Germany in Transit

Germany in Transit

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qGermany in Transit is a much-needed sourcebook that vividly represents the crucial debates about the integration of 'foreigners' in Germany. Written for all levels of readers, from school teachers and college students to general readers.q--Werner Sollors, author of Beyond Ethnicity: Consent and Descent in American Culture qThis book is first-rate: historically accurate, thickly textured, and methodologically cutting-edge. Even experts in migration studies and German studies will be inspired by the astonishing range of materials gathered in this important yet readily accessible book.q--Leslie A. Adelson, author of The Turkish Turn in Contemporary German Literature: Toward a New Critical Grammar of Migration qA path-breaking book about postwar Germany on its way to Europe and the modern world. Precisely researched and creatively organized, this is indispensable reading for anyone who wishes to take part in the conversation about cultural diversity. It is perhaps telling that no such book has yet been published in Germany; the perspective from abroad opens new horizons.q--Zafer [enocak, author of Atlas of a Tropical Germany: Essays on Politics and Culture, 1990-1998 qThis striking assembly of texts tells the real story of postwar normalization. For the German lands have always bid welcome and, after the monochrome years of the Third Reich and its immediate aftermath, once again host a multiplicity of ethnics, cultures, and religions. Read and see for yourself what contemporary Germany is all about.q--Michael Geyer, author of The Power of Intellectuals in Contemporary GermanyEven at the Friedrich Street Mercedes-Benz dealership, it is a Russian selling the cars. Ninety percent of the ... A young Russian in shorts and a Lacoste shirt nods to the woman accompanying him as he decides on a Diesel C 220 model. The price is 62, 000 ... For Raschel Dimant from Riga, age 51, 1994 was a sad year.

Title:Germany in Transit
Author:David Gramling, Anton Kaes
Publisher:Univ of California Press - 2007


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