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Democracy in Western Germany

R. Hiscocks

Democracy in Western Germany

by R. Hiscocks

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Published by O.U.P. .
Written in English


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Book Reviews. Capsule Reviews Review Essays Browse All Reviews More. Articles with Audio Democracy in Western Germany. Democracy in Western Germany. By Gordon Smith. pp, Holmes & Meier, Purchase. A helpful and comprehensive introduction to postwar German politics. The American occupation of Germany after was the most daring effort in modem times to transform a well-established Western society. Ancient warriors had often subjugated or slaughtered the losers, and European states after the fifteenth century had imposed their .

The People vs. Democracy contains a vivid and chilling account of a Pegida rally in Germany (Pegida stands for “Patriotic Europeans against the Islamisation of the Occident”). But Mounk does.   p. ; 23 cm. Christian democracy in Western Germany: the CDU/CSU in Government and Opposition Pages:

Germany, country of north-central Europe. Although Germany existed as a loose polity of Germanic-speaking peoples for millennia, a united German nation in roughly its present form dates only to Modern Germany is a liberal democracy that has become .   The Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany) becomes a sovereign state when the United States, France, and Great Britain end their military occupation, which had begun in


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hiscocks, Richard. Democracy in Western Germany. London, New York, Oxford University Press, (OCoLC) COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Since Democracy in Western Germany first appeared in much has changed on the political scene. In the late s, the SPD with Helmut Schmidt looked set to rule for a long time to come whilst the CDU languished in opposition. The roles have now been reversed and Schmidt discarded by his party.

Democracy in Western Germany: Parties and Politics in the Federal Republic By Gordon Smith Holmes & Meier, Read preview Overview Adenauer's Germany and the Nazi Past: The Politics of Amnesty and Integration By Norbert Frei; Joel Golb Columbia University Press, : Democracy in Western Germany: Parties and Politics in the Federal Republic (): Smith, Gordon R.: BooksCited by: “An absolutely magnificent book.

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Christian Democracy in Western Germany. By Geoffrey Pridham. (New York: St. Martin's Press, Pp. $) - Volume 73 Issue 2 - Jutta A. HelmAuthor: Jutta A. Helm. Foremost among them was Oswald Spengler, whose book Der Untergang des Abendlandes, usually translated as The Decline of the West, became hugely popular.

Democracy (Greek: δημοκρατία, The term is derived from the Greek words dēmokratiā, dēmos (“people”) and kratos (“rule”) "rule by [the] people") is a form of government in which the people have the authority to choose their governing people are and how authority is shared among them are core issues for democratic theory, development and constitution.

West Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG; German: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, BRD; and retrospectively designated the Bonn Republic, was a state that existed between its formation on 23 May and German reunification on 3 October During this Cold War period, the western portion of Germany was part of the Western FRG was created during the Allied Capital: Bonnf.

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Democracy gained West Germany entry into NATO in ; democracy drew a sharp distinction between the freedom of western Germany and the police state in. DOI link for Christian Democracy in Western Germany (RLE: German Politics) Christian Democracy in Western Germany (RLE: German Politics) book The CDU/CSU in Government and Opposition, Author: Geoffrey Pridham.

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Book Description. This important study analyses the developoment of the CDU/CSU as a political force in West Germany from the Second World War to the late s, with special reference to its role both in Government () and Opposition () and considers how it was instrumental in the formulation of governmental policies.

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