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"Wolf Time - Germany & the Germans 1945 - 1955" - Reading & Conversation with Harald Jähner

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Harald Jähners great history of mentality in the post-war period shows the Germans in all their diversity: for example the "re-educator" Alfred Döblin, who tried to win the trust of his fellow countrymen, or Beate Uhse, who questioned all notions of morality with her "mail-order business for marital hygiene"; but also the nameless black market traders, who carry in their bags the mythical


Harald Jähners great history of mentality of the post-war period shows the Germans in all their diversity: for example the "re-educator" Alfred Döblin, who tried to win the trust of his fellow countrymen, or Beate Uhse, who questioned all notions of morality with her "mail-order business for marital hygiene"; but also the nameless black market traders, with the mythically charged Lucky Strikes in their bags, or the stylish housewives at the no less symbolic kidney table of the dawning fifties. The social panorama of a decade that was decisive for the Germans and in many ways quite different from what we often think.

"Wolfszeit" was awarded the Leipzig Book Fair Prize for Best Non-Fiction Book 2019.
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When:

04.10.2020 - 15:00 h

Where:

Organizer:

Pauline Lörzer

District Court 1-2
07774 Camburg
Phone: 036421/22188
E-mail: museum.camburg@googlemail.com
website: http://www.camburg-museum.de
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