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Becoming East Germans: Socialist Structures and Sensibilities After Hitler

edited by Mary Fulbrook and Andrew I. Port
Format
Book
Published
New York : Berghahn Books, 2013.
Language
English
Series
Specktrum : publications of the German Studies Association
Spektrum (New York, N.Y.)
ISBN
9780857459749 (hardback : alk. paper), 0857459740 (hardback : alk. paper), 9780857459756 (institutional ebook)
Contents
  • Introduction. the banalities of East German historiography / Andrew Port
  • East Germans in a post-Nazi state : communities of experience, connection, and identification / Mary Fulbrook
  • Divisive unity : the politics of cultural nationalism during the first German Writers' Congress of October 1947 / Andreas Agocs
  • Communicating history : the archived letters and memories of "the Red Orchestra" / Joanne Sayner
  • Remembered change and changes of remembrance : East German narratives of antifascist conversion / Christiane Wienand
  • Perceptions of health after World War II : heart disease and risk factors in East and West Germany, 1945-75 / Jeannette Madarasz
  • Socialism fights the proletarian disease : East German efforts to overcome tuberculosis in a Cold War context / Donna Harsch
  • The slim imperative : discourses and cultures of dieting in the German Democratic Republic, 1949-1990 / Neula Kerr-Boyle
  • Luxury dining in the later years of the German Democratic Republic / Paul Freedman
  • Expectations, predispositions, and the paradox of working-class behavior in Nazi Germany and the German Democratic Republic / Andrew Port
  • Israel as friend and foe : shaping East German society through Freund- and Feindbilder / David Tompkins
  • Humiliation as a weapon within the party : fictional and personal accounts / Phil Leask
  • Playing the game : football and everyday life in the Honecker era / Alan McDougall
  • Afterword : structures and subjectivities in GDR history / Mary Fulbrook.
Description
x, 303 pages ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Statement
Specktrum : publications of the German Studies Association ; volume 6
Spektrum (New York, N.Y.) ; v. 6
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