Ghost Strasse: Germany's East Trapped Between Past and Present

Ghost Strasse Germany s East Trapped Between Past and Present German unification was expected to be a triumph of the human spirit of political resourcefulness and of economic power Instead the process that began in late when the Berlin Wall came down ha

  • Title: Ghost Strasse: Germany's East Trapped Between Past and Present
  • Author: Simon Burnett
  • ISBN: 9781551642901
  • Page: 302
  • Format: Paperback
  • German unification was expected to be a triumph of the human spirit, of political resourcefulness, and of economic power Instead, the process that began in late 1989 when the Berlin Wall came down, has turned into an unending chronicle of division rather than unification, and of economic bust rather than boom a story of lost opportunities, of misjudgments, of human alienaGerman unification was expected to be a triumph of the human spirit, of political resourcefulness, and of economic power Instead, the process that began in late 1989 when the Berlin Wall came down, has turned into an unending chronicle of division rather than unification, and of economic bust rather than boom a story of lost opportunities, of misjudgments, of human alienation, of misspent money, of cultural arrogance, of unfulfilled promises.In Ghost Strasse, author and journalist Simon Burnett breathes life into the East German people, into their politics, and into the events that brought them to the present situation.

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