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Repainting the little red schoolhouse : a history of Eastern German education, 1945-1995 / John Rodden.

Author/Creator:
Rodden, John, author.
Publication:
Oxford, [England] ; New York, New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (551 p.)
Series:
Oxford scholarship online.
Oxford scholarship online
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Subjects:
Education -- Germany (East) -- History.
Communism and education -- Germany (East).
Educational change -- Germany.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This study of East German education traces the full history of attempts to create a new Marxist nation by means of educational reform. It looks beyond education to encompass other related areas, and the historical narrative extends to post-GDR life.
Contents:
Contents; List of Abbreviations; Prologue: Unlessons, Far and Near; ''Who Has the Youth, Has the Future''; 1 From Brown to Red: The Fall and Rise of an Educational System, 1945-51; 2 Marooned in the Workers' Paradise: Cold War Catechetics, 1951-61; 3 After the Wall: Pride before the Fall, 1961-89; 4 After the Wall II: The Fall and Rise of an Educational System; 5 Leipzig, 1990: Karl Marx-Universität, RIP: Postmortems on the God that Failed; 6 Plauen, 1990/1992/1994: From Schoolmarm to Revolutionary: Annaliese Saupe, Old ''New Teacher'' and Local Heroine
7 Leipzig, 1991: Of Laughter and Forgetting: A Faculty-Student Conflict of Generations 8 Berlin, 1991: Dialectical Dilemmas in the Universities: West Side Story, East Side Story; 9 Leipzig, 1993: Of Sport, State, and Stasi: Socialism with an Un-Beautiful Face; 10 Weimar, 1991; Weimar/Röcken, 1994: Zarathustra as Educator? To the Nietzsche Archives; 11 Berlin, 1994: Bridge over Broken Glass? A Journey to Germany's Sole Jewish High School; 12 Weimar, 1994: Difficulties with the Truth: Coping with the DDR's Past in the New Eastern Classroom
13 Berlin, 1994: No Difficulties with the Truth? The Last Testament of Philosopher-Dissident Wolfgang Harich Epilogue: Education for Tolerance, Education for National Identity: The Unusable German Past?; Notes; Glossary; Bibliography; Index
Notes:
Previously issued in print: 2002.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
0-19-756110-1
0-19-028323-8
1-280-45366-4
0-19-534438-3
1-60256-647-X
OCLC:
475957642