Education for democracy in West Germany achievements, shortcomings, prospects by Stahl, Walter.

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  • Education -- Germany, West.,
  • Civics, German -- Study and teaching.,
  • National socialism.,
  • Germany -- History -- Study and teaching.

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Bibliography, p. 295-318.

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StatementWith an introd. by Norbert Muhlen.
SeriesBooks that matter
LC ClassificationsDD86.8
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 356 p. :
Number of Pages356
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21791243M

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Apr 11,  · From the Back Cover. Scholarship on the history of West Germany’s educational system has traditionally portrayed the postwar period of Allied occupation as a failure and the following decades as a time of pedagogical stagnation.

Two decades after World War II, however, the Federal Republic had become a stable democracy, a member of NATO, Cited by: 7. Jun 16,  · Education For Democracy In West Germany: Achievements, Shortcomings, Prospects [Walter Stahl, Norbert Muhlen, Arnold Bergstraesser] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Contributing Authors Include Walter Jaide, Dieter Format: Paperback. Scholarship on the history of West Germany's educational system has traditionally portrayed the postwar period of Allied occupation as a failure and the following decades as a time of pedagogical stagnation.

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[Walter Stahl] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create # Books that matter. May 18,  · Education, Culture and Politics in West Germany focuses on the educational system of West Germany in the post-war period.

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This Constitution (German: Grundgesetz, Basic Law) was completed on May 8,ratified on. Twenty-seven years after Germany's reunification, the country's political institutions are still struggling to break down what Germans sometimes call "the Wall in the head," according to the leader of Germany's Federal Agency for Civic Education (bpb).

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