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Building the East German Myth Historical Mythology and Youth Propaganda in the German Democratic Republic, 1945-1989 (Social History, Popular Culture, and Politics in Germany) by Alan Lloyd Nothnagle

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Published by University of Michigan Press .
Written in English


  • European history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • Political science & theory,
  • Sociology Of Youth,
  • Political activity,
  • Socialism,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • Sociology - General,
  • History: World,
  • Germany,
  • Political socialization,
  • Ethnic Studies - General,
  • Europe - Germany,
  • Social Science / Ethnic Studies,
  • Germany (East),
  • Youth,
  • Socialism and youth

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7633908M
ISBN 100472109464
ISBN 109780472109463

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Nineteenth-century German and British linguists, building on some 18th-century hunches, uncovered the connections between members of a large (and rather dysfunctional) family of languages that included ancient Greek, Latin, Hittite (in ancient Anatolia), Vedic Sanskrit (in ancient India), Avestan (in ancient Iran), the Celtic and Norse-Germanic languages and, ultimately, French, German This McDonough claims was partly another myth to legitimise the supposedly Germanic feature and not the Soviet one of the East German Secret police among East German idealists. The second, 26% of Gestapo cases, were initiated by members of the public, 20% coming from women turning against husbands, the rest from men bad mouthing the colleagues   in the U.S., Germany and elsewhere. Her book published by Princeton University Press, Driving the Soviets Up the Wall, Soviet—East German Relations, , won the Marshall Shulman Prize for the “best book on the international relations of the former Soviet bloc” of the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic :// 2 days ago  East German border guards carry away a refugee who was wounded by East German machine gun fire as he dashed through communist border installations toward the Berlin Wall in East Berlin laborers work on “Death Strip” which communist authorities created on their side of the border in the divided city on October 1,