Essays Tagged: "East Germany"

Gerhard Richter's Abstract Painting

balance to fuse visual and invisible reality into a unified whole.Born February 9, 1932 in Dresden, East Germany, Richter knew he wanted to become an artist since his mid-teens. In 1951, he was admitt ... ainter. Richter became interested in Modernist painting, and soon realized the political climate in East Germany advocated only the style of Soviet Socialist Realism. In order to escape the political ...

(4 pages) 91 0 4.0 Mar/1996

Subjects: Art Essays

Bach

, JohannSebastian Bach was born into a musical familyin Eisenach, Thuringia - until recently partof East Germany. His father, Johann AmbrosiusBach, was a talented violinist, and taughthis son the basi ...

(3 pages) 128 0 4.4 Oct/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Robert Boyle

s to enhance theirperformance were, in fact, cheating. We need to remember that drug use is not new.East Germany athletes used drugs to enhance their performance. Soviet Unionwas also involved in drug ...

(3 pages) 33 0 4.6 Feb/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Karl Marx and Marxism

s' political and socio-economic structureshave been based on Marx's theories, for example the USSR, EastGermany etc. Many people believe that Marxism is notapplicable to today's society, as Karl Marx ...

(3 pages) 324 0 3.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Germany

a country analysis -On October 3, 1990, the states of the German Democratic Republic (East Germany) shed their last ties to their Soviet created structure and joined the Federal Republic ... 49 constitution, the Basic Law, had been drafted specifically to allow for such an arrival from the East. But as the 1980s drew to a close, few Germans on either side of the border expected it to be u ... a year the beginning of an upsurge of popular protest came together against the communist regime in East Germany and the formal unification of Germany on West German terms.At a simple level, the const ...

(17 pages) 165 0 4.1 Oct/1995

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Germany.

illion, is a fast growing and strong economical force in Europe. Germany is divided into two parts. East Germany, common name of a former republic of central Europe, bordered on the north by the Balti ... common name of a former republic of central Europe, bordered on the north by the Baltic Sea, on the east by Poland, on the south by the Czech Republic, and on the south and west by the former West Ger ...

(5 pages) 115 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The history, construction, rise ,and fall of the Berlin Wall.

THE BERLIN WALLThe tension between East and West Berlin in the months leading up to the destruction of The Berlin Wall was immense. The ... Berlin in the months leading up to the destruction of The Berlin Wall was immense. The societies of East and West Berlin had not mixed for a long period of time due to the fact that a wall had been er ... en erected to divide them. Differences in government and varying ways of life divided the people of Eastern Europe for years following World War II and prior to the construction of The Berlin Wall. Th ...

(5 pages) 127 1 4.6 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Outline of the Euro and its effect on Germany (outline only).

the western powers introduced the Deutsche Mark in to West Germany*The USSR did a similar thing in East Germany*When the two united they used the Western Deutsche Mark, because it was strongerGermany ...

(2 pages) 68 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Czech Republic. Transitional Success: from USSR to EU

list Republic. This transition from Soviet socialism to democracy culminated throughout Central and Eastern Europe with the literal collapse of the Berlin Wall in East Germany, the heroic Gdansk Shipy ... he Cold War reached a pinnacle in the Eighties and the winds of change began to blow in Central and Eastern Europe. The CEE nations endured many hardships. Soviet oppression, though waning by this tim ...

(27 pages) 161 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Berlin Wall

nd what did it stand for. In 1945, following World War II, Germany was divided into two countries - East Germany and West Germany. East Germany was controlled by the communist regime of the Soviet Uni ... democracy supported by the United States. Berlin, the former capital city, although entirely within East German borders, was also split into two. On August 13, 1961, the German Democratic Republic (GD ...

(3 pages) 42 1 4.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Rammstein

Rammstein was formed in 1993 by an assembly of factory-weary proletarians raised in East Germany. They took their name (adding an "m") from the location of a German tragedy where 80 pe ...

(1 pages) 18 1 4.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

A critical analysis into the extent to which Khrushchev helped diffuse the Cold War between 1953- 1960.

alinisation. Even though partly it was successful, but it also brought reformers in Czechoslovakia, East Germany and Hungary between 1953 to 1960.Peaceful Coexistence was introduced by Khrushchev in l ... tions with the West. His criticism of Stalin's hard line approach encouraged some communists in the eastern bloc to push for liberalisation in their own countries. In June 1953 there were riots in Cze ...

(2 pages) 28 0 3.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

The History of Germany Since 1945.

d into four sectors with the Western zone later becoming West Berlin and the Soviet's zone becoming East Berlin; East Germany's capital. Together these countries formed The Allied Control Council."A k ... e beginning of the Cold War, which in turn solidified the boundaries between the Soviet zone in the East and the United States, French and Britain's zone is the West. At that point the West was worrie ...

(7 pages) 37 0 3.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

The Berlin Wall: A Catalyst for Change.

f World War II Germany and the City of Berlin were divided into four sectors. The largest sector of East Germany and East Berlin were controlled by the Soviet Union. The United States, Britain and Fra ... nd France were once again under German jurisdiction. The Soviet Union however held sovereignty over East Germany. To deter mass immigration of East Germans to the west, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushche ...

(7 pages) 47 0 0.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

The Berlin Wall

On the 13th of August 1961, the communist East German government began construction of the Berlin Wall, which separated West Berlin from East ... began construction of the Berlin Wall, which separated West Berlin from East Berlin and the rest of East Germany, as a response to immense numbers of East German citizens fleeing into West Berlin. The ... The East German government called the Wall the "anti-fascist protection wall". The tensions between east and west were aggravated by a tank standoff at Checkpoint Charlie on 27 October 1961. West Berl ...

(4 pages) 17 0 0.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

The Berlin WAll

an of the United States. Truman objected to their imposition of Communist rule in part of liberated East Europe. To this extent, despite Truman's concerns, the Allies agreed to give most of the ... our zones of occupation. The city was surrounded by the German Democratic Republic (GDR), which was East Germany, and was partitioned into East Berlin and West Berlin. Berlin was in the Soviet sector ...

(2 pages) 497 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

The Berlin Wall

rmany. The Russian part became a communist state. This was called the German Democratic Republic or East Germany. Does this sound somewhat familiar? This was the Iron Curtain which Winston Churchill c ... it. The reason why the wall went up is because the Russian government became upset with the Eastern Germans. What had happened was over 160,000 Eastern Germans were fleeing over the West Germa ...

(2 pages) 578 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Bookreport on The Spy who came

during the cold war, is about a British spy, Leamas, who is controlling the spy actions against the east block (or ?zone?) from West-Berlin. After he lost one agent after the other to his opponent Mun ... s successful and Fiedler comes into contact with Leamas and interrogates him. He is then brought to East-Germany where he is used as a witness during a secret trial against Mundt. Everything is succes ...

(5 pages) 418 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Germany

Germany is in the northern and eastern hemispheres. It is also a part western and central Europe. It is located at 52 degrees north ... res. It is also a part western and central Europe. It is located at 52 degrees north and 12 degrees east. As for its climate the summers are fairly uniform throughout and the winters are mild but stor ... f 1989 155-25 million overnight stays were registered. At one time Germany was split up into Eastern and Western Germany until they reunited in 1990. When Germany was split up West Germany was ...

(2 pages) 18 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Case Study: Lufthansa – National Carrier and Global Company

he Luftwaffe and LH's civil airmen were pressed into frontline service.After the war, both West and East Germany were forbidden to have their own airlines by the occupying powers, and air travel was s ... of LH's alliance "Lufthansa Regional" that includes also Air Dolomiti, Eurowings and the two - at least formally - independent regional carriers Augsburg Airways and Contact Air. While LH serves main ...

(11 pages) 102 0 5.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies