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Der Architekt Heinrich Müller und die Bayrische Postbauschule in der Pfalz

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Book Series: Materialien zu Bauforschung und Baugeschichte / Karlsruher Institut für Technologie, Institut Kunst- und Baugeschichte, Fachgebiet Baugeschichte ISSN: 0940578X ISBN: 9783866447905 Year: Volume: 19 Pages: XXIV, 371 p. DOI: 10.5445/KSP/1000025400 Language: GERMAN
Publisher: KIT Scientific Publishing
Subject: Physics (General)
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Zwischen den Kriegen Postbaurat in Speyer, verwirklichte Heinrich Müller eine Architektur im Dialog mit der Geschichte des jeweiligen Ortes und des allgemeinen kulturellen Gedächtnisses.Müller wechselte 1936 als Professor für Architektur zur damaligen Technischen Hochschule Karlsruhe. Bis heute zeugen der Gerthsen-Hörsaal und die Sporthalle am Forum von seinem Bebauungsplan von 1953 mit dem amerikanischen Ideal der grünen Mitte, eine gute Diskussionsbasis für die Fortentwicklung des KIT-Campus.

Governing New Guinea; An oral history of Papuan administrators, 1950-1990

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ISBN: 9789067183932 9789004260450 Year: Pages: x+358 DOI: 10.26530/OAPEN_428891 Language: English
Publisher: Brill
Subject: Social Sciences
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This is the first time that indigenous Papuan administrators share with an international public their experiences governing their country. These administrators were the brokers of development. After graduating from the School for Indigenous Administrators (OSIBA) they served in the Dutch administration until 1962. The period 1962-1969 stands out as turbulent and dangerous, and for many curtailed their professional careers. These administrators’ having been in active service until their retirement in the early 1990s allows for a complete recounting of political and administrative transformations under the Indonesian governance of Irian Jaya/Papua.
This book brings together 17 oral histories of the everyday life of Papuan civil servants, including their relationships with superiors and colleagues, the murder of a Dutch administrator, their translation of ‘development’ to the Papuan people, the organization of their first democratic institutions, and the actual political and economic conditions leading up to the so-called Act of Free Choice. Finally, they share their experiences in the UNTEA and Indonesian government organization.
Leontine Visser is Professor of Development Anthropology at Wageningen University. Her research focuses on governance and natural resources management in eastern Indonesia.

Stalins Soldaten in Österreich

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ISBN: 9783205787006 Year: Pages: 874 Seiten DOI: 10.26530/OAPEN_453611 Language: German
Publisher: Böhlau Grant: Austrian Science Fund - D 4264
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As Soviet troops first set foot on Austrian territory on March 29, 1945 near Klostermarienberg, they found themselves in a hostile, perplexing and largely unknown world. The Austrians by no means greeted their Eastern "liberators from the fascist yoke" with open arms. Given the first encounters with the Austrian population a variety of stereotypes developed, supporting images of the enemy and the other. Soviet propaganda together with the war experiences anchored these ideas deep into the sub-conscious. However, also ideas of the West that had been aroused by film and literature were now confronted with reality.The Red Army's glorious and triumphant end of WWII was followed by their ten-year long occupation of Austria, where hundreds of thousands of Soviet soldiers and officers, their wives and children and also civil occupational personnel were linked to Austria for many months and sometimes even years. Moscow attempted (often in vain) to train their troops in line with a "higher political oversight," to boost their military discipline and to strengthen their "political and moral status." From the Soviet point of view, direct confrontation with the Austrian population, but also the Western occupying forces rescued them from the danger of being a "hostile takeover." Doubts about the superiority of the Communist system, breaches of regulations as well as offences, which were really "only" a matter of criminal law, were considered politically motivated and served as a sign of the ideological and political fickleness of the concerned party. Reprisals for the afore-mentioned infractions could be severe and sometimes meant the death penalty.The Austrian view of occupation, Austrian everyday life in the Soviet occupation zone or the most important Topoi from the Red Army is well documented and preserved. This research is owed largely to the individual experiences, impressions and responses of the occupying forces themselves.This work is focused on the EXPERIENCE of the soviet "lifeworld" in Austria, which includes among other things the occupation organization, the discipline and prosecution, the daily work, the everyday live in the barracks or the leisure activities; the PERCEPTION mirrored in written and oral testimonies and the institutionalized as well as private MEMORY in the former Soviet Union. The beginning depicts the macro-level structure and functioning of the Soviet occupational apparatus as well as the historical background. This meticulous retracing of history offers new insights into the question of the perception of the other and the development of specific Topoi.

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