GHDI logo

Suggestions for Further Reading in English
print version

Overview   |   1. The Situation in 1945   |   2. Economics and Politics in the Two Germanies   |   3. Reconstituting German Society   |   4. Culture   |   Suggestions for Further Reading in English   |   Suggestions for Further Reading in German

c. Specialized Studies in the Fields of Society and Culture

Allan, Sean and John Sanford, eds. DEFA: East German Cinema, 1946-1992. New York, 1999.

Bathrick, David. The Powers of Speech: The Politics of Culture in the GDR. Lincoln, NB, 1995.

Betts, Paul. The Authority of Everyday Objects: A Cultural History of West German Industrial Design. Berkeley, 2004.

Biess, Frank. Homecomings: Returning POWs and the Legacies of Defeat in Postwar Germany. Princeton, NJ, 2006.

Brenner, Michael. After the Holocaust: Rebuilding Jewish Lives in Postwar Germany. Princeton, NJ, 1997.

Carter, Erica. How German Is She? Postwar West German Reconstruction and the Consuming Woman. Ann Arbor, MI, 1997.

Crew, David, ed. Consuming Germany in the Cold War. Oxford, 2003.

Davidson, John and Sabine Hake, eds. Framing the 1950s. New York, 2007.

Demetz, Peter. Postwar German Literature: A Critical Introduction. New York, 1972.

Diehl, James M. The Thanks of the Fatherland: German Veterans After the Second World War. Chapel Hill, NC, 1993.

Fehrenbach, Heide. Race after Hitler: Black Occupation Children in Postwar Germany and America. Princeton, NJ, 2006.

Fehrenbach, Heide. Cinema in Democratizing Germany: Reconstructing National Identity after Hitler. Chapel Hill, NC, 1995.

Feinstein, Joshua. The Triumph of the Ordinary: Depictions of Daily Life in the East German Cinema, 1949-1989. Chapel Hill, NC, 2002.

Fulbrook, Mary. People’s State: East German Society from Hitler to Honecker. New Haven, CT, 2005.

Glaser, Hermann. The Rubble Years: The Cultural Roots of Postwar Germany. New York, 1986.

Goedde, Petra. GIs and Germans: Culture, Gender and Foreign Relations, 1945-1949. New Haven, CT, 2003.

Harsch, Donna. Revenge of the Domestic: Women, the Family, and Communism in the German Democratic Republic. Princeton, NJ, 2007.

Hayse, Michael. Recasting West German Elites: Higher Civil Servants, Business Leaders and Physicians in Hesse between Nazism and Democracy, 1945-1955. New York, 2003.

Heineman, Elizabeth D. What Difference Does a Husband Make? Women and Marital Status in Nazi and Postwar Germany. Berkeley, CA, 1999.

Herf, Jeffrey. Divided Memory: The Nazi Past in the Two Germanys. Cambridge, MA, 1997.

Herzog, Dagmar. Sex after Fascism: Memory and Morality in Twentieth-century Germany. Princeton, NJ, 2005.

Hockenos, Matthew D. A Church Divided: German Protestants Confront the Nazi Past. Bloomington, IN, 2004.

Höhn, Maria. GIs and Fräuleins: The German-American Encounter in 1950s West Germany. Chapel Hill, NC, 2002.

Hughes, Michael L. Shouldering the Burden of Defeat: West Germany and the Reconstruction of Social Justice. Chapel Hill, NC, 1999.

Kolinsky, Eva. Women in Contemporary Germany: Life, Work and Politics. Providence, RI, 1989.

Mankowitz, Zeev W. Life between Memory and Hope: The Survivors of the Holocaust in Occupied Germany. Cambridge, 2002.

Marcuse, Harold. Legacies of Dachau: The Uses and Abuses of a Concentration Camp, 1933-2001. Cambridge, 2001.

Moeller, Robert G. War Stories: The Search for a Usable Past in the Federal Republic of Germany. Berkeley, CA, 2001.

Moeller, Robert G., ed. West Germany under Construction: Politics, Society, and Culture in the Adenauer Era. Ann Arbor, MI, 1997.

Moeller, Robert G. Protecting Motherhood: Women and the Family in the Politics of Postwar West Germany. Berkeley, CA, 1993.

Moltke, Johannes von. No Place like Home: Locations of Heimat in German Cinema. Berkeley, CA, 2005.

Oertzen, Christine von. The Pleasure of a Surplus Income: Part-time Work, Gender Politics, and Social Change in West Germany, 1955-1969. New York, 2007.

Poiger, Uta G. Jazz Rock and Rebels: Cold War Politics and American Culture in a Divided Germany. Berkeley, CA, 2000.

Pommerin, Reiner, ed. The American Impact on Postwar Germany. New York, 1996.

Pross, Christian. Paying for the Past: The Struggle over Reparations for Surviving Victims of the Nazi Terror. Baltimore, MD, 1998.

Ruff, Mark E. The Wayward Flock: Catholic Youth in Postwar German West Germany, 1945-1965. Chapel Hill, NC, 2005.

Schissler, Hanna, ed. The Miracle Years: A Cultural History of West Germany, 1949-1968, Princeton, NJ, 2001.

Schivelbusch, Wolfgang. In a Cold Crater: Cultural and Intellectual Life in Berlin, 1945-1948. Berkeley, CA, 1998.

Spotts, Frederic. Churches and Politics in Germany. Middletown, CT, 1973.

Stern, Frank. The Whitewashing of the Yellow Badge: Antisemitism and Philosemitism in Postwar Germany. Oxford, 1992.

Williams, Rhys W., Colin Riordan, and Stephen Parker, eds. German Writers and the Cold War 1945-61. Manchester, 1992.

Page 14

first page < previous   |   next > last page