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Author Pitkin, Donald S. (Donald Stevenson), 1922-2012, author

Title Four Germanys : a chronicle of the Schorcht family / Donald S. Pitkin ; foreword by John C. Torpey
Published Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : Temple University Press, 2016
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Series Politics, history, and social change
Politics, history, and social change.
Contents Edwin and Elly -- The lay of the land -- Farming -- The farmstead -- Edgar and Irmgard -- National Socialism -- Edgar at war -- American occupation, Russian occupation -- Land reform, 1945-49 -- Irngard defects to the west -- Collectivization of the land, LPG 1 -- Edgar becomes mayor -- The mayoralty of Edgar Schorcht, 1965-87 -- From stables to apartments -- Erhard and Heidrun Schorcht -- The university -- Heidrun in America -- Heidrun, the metamorphosis of a Cold War kid -- Maria Schorcht
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Schorcht, Edwin, 1890-1976 -- Family.
Farmers -- Germany -- Thuringia -- Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Social aspects -- Germany -- Thuringia.
Thuringia (Germany) -- Biography.
Thuringia (Germany) -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Thuringia (Germany) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2016026183
ISBN 1439913447 (electronic bk.)
9781439913444 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ;) (alk. paper)