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Postwar American influence on the West German Volksschule.

Susanne M. Shafer

Postwar American influence on the West German Volksschule.

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Published by University of Michigan, School of Education in Ann Arbor .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • High schools -- Germany (West)

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLB1617.G5 S5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 281 p.
    Number of Pages281
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19106324M

    saw the release of Gerhard Bliersbach's book "Nachkriegskino - eine Psychohistorie des westdeutschen Nachkriegsfilms - " (Postwar Film - A Psychological History of West German . One of the most dramatic changes in American textbooks is in their depictions of the internment by the U.S. government of the , Japanese-Americans who lived on the West Coast. Early postwar textbooks presented internment as a military necessity conducted without bloodshed.   Book Reviews. Capsule Reviews to a lesser extent, those of France and the United Kingdom—exerted a powerful influence on West Germany, whereas the Russian Revolution, Leninism and Stalinism, and the social and political precedent of the Soviet Union provided the model for the socialist state in East Germany. Yet postwar German efforts.


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Communist East Germany claimed that since it was a postwar antifascist state and all the former Nazis were in West Germany (they were not), it bore no responsibility for genocide. America’s political and economic influence on West German lives can be documented by measuring specific outcomes, cultural reception remains more opaque.

Particularly, little has been written about how German women received and appropriated American culture in the s and beyond.3 Cinema attendance and record.

Books shelved as post-war-germany: The Black Eagle Inn by Christoph Fischer, The Reader by Bernhard Schlink, German Boy: A Child in War by Wolfgang W.E.

American culture has been one of the most controversial exports of the United States: greeted with enthusiasm by some, with hostility by others. Yet, few societies escape its influence.

However, not all changes should be interpreted simply as "Americanization." The shaping of the postwar world has been much more complex than this term implies as is shown in this volume that explores the links.

This edited volume examines the American influence on West German and Japanese industry from the s to the s, providing a valuable contribution to the German and Japanese Business in the Boom Years book. An unflinching look at post-war Germany With "Landgericht" by Ursula Krechel, another historical novel has been awarded the German Book Prize.

Rightly so, since the book provides a brilliant and. The Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany) becomes a sovereign state when the United States, France, and Great Britain end their military occupation, which had begun in The post–World War II economic expansion, also known as the golden age of capitalism and the postwar economic boom or simply the long boom, was a broad period of worldwide economic expansion beginning after World War II and ending with the – recession.

The United States, Soviet Union, Western European and East Asian countries in particular experienced unusually high and sustained. West Germanic languages, group of Germanic languages that developed in the region of the North Sea, Rhine-Weser, and Elbe.

Out of the many local West Germanic dialects the following six modern standard languages have arisen: English, Frisian, Dutch (Netherlandic-Flemish), Afrikaans, German, and.

American effort to democratize Ger-many really was. Several factors complicate a proper evaluation of the American role in postwar Germany. One is the fact that the United States controlled only a third of the country's land and people (excluding the eastern territories under Soviet and Polish administration).

Its influence in. In the post-war years HIAG exercised some political influence in West Germany, and made attempts to appeal to the mainstream parties, but this changed in the s when the veteran organisation, having achieved its aim, shifted to extreme right-wing politics.

Denazification (German: Entnazifizierung) was an Allied initiative to rid German and Austrian society, culture, press, economy, judiciary, and politics of the National Socialist ideology ().It was carried out by removing those who had been Nazi Party or SS members from positions of power and influence and by disbanding or rendering impotent the organisations associated with Nazism.

American films, jazz, and casual manners changed the lifestyle of the fifties. The economic and cultural influence of America also left its mark on contemporary theater, postwar literature, architecture, and city planning, as well as on consumer attitudes and modern modes of production and distribution.

The reconstruction of Germany after World War II was a long process. Germany had suffered heavy losses during the war, both in lives and industrial power. to million Germans had been killed, roughly to % of the population (see also World War II casualties).

The country's cities were severely damaged from heavy bombing in the closing chapters of the war and agricultural. After the defeat of Nazi Germany in World War II, Germany was divided between the two global blocs in the East and West, a period known as the division of Germany.

Germany was stripped of its war gains and lost territories in the east to Poland and the Soviet Union. At the end of the war, there were some eight million foreign displaced persons in Germany; mainly forced laborers and prisoners. GIs and Frauleins: The German-American Encounter in s West Germany.

By Maria Hohn (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, xv plus pp. Maria Hohn provides a fascinating study of the encounter between Germans and the American military in the rural West German state of the Rhineland-Palatinate during the s. Foreign Front: Third World Politics in Sixties West Germany (Radical perspectives) - Kindle edition by Slobodian, Quinn.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Foreign Front: Third World Politics in Sixties West Germany (Radical perspectives).Reviews: 1. Speaking of Yockey’s comrades within the postwar, West German Shekhovtsov characterized the maverick American’s influence on the global far right, from the early s onward, as.

Daniel Rogers' book examines the four years of Allied intervention in West Germany from roughly During these years, the Allies continuously worked to suppress political activity in reaction to their preexisting fears of revolution, nationalism, and the formation of radical far right and far left political parties.

The American Impact on Postwar Germany By Reiner Pommerin Berghahn Books, Read preview Overview Americans as Proconsuls: United States Military Government in Germany and Japan, By Robert Wolfe Southern Illinois University Press, International Relations International relations of West Germany followed its policy toward East Germany.

West Germany’s unification policy can be divided into two major doctrines. First doctrine is the Westpolitik of Konrad Adenauer, who was the first leader of CDU and the first post-war Chancellor of West Germany from to   It also has historical interest as a commentary on s West German society.

It's not only the best German book I ever read, it is also one of the best books overall I've had the pleasure. He shows how Jewish demands for justice were hampered not only by America's changing attitude toward West Germany as a postwar European power but also by the distraction of anti-communist hysteria in this evaluating the impact of Jewish pressure on American public opinion and on the West German government, Shafir discusses the.

Reinhard Gehlen (3 April – 8 June ) was a German lieutenant-general and intelligence was chief of the Wehrmacht Foreign Armies East military intelligence service on the eastern front during World War II, spymaster of the CIA-affiliated anti-Communist Gehlen Organisation (–56) and the founding president of the Federal Intelligence Service (Bundesnachrichtendienst.

Meanwhile, those in the former East are more likely than those in the former West (44% vs. 36%) to have a favorable view of The Left party, a successor to the Communist Party in the former German Democratic Republic.

People in former West Germany are more likely than those in the former East not to offer an opinion on The Left. Get this from a library. East, west, and others: the Third World in postwar German literature. [Arlene Akiko Teraoka] -- East, West, and Others is the first work to examine the Third World in German literature from World War II to the present.

Arlene A. Teraoka investigates how prominent post-World War II East and West. In his book, he takes no clear position on whether the United States pursued liberal hegemony during the Cold War, and if so, if that was a good or a bad grand strategic decision. The book is also unclear on when the post-Cold War era began.

Most experts believe the existential struggle with the Soviet Union ended in or even or "The domination of West Germans in the elites is still felt as cultural colonialism," Thomas Krüger, the only former East German to head a government department not directly associated with East.

Standard German, High German or more precisely Standard High German (German: Standarddeutsch, Hochdeutsch or, in Switzerland, Schriftdeutsch), is the standardized variety of the German language used in formal contexts and for communication between different dialect areas.

It is a pluricentric Dachsprache with three codified (or "standardized") specific regional variants: German Standard German. Her book is a valuable contribution to the scholarly literatureJournal of American History In this very fine book, Hohn illuminates critical changes in West German society and opens up a fascinating new front in the history of the cultural expansion of the United States.- Reviews:   Gustav Hilger, a German strategic mastermind during World War II, remains almost totally unknown.

But he exerted enormous influence on the U.S. architects of the post-war liberal international order, who proclaimed liberal values, but operated in a much more pragmatic manner behind the scenes. Shared heritage. English and German are both West Germanic English has diverged significantly after absorbing more French influence after English has its roots in the languages spoken by Germanic peoples from mainland Europe, more specifically various peoples came from what is now the Netherlands, Germany and Denmark, including a people called the Angles after whom the.

Shlomo Shafir recounts attempts by American Jews to influence U.S. policy toward Germany after the ware and traces these efforts through President Reagan's infamous visit to Bitburg and beyond. He shows how Jewish demands for justice were hampered not only by America's changing attitude toward West Germany as a postwar European power but also.

In German culture, Ostalgie (German: [ˌʔɔstalˈɡiː]) is nostalgia for aspects of life in Communist East is a portmanteau of the German words Ost (east) and Nostalgie (nostalgia).

Its anglicised equivalent, ostalgia (rhyming with "nostalgia"), is also sometimes used. The term was coined by the East German standup comic Uwe Steimle [] in This book traces the role of Henry Morgenthau, Jr., Secretary of the Treasury to President Roosevelt, in the planning for the postwar world, with close attention to the discussions leading up to the Second Quebec Conference where Winston Churchill's acceptance of the plan was obtained.

tion of "postwar German literature," the book discusses exclusively West German literature, primarily of the late s, the s, and the early s. The enormous literary production of writers in the German Democratic Republic, Austria, and Switzerland is never mentioned.

The author uses the term "German literature" as. "Paul Betts first came to my attention through his pioneering article on the post Bauhaus myth as a joint German-American venture.

This book is a landmark study of cultural continuities and ruptures, institutional realignments, and individual careers that introduces a breath of fresh air into a field of research long staled by received ideas. A typical book of pop politics, written by Peter Merseburger, until recently a West German television correspondent in Washington, presented the United States as.

The West's "coming to terms with the Nazi legacy" had more to do with American influence and cold war alliances and the rise of Holocaust consciousness in the general western consensus than any true coming to grips with the roots of Nazism in German society.

While this work does have useful information on postwar German society, its loaded. Feeling Differently: Democratic Sentiments vs.

Communities of Ressentiment in Postwar West Germany In the immediate postwar period () the defeated German population stood before a strong ethical imperative to evince appropriate emotions of guilt and remorse in response to the Nazi atrocities and the destruction of World War Two.The Nazi Perpetrator Postwar German Art and the Politics of the Right A fundamental reevaluation of how the Nazi past shaped postwar German art and architecture Utopia’s Ghost Architecture and Postmodernism, Again Unpacking architecture’s important—and continuing—role in postmodern thought.

The contrast between the two Berlins cannot miss the attention of a school child. West Berlin, though an island within East Germany, is an integral part of West German economy and shares the latter’s prosperity. Destruction through bombing was impartial to the two parts of the city. Rebuilding is virtually complete in West Berlin.