German Democratic Republic

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a republic in north central Europe on the Baltic


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Prof Osmond then played a leading role as one of a small group of Englishspeaking scholars doing pioneering work on the German Democratic Republic (GDR) which was then a neglected area of modern German history.
She is also the first former citizen of the German Democratic Republic to lead the reunited Germany and the first woman to lead Germany since it became a modern nation-state in 1871.
Within Walls: Private Life in the German Democratic Republic.
In the past several years, strong, cleverly made feature films on the former German Democratic Republic have collected international audiences and awards.
3 1990, the German Democratic Republic acceded to the Federal Republic of Germany, thus completing German reunification after four and a half decades of separation.
Donna Harsch, Revenge of the Domestic: Women, the Family, and Communism in the German Democratic Republic (Princeton: Princeton University Press 2007)
The Rossendorf nuclear pile was built in the German Democratic Republic with the assistance of the USSR, however it went out of service in 1991.
They also stated that the former German Democratic Republic offered free holidays to the country for striking miners and their families.
Heike Wolter's thorough study of tourism in the German Democratic Republic underscores the tensions between popular yearnings and the construction of socialism centered on the principles of democratic centralism.
WA) (LSE: UNC), may have to pay Germany up to EUR240m in a court case involving the embezzlement of funds from companies in the former German Democratic Republic, or GDR, Bank Austria said.
I had the good fortune to teach English to employees of Treuhand, set up by the last government of the German Democratic Republic (GDR) to privatise firms and return property, land and communal facilities to their former, rightful, owners, sometimes a very difficult question to resolve after 40 years of Communist rule, itself preceded by 12 years of National Socialism.
The founding of the German Democratic Republic (GDR) in 1949 was the result of a deliberate and uncompromising political agenda spearheaded by a small elite group of Moscow-trained German communists.
The exhibition, for instance, links the ban on the Russian magazine Sputnik , which critiqued Stalinism in one of its issues, with the increasingly vitiated atmosphere in the German Democratic Republic ( GDR or East Germany).
And not Beethoven's 19th century history so much as 20th-century history, as projected quotes from Kafka and allusions to Nazi and German Democratic Republic bureaucratic practice had already suggested.
The first is a French bonbon for export, the second, an expose of the police state practices of the former German Democratic Republic, won this year's foreign film Oscar and will remain in your memory much longer.
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