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Lost Worlds: Reviving Nostalgia for German Central Europe?

Whether it is remembered as the ‘lost German East’ or as an idealised, multicultural region like Galicia, Germans and Austrians have a complicated relationship with Central Europe. As the locus of German culture and crimes, Austrian and German nostalgia for German Central Europe is often regarded with suspicion — if...


Third Reich Feminism: Girls’ education in the Nazi period

German girls’ educational and life choices in Nazi Germany are controversial; while Nazi propaganda depicted girls and women in roles of motherhood, girls and young women lived much freer lives than in earlier decades. Although girls’ education was hit hard by the Great Depression, and education was greatly feminised to...