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The Grand Coalition as the Turning Point, 1966–1969

PERTTI AHONEN

in After the Expulsion: West Germany and Eastern Europe 1945-1990

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199259892
eISBN:
9780191717451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259892.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Broad generational, social, and attitudinal changes swept West Germany during the 1960s, posing challenges to established patterns and assumptions in many fields of public life, including Eastern ... More


Introduction

Monika Baár

in Historians and Nationalism: East-Central Europe in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199581184
eISBN:
9780191722806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581184.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The introductory chapter defines the book's major aim, which lies in investigating the life‐work of five historians in comparative and transnational perspective and ascertaining their place in the ... More


The Soviet Blueprint

Gail Kligman and Katherine Verdery

in Peasants under Siege: The Collectivization of Romanian Agriculture, 1949-1962

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149721
eISBN:
9781400840434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149721.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the Soviet blueprint, which established the technology of collectivization that East European leaders followed, with variations, during the 1950s. As the first country in the ... More


“What Kind of Friendship is this?:” Tourism to Eastern Europe

Anne E. Gorsuch

in All this is your World: Soviet Tourism at Home and Abroad after Stalin

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199609949
eISBN:
9780191731853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609949.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Eastern Europe was the most common destination for the Soviet international tourist. Chapter Three uses the typical touristic practices of sightseeing and shopping to explore the contested ... More


From the New Ostpolitik to Reunification, 1969–1990

PERTTI AHONEN

in After the Expulsion: West Germany and Eastern Europe 1945-1990

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199259892
eISBN:
9780191717451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259892.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter traces key moments in the interaction between the expellee groups and West German political elites from the start of the new Ostpolitik in 1970 to German reunification two decades later. ... More


Moving People

Gregor Thum

in Uprooted: How Breslau Became Wroclaw during the Century of Expulsions

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691140247
eISBN:
9781400839964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691140247.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter considers how the remapping of Central Europe after the Second World War was radical not so much in terms of changes in national borders, as in the broadscale shifting of settlement ... More


Introduction

PERTTI AHONEN

in After the Expulsion: West Germany and Eastern Europe 1945-1990

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199259892
eISBN:
9780191717451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259892.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter demonstrates the centrality of the expellee problem for West Germany's political development. As a means to that end, it provides a long-term case study of a policy field in ... More


All this is your World: Soviet Tourism at Home and Abroad after Stalin

Anne E. Gorsuch

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199609949
eISBN:
9780191731853
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609949.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In the Khrushchev era, Soviet citizens were newly encouraged to imagine themselves exploring the medieval towers of Tallinn’s Old Town, relaxing on the Romanian Black Sea coast, even climbing the ... More


The Challenge of the Rising West and the Lack of Response in the “Sleeping” East

Ivan T. Berend

in History Derailed: Central and Eastern Europe in the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520232990
eISBN:
9780520932098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232990.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter takes a longue durée approach that embraces an even longer period by comparing the different historical paths of Western and Central and Eastern Europe from the sixteenth to the early ... More


Romanticism and Nationalism in Central and Eastern Europe

Ivan T. Berend

in History Derailed: Central and Eastern Europe in the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520232990
eISBN:
9780520932098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232990.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes romanticism, which came from Western Europe via Germany and brought the Western European zeitgeist of freedom and nationalism. Romanticism was primarily responsible for ... More


Social Changes: “Dual” and “Incomplete” Societies

Ivan T. Berend

in History Derailed: Central and Eastern Europe in the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520232990
eISBN:
9780520932098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232990.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes the social changes in Central and Eastern Europe. “Dual” and “incomplete” societies represented both the dominant traditional characteristics and the new elements of a rather ... More


Economic Modernization in the Half Century before World War I

Ivan T. Berend

in History Derailed: Central and Eastern Europe in the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520232990
eISBN:
9780520932098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232990.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter addresses the economic modernization of Central and Eastern Europe. Central and Eastern Europe became a part of a “globalized” European economic system. Free trade, an internationalized ... More


Origins

Miloš Ković

in Disraeli and the Eastern Question

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199574605
eISBN:
9780191595134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574605.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This chapter examines the process of the formation of Disraeli's initial understandings of the East and the Eastern Question. The social and political context within which the young Disraeli grew up ... More


Conclusion

PERTTI AHONEN

in After the Expulsion: West Germany and Eastern Europe 1945-1990

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199259892
eISBN:
9780191717451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259892.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Like all historical events, German reunification had its winners and losers. The winners included most Germans, at least in the initial euphoria, and even most other Europeans, given the liberation ... More


The Responses and Policies of the Main Parties

PERTTI AHONEN

in After the Expulsion: West Germany and Eastern Europe 1945-1990

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199259892
eISBN:
9780191717451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259892.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter analyses the responses and policies of West Germany's three main political parties — the CDU/CSU, the SPD, and the FDP — toward the expellee problem. By May 1955, a clear pattern had ... More


The Political System: Democratization versus Authoritarian Nationalism

Ivan T. Berend

in History Derailed: Central and Eastern Europe in the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520232990
eISBN:
9780520932098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232990.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter illustrates that arising out of the region's legacy of autocratic regimes, authoritarian systems became the rule in Central and Eastern Europe. Fundamental nationalism penetrated ... More


The German Myth of the East: 1800 to the Present

Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199546312
eISBN:
9780191720338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546312.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

Over the last two centuries and up to the present day, Eastern Europe's lands and peoples have conjured up a complex mixture of fascination, anxiety, promise, and peril for Germans looking eastwards. ... More


Uprisings and Reforms: The Struggle for Independence and Modernization

Ivan T. Berend

in History Derailed: Central and Eastern Europe in the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520232990
eISBN:
9780520932098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232990.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses how the agitated cultural and political elite played a central role in the creation of romantic nationalism, an ideology that generated heroic struggles for independence all ... More


Where They Came From

Ruth Gay

in Safe Among the Germans: Liberated Jews After World War II

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092714
eISBN:
9780300133127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092714.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the phenomenon of the thousands of Jews from Eastern Europe freely choosing to migrate to Germany in the first years after World War II. What many did not know was that the ... More


Hopes of Anglo-French Intervention Fade

Burnett Bolloten

in The Spanish Civil War: Revolution and Counterrevolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624464
eISBN:
9781469624488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624464.003.0061
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter takes a more detailed look into the Anglo-French policies toward Spain, especially in light of its complex relations with Russia and Germany. Both Britain and France had feared that any ... More


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