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The German myth of the East

Vejas G. Liulevicius

The German myth of the East

1800 to the present

by Vejas G. Liulevicius

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Public opinion -- Germany -- History,
  • National characteristics, German,
  • Germany -- Relations -- Europe, Eastern,
  • Europe, Eastern -- Relations -- Germany,
  • Europe, Eastern -- Foreign public opinion, German -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementVejas Gabriel Liulevicius.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDD120.E852 L58 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination292 p. :
    Number of Pages292
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23994006M
    ISBN 109780199546312
    LC Control Number2009024505

    The East German Ministry of State Security, popularly known as the Stasi, was one of the largest and most intrusive secret police systems in world history. So extensive was the system of surveillance and control that in any given year throughout the s and s, about one in fifty of the 13 million East German adults were working for the Stasi either as an officer or as an g.   The second half of the collection then turns to the GDR's politically motivated creation and manipulation of the Thälmann myth, as it found representation in official history, in film and in art. The volume will be of interest to scholars working in the area of modern German or East German by: 2.

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