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GDR, an anti-fascist state.

GDR, an anti-fascist state.

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Published by Verlag Zeit in Bild in Dresden .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Germany (East)
    • Subjects:
    • Germany (East)

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDD261 .G17
      The Physical Object
      Pagination78 p.
      Number of Pages78
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4371216M
      LC Control Number78564065

      The unique illustrated book documents memorials in 35 countries worldwide. A website on the history of communism was launched in on the occasion of the th anniversary of the Russian.   East Germany's Minister for Education, its First Lady Margot Honecker, assessed the post-war beginnings of the young German Democratic Republic (the GDR.

      From the outset, the GDR’s leaders were determined to distance their state from Germany’s most recent past. They defined the GDR as an anti-fascist state that had make a conscious break with the practices of National Socialism. In the immediate post-war years, censorship was . Officially, the German Democratic Republic (GDR) adopted a resolutely anti-fascist stance and in the years following World War II its courts condemned more than 8, former Nazis.

      East Germany (–) East Germany was founded under a pretext different from West Germany. As a socialist state it was based on the idea that fascism was an extreme form of , it understood itself as an anti-fascist state (Art. 6 of the GDR constitution) and anti-fascist and anti-colonialist education played an important role in schools and in ideological training at.   The Eastern Bloc portrayed the Wall as protecting its population from fascistelements conspiring to prevent the "will of the people" in building a socialist state in East authorities officially referred to the Berlin Wall as the Anti-Fascist Author: Lea Rawls.


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THE DECLINE OF THE ANTI-FASCIST MYTH. 6 In the s and s, the population of the German Democratic Republic an anti-fascist state. book kept well-informed about life and reality in Western Europe—by West German television. For the regime in East Berlin this was a structural threat that needed to be overcome, because the Western way of life, broadcast to almost every household, pitilessly exposed the growing Author: Ingo Loose.

Anti-fascist movements (/ ˈ æ n t i f ɑː, æ n ˈ t iː f ə /) and anti-fascist action networks are groups that describe themselves as movements have been active in several countries in the second half of the 20th and early 21st century.

Natasha Lennard: “Anti-fascist” is a troublesome term. To state one’s political position as anti-fascist after is, in a sense, close to meaningless: Most everyone claims to be anti. The number of community members never rose abovedespite the fact that in the 40’s many German-Jewish exiles and concentration camp survivors expressly moved to the Soviet zone and the GDR because they hoped for a new beginning in the communist and emphatically anti-fascist part of post-war Germany.

Books. Music. Arts. state institutions in the former German Democratic Republic were weakened by the period of an anti-fascist state.

book. "Communist leaders in the GDR said, 'We are an anti-fascist state. One of the most vivid descriptions of this can be found in Wolfgang Leonhard's book Child of the To a large extent the reputation of the GDR as an “anti-fascist state” rested on these.

We, an anti-fascist state. book is, all the progressive forces of Germany [in the post-World War II period] wanted the entire Germany to be a democratic, anti-fascist state. We never surrendered this goal, but were unable to reach it. The founding of the GDR was the result. Book description: Based on interviews and the voluminous materials in the archives of the SED, the Stasi and central and regional authorities, this volume focuses on several contrasting minorities (Jehovah’s Witnesses, Jews, ‘guest’ workers from Vietnam and Mozambique.

The Eastern Bloc portrayed the Wall as protecting its population from fascist elements conspiring to prevent the "will of the people" from building a socialist state in East Germany. GDR authorities officially referred to the Berlin Wall as the Anti-Fascist Protection.

East Germany, officially the German Democratic Republic (GDR; German: Deutsche Demokratische Republik [ˈdɔʏtʃə demoˈkʁaːtɪʃə ʁepuˈbliːk], DDR), was a state that existed from tothe period when the eastern portion of Germany was part of the Eastern Bloc during the Cold ly described as a communist state in English usage, it described itself as a socialist.

Organisation of the East German State. Administrative districts of the GDR, State apparatus. Party apparatus. In the autumn of a strong Volksrat (Peoples’ Council) began work on a draft constitution for an East German state, ‘obligingly supplied by the SED.’ (Carr, p.

Anti-fascist Italian expatriates in the United States founded the Mazzini Society in Northampton, Massachusetts in September to work toward ending Fascist rule in Italy. Political refugees from Mussolini's regime, they disagreed among themselves whether to ally.

The German Democratic Republic and What Became of it out of 5 stars Paperback. $ The East German Handbookmultilingual Justinian Jampol. out of 5 stars Paperback. $ Anatomy of a Dictatorship: Inside the GDR, Mary Fulbrook. out Reviews: is documented in Pikarski's books and pamphlets and books by many other East German historians and journalists.

The state sponsored GDR Anti-Fascist Resistance Committee (Antifa) was a veterans organization of former resistance fighters, which included a relatively high proportion of Jewish members.

They didn't want people to forget what. While the West German state was packed with former Nazis, the GDR was from the start an unambiguously anti-fascist state. The leading politicians had fought against fascism in Spain and Germany.

Former Nazis were removed from positions of influence, and new teachers, lawyers and judges were trained from among the ranks of the working class. Mark Bray's new book, "Antifa: The Anti-Fascist Handbook," offers an "unabashedly partisan" history of militant antifascism in Europe and the United States, as.

Headquarters instructed regional offices on the importance of such events to the GDR's international legitimacy, noting that ‘GDR activities to cultivate the traditions of the anti-fascist struggle and to preserve the legacy of Jewish citizens are an important contribution to the continued stabilization of the international authority of the.

In the early and mids, Maxie Wander conducted a large number of interviews with women of all ages and from all walks of life. Inhaving finished collecting her material, she embarked on a book that was to become an important part both of documentary literature (in East and West Germany) and of women’s literature in the GDR – while outstripping either.

Best Books to Understand Fascism and How It Works For a long time, anyone who tried to label people they disagreed with politically as fascists were seen as having crossed a line. Stanley points to situations in our current state that are fascist.

Whether it is the division of the population by fanning hatred against immigrants, people of. George Orwell, writing in When we apply the term ‘Fascism’ to Germany or Japan or Mussolini's Italy, we know broadly what we mean.

It is in internal politics that this word has lost the. The book will appeal to scholars and graduate students studying the history of the GDR and youth and serve as a complement to the growing number of studies in GDR Alltagsgeschichte." H-Net Reviews.

Description. A fascinating and highly readable account of what it was like to be young and hip, growing up in East Germany in the s and s.After the creation of the GDR inthe commu‐ Bythe Party had purified the anti-fascist movement of resistance workers, concentration camp survivors, and anti-Nazi spies, leaving only ures which mirrored the ossification of the State itself.

Uhl’s book on the legacy of the International. Margot Honecker: If you mean by “the events of ,” those of the fall of that year, and particularly the events in the GDR, which I describe as a counterrevolution, one would have to write books about it. Perhaps only this: There was an objective link between foreign and internal political factors.

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