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Contents Preface Chronology Introduction 1. The Germans Ambivalent Attitude toward their Nation and their Past Overcoming Regionalism? Coming to Terms with the Past? From Two to One 2. German Idiosyncracies Language, Script, and Gestures Stereotypes and Prejudices Symbols and Memorials Health Issues and Sexuality 3. Official Organizational Structures The Social Net The Legal System The Political System Educational System The German Army Role of Religion 4. Social Aspects Lifestyle and Fashion Youth Culture and the World of Intellectuals Gender Equality Multicultural Society From the "gutbürgerliche Küche" (Home Cooking) to International Cuisine 5. Leisure Activities and Clubs Holidays and Local Festivals Vacations and Travel Sports 6. Print Media Publishers The Press Popular and Belletristic Literature, Dime Novels and Comics 7. Other Media Radio and Television Film Internet Advertising Celebrities 8. The Performing Arts Theater and Dance Music 9. Visual Arts and Architecture Visual Arts City Planning and Architecture 10. Production and Consumption Innovation and Production From 'Tante Emma Laden' to Shopping Mall Consumer Culture versus Green Awareness Communication Public and Private Transportation Bibliography Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Popular culture -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.
Germany -- Civilization -- 20th century.