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Title Rewriting the German past : history and identity in the new Germany / edited by Reinhard Alter and Peter Monteath
Published N.J. : Humanities Press, 1997

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Description vi, 295 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents 1. Normalization or Renationalization? On Reinterpreting the German Past / Konrad Jarausch -- 2. Perplexed Normalcy: German Identity After Unification / Hans-Georg Betz -- 3. Defining the Fatherland: Immigration and Nationhood in Pre- and Postunification Germany / Hermann Kurthen -- 4. The "Generation of 1989": A New Political Generation? / Claus Leggewie -- 5. The German Sonderweg Reconsidered: Continuities and Discontinuities in Modern German History / Reinhard Kuhnl -- 6. The German Sonderweg After Unification / Lutz Niethammer -- 7. Cultural Modernity and Political Identity: From the Historians' Dispute to the Literature Dispute / Reinhard Alter -- 8. Reckoning with the Past: Heroes, Victims, and Villains in the History of German Democratic Republic / Mary Fulbrook -- 9. Rewriting the History of the German Democratic Republic: The Work of the Commission of Inquiry / Hermann Weber
10. Historiography in the German Democratic Republic: Rereading the History of National Socialism / Wolfgang Ruge -- 11. Rewriting East German History: The Role of the Churches in the Collapse of the German Democratic Republic / John Moses and Gregory Munro -- 12. The Path to Academic Freedom: An East German Perspective / Siegfried Hoyer -- 13. Jena and the End of History / Peter Monteath
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Political culture -- Germany.
Germany (East) -- Politics and government -- 1982-1990
Germany (East) -- Politics and government -- 1989-1990.
Germany -- Ethnic relations.
Germany (East) -- Politics and government.
Germany -- History -- 1990-
Germany -- History -- Unification, 1990.
Germany -- Politics and government -- 1982-1990
Author Alter, Reinhard.
Monteath, Peter.
LC no. 96049082
ISBN 0391040251
039104026X (paperback)