State and Minorities in Communist East Germany

State and Minorities in Communist East Germany

by Mike Dennis, Norman LaPorte

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ISBN-13: 9780857451965
Publisher: Berghahn Books, Incorporated
Publication date: 08/01/2011
Series: Monographs in German History , #33
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 254
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Mike Dennis is Professor of Modern German History at the University of Wolverhampton. He is the author of several monographs on the GDR, including Social and Economic Modernization in Eastern Germany from Honecker to Kohl (Pinter, 1993) and The Rise and Fall of the German Democratic Republic 1945–1990 (Longman, 2000). He has co-edited numerous books on modern Germany, notably, with D. Steinert, Deutschland 1945–1990 (Wochenschau Verlag, 2005), and is currently engaged on a research project on elite sport in the GDR.


Norman LaPorte is Senior Lecturer in History at the University of Glamorgan. He has published widely on German Communism, including The German Communist Party in Saxony, 1924–33 (Peter Lang, 2003) and, with Stefan Berger, Friendly Enemies: Britain and the GDR, 1949–1990 (Berghahn, 2010). He is co-founding editor of the journal Twentieth Century Communism.

Table of Contents

List of Tables
Preface

Chapter 1. State, Society and Minority Groups in the GDR
Mike Dennis and Norman Laporte

Chapter 2. Between Torah and Sickle: Jews in East Germany, 1945-1990
Mike Dennis

Chapter 3. Jehovah’s Witnesses: From Persecution to Survival
Mike Dennis

Chapter 4.  Asian and African Workers in the Niches of Society
Mike Dennis

Chapter 5. Football Fans, Hooligans and the State
Mike Dennis

Chapter 6. Sub-cultures: Punks, Goths and Heavy Metallers
Mike Dennis and Norman Laporte

Chapter 7. Skinheads and Right Extremism in an Anti-fascist State
Norman Laporte

Conclusion
Mike Dennis

Abbreviations
Bibliography
Index

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