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Title When the Wall came down : reactions to German unification / edited by Harold James and Marla Stone
Published New York, N.Y. : Routledge, 1992

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Description xviii, 351 pages : map ; 24 cm
Contents West Germany. Speech to the Bundestag, 28 November 1989 (Ten-Point Plan) / Helmut Kohl -- Berlin City Hall speech, 10 November 1989 / Willy Brandt -- Berlin City Hall speech, 10 November 1989 / Walter Momper -- Ignoring the chancelleries / Rudolf Augstein -- The silence of the clerks / Joachim Fest -- Don't reunify Germany / Günter Grass -- Why we are not a nation -- and why we should become one / Karl Heinz Bohrer -- The West is getting wilder / Friedrich Christian Delius -- The phantom of the nation / Ulrich Greiner -- Rigmarole / Hans Magnus Enzensberger -- Yet again : German identity -- a unified nation of angry DM-burghers / Jürgen Habermas -- Reunification II : this time, no hobnail boots / Josef Joffe -- Uncomfortable questions / Rainer Zitelmann -- Treaty of 12 September 1990 on the Final Settlement with Respect to Germany : the Two Plus Four Agreement -- East Germany. Awakening 89 -- New Forum, Call for the founding of New Forum -- A plea to get involved in our own cause / flier of the citizens' movement Democracy Now -- Declaration of New Forum on the fortieth anniversary of the GDR : appeal to all members of the SED -- Protest demonstration at Berlin-Alexanderplatz : texts of recorded speeches / by Stefan Heym, Christoph Hein, and Christa Wolf -- Notes on the reactions of the progressive forces to the current domestic political situation in the GDR -- Pious wishes, open questions / Günther de Bruyn -- The forty year itch / Stefan Heym -- But Gysi does not despair / Hans J. Willerding -- Germany united and divided / Gregor Gysi -- Why we hoped / Christa Wolf -- The great waiting, or freedom of the east : an obituary for life in Sleeping Beauty's castle / Martin Ahrends -- United States. Germany : hidden words / A.M. Rosenthal -- German reunification? It's already happening / Norman Birnbaum -- The German revival / Charles Krauthammer -- NO to German unification / Michael Lerner -- Kohl at Camp David / William Safire -- Ten for Germany / Denis MacShane -- Uneasy about the Germans / Arthur Miller -- A plan for Europe / Henry Kissinger -- East German requiem / Peter Marcuse -- The attack on Christa Wolf / Christine Schoefer -- Germany : power and the left / Andrei Markovits -- United Kingdom. Beware, the Reich is reviving / Conor Cruise O'Brien -- Two Germanys don't add up / Harold James -- West Germany's green imperialism / Harold James -- Germans lack the key to their national identity / Rolf Dahrendorf -- The leaked Chequers memorandum : what the PM learnt about the Germans / Charles Powell -- Fawlty logic / Donald Sassoon -- The Chequers affair / Timothy Garton Ash -- Finding a new weak link / Martin Gilbert -- The new Germany / Lord Weidenfeld -- France. Toward a confederal system / Roland Dumas -- Police logic often prevails over common sense and political reasons / interview with Armin Riecker [by] Luc Rosenzweig -- A new row between an old couple / Joseph Rovan and Georges Suffert -- After 45 years, the war is over / Simone Veil -- Mitterrand sees threat to his 'grand design' / Jacques Amalric -- Germany in the singular / Jacques Delors -- Italy. Germany and history have taken a leap / Giuliano Ferrara -- Changes in the European equilibrium / Massimo Salvadori -- I do not fear German nationalism / Umberto Eco -- Three cartoons from L'Unità -- Israel. The grand appeasement / Arye Dayan -- Unholy trinity / Shevach Weiss -- Now we shall be reduced to our due place within German priorities / Saul Friedlander interview [by] Yaron London -- East Germany : why hast thou forsaken us? / Nahum Barne'a -- The unification of the Germanys -- a world disaster / Yonah Cohen -- Czechoslovakia. Speech on the occassion of the visit of President Richard von Weizsacker to Prague / Vaclav Havel -- Poland. Both partners and competitors / Jerzy Eysymontt -- Not only for ourselves / Maciej Zalewski -- Attention -- an ambush / Ryszard Wojna -- Dignified partnership / Anna Wolf-Poweska -- Opportunity rather than a threat / Adam Michnik -- This is one party I think I'll miss / Marek Edelman -- Soviet Union. Political diary : Germany victory or defeat? / Aleksandr Bovin -- Germany and the 'Soviet issue' / Andrei Kortunov -- At the USSR Supreme Soviet / Aleksandr Sergeyevich Dzasokhov -- Japan. A new rendezvous with destiny / Japan Times -- Germany's new start and Japan / Japan Times
Analysis Germany
Politics History, 1945 -
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 349-351)
Subject German reunification question (1949-1990)
Germany -- Politics and government -- 1945-1990.
Germany -- Politics and government -- 1990-
Author James, Harold, 1956-
Stone, Marla, 1960-
LC no. 92002393
ISBN 0415905893
0415905907 (paperback)