This book, originally published in 1971, provides clear analysis of German affairs at the end of the 1960s. Without neglecting the historical dimension of recent developments, it examines some of the problems the German people faced in the post-war years. Written by experts, but nonethless in an accessible style the essays in this book give an insight into the methods of particular disciplines such as hsitory, economics, politics or sociology whilst offering an introduction to many aspects of German life.
Table of Contents
1. Germany and Reunification 2. West German Democracy 3. The German Press 4. The Structure of German Society after the Second World War 5. Germany: Economic Developments, Problems and Policies 6. The Cultural Scene in Germany Today
‘...should serve as the best informed overview of GDR affairs for some time to come’ Choice
‘As a single-volume treatment of the history, political organization and social framework of the GDR (this volume) is unmatched’ Slavic Review