Dialectics, Dogmas, and Dissent: Stories from East German Victims of Human Rights Abuse

Dialectics, Dogmas, and Dissent: Stories from East German Victims of Human Rights Abuse

by John Rodden

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ISBN-13: 9780271036120
Publisher: Penn State University Press
Publication date: 04/08/2011
Series: Essays on Human Rights , #4
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.58(d)

About the Author

John Rodden has taught at the University of Virginia and at the University of Texas at Austin. His books include Repainting the Little Red Schoolhouse: A History of Eastern German Education, 1945–1995 (2002) and Textbook Reds: Schoolbooks, Ideology, and Eastern German Identity (Penn State, 2005).

Table of Contents

Contents

List of Illustrations

Abbreviations

Prologue

Introduction

Part 1 Orwellian Dialectics, or the Stasi’s Psychoterror

1. Of Pigs and Poison Shelves

2. “Big Brother Was Watching Me”

Part 2 Rosy Dogmas, or Barbarism with a Human Face

3. Innocents Abroad

4. Dictatorship of the Professoriat?

Part 3 Courageous Dissent, or the Grit and Grace of Public Heroics

5. Revolutionary in Love with the Past

6. The Galileo of the GDR

Epilogue

Acknowledgments

Notes

Index

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