Different Germans, Many Germanies: New Transatlantic Perspectives

Different Germans, Many Germanies: New Transatlantic Perspectives

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ISBN-13: 9781789200782
Publisher: Berghahn Books, Incorporated
Publication date: 09/14/2018
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 340
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Konrad H. Jarausch is the Lurcy Professor of European Civilization at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has written or edited some fifty books on modern German and European history. He has co-directed the Zentrum für Zeithistorische Forschung in Potsdam and co-founded the UNC Center for European Studies. His most recent book is Broken Lives: How Ordinary Germans Experienced the 20th Century (Princeton University Press, 2018).

Karin Goihl is Academic Coordinator of the Berlin Program for Advanced German and European Studies at the Freie Universität Berlin. She holds an M.A. in North American Studies and Linguistics from the Freie Universität Berlin and has served the Berlin Program since 1998.

Table of Contents

Preface

Karin Goihl

Introduction

Konrad Jarausch and Harald Wenzel

PART I: RESPONSES TO MODERNITY

Chapter 1. A Modern Reich? American Perceptions of Wilhelmine Germany, 1890-1914

Scott H. Krause

Chapter 2. The Dual Training System: The Southwest’s Contributions to German Economic Development

Hal Hansen

Chapter 3. The “German Forest” as an Emblem of Germany’s Ambivalent Modernity

Jeffrey K. Wilson

Chapter 4. Health as a Public Good: The Positive Legacies of Volksgesundheit

Annette F. Timm

PART II: DEMOCRATIC TRANSFORMATION

Chapter 5. Antifascist Heroes and Nazi Victims: Myth-making and Political Reorientation in Berlin, 1945-1947

Clara M. Oberle

Chapter 6. The Pen is Mightier Than the Sword?: Student Newspapers and Democracy in Postwar West Germany

Brian M. Puaca

Chapter 7. Human Rights, Pluralism and the Democratization of Post-War Germany

Ned Richardson-Little

Chapter 8. African Students and Racial Ambivalence in the GDR during the 1960s

Sara Pugach

PART III: SEARCHING FOR A NEW MODEL

Chapter 9. The “German Model” in Renewable Energy Development

Carol Hager

Chapter 10. Germany’s Approach to the Financial Crisis: A Product of Ordo-Liberalism?

Mark K. Cassell

Chapter 11. Dreams of Divided Berlin: Postmigrant Perspectives on German Nationhood in Die Schwäne vom Schlachthof

Jeffrey Jurgens

PART IV: GLOBAL IMPLICATIONS

Chapter 12. Inventing the German Film as Foreign Film: The Origins of a Fraught Transatlantic Exchange

Sara F. Hall

Chapter 13. Atlantic Transfers of Critical Theory: Alexander Kluge and the U.S. in Fiction

Matthew D. Miller

Chapter 14. Nation and Memory: Redemptive and Reflective Cosmopolitanism in Contemporary Germany

Michael Meng

Bibliography

Index

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