Written by some of the foremost commentators on modern Europe who address a diverse range of problems: the continued blockage in historical and intellectual understanding between the two cultures; the conservative retrenchment in Western European politics; and the travail of perestroika in the former East Germany.
"... a valuable contribution to Franco-German comparative studies." German Studies Review "These essays are filled with acute and subtle observations on current European intellectual issues." Perspectives on Political Science
The dividing Rhine - notes on the meaning of Munich, Diana Johnstone; 20 years on - May '68 revisited, Daniel Singer; "Jenseits des Historikerstreits" - the significance of the controversy, Charles S.Maier; the modern versus the postmodern - the Franco-German debate in social theory, Mark Poster; defence policy under Mitterand Mark 2 - toward the collapse of "Consensus"?, Jolyon Howorth; the GDR under the shadow of "Perestroika", Gunter Minnerup; elites and politics in the German Democratic Republic, Mary Fulbrook; Pop Foucaultism, Robert Darnton; Pop Foucaultism revisited - "The Foul and the Fragrant", Simon Schama.
Series: International Perspectives on Europe
Number Of Pages: 216
Published: 1st October 1989
Publisher: BERG PUBL INC
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.28 x 14.53
Weight (kg): 0.36