Thesis / Dissertation

Vorsprung durch Technik?: selling Britons the new Germany

Brian Gordon Long, Ralph Pettman (ed.)

Published : 2011

Abstract

German reunification and the Federal Republic’s post-reunification emergence as one of the Europeans Union’s two most economically and politically powerful states has presented unique challenges for British public opinion and government policy. This thesis investigates to what extent German post-war cultural diplomacy has facilitated and fostered acceptance of these developments. Faced with unprecedented political challenges in the aftermath of the terrifying reign of the Third Reich and its genocidal prosecution of World War II, Germany set about rehabilitating its international standing in the years after 1945. In the shadow of the Cold War in ..

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