The Protestant Revolution or Wider die falsche Gelassenheit

  • This contribution was prompted by events in East Germany that ultimately led to German unification. Many forces contributed to the collapse of the GDR as a separate state, the final and most visible was the mass exodus via Hungary and Czechoslovakia. The Communist regime resisted change when change was taking place in most of East Germanys neighbors to the east and southeast. But an ever increasing number of increasingly restless citizens insisted on it and, not given a chance to change matters by improving the system, effected the most radical change of all: they swept away an unresponsive, cynical and calcified government.

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Author:Herbert Deinert
Document Type:Lecture
Date of Publication (online):2010/02/08
Year of first Publication:1993
Publishing Institution:Universitätsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2010/02/08
GND Keyword:Luther, Martin; Reformation
Herbert Deinert (Professor of German Studies, Emeritus) Department of German Studies, Cornell University, Ithaca NY 14853. Zusätzliches Material findet sich unter:
Source: ; (in:) Peter Pabisch, Amos Leslie Willson: Dimensions. A. Leslie Willson & Contemporary German Arts and Letters. - Krefeld, 1993
Dewey Decimal Classification:8 Literatur / 83 Deutsche und verwandte Literaturen / 830 Literaturen germanischer Sprachen; Deutsche Literatur
Sammlungen:Germanistik / GiNDok
CompaRe | Allgemeine und Vergleichende Literaturwissenschaft
BDSL-Klassifikation:10.00.00 16. Jahrhundert / BDSL-Klassifikation: 10.00.00 16. Jahrhundert > 10.13.00 Zu einzelnen Autoren
Licence (German):License LogoDeutsches Urheberrecht