The full story of state-supervised theatre in East Germany during the Honecker era (1971-1989). Censorship in many forms is brought to light, as well as the social and political pressures, revealing the true burden of coercion on the theatrical profession, including targeted operations by the secret police assisted by informers.
This work's focus is on theatre at the intersection of culture and politics during and after German reunification and the evolution of the Berlin Republic. It contains the proceedings of a symposium that took place in Melbourne in September 2006.
This book tracks the history of dissent in the German Democratic Republic since its founding. "Well writtendesigned to inform and encourage solidarity among political activists in the west. Provides reliable information on the historical background of dissent."--"Choice" "A useful survey of dissent in East Germany."--"Small Press"
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Release on 1992 | by Gert-Joachim Glaessner,Ian Wallace
Causes and Consequences
Author: Gert-Joachim Glaessner,Ian Wallace
Pubpsher: Berg Publishers
An investigation by a team of international scholars into the causes and consequences of the collapse of the German Democratic Republic. The study details the numerous indications that a unique combination of destabilising factors coincided to bring about the end of "real socialism."