German 2 - Cultural Exploration 2

German 2 Cultural - Cultural Exploration Berlin since 1989 Politics and Culture in the Capital Name Contemporary Germany A Handbook by Derek Lewis

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Cultural Exploration Name: Berlin since 1989: Politics and Culture in the Capital Contemporary Germany: A Handbook by Derek Lewis is on two-hour reserve at the reserve desk in the Main Library, the call number is DD290.26 .L487 2001. You should read the first section of Chapter 12 – Berlin since 1989: Politics and Culture in the Capital (pp. 251-269) and answer the following questions. 1. What was the physical state of the city at the end of World War II? Berlin had been decimated by the war. Many buildings had been severely damaged, and many of the original residents had been displaced. 1 2. What was the Berliner Luftbrücke ? What types of goods were delivered to Berlin? The Berliner Luftbrücke was an attempt by allied nations to bring supplies to West Berlin in spite of the Soviet blockade. 3. What factors are cited as reasons for the development of counter-culture and alternative movements in Berlin? The movements were a reaction to the authoritarianism and hypocrisy of the German
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