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Between Hope and Despair: The SED and the Consolidation of the SBZ

DIRK SPILKER

in The East German Leadership and the Division of Germany: Patriotism and Propaganda 1945-1953

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199284122
eISBN:
9780191712579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284122.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter, which covers 1946 and 1947, describes how, in line with their fierce hostility to German unification under a Western-style regime and after unexpectedly failing to win semi-free ... More


Unity Postponed: The SED and the Founding of the GDR

DIRK SPILKER

in The East German Leadership and the Division of Germany: Patriotism and Propaganda 1945-1953

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199284122
eISBN:
9780191712579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284122.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter, which covers 1948 and 1949, chronicles the breakup of Germany into two separate states, East Germany and West Germany, and the reaction of the Socialist Unity Party of Germany (SED) to ... More


Status and Prospects of German Trade-Unions and Works Councils: (May 27, 1946)

Herbert Marcuse

in Secret Reports on Nazi Germany: The Frankfurt School Contribution to the War Effort

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691134130
eISBN:
9781400846467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691134130.003.0031
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter evaluates the status and prospects of trade unions and works councils in Nazi Germany. The report details that the German trade-union movement has developed in a different direction from ... More


The First Soviet Lviv, 1939–1941

Tarik Cyril Amar

in The Paradox of Ukrainian Lviv: A Borderland City between Stalinists, Nazis, and Nationalists

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453915
eISBN:
9781501700842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453915.003.0003
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter addresses the first Soviet occupation of Lviv between the fall of 1939 and the summer of 1941. During the first Soviet occupation of Lviv, the conquering party-state was dealing with ... More


A Theological Reading of the Lithuanian Church during the Soviet Period: Martyria, Koinonia, Diakonia, and Leiturgia

Vidmantas Šimkunas

in Democracy, Culture, Catholicism: Voices from Four Continents

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267309
eISBN:
9780823272334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267309.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The Catholic Church is an historical and a spiritual reality. As such, complete understanding of the Church’s experience over time must include a theological interpretation. Šimkunas explores the ... More


Hungary in World War II: Caught in the Cauldron

Deborah S. Cornelius

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823233434
eISBN:
9780823241767
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233434.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

The story of Hungary's participation in World War II is part of a much larger story—one that has never before been fully recounted for a non-Hungarian readership. The dismemberment of the Hungarian ... More


The ‘Democratisation of History’ and Generational Change1

Ammon Cheskin

in Russian Speakers in Post-Soviet Latvia: Discursive Identity Strategies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780748697434
eISBN:
9781474418539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697434.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families

This chapter returns to the theme of memory which was explored in Chapter 3. This time, however, the focus is on ground-level perceptions of history and collective memory-myths. Data is analysed from ... More


War and the Penitentiary System

Anna Müller

in If the Walls Could Speak: Inside a Women's Prison in Communist Poland

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190499860
eISBN:
9780190499891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190499860.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The first chapter contextualizes the war and women’s postwar engagement. Most women were imprisoned in the first years after the war ended. The chapter begins with the nature of the women’s military ... More


Introduction:: Attempts to Resolve Political Hysteria

Iván Zoltán Dénes

in The Art of Peacemaking: Political Essays by István Bibó

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300203783
eISBN:
9780300210262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300203783.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book addresses István Bibó's analyses of political hysteria and case studies of Eastern Europe, Hungary, and Germany, written in the 1940s. It focuses on two documents in which Bibó attempted ... More


Between Objectivity and Engagement

Nicholas J. Schlosser (ed.)

in Cold War on the Airwaves: The Radio Propaganda War against East Germany

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039690
eISBN:
9780252097782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039690.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Radio

This chapter introduces the main themes, objectives, scope, and sources underpinning this study of the Radio in the American Sector (RIAS). It also contextualizes this book within the larger body of ... More


Weimar: From Enlightenment to the Present

Michael H Kater

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300170566
eISBN:
9780300210101
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300170566.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book chronicles the rise and fall of one of Germany's most iconic cities in this history of Weimar. Weimar was a centre of the arts during the Enlightenment and hence the cradle of German ... More


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