Born in the GDR : Living in the Shadow of the Wall
By: Vaizey, Hester.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2014Description: 1 online resource (239 p.).ISBN: 9780191028823.Subject(s): Germany -- History -- 1945-1990 | Germany (East) -- History | Germany (East) -- Politics and governmentGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Born in the GDR : Living in the Shadow of the WallDDC classification: 943.1087 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; BORN IN THE GDR: LIFE IN THE SHADOW OF THE WALL; Copyright; Acknowledgements; Contents; List of Illustrations; Glossary; Preface; Introduction; 1:Petra ~ Shaping the Change; 2:Carola ~ Seeing the Contradictions; 3:Lisa ~ Accepting the Circumstances; 4:Mario ~ Feeling the Regime's Wrath; 5:Katharina ~ Believing in God under Pressure; 6:Robert ~ Supporting the Idea of Socialism; 7:Mirko ~ Rejecting the Party Line; 8:Peggy ~ Feeling Safe and Secure; Interpreting the End of East Germany; Notes; Introduction; Chapter 1; Chapter 2; Chapter 3; Chapter 4; Chapter 5; Chapter 6; Chapter 7
Chapter 8Chapter 9; Bibliography; Magazine Articles; Films; Index
The changes that followed the fall of the Berlin Wall in November 1989 were particularly dramatic for East Germans. With the German Democratic Republic effectively taken over by West Germany in the reunification process, nothing in their lives was immune from change and upheaval: from the way they voted, the newspapers they read, to the brand of butter they bought. But what was it really like to go from living under communism one minute, to capitalism the next? What did the East Germans make of capitalism? And how do they remember the GDR today? Are their memories dominated by fear and loathin
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