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Nation and Citizenship in the Global Age

Nation and Citizenship in the Global Age Author R. Münch
ISBN-10 9780230512245
Release 2001-08-08
Pages 247
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This book is about the formation of nationhood and citizenship and their transformation in the global age. The different collective identities which evolved, affected particularly by immigration, in Britain, France, the United States and Germany are outlined in a historical, genetic and comparative perspective with special emphasis on the case of Germany. It looks at the question of transnational civil ties and the identities which emerge during the process of European integration and how they relate to national and sub-national identities.



We Are Arrested

We Are Arrested Author Can Dündar
ISBN-10 9781785901638
Release 2016-09-13
Pages 300
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Following the dramatic events of July 2016, the global spotlight has fallen on Turkey's increasingly authoritarian government, led by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. International observers fear the attempted coup has given Erdogan, already known for his attacks on press freedom, an excuse to further suppress all opposition. In November 2015, Can Dündar, editor-in-chief of the national Cumhuriyet newspaper, was arrested on charges of espionage, helping a terrorist organisation, trying to topple the government and revealing state secrets. His transgression? Publishing photographic evidence of a highly illegal covert arms shipment by the Turkish secret service to radical Islamist organisations fighting government forces in Syria - a crime that was in the government's interest to conceal, and a journalist's duty to expose. Arraigned by the President himself, who called for Dündar to receive two life sentences, he was held in solitary confinement in Turkey's Silivri Prison for three months while awaiting trial. We Are Arrested is Dündar's enthralling account of the newspaper's decision to publish and the events that unfolded as a result - including would-be suicide bombings, assassination attempts and fierce attacks from pro-government media - as well as the time he served behind bars for defending the public's right to know.



German Football

German Football Author Alan Tomlinson
ISBN-10 0415351952
Release 2006
Pages 258
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This topical book provides unprecedented analysis of football's place in post-war and post-reunification Germany. The expert team of German and British contributors offers wide-ranging perspectives on the significance of football in German sporting and cultural life, showing how it has emerged as a focus for an expression of German national identity and pride in the post-war era. Some of the themes examined include: footballing expressions of local, regional and national identity ethnic dynamics, migrant populations and Europeanization German football's commercial economy women's football. Key moments in the history of German football are also explored, such as the victories in 1954, 1972 and 1990, the founding of the Bundesliga, and the winning bid for the 2006 World Cup.



The Cambridge History of German Literature

The Cambridge History of German Literature Author Helen Watanabe-O'Kelly
ISBN-10 0521785731
Release 2000-06-12
Pages 613
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A history of German literature to 1990, written from a post-Reunification standpoint.



West Germany and the Global Sixties

West Germany and the Global Sixties Author Timothy Scott Brown
ISBN-10 9781107470347
Release 2013-10-10
Pages 416
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The anti-authoritarian revolt of the 1960s and 1970s was a watershed in the history of the Federal Republic of Germany. The rebellion of the so-called '68ers' - against cultural conformity and the ideological imperatives of the Cold War, against the American war in Vietnam, and in favor of a more open accounting for the crimes of the Nazi era - helped to inspire a dialogue on democratization with profound effects on German society. Timothy Scott Brown examines the unique synthesis of globalizing influences on West Germany to reveal how the presence of Third World students, imported pop culture from America and England, and the influence of new political doctrines worldwide all helped to precipitate the revolt. The book explains how the events in West Germany grew out of a new interplay of radical politics and popular culture, even as they drew on principles of direct-democracy, self-organization and self-determination, all still highly relevant in the present day.



The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum Or How Violence Develops and where it Can Lead

The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum  Or  How Violence Develops and where it Can Lead Author Heinrich Böll
ISBN-10 0140187286
Release 1994
Pages 140
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A "powerful image of innocence betrayed, of measureless evil oozing quietly from regulated, unimpeachable convention" - LJ.



German Ecocriticism in the Anthropocene

German Ecocriticism in the Anthropocene Author Caroline Schaumann
ISBN-10 9781137542229
Release 2017-04-18
Pages 348
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This book offers essays on both canonical and non-canonical German-language texts and films, advancing ecocritical models for German Studies, and introducing environmental issues in German literature and film to a broader audience. This volume contextualizes the broad-ranging topics and authors in terms of the Anthropocene, beginning with Goethe and the Romantics and extending into twenty-first-century literature and film. Addressing the growing need for environmental awareness in an international humanities curriculum, this book complements ecocritical analyses emerging from North American and British studies with a specifically German Studies perspective, opening the door to a transnational understanding of how the environment plays an integral role in cultural, political, and economic issues.



Dirty dancing

Dirty dancing Author Berndt Schulz
ISBN-10 1841612901
Release 2007
Pages 221
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At Kellerman's holiday camp, Baby Houseman, the idealistic teenager, and Johnny Castle, the handsome dance instructor, meet and fall in love. Dancing unites them. Accompanied by the hit songs of the time, they dance to the beat of their hearts. This book retells the sensual story with over 150 original pictures.



The Turkish Turn in Contemporary German Literature

The Turkish Turn in Contemporary German Literature Author L. Adelson
ISBN-10 9781403981868
Release 2005-08-19
Pages 264
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Challenging the commonplace that suspends migrants between two worlds', this study turns a refreshingly curious eye to complex cultural relations and literary novelties wrought by Turkish migration to Germany. At interpretive and historic crossroads involving dialogue and storytelling, genocide and taboo, and capital and labour in the 1990s. This book illuminates far-reaching imaginative effects that literatures of migration can engender. In critical conversation with Arjun Appadurai, Seyla Benhabib, Homi Bhabha, Rey Chow, Andreas Huyssen, Dominick LaCapra, Doris Sommer, and many others, Adelson probes history and aesthetics as surprisingly twinned indices of national and global transformation at the millennial turn.



Protecting Motherhood

Protecting Motherhood Author Robert G. Moeller
ISBN-10 0520205162
Release 1996
Pages 346
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"Entirely original. . . . All future texts on modern Germany will have to take on board the findings of this major study."--Volker Berghahn, author of "Modern Germany"



The Order of Things

The Order of Things Author Michel Foucault
ISBN-10 9781134499144
Release 2005-08-18
Pages 448
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When one defines "order" as a sorting of priorities, it becomes beautifully clear as to what Foucault is doing here. With virtuoso showmanship, he weaves an intensely complex history of thought. He dips into literature, art, economics and even biology in The Order of Things, possibly one of the most significant, yet most overlooked, works of the twentieth century. Eclipsed by his later work on power and discourse, nonetheless it was The Order of Things that established Foucault's reputation as an intellectual giant. Pirouetting around the outer edge of language, Foucault unsettles the surface of literary writing. In describing the limitations of our usual taxonomies, he opens the door onto a whole new system of thought, one ripe with what he calls "exotic charm". Intellectual pyrotechnics from the master of critical thinking, this book is crucial reading for those who wish to gain insight into that odd beast called Postmodernism, and a must for any fan of Foucault.



On the Jews Their Lies

On the Jews   Their Lies Author Martin Luther
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On the Jews & Their Lies is one of the most controversial works by Protestant reformer, Martin Luther. In one of the most notorious chapters in the book, Luther urges the German people to “raze and destroy [the Jews’] houses," and it is for such statements that the book is best known. But the book also presents some theological arguments against the Judaism (i.e. the Jew’s belief in the circumcision, their classification of themselves as the “Chosen People,” and the Jews’ denial of Christ as the Messiah). This annotated edition of Martin Luther’s On the Jews & Their Lies provides readers with a more thorough understanding of one of the most controversial works of the Father of the Protestant Reformation, Martin Luther.



Literatur und Lebenskunst

Literatur und Lebenskunst Author Eva Oppermann
ISBN-10 9783899581676
Release 2006
Pages 298
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Literatur und Lebenskunst has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Literatur und Lebenskunst also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Literatur und Lebenskunst book for free.



Spatial Thinking and External Representation

Spatial Thinking and External Representation Author Matthias Schemmel
ISBN-10 OCLC:967967996
Release 2016
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Spatial Thinking and External Representation has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Spatial Thinking and External Representation also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Spatial Thinking and External Representation book for free.



The Havana Inquiry

The Havana Inquiry Author Hans Magnus Enzensberger
ISBN-10 UTEXAS:059173022986388
Release 1974-01-01
Pages 229
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Spurs

Spurs Author Jacques Derrida
ISBN-10 0226143333
Release 1979-01
Pages 165
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Derrida's controversial "deconstructions" of Nietzsche's meaning



Texts Waiting for History

Texts Waiting for History Author Miguel Ramalhete Gomes
ISBN-10 9789401211857
Release 2014-01-01
Pages 302
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An analysis of Müller’s diverse positions regarding different understandings of history and of its catastrophic violence suggests that Shakespeare is at the literary and theoretical core of Müller’s always complex and conflicted relation with philosophy of history and with the notions of heritage, fragmentation and difference.