Germany 1989 by Lothar Kettenacker
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Germany 1989
By Lothar Kettenacker

Germany 1989

In the Aftermath of the Cold War

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Germany 1989 by Lothar Kettenacker

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In autumn 1989 the world watched transfixed as East German citizens, demonstrating under the banner 'We are the people!', staged the only successful, totally peaceful revolution in German history. By October 1990, the process of reunification was formally concluded, bringing together a nation that had been divided for almost four decades. Now, nearly twenty years later, it is possible to judge the causes and consequences of the revolution more clearly. Was the fall of the Berlin Wall an unexpected fluke, or was it, in fact, the result of a long process of engagement between East and West? And did the momentous events of 1989 really signal the start of a bright new future for a united Germany? In this probing and wide-ranging account, Lothar Kettenacker considers the background behind the division of Germany and explains how the Berlin Wall and its death trap border proved to be the most horrendous manifestation of East-West antagonism. He also looks beyond 1990 to show how the confusion caused by the sudden collapse of the GDR and the fusion of two radically different economies is proving to be a challenge that will preoccupy Germany for generations to come.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780582418974
ISBN-10: 0582418976
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 179mm x 16mm)
Pages: 284
Imprint: Longman
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 25-Jun-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Germany Since 1945 by Lothar Kettenacker Germany Since 1945, Paperback (May 1997)

Covering the time since the end of World War II, this book offers a survey of the fortunes and features of East and West Germany - how the two states drifted apart; the differences between their economies, politics, and cultures; and the problems and events surrounding their unification.

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Author Biography - Lothar Kettenacker

Lothar Kettenacker studied in Frankfurt, Munich and Oxford before spending most of his career in the UK, where he was Deputy Director of the German Historical Institute, London. His most recent book written in English is Germany Since 1945 (1997).

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