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Introduction: Questions of Discourse, Narrative and Memory after Fundamental Regime-Change

Chapter 1. Remembering East Germany in the United Nation – The Second German Dictatorship and Dual History
Chapter 2. Institutions that Write History – The Working Group Aufarbeitung and the Daily Paper Introduced
Chapter 3. Debating the Past at the Daily Paper – The East German Border Regime

Chapter 4. Ordering Memory for Government – Everyday Life in East Germany
Chapter 5. What Makes an Aufarbeiter, a Journalist?
Chapter 6. Democracy in Trouble – Remembering to Safeguard the Future
Chapter 7. Memory for Citizenship – the Trouble with Democracy

Concluding Remarks


Narratives in the Making

Writing the East German Past in the Democratic Present

Anselma Gallinat

242 pages, 3 illus., bibliog., index

ISBN  978-1-78533-302-6 Hb Published (November 2016)

eISBN 978-1-78533-303-3 eBook