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4:00 pm

Andrew Demshuk on Demolition on Karl Marx Square

February 12 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Wilson Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW,
Washington, DC 20004 United States

Click to RSVP: Demolition on Karl Marx Square: Cultural Barbarism and the People’s State in 1968 It has been presumed that East Germans were passive after their failed 1953 Uprising. More recent scholarship has even claimed that they enjoyed a People’s State, in which Communist leaders sought to satisfy their everyday needs. Demshuk applies extensive archival … Continue reading Andrew Demshuk on Demolition on Karl Marx Square

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