This wide-ranging collection brings together contributions from historians, political scientists, policymakers, and others to provide much-needed perspective on the unification of Germany as it actually played out in real historical time.
About the Author
PETER C. CAMPBELL Professor of History at Rice University, USA.
ROBERT R. SHANDLEY Associate Professor of Film Studies and German at Texas A&M University, USA.
Table of Contents
German Unification, Western Order, and the Post-Cold War Restructuring of the International System; G.J.Ikenberry Between Euroland and Abendland?: Opportunities and Challenges for German Foreign Policy Since Unification; M.H.Hampton Rethinking Reunification: German Monetary Union and European Integration; J.R.Zatlin The Quest for Freedom and Stability: Political Choices and the Economic Transformation of East Germany 1989-1991; W.Seibel A Splendid Failure: Reflections on Two Decades of East German Economic Reconstruction; I.Collier Political Institutions and Unification; U.K.Preuß German Unification and the Federal Constitutional Court: A Retrospective View After Twenty Years; P.E.Quint The End of Dictatorship and Its Aftermath: Personal Reflections of the Federal Commissioner for the Records of the State Security Agency of the German Democratic Republic; M.Birthler