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Radical History Review (2022) 2022 (142): 93–109.
Published: 01 January 2022
...Kyle Frackman Abstract Like other Eastern Bloc countries, East Germany sought to control even its citizens’ leisure time in the 1960s and 1970s, with the goal of making it useful or at least not subversive to state interests. Certain hobbies, like amateur photography, found support from the state...
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Radical History Review (2014) 2014 (119): 191–204.
Published: 01 May 2014
... for solidarity, it sheds light on the protagonists of antiapartheid solidarity in the German Democratic Republic and Federal Republic of Germany and examines their objectives, their strategies, and their perception of themselves and of others. The essay places East and West German solidarity posters...
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Radical History Review (1992) 1992 (54): 81–86.
Published: 01 October 1992
...) and the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG) signed the Contract of Unification on 31 August 1990, few people foresaw that its real effects would be virtual colonization of the East Germany by West Germany. After the flooding of East German markets with West German goods, thanks to a capital transfer...
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Radical History Review (2016) 2016 (125): 35–54.
Published: 01 May 2016
..., versatile, regular, and unpredictable means of giving voice and agency to ordinary East Germans, a place of multiple networks (both formal and informal) from which communist power was often excluded. © 2016 by MARHO: The Radical Historians' Organization, Inc. 2016 football East Germany working...
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Radical History Review (1992) 1992 (54): 110–126.
Published: 01 October 1992
..., are now being set up in the five new states of East Germany. Centers in the West are run by the conservative Catholic Caritas organization, the Lutheran church, or Pro Familia; the latter two also provide family planning and contraceptive counseling. Pro Familia runs 120 centers in the former...
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Radical History Review (1987) 1987 (37): 101–115.
Published: 01 January 1987
...: The Communist Recon- struction of East Germany, 2945-46, (Princeton University Press, 1985), 313 pp. $25.00. Paolo Spriano, Sfalin and the European Communists, translated by Jon Rothschild, (Verso, 1985), 315 pp. $25.00. William Taubman, Stdin’s American Policy: Fvom Entente to Detente to Cold War...
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Radical History Review (2003) 2003 (85): 37–57.
Published: 01 January 2003
... Yet, notably, no definition of terrorism existed in the West German penal code throughout the era (nor to date), suggesting officials preferred to rely on know- ing it when they saw it.11 (East Germany offered a candid official definition: a ter- rorist...
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Radical History Review (1994) 1994 (59): 195–199.
Published: 01 May 1994
... by another theme park-announced by German entrepreneur Frank Georgi almost simultaneously with Disney's America in the fall of 1993. Mr. Georgi's ambitious plan is to create a theme park depicting life in the former East Germany. Visitors to what he calls "Ossi Park" .(the name comes from...
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Radical History Review (2016) 2016 (125): 214–216.
Published: 01 May 2016
...-­lafevor. Alan McDougall is associate professor of modern European history and European studies at the University of Guelph. He is the author of The People’s Game: Football, State and Society in East Germany (2014). Thomas P. Oates is an assistant professor of American studies and journalism...
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Radical History Review (1992) 1992 (54): 1–5.
Published: 01 October 1992
... section on history and histor- iography in the former German Democratic Republic. Just before the dismantling of the academic institutions of the GDR,the Radical 4/RADICAL HISTORY REVIEW Histmy Revim asked two historians to write about the direction in East Germany of any self-generated...
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Radical History Review (2001) 2001 (81): 113–132.
Published: 01 October 2001
... of memory in post–World War II Germany—both West and East— have long been contentious. The public preoccupation with the history and memory of Nazism and the Holocaust, created by historians and public intellectuals, film- makers and artists, novelists and memoirists...
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Radical History Review (1994) 1994 (60): 89–131.
Published: 01 October 1994
... the last year of the GDR. The professionals portrayed remained anonymous, and each photograph represented a unique depiction of a given occupation. *Lowercase "east" and "west" Berlin refer to the Cold War sections of the city post- unification, as lowercase "east" and "west" Germany...
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Radical History Review (2022) 2022 (142): 1–18.
Published: 01 January 2022
... to hidden histories of pleasure and sensuality in the face of restrictive political structures is likewise central to Kyle Frackman’s analysis in “Homemade Pornography and the Proliferation of Queer Pleasure in East Germany.” Gay erotica produced under 1970s state socialism blended visual genres...
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Radical History Review (2002) 2002 (83): 114–142.
Published: 01 May 2002
...?12 Is it possible, as the rulers of the former East Germany tried to do, to stave off the totalitarian tendency lurking in the human mind that realized such “topographies of terror”—left and right—through the creation of an empty, silent space, an area...
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Radical History Review (1982) 1982 (26): 105–119.
Published: 01 October 1982
... in the pre-1967 period, in the two epicenters of the cold war, the United States and the U.S.S.R., nor in their two most ideologically dependent allies, West and East Germany. Once dktente set in, this would change, but even then, it took a long time before the Annales school was given droit de cit6...
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Radical History Review (1987) 1987 (37): 7–25.
Published: 01 January 1987
... insured that the Left would dominate the politics of postwar Europe; within two or three years of the war’s end, however, the fortunes of left-wing parties had undergone a precipitous decline. The division of Europe into East- ern and Western blocs in the wake of the Marshall Plan put an end...
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Radical History Review (1992) 1992 (54): 87–109.
Published: 01 October 1992
... demagogic use of race and peace themes. 29. This was not the case in the immediate postwar period, when the SED, along with other parties, turned against the position widespread in East (as in West) Germany that rejected individual historical responsibility and guilt. Without this initial...
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Radical History Review (2001) 2001 (81): 153–161.
Published: 01 October 2001
... deported composer Hans Eisler back to East Germany for being an “unfriendly witness.” Guthrie wrote, Eisler in the jail-oe, Eisler back at home Rankin scratch his head and cry And I don’t know what to do Eisler him write music...
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Radical History Review (2009) 2009 (105): 58–78.
Published: 01 October 2009
... this plan in Palestine as well as in the Middle East in general, so that the imperialists themselves would not be held responsible for this dangerous operation in the outward appearance.21 Sa’idi admired Nazi Germany for the suffering it had inflicted on the Jewish people “as a retribution...
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Radical History Review (2020) 2020 (136): 50–74.
Published: 01 January 2020
..., and Asela considered going to East Germany. She says, “In the future, it might not be a training course in Germany, but an internationalist mission, who knows? Wherever they need our work, there we will be!” Mujeres then highlighted Cecilia and Antonio, who also traded off time in Cuba...