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Articles by Mary Fulbrook

  • ‘On the complexity of “collective memories”: The case of Będzin’ in David Cesarani, Suzanne Bardgett, Jessica Reinisch and Dieter Steinert (eds.), Landscapes after Battle: Justice, Politics and Memory in Europe after the Second World War (Valentine Mitchell, 2011)
  • ‘Histories and Memories: Verklärung or Erklärung?’ in David Clarke and Ute Wölfel (eds.), 20 Years After: Remembering the German Democratic Republic (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011)
  • ‘Living through the GDR: History, life stories and generations in East Germany’, in Caroline Pearce and Nick Hodgin (eds.), The GDR remembered: Representations of the East German state since 1989 (Camden House, 2010)
  • ‘Wissenschaftler und Parteigänger: Ost- und Westdeutsche Historiker in den 1970er und 1980er Jahren’, in Christoph Cornelißen (ed.), Geschichtswissenschaft in der Demokratie. Wolfgang J. Mommsen und seine Generation (2010)
  • ‘Patterns of Memory’ in Katharina Hall and Kathryn Jones (eds.), Constructions of Conflict (Peter Lang, 2010)
  • ‘1989 als historische, soziale und persönliche Zäsur: Geschichte und Generationen vor und nach der Wende’ in Magda Martini and Thomas Schaarschmidt (eds.), Nachdenken über die DDR. Internationale und Multidisziplinäre Prospektiven 20 Jahre nach dem Zusammenbruch des Kommunismus, proceedings published in Quaderni dell'Istituto storico italo-germanico (Bologna: il Mulino, 2010)
  • With Ulinka Rublack, ‘In Relation: The “social self” and ego-documents’, Introduction to Special Issue on Ego-documents of German History, Vol. 28, no 4, Oct. 2010
  • ‘The division of Germany after 1945 and the establishment of Communist GDR up to 1963’ and ‘Adenauer’s Chancellorship 1949-1963’, textbook chapters 5 and 6 in Dictatorship and Democracy in Germany 1919-1963 (Heinemann: OCR History A Level, 2008); and collation (including some translation) of original source materials for the accompanying LiveText materials and CD Rom.
  • All but one of the chapters from my textbooks Hitler, Book I and Hitler, Book II reprinted in D. Murphy (ed), Germany 1848-1991 (Collins, Flagship History Series, 2008)
  • ‘The normalisation of rule in the GDR in comparative perspective’ in M. Fulbrook (ed.), Power and Society in the GDR, 1961-1979: The ‘Normalisation of Rule’? (Berghahn, 2009), pp. 1-30.
  • ‘”Normalisation” in retrospect: East German perspectives on their own lives’, in M. Fulbrook (ed.), Power and Society in the GDR, 1961-1979: The ‘Normalisation of Rule’? (Berghahn, 2009), pp. 278-319.
  • ‘Demography, Opportunity, or Ideological Conversion? Reflections on the role of the Hitler Youth generation in the GDR’ in Paul Corner (ed.), Popular Opinion in Totalitarian Regimes: Fascism, Nazism, Communism (Oxford University Press, 2009), pp. 184-207.
  • ‘Embodying the Self: Gestures and dictatorship in twentieth-century Germany’, Past and Present, Supplement 4, 2009; special issue on ‘The Politics of Gesture’ edited by Michael Braddick, pp. 257-279.
  • ‘Historical tourism and collective memories: Representing Berlin’s doubly dictatorial past’, in Uta Staiger, Henriette Steiner, Andrew Webber (eds.), Memory Culture and the Contemporary City. Building Sites (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009).
  • ‘Changing States, Changing Selves: Generations in the Third Reich and the GDR’ in Mary Fulbrook (ed.), Uncivilizing Processes? Excess and Transgression in German Society and Culture: Perspectives Debating with Norbert Elias (Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2007), pp. 255-94.
  • ‘Introduction: The Character and Limits of the Civilizing Process’ in Mary Fulbrook (ed.), Uncivilizing Processes? Excess and Transgression in German Society and Culture: Perspectives Debating with Norbert Elias (Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2007), pp. 1-16.
  • ‘Ein “ganz normales Leben”? Neue Forschungen zur Sozialgeschichte der DDR’ in Heiner Timmermann (ed.), Das war die DDR. DDR-Forschung im Fadenkreuz von Herrschaft, Außenbeziehungen, Kultur und Souveränität (Münster: LIT-Verlag, 2004).
  • ‘Generationen und Kohorten in der DDR. Protagonisten und Widersacher des DDR-Systems aus der Perspektive biographischer Daten’ in Annegret Schüle, Thomas Ahbe and Rainer Gries (eds.), Die DDR aus generationengeschichtlicher Perspektive. Eine Inventur (Universitätsverlag Leipzig, 2004).
  • ‘Repenser la RDA sous l’angle de l’histoire sociale’, Allemagne d’Aujourd’hui (Nov. 2004), pp. 84-97.
  • ‘Nationalism in the second German unification’ in John Breuilly and Ron Spiers (eds.), The Two Unifications of Germany (Palgrave, 2004).
  • ‘Approaches to German contemporary history since 1945: Politics and paradigms’, Zeithistorische Forschungen / Studies in Contemporary History, Vol. 1, no. 1 (2004), pp. 31-50.
  • ‘DDR-Forschung bis 1989/90’ in Rainer Eppelmann, Bernd Faulenbach and Ulrich Mählert (eds.), Bilanz und Perspektiven der DDR-Forschung (Ferdinand Schöningh, 2003), pp. 363-370.
  • ‘Why all historical accounts are inevitably theoretical; but some are preferable to others’, Historically Speaking. The Journal of the Historical Society, Vol. V, no. 2, Nov. 2003, pp. 12-15.
  • ‘Retheorising “state” and “society” in the German Democratic Republic’, in P. Major and J. Osmond (eds.), The Workers’ and Peasants’ State: Communism and Society in East Germany under Ulbricht 1945-71 (Manchester University Press, 2002), pp. 280-298.
  • ‘Democratic centralism and regionalism in the GDR’, in Maiken Umbach (ed.), German Federalism: Past, Present and Future (Palgrave, 2002), pp. 146-171.
  • With Martin Swales, ‘Introduction: Representation in literature and history’ in M. Fulbrook and M. Swales (eds.), Representing the German Nation (Manchester University Press, 2000).
  • ‘Re-presenting the nation: History and identity in East and West Germany’ in M. Fulbrook and M. Swales (eds.), Representing the German Nation (Manchester University Press, 2000).
  • ‘Fact, Fantasy and German History’ (1999 Annual Lecture of the GHI Washington), Bulletin of the German Historical Institute Washington No. 26, Spring 2000, pp. 3-34.
  • ‘Introduction: Europe 1945-2000’ and ‘Conclusion’ in M. Fulbrook (ed.), The Oxford Short History of Europe: Europe since 1945 (Oxford University Press, 2000).
  • Contribution to ‘Was brachte die Mauer zum Einsturz?’ in Martin Sabrow (ed.), Grenz-Fälle, Helmstedter Colloquien, Heft 2 (Leipzig: Akademischer Verlagsanstalt, 2000).
  • ‘Aufarbeitung der DDR-Vergangenheit und “innere Einheit” - ein Widerspruch?’ in Christoph Kleßmann and Hans Misselwitz (eds.), Deutsche Vergangenheiten - eine gemeinsame Herausforderung (Berlin: Chr. Links Verlag, 1999).
  • Various entries in J. Sandford (ed.), Encyclopaedia of Contemporary German Culture (Routledge, 1999): longer entries on Historiography, Re-education, Stunde Null, Occupation, Historikerstreit, History Teaching; and shorter entries on Trümmerfrauen, Martin Broszat, Ernst Engelberg, Joachim Fest, Fritz Fischer, Heinz Kamnitzer, Jürgen Kocka, Hans Mommsen, Ernst Nolte, Oder-Neisse Line, Potsdam Agreement, Michael Stürmer, Andreas Hillgruber.
  • Contributions to ‘Getrennte Vergangenheit - Gemeinsame Geschichte? Protokoll einer Podiumsdiskussion’, Potsdamer Bulletin für Zeithistorische Studien, no. 15 (Aug. 1999), pp. 13-46.
  • ‘Re-reading Recent (East) German History’, German History, Vol. 17, no. 2, 1999, pp. 271-284.
  • ‘DDR-Geschichtswissenschaft und Geschichtspolitik’ in Georg Iggers, Konrad Jarausch, Matthias Middell, Martin Sabrow (eds.), Die DDR-Geschichtswissenschaft als Forschungsproblem (Munich: Oldenbourg, 1998; Historische Zeitschrift, Beiheft 27).
  • ‘Dividing the Past, Defining the Present: Historians and National Identity in the Two Germanies’ in S. Berger et al (eds.), Writing the Nation (Routledge, 1998).
  • Entry on ‘The Federal Republic of Germany, 1949-90’ in the Encyclopaedic Modern History of Germany (Garland, 1998).
  • ‘Debate: Theoretical Perspectives on the GDR’, Bulletin of the German Historical Institute London (1998).
  • ‘Myth-Making and National Identity: the Case of the GDR’, in G. Hosking and G. Schöpflin (eds.), Myths and Nationhood (Hurst, 1997).
  • ‘Introduction’ and ‘Ossis and Wessis: The Creation of Two German Societies’ in M. Fulbrook (ed.,), German History since 1800 (Arnold, 1997).
  • ‘Reckoning with the Past: Heroes, Victims and Villains in the History of the German Democratic Republic’ in Reinhard Alter and Peter Monteath (eds.), Rewriting the German Past (Humanities Press, 1997).
  • ‘The Limits of Totalitarianism: God, State and Society in the GDR’, Transactions of the Royal Historical Society, 6th ser., vol. vii, 1997.
  • ‘History in the making’, GHIL Bulletin, May 1997.
  • ‘Aspects of Society and Identity in the New Germany’ in M. Mertes, S. Muller and H. A. Winkler (eds.), In Search of Germany (New Brunswick, N.J.: Transaction Publishers, 1996), pp. 229-52. (Reprinted from Daedalus, 1994).
  • ‘Methodologische Überlegungen zu einer Gesellschaftsgeschichte der DDR’ in R. Bessel and R. Jessen (eds.), Grenzen der Diktatur (Göttingen: Vandenhoek und Ruprecht, 1996), pp. 274-97.
  • ‘Introduction’, ‘Germany for the Germans? Citizenship, Nationality and Migration in a Divided Nation’, and ‘Conclusion’ in D. Cesarani and M. Fulbrook (eds.), Citizenship, Nationality and Migration in Europe (London: Routledge, 1996).
  • ‘GDR Research in Britain’, Deutschland Archiv Vol. 29, No. 4, (July/August 1996), pp. 659-61.
  • ‘The Presence of the Past: National Identity and German History’, Inaugural Lecture, UCL, 1996.
  • ‘Politik, Wissenschaft, und Moral: zur neueren Geschichte der DDR’, Geschichte und Gesellschaft, Vol. 22 (1996), pp. 457-70.
  • ‘Herrschaft, Gehorsam und Verweigerung: Die DDR als Diktatur’ in J. Kocka (ed.), Die DDR als Geschichte (Berlin: Akademie Verlag, 1994), pp. 77-85.
  • ‘Aspects of society and identity in the new Germany’, Daedalus, Vol. 123, No. 1, special issue on Germany in Transition, winter 1994, pp. 211-234.
  • ‘L'Allemagne avant et après 1989: perspectives britanniques’, Histoire, Économie et Société, 1994, No. 1, pp. 215-228.
  • ‘The threat of the radical right in Germany’, Patterns of Prejudice, Vol. 28, Nos. 3 & 4, 1994, pp. 57-66.
  • ‘New Historikerstreit, missed opportunity or new beginning?’, German History, Vol. 12, No. 2, June 1994, pp. 203-207.
  • ‘Introduction: states, nations and the development of Europe’ in M. Fulbrook (ed.), National Histories and European History (UCL Press, 1993), pp. 1-17.
  • ‘Popular discontent and political activism in the GDR’, Contemporary European History, Vol. 2, Part 3, November 1993, pp. 265-282.
  • Contributor to ‘German history and German nationalism after unification: seven historians give their views’, Debatte, Vol. 1, No. 2, 1993, pp. 5-29.
  • ‘Nation, state and political culture in divided Germany, 1945-90’ in J. Breuilly (ed.), The State of Germany, (Longman, 1992), pp. 177-200.
  • ‘The rise of Brandenburg-Prussia’, Early Modern History Review, Vol. 1, No. 2, January 1992, pp. 2-6.
  • ‘A German dictatorship: power structures and political culture in the GDR’, German Life and Letters, Vol. 45, no. 4, October 1992, pp. 376-92.
  • ‘Historians and Historiography in the former GDR’, Bulletin of the German Historical Institute London, Nov. 1992, pp. 3-10.
  • ‘“Wir sind ein Volk”? Reflections on German unification’, Parliamentary Affairs, vol. 44, July 1991, pp. 125-40.
  • ‘German historiography after 1945 reconsidered’, Bulletin of the German Historical Institute London, February 1991, pp. 3-9.
  • ‘Absolutism and education in eighteenth-century Germany’, The Historical Journal, Vol. 34, no. 3, Dec. 1991, pp. 759-61.
  • ‘“Ich liebe Euch doch alle!”’, History Workshop Journal, no. 32, autumn 1991, pp. 208-10.
  • ‘Protestantismus und der Staat in der DDR’, in Alf Lüdtke (ed.), Deutschland '90: Ein Staat - zwei Gesellschaften, SOWI (Sozialwissenschaftliche Informationen), vol. 19, no. 3, 1990, pp. 143-52.
  • ‘On Germany's double transformation’, European History Quarterly, Vol. 20, no. 3, July 1990, pp. 401-14.
  • ‘The concept of crisis in German history’, German History, Vol. 8, no. 1, 1990, pp. 69-70.
  • ‘Elites and politics in the GDR’ in J. Trumpbour (ed.), The Dividing Rhine (Berg and St. Martin's Press, 1989), pp. 151-72.
  • ‘From Volksgemeinschaft to divided nation: German national identities and political cultures since the Third Reich’, Historical Research, vol. 62, no. 148, June 1989, pp. 193-213.
  • ‘Introduction’ to Christopher Hill, History and the Present, Conway Memorial Lecture, London, April 1989, pp. 7-9.
  • ‘Can one speak of a bourgeois political culture before the mid-nineteenth century?’, German History, Vol. 7, no. 2, 1989, pp. 234-6.
  • ‘Christopher Hill and historical sociology’ in G. Eley and W. Hunt (eds.), Reviving the English Revolution: Reflections and Elaborations on the Work of Christopher Hill (Verso, 1988), pp. 31-51.
  • ‘Co-option and commitment: aspects of relations between church and state in the GDR’, Social History, Vol. 12, no. 1, January 1987, pp. 73-91.
  • ‘Solutions to German history? East and West Germany compared’, Parliamentary Affairs, Vol. 40, no. 1, January 1987, pp. 113-29.
  • ‘Whatever became of the post-war Germans?’ German History, no. 5, autumn 1987, pp. 90-6.
  • ‘The state and the transformation of political legitimacy in East and West Germany since 1945’, Comparative Studies in Society and History, Vol. 29, no. 2, April 1987, pp. 211-44.
  • ‘Legitimacy and domination: aspects of Herrschaft in twentieth-century Germany’ in J.P. Stern (ed.), London German Studies III (Institute of Germanic Studies, 1986), pp. 67-89.
  • ‘The emergence of modernity: patterns and people in sociocultural history’, Comparative Studies in Society and History, Vol. 27, no. 1, January 1985, pp. 130-4.
  • With Theda Skocpol, ‘Destined pathways: the historical sociology of Perry Anderson’ in T. Skocpol (ed.), Vision and Method in Historical Sociology (Cambridge University Press, 1984), pp. 170-210.
  • ‘Legitimation crises and the early modern state: the politics of religious toleration’ in K. von Greyerz (ed.), Religion and Society in Early Modern Europe (George Allen and Unwin, 1984), pp. 146-58.
  • ‘The English revolution and the revisionist revolt’, Social History, Vol. 7, no. 3, October 1982, pp. 249-64. Reprinted in P. Gaunt (ed), The English Civil War: The Essential Readings (Oxford: Blackwell, 2000).
  • ‘Religion, revolution and absolutist rule in Germany and England’, European Studies Review, Vol. 7, no. 3, July 1982, pp. 301-21.
  • ‘Max Weber's “Interpretive Sociology”: a comparison of conception and practice’, British Journal of Sociology, Vol. 29, no. 1, March 1978, pp. 71-82.

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