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Published by Panorama DDR in East Berlin .
Written in English


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Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Books shelved as books-for-young-people: The Giver by Lois Lowry, Holes by Louis Sachar, The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman, Charlotte's Web by E.B. White. Student Journal. My Confirmation Journal offers young people a secure place in which to record personal reflections about their spiritual rolf-luettecke.com chapter in the journal corresponds loosely to a chapter in the Young People’s Book. Thought-provoking questions, works of fine art, Scripture passages, and more inspire each student to express the uniqueness of his or her maturing faith through. In communist East Germany, young people constituted the social group for whom the ruling authorities had the highest hopes — and in whom they were most frequently and bitterly disappointed. In this book, the author has undertaken a study of the East German communist youth organization, the Free German Youth (FDJ), and the young people that it tried, often in vain, to enthuse and control.

Oct 01,  · The book will appeal to scholars and graduate students studying the history of the GDR and youth and serve as a complement to the growing number of studies in GDR Alltagsgeschichte." · H-Net Reviews. Description. A fascinating and highly readable account of what it was like to be young and hip, growing up in East Germany in the s and rolf-luettecke.com: Mark Fenemore. Jugendweihe (Youth consecration) or Jugendfeier (Youth ceremony) is a secular coming of age ceremony practised by German year-olds. It originated among the secular societies in the 19th century as an alternative to Confirmation by the Roman Catholic and Protestant churches. It was especially widespread in East Germany, where state atheism was encouraged under the GDR. Apr 04,  · The Book of Virtues for Young People is a treasury of timeless stories, poems, and fables selected from William J. Bennett's national best-seller, The Book of Virtues, that teaches young people the importance of incorporating virtues in one's daily life/5(83). East Germany, officially the German Democratic Republic (GDR; German: Deutsche Demokratische Republik [ˈdɔʏtʃə demoˈkʁaːtɪʃə ʁepuˈbliːk], DDR), was a state that existed from to , the period when the eastern portion of Germany was part of the Eastern Bloc during the Cold rolf-luettecke.comly described as a communist state in English usage, it described itself as a socialist Capital and largest city: East Berlin (de facto).

Sep 12,  · “You just have to look at the popularity of YALC [the first UK Young Adult Literature Convention] this year to see how keen teenagers were to get hold of . By the late s, the government was looking for ways to bring the young people of the GDR back into the fold, so they planned a series of concerts to take place in East Berlin. In , thousands of fans came from all over the country to sing along with Depeche Mode on March 7 and Joe Cocker on June 1. During the final decade of the German Democratic Republic (GDR), young citizens found themselves at the heart of a rigorous programme of socialist patriotic education, yet following the fall of the Berlin Wall, the emphasis of official state rhetoric, textbooks and youth activities changed beyond rolf-luettecke.com by: 3. Jul 11,  · East Germany's Minister for Education, its First Lady Margot Honecker, assessed the post-war beginnings of the young German Democratic Republic .