Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 23 items

  • Keywords: Ostpolitik x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

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

Pertti Ahonen

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199259892
eISBN:
9780191717451
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259892.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book connects two central problems encountered by the Federal Republic of Germany prior to reunification in 1990, both of them rooted in the Second World War. Domestically, the country had to ... 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


The Programmes and Strategies of the Expellee Organizations

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/9780199259892.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter analyses the emergence of an enduring pattern of Ostpolitik interaction among the expellee groups, Konrad Adenauer's government, and the main parties during the period preceding the ... More


Ostpolitik Options and Expellee Influence, 1959–1966

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/9780199259892.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter analyses West German politics from Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's era from the late 1950s to the Bundestag election of 1965 and the last months of Ludwig Erhard's government in 1966, with ... 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


Introduction

Julia von Dannenberg

in The Foundations of Ostpolitik: The Making of the Moscow Treaty between West Germany and the USSR

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199228195
eISBN:
9780191711367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228195.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter begins with a brief analysis of the New Ostpolitik and its initial result, the Moscow Treaty. It argues that the change in West German Ostpolitik resulted from various ... More


Setting the Stage: From Confrontation to Détente

Julia von Dannenberg

in The Foundations of Ostpolitik: The Making of the Moscow Treaty between West Germany and the USSR

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199228195
eISBN:
9780191711367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228195.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter presents the idea that the New Ostpolitik was both an integral part of and an independent force in German approach to Western détente policy. It could develop only in the context of the ... More


‘Unpacking the Box’: The Making of the Moscow Treaty in the Domestic and International Contexts

Julia von Dannenberg

in The Foundations of Ostpolitik: The Making of the Moscow Treaty between West Germany and the USSR

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199228195
eISBN:
9780191711367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228195.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The renunciation-of-force policy for which the Foreign Ministry prepared under Brandt's lead was implemented, and a treaty with Moscow concluded, only nine months after the formation of the new ... More


Conclusion

Julia von Dannenberg

in The Foundations of Ostpolitik: The Making of the Moscow Treaty between West Germany and the USSR

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199228195
eISBN:
9780191711367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228195.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This concluding chapter presents a synthesis of discussions from the preceding chapters. It argues that the New Ostpolitik was the realization of Brandt's, and not Kiesinger's ‘ostpolitical’ agenda ... More


From the Cold War to the Present

Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius

in The German Myth of the East: 1800 to the Present

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199546312
eISBN:
9780191720338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546312.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This chapter follows, through the Cold War up to the present day, the continuing and evolving German relationship with Eastern Europe. The different orientations of the Federal Republic of Germany ... More


Wanderlust: Travel, Emigration and the Movement

Patrick Major

in Behind the Berlin Wall: East Germany and the Frontiers of Power

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199243280
eISBN:
9780191714061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243280.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Uses petitions to the Security section of the East German communist party to monitor the Wanderlust of East Germans seeking to take advantage of the travel reforms enacted in the wake of Ostpolitik ... More


The Politics of Peace: A Global Cold War History

Petra Goedde

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780195370836
eISBN:
9780190936136
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195370836.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This study explores the emerging politics of peace, both as an ideal and as a pragmatic aspect of international relations during the early Cold War. By tracing the myriad ways in which a broad ... More


Britain, Germany and the Harmel report

Terry Macintyre

in Anglo-German Relations During the Labour Governments 1964-70: NATO Strategy, Detente and European Integration

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076008
eISBN:
9781781701485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076008.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter deals with the Harmel report and the involvement during 1967 of Britain and Germany in the reappraisal of NATO and its future tasks, proposed by Pierre Harmel, the Belgian Foreign ... More


Détente, Ostpolitik and Anglo-German relations

Terry Macintyre

in Anglo-German Relations During the Labour Governments 1964-70: NATO Strategy, Detente and European Integration

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076008
eISBN:
9781781701485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076008.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter centres on German Ostpolitik in its three phases and the reaction to it by the British government. Britain was a firm advocate of moves designed to improve East-West relations, and ... More


Attaining Primacy

William O. Walker III

in The Rise and Decline of the American Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501726132
eISBN:
9781501726149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501726132.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explores Richard Nixon’s and Henry Kissinger’s disdain for hegemony and search for primacy as they sought to refurbish America’s tarnished reputation. Through their pursuit of détente ... More


The Stasi Confronts Western Strategies for Transformation, 1966–1975

Oliver Bange

in Secret Intelligence in the European States System, 1918-1989

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804783590
eISBN:
9780804788915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783590.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Looking at East Germany (or the German Democratic Republic, GDR), Oliver Bange points out how intelligence gathering and analysis under dictatorship is hindered by mirror-imaging the adversary’s ... More


Divide and Rule: The Openly Negotiated Border and Its Demise

Sagi Schaefer

in States of Division: Border and Boundary Formation in Cold War Rural Germany

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199672387
eISBN:
9780191751332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672387.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

The final chapter examines the development of German division and the inter-German border from the 1972 Basic Treaty between the two German governments until the collapse of the border in 1989. It ... More


The Normal Nation

Jeffrey K. Olick

in The Sins of the Fathers: Germany, Memory, Method

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226386492
eISBN:
9780226386522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226386522.003.0017
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In this chapter, Olick outlines the general political trends of the postwar period in West Germany. He begins by tracing the successes of the Social Democrats’ Ostpolitik in the 1970s and the turn ... More


Pius XII: Communism and the Cold War

John Pollard

in The Papacy in the Age of Totalitarianism, 1914-1958

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199208562
eISBN:
9780191785580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208562.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Church History

This chapter is primarily concerned with the evolution of Vatican policies in response to the systematic persecution of the Catholic Church in Eastern Europe, China, and parts of South-East Asia, ... More


Idealism and Realism

Hans Kundnani

in The Paradox of German Power

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780190245504
eISBN:
9780190245535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190245504.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Comparative Politics

This chapter discusses the two distinct currents of West German foreign policy—Westbindung and Ostpolitik. The main arguments in West German foreign policy centered on Germany and its relationship to ... More


View: