When foreigners' hostels were being burned in Rostock by young neo-Nazi thugs, who were the thousands of middle-aged, middle class Germans standing by, shouting encouragement? Three years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, this book looks into the ugly face of nationalism in Germany.
When foreigners' hostels were being burned in Rostock by young neo-Nazi thugs, who were the thousands of middle-aged, middle class Germans standing by, shouting encouragement? Can the survey which suggests one in five Germans would consider voting for extreme right-wing parties be believed? Three years after the fall of the Berlin Wall "Granta 42" looks into the ugly face of nationalism and asks what has happened to our hopes for a new world order.
German efficiency, Heinrich Boll; Hans Magnus Enzensberger, the great migration. Part 1 Losing the war: liberation day, Christa Wolf; Buchenwald, Ian Buruma. Part 2 The German character: love in Germany, Doris Dorrie; losses, Gunter Grass; Berlin by night, Ed Kashi. Part 3 The East German character: zonophobia, Monika Maron; Halle by day, Hans Joachim Ellerbrock; the Stone-thrower from Eisenhuttenstadt, Max Thomas Mehr and Regine Sylvester; a hippy among communists, Klaus Schlesinger. Part 4 The virtues of communism: shaking hands with the zeitgeist, Wolf Biermann. Part 5 As seen by foreigners: the devil's kitchen, Russell Hoban; the table, Pawel Huelle; lederhosen, Haruki Murakami; "Ohne Mich" - why I shall never return to Germany, Martha Gellhorn; Baghdad diary, Nuha Al-Radi. Part 6 Notes from abroad - what used to be called Yugoslavia: Zagreb, Dubravka Ugresic; Dobrinja, Nedzad Ibrisimovic.
Granta 42: Krauts! by Edited by Bill Buford
Edited by Bill Buford
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The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine.