Approaches to German Contemporary History since 1945. Politics and Paradigms

Zeithistorische Forschungen - 02.01.2004

1. The ‘nature of history’:current debates 2. The association between political positions and historical approaches in Germany 3. Historical consciousness as a part of the present:The functions of history4. Progress in historical interpretations?The possibility of paradigm shifts5. The ‘battle for concepts’:why are some approaches more politicised than others? 6. New paradigms:the ‘normalisation’ of GDR history?7. Theory and politics in contemporary historyNotesAll history may be intrinsically contentious; but contemporary history - particularly where one system has just been overthrown and its weiterlesen...

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