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Political and moral culture in West Germany

Lutz-Rainer Reuter

Political and moral culture in West Germany

by Lutz-Rainer Reuter

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Published by Universität-Gesamthochschule-Siegen, Forschungsschwerpunkt Historische Mobilität und Normenwandel in Siegen .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Lutz R. Reuter.
SeriesHiMoN DP,, 92/87, HiMoN-Diskussionsbeiträge ;, 92.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCS 91/16524 (J)
The Physical Object
Pagination29, viii, 2 p. ;
Number of Pages29
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2121345M
LC Control Number88179826

POLITICAL CULTURE IN EAST AND WEST GERMANY. Political culture still divided 25 years after reunification? By Felix Arnold, Ronny Freier and Martin Kroh. Political unification through the accession of the Ger-man Democratic Republic to the Federal Republic of . West Germany and the Iron Curtain takes a fresh look at the history of Cold War Germany and the German reunification process from the spatial perspective of the West German borderlands that emerged along the volatile inter-German border after These border regions constituted the Federal Republic's most sensitive geographical space where it had to confront partition and engage its.

  About Paul Betts. Professor of European history at St. Antony's College, Oxford University. He is the author of The Authority of Everyday Objects: A Cultural History of West German Industrial Design (Berkeley, ) and has co-edited four books on German history, including (with Alon Confino and Dirk Schumann) Between Mass Death and Individual Loss: The Place of the Dead in . Social History, Popular Culture, and Politics in Germany Geoff Eley, Series Editor (Continued) Public Spheres, Public Mores, and Democracy: Hamburg and Stockholm, –, Madeleine Hurd Making Security Social: Disability, Insurance, and the Birth of the Social Entitlement State in .

Germany’s political history includes some of the most memorable and impressing governmental regimes in the world. Germany started with total independence of territorial states, which was caused by the thirty years war in the early ’s.   Those who monitor the development of political culture after, and in the aftermath of Word War II, cannot avoid the universal nature of the impact of the Holocaust on the progression of events. The Holocaust has become a main component of Western culture and the Christian theological debate, and an important factor in the political culture and.


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