Judging the Past in Unified Germany
By (author) A. James McAdams
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Judging the Past in Unified Germany by A. James McAdams
Book DescriptionIn recent years, no modern democracy has taken more aggressive steps to come to terms with a legacy of dictatorship than has the Federal Republic of Germany with the crimes and injustices of Communist East Germany. In this 2001 book, A. James McAdams provides a comprehensive and engaging examination of the four most prominent instances of this policy: criminal trials for the killings at the Berlin Wall; the disqualification of administrative personnel for secret-police ties; parliamentary truth-telling commissions; and private property restitution. On the basis of extensive interviews in Bonn and Berlin over the 1990s, McAdams gives new insight into the difficulties German politicians, judges, bureaucrats, and public officials faced sitting in judgment on the affairs of another state. He argues provocatively that the success of their policies must be measured in terms of the way they used East German history to justify their actions.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521802086
(228mm x 152mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 9-Apr-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author A. James McAdams
East Germany and Detente, Paperback (January 2008)
This study demonstrates the changing historical significance of the idea of detente and how non-superpower states can create opportunity out of initially adverse circumstances.
Judging the Past in Unified Germany, Paperback (April 2001)
This 2001 book examines how government of unified Germany has dealt with former government of Communist East Germany.
Germany Divided, Paperback (July 1994)» View all books by A. James McAdams
A comprehensive interpretations of the relationship between East and West Germany and of the problems of contemporary German unity. It dissects the complex process by which East and West German leaders moved over the years from first pursuing the ideal of German unity, to accepting what they believed to be the inescapable reality of division.
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