Everyday Subversion: From Joking to Revolting in the German Democratic Republic

Everyday Subversion: From Joking to Revolting in the German Democratic Republic

by Kerry Kathleen Riley
     
 

This important book traces the evolution of grassroots social movement in the former German Democratic Republic (GDR) and reveals the democratically spirited, subversive forms of communication that were practiced behind the Wall before it fell on November 9, 1989. Kerry Kathleen Riley provides a new way of looking at the East German revolution in an

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This important book traces the evolution of grassroots social movement in the former German Democratic Republic (GDR) and reveals the democratically spirited, subversive forms of communication that were practiced behind the Wall before it fell on November 9, 1989. Kerry Kathleen Riley provides a new way of looking at the East German revolution in an English-language rhetorical history, as well as an analysis of GDR grassroots persuasion that draws on research (especially German language research) from several disciplines.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780870138010
Publisher:
Michigan State University Press
Publication date:
12/05/2007
Series:
Rhetoric & Public Affairs Series
Pages:
375
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)

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