Behind the Berlin Wall: East Germany and the Frontiers of Power

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Few historical changes occur literally overnight, but on 13 August 1961 eighteen million East Germans awoke to find themselves walled in by an edifice which was to become synonymous with the Cold War: the Berlin Wall. This new history rejects traditional, top-down approaches to Cold War politics, exploring instead how the border closure affected ordinary East Germans, from workers and farmers to teenagers and even party members, 'caught out' by Sunday the Thirteenth. Party, police, and Stasi reports reveal why one in six ...

Behind the Berlin Wall: East Germany and the Frontiers of Power 2011, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780199605101

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Behind the Berlin Wall: East Germany and the Frontiers of Power 2010, OUP Oxford, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199243280

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