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The East German Revolution of 1989

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Published by Manchester University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • Contemporary Politics - Germany,
  • Germany - History - Post Unification (1989-),
  • Political Science,
  • History - General History,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Germany,
  • Europe - Germany,
  • History / Germany,
  • History & Theory - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7860176M
    ISBN 100719074789
    ISBN 109780719074783


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This book offers a new account of the East German Revolution of and uncovers hitherto neglected events and phases of this tumultuous period. It draws upon published and unpublished primary sources, including twenty-five interviews with oppositionists, movement participants and state officials, as well as archive materials from the Stasi, police, SED and civic by:   This book offers a new account of the East German Revolution of and uncovers hitherto neglected events and phases of this tumultuous period.

It draws upon published and unpublished primary sources, including twenty-five interviews with oppositionists, movement participants and state officials, as well as archive materials from the Stasi, police, SED and civic : Manchester University Press.

This series of essays by leading German scholars explores the effects of revolutions upon German history from to - the date of Germany's 'peaceful revolution' - and discusses the fundamental questions of reform and revolution, the effects of war, counter-revolution and defeat on the social process of modernization.

'The East German Revolution of ' draws upon 25 interviews, previously unpublished documents from five archives and a vast array of published primary and secondary materials.

In addition, as a resident of East Germany in the late s and an active participant in the civic groups and street protests ofGareth Dale succeeds in bringing an immediacy and vividness to the narrative. This is the most comprehensive account in English of East Germany's 'peaceful' revolution.

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The German Democratic Republic (GDR or East Germany), was officially formed in in the Soviet-occupied zone of post-Nazi Germany. Leipzig was the second-largest city in the newly born East The East German Revolution of 1989 book. From the beginning, life in the GDR was extremely difficult.

Limited resources and. In this book, Viktor Sebestyen, known from the acclaimed "Twelve Days" about the Hungarian uprising oftakes us through the decade and a half preceding the year Chapter by chapter the book moves back and forth through the six countries under Sovjet dominion: Eastern Germany, Poland, Chechoslovakia, Hungary, Rumania and Bulgaria, providing us glimpses of those Cited by: The East German revolution of This book offers a new account of the East German Revolution of and uncovers hitherto neglected events and phases of this tumultuous period.

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This book tries to explain why. It is argued that the peculiarities of German history and culture prevented the possibility of a 'national' opposition to communism.

As a result, East German dissidents had to remain in a paradoxical way 'loyal' to the old regime. November East Germans danced on the Berlin wall and the Communist regime began to collapse. A unique revolution occurred: changes were brought about by peaceful, spontaneous demonstrations.

No group organized the famous gatherings of thousands of people at the Karl Marx Square in Leipzig on October 9, Cited by: The Church’s insistence on non-violent protest helps explain why the East German Revolution is known in Germany as the “ friedliche ” or peaceful revolution.

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This book offers a new account of the East German Revolution of and uncovers hitherto neglected events and phases of this tumultuous period. It draws upon published and unpublished primary sources, including twenty-five interviews with oppositionists, movement participants and state officials, as well as archive materials from the Stasi, police, SED and civic groups.

This book offers a new account of the East German Revolution of and uncovers hitherto neglected events and phases of this tumultuous period. It draws upon published and unpublished primary sources, including twenty-five interviews with oppositionists, movement participants and stateofficials, as well as archive materials from the Stasi, police, SED and civic groups.

two essays on "The East German Revolution of ". ‘This book fills an important gap in the market for books on the GDR an exceedingly useful book Dale presents a very subtle, concise and convincing analysis of the rich and complex literature that has emerged on the protest movements of and Cited by: 8.

Revolution of East Germany 3. Thousands of East Germans tried to reach the West by occupying the West German diplomatic facilities in other Central and Eastern European capitals, notably thePrague Embassy and the Hungarian Embassy where thousands camped in the muddy garden from August to November waiting for German political reform.

"East German punks had already perfected the art of confrontation. A few had even started to play with Nazi imagery—the ultimate taboo in a country explicitly founded on anti-Nazi ideology. Faced with ever more brutal treatment by the police, some punks wore yellow star patches, making reference to the patches the Nazis forced Jews to wear/5(26).

East German author Christa Wolf, who on the night before the opening of the border had called for people to remain in the GDR, read an appeal titled "For Our Country" on 28 November ; it was supported by GDR artists and civil liberties campaigners as well as critical SED members.

This thesis was submitted for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy and awarded by the University of ManchesterThis thesis analyzes the causes and processes of the East German revolution of The first half explains the demise of the USSR and its East European allies in terms of their insertion into a changing global : Gareth Dale.

Gareth Dale, Between State Capitalism and Globalisation: the Collapse of the East German Economy (Peter Lang, ), £ Gareth Dale, Popular Protest in East Germany, – (Routledge, ), £ Gareth Dale, The East German Revolution of (Manchester University Press, ), £ Three books in as many years are an achievement by anybody’s standards.

The East German government started to falter in Maywhen the removal of Hungary's border fence with Austria opened a hole in the Iron Curtain. It caused an exodus of thousands of East Germans fleeing to West Germany and Austria via Hungary.

The Peaceful Revolution, a series of protests by East Germans, led to the GDR's first free. Popular Protest in the East German Revolution book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

An incisive new study of dissent and protest 4/5(3). An incisive new study of dissent and protest in the German Democratic Republic, focusing on the upheaval of The author, an active participant both in the 'Citizens' Movement' and in the street protests of that year, draws upon a vast array of sources including interviews, documents from the archives of the old regime and the Citizens' Movement and his own diary entries.

Arguing against those who believe that the fall of East Germany was simply the result of the growth of internal opposition groups, or the machinations of the west, Dale shows that saw a grass-roots revolution that showed “the potential that arises when established order breaks down in the face of collective protest”.Author: Resolute Reader.

For me personally, this occurred in the fall of when I experienced firsthand the nonviolent revolution in East Germany, known locally as Die Wende (the Turn).

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Dennis examines how politicians have associated Beethoven with competing visions of German destiny, thereby transforming art and artist into powerful Cited by: This absorbing book chronicles the exploitation of Beethoven's life and work by German political parties from the founding of the modern nation to the East German Revolution of Drawing on a wealth of previously untapped archival resources, David B.

Dennis examines how politicians have associated Beethoven with competing visions of German destiny, thereby transforming art and artist into. the East German Revolution.

Only in the GDR did the opposition physically seize the former headquarters of the national security agency. This process started in Rostock in December and culminated in East Berlin on 15 Januarywhen several thousand demonstrators broke into the MfS headquarters in the Norman.

Book Description. An incisive new study of dissent and protest in the German Democratic Republic, focusing on the upheaval of The author, an active participant both in the 'Citizens' Movement' and in the street protests of that year, draws upon a vast array of sources including interviews, documents from the archives of the old regime and the Citizens' Movement and his own diary.

An eyewitness account of the revolution of by one of the only western participants in the east German opposition movement. What caused the regime to. Winner of the Social Science History Association President’s Book AwardEast Germany was the first domino to fall when the Soviet bloc began to collapse in Its topple was so swift and unusual that it caught many area specialists and social scientists off guard; they failed to Price: $ THE EAST GERMAN REVOLUTION OF * KARL-DIETER OPP CHRISTIANE GERN Universitat Hamburg Universitdt Hamburg We focus on the roles of groups and personal networks in demonstrations in the repres-sive setting of East Germany between May and October We first propose a micro.

Based on original research, this book explores East German political culture and its role in the revolution of and in reunification. Specifically the book shows how a set of common values stabilised the communist regime until the s, how the undermining of these values motivated revolutionary mobilization, and how the partial survival of this specific culture and its conflict with West.

In autumnHungary’s leaders were seeking to follow the Polish example of negotiated revolution. What happened in Poland before the opening of the German-German border was not the prologue to revolution, but its first and decisive act. Only the Poles had engaged in recent mass opposition to communist rule in eastern Europe.East Germany was the first domino to fall when the Soviet bloc began to collapse in Its topple was so swift and unusual that it caught many area specialists and social scientists off guard; they failed to recognize the instability of the Communist regime, much less its fatal vulnerability to popular revolt.

The 9th Nov the day of the Fall of the Berlin Wall is hailed as the birth of a free Europe and the end of Communism. Heiko Khoo presents an eyewitness account and an alternative view of .