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Consumption Politics in the GDR in the 1950s and 1960s

The Politics of Consumption : Material Culture and Citizenship in Europe and America

Berg, 2001

Book Chapter

...‘Social scientists’, Charles Maier recently remarked, ‘find it difficult to accept that coercive regimes may rest on general acceptance and sometimes enthusiasm.’ C.S. Maier, Dissolution: The Crisis of Communism and the End of East Germany...

Drugs, Consumption, and Internationalization in Hamburg 1960–1968

Consuming Germany in the Cold War

Berg, 2003

Book Chapter

...Between 1964 and 1968, Germany experienced a rapid rise in drug consumption among its young citizens. Youth consumption of drugs was largely a product of two closely tied phenomena that emerged at the end of the 1950s and continued unabated...

Betwixt and Between: Making Makeshift Animals in Nineteenth-Century Zoological Gardens

Animal History in the Modern City : Exploring Liminality

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book Chapter

...Oxford Living Dictionaries, available online: https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/pen#PEN_Residual_700 (accessed 28 February 2017). Introduction: Articulating the history of the modern zoo The zoological garden as a distinctive...

Representing the Volksgemeinschaft: Art in the Third Reich

Life and Times in Nazi Germany

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...Clinefelter argues that art in the Third Reich shaped the new, biologically defined Volksgemeinschaft (national community). Tracing the evolution of cultural policy during the regime’s first four years, she shows how painting, graphic works...

From Neighbour to Consumer: The Transformation of Retailer–Consumer Relationships in Twentieth-Century Germany

The Making of the Consumer : Knowledge, Power and Identity in the Modern World

Berg, 2006

Book Chapter

...Modern mass consumer societies are organized around two principal actors. On the one hand, the consumer is often seen as the unchallenged sovereign, deciding what will be bought. On the other hand, retailers and retailing have established...


German Travel Cultures

Berg, 2000

Book Chapter

...The modern tourist seeks ‘elsewherelands,’ writes Orvar Löfgren, whose history of vacationing charts a search for transcendence lying at the heart of leisure travel. For Löfgren, it is the longing for a ‘great personal experience...

Ethnic Cuisine in West Germany

Food and Globalization : Consumption, Markets and Politics in the Modern World

Berg, 2008

Book Chapter

...In the field of food, globalization has often been discussed as an internationalization of foods and food consumption habits. Besides quantitative and qualitative adaptations in food consumption it is, above all, the growing importance...

Germany: From Workers to Entrepreneurs

Immigrant Entrepreneurs : Venturing Abroad in the Age of Globalization

Bloomsbury Academic, 2003

Book Chapter

...Introduction Insights gained from research on immigrant businesses could be useful for reaching a better understanding of processes of business creation, successes and failures.The term immigrant is being used here to identify those...

Erotic Fraternization

Home/Front : The Military, War and Gender in Twentieth-Century Germany

Berg, 2002

Book Chapter

...This essay will treat specific aspects of a widespread reaction to the socalled erotic fraternization in postwar Germany. It is not a historic treatise of sexual relations between German women and US American military men.See Heide...

A Holiday from the Nazis? Everyday Tourism in the Third Reich

Life and Times in Nazi Germany

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...This chapter examines how the Nazi regime transformed the everyday world in which tourism professionals worked, tourists travelled and their hosts welcomed them between 1933 and 1939. Semmens shows that investigating tourism from...