought new political, social and economic problems caused by the vast expense of unity

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Glees, Anthony, 1948-
Reinventing Germany.
Oxford ; Washington, D.C. : Berg, 1996
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Glees
ISBN: 1859731902 9781859731901 1859731856 9781859731857
OCLC Number: 35280587
Description: xxxiii, 306 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Table: German federal elections results, 1949-94 --
Introduction: reinventing Germany --
The Nazi legacy: Hitler and post-1945 German political culture --
The occupation of Germany --
The re-emergence of German political life in the West: 1945-9 --
Adenauer's high policy --
Adenauer's model Germany: 1955-63 --
The Grand Coalition and Brandt Chancellorship --
Ostpolitik --
The two Helmuts --
Schmidt and Kohl, 1974-89 --
Kohl and unification in 1990: Germany resurgent --
Germany after unity: German dominance --
German domination.
Responsibility: Anthony Glees.
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Discussing German political development since 1945, this study covers such areas as: occupation policy, 1945-1949; the re-emergence of German political life; Adenauer's high policy - 1949-55;  Read more...


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'An important book on post-war German history which stresses, from a British perspective, the obligation towards Europe that a reunified Germany expresses.'Helmut Kohl'Glees' new study validates the Read more...

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