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German Politics and Society

Volume 15, Number 2, Summer 1997 (Issue 43)

Table of Contents

From the Editors

Christhard Hoffmann 1
Introduction: One Nation---Which Past? Historiography and German Identities in the 1990s  
Hanna Shissler 8
Postnationality---Luxury of the Privileged? A West German Generational Perspective  
Samuel Moyn 28
Beyond Postnational Identities: A Response to Hanna Shissler  
Konrad H. Jarausch 33
The German Democratic Republic as History in United Germany: Reflection on Public Debate and Academic Controversy  
Marc Howard 49
Unique, But not Beyond Comparison: Comments on Konrad Jarausch's "The German Democratic Republic as History in United Germany"  
Dorothee Wierling 53
The East as the Past: Problems with Memory and Identity  
Hilary Collier Sy-Quia 72
On the Borders of Narrative: Constructing Identities. A Response to Dorothee Wierling  
Antonia Grunenberg 76
Antitotalitarianism Versus Antifascism---Two Legacies of the Past in Germany  
A.D. Moses 91
Cultural Ideologies and Historical Legitimation: A Comment on Antonia Grunenberg  
Elizabeth Kastner and Laurent Jedermann 96
Hitler's Willing Bankers  
Thomas Banchoff 113
The German Predicament: Memory and Power in the New Europe by Andrei S. Markovits and Simon Reich  
Heide Fehrenbach 116
Landscapes of Resistance: The German Films of Daniele Huillet and Jean-Marie Straub by Barton Byg  
Norbert Finzsch 121
Rituals of Retribution: Capital Punishment in Germany, 1600-1987 by Richard J. Evans  
Eva Kolinsky 125
The Enemy Reviewed: German Popular Literature through British Eyes between the Two World Wars by Ariela Halkin  
Alin Kuntz 128
The Politics of Bavaria---an Exception to the Rule: The Special Position of the Free State of Bavaria in the New Germany by Peter James  
Peter H. Merkl 132
Germany's New Politics: Parties and Issues in the 1990s edited by David P. Conradt, Gerald R. Kleinfeld, George K. Romoser, and Christian Soe; and Citizen Politics: Public Opinion and Political Parties in Advanced Western Democracies by Russell J. Dalton  
Thomas A. Schwartz 138
Adenauer and Kennedy: A Study in German-American Relations, 1961-1963 by Frank A. Mayer  
Daniel Foran Ziblatt 141
Die PDS: Geschinchte, Organisation, Wahler, Konkurrenten by Gero Neugebauer and Richard Stoss  
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