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The walls that remain : eastern and western Germans since reunification /
John Rodden.
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Boulder : Paradigm Publishers, c2008.
description
xviii, 286 p. : ill.
ISBN
1594513791 (hardcover : alk. paper), 9781594513794 (hardcover : alk. paper)
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imprint
Boulder : Paradigm Publishers, c2008.
isbn
1594513791 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781594513794 (hardcover : alk. paper)
catalogue key
6391894
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Main Description
The Walls That Remain explores the trauma of German reunification in 1990 as it affected ordinary Eastern and Western Germans. Told mainly in their own words, this book features the voices of those Germans who have suffered as well as profited from the transformations in German society since the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 and Germany's reunification in October 1990.
Long Description
The Walls That Remain explores the trauma of German reunification in 1990 as it affected ordinary Eastern and Western Germans. Told mainly in their own words, this book features the voices of those Germans who have suffered as well as profited from the transformations in German society since the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 and Germany?'s reunification in October 1990.
Main Description
The Walls That Remain explores the trauma of German reunification in 1990 as it affected ordinary Eastern and Western Germans. Told mainly in their own words, this book features the voices of those Germans who have suffered as well as profited from the transformations in German society since the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 and Germany "s reunification in October 1990.
Table of Contents
List of Abbreviationsp. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xi
Prologue: Division Day, or Barbed-Wire Sunday ... and Afterp. xiii
Introduction: The New Germanies: West-Side Stories, East-Side Storiesp. 1
Berlin, West and East
In the Shadow of the Holocaustp. 15
Border-Crossing After Checkpoint Charliep. 16
Return of the Pink Rabbit?p. 28
"I Consider Myself Both Jewish and German"p. 35
Hebrew Cultural Studies for First Gradersp. 43
Political Correctness with a German Facep. 49
Horror Tales from the "Land of Reading"p. 55
Of Pigs and Poison Shelvesp. 55
Germany, East and West
Leipzig: The God That Failedp. 75
Plauen/Leipzig: Marks uber Marxp. 87
School Daze in the Eastp. 88
Red Profs, Pink Slipsp. 97
Tubingen: The Great Red Hope?p. 101
Weimar: Class(room) Conflictp. 109
O Buchenwald!p. 119
Escape from the Den of Wolvesp. 120
Liberation from Liesp. 126
"Here There Is No 'Why'"p. 135
Postscript 2007p. 144
Rocken/Weimar: Resurrection of the Antichrist?p. 147
Zarathustra's Clanp. 148
Pursuing Truth with a Young Philosopherp. 159
Staufen in Breisgau: Recalling the "Hitler Olympics"p. 171
The "Munich Massacre" at 30p. 185
Kassel: Of War Crimes and Contritionp. 191
Photo Sectionp. Unnumbered
Through American Eyes, From Afar
Soul Murder in the Grassp. 203
Germany's Not-So-Little Black Bookp. 219
Power, Forgiveness, and Schindler's Listp. 243
The German Banana Republic, R.I.P?p. 249
Epilogue: (Dis)Unity Day? The Promises and Perils of October 3p. 261
Glossaryp. 269
Indexp. 273
About the Authorp. 286
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