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The Americanization of the German youth culture from 1945 to 1960

How American music influenced the German youth

Term Paper 2010 4 Pages

American Studies - Culture and Applied Geography

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1. introduction

2. jazz
2.1 beginnings in east and west germany after
2.2 two primary types of jazz in germany
2.2.1 mainstream jazz
2.2.2 modern jazz

3. differences in handling jazz between east and west germany from 1945 to
3.1 east germany
3.1.1 state campaigns against jazz
3.1.2 adolescent jazz culture despite prohibitions
3.2 west germany
3.2.1 openness for jazz
3.2.2 jazz clubs

4. rock ‘n’ roll
4.1 beginnings in east and west germany after
4.2 influences and effects on the german youth
4.2.1 subculture “halbstarke”
4.2.2 elvis presley

5. differences in handling rock 'n' roll between east and west germany from 1945 to
5.1 east germany
5.1.1 ways of prohibition
5.1.2 lipsi
5.2 west germany
5.2.1 initial skepticism
5.2.2 openness for rock 'n' roll

6. conclusion

7. works cited

works cited

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burmeister, thomas. “von der jugendrevolte zum mainstream.” stern.de. 12 april 2004. stern. 1 jan. 2010 <http://www.stern.de/kultur/musik/50-jahre-rock-n-roll-von-der-jugendrevolte-zum-mainstream-522507.html>.

hielscher, hans. “jazz in der ddr: hot statt fdj.” spiegel.de. 23 april 2006. spiegel. 1 jan 2010 <http://www.spiegel.de/kultur/musik/0,1518,412172,00.html>.

huesmann, günther. “jazz in germany after 1945.” goethe.de. september 2009.

goethe-institut. 1 jan. 2010 <http://www.goethe.de/kue/mus/jaz/rue/bis/ en4932331.htm>.

kolitsch, thomas. “the monotony of the yeah yeah yeah - official ways of dealing with western popular music in the gdr.” ambivalent americanizations: popular and consumer culture in central and eastern europe. ed. s. herrmann, k. kanzler, a. koenen, z. kusmierz and leonard schmieding. heidelberg: winter, 2008. 51-63.

kurme, sebastian. halbstarke: jugendprotest in den 1950er jahren in deutschland und den usa. frankfurt: campus verlag, 2006.

maase, kaspar. bravo amerika: erkundungen zur jugendkultur der bundesrepublik in den fünfziger jahren. hamburg: junius, 1992.

…, “rock rund um die uhr? anfänge einer jugendkultur.” rock!: jugend und kultur in deutschland. ed. stiftung haus der geschichte der bundesrepublik deutschland. berlin: bpb, bundeszentrale für politische bildung, 2005. 24-34.

“mainstream.” encyclopedia.com. 2009. the oxford pocket dictionary of current english. 1 jan. 2010 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

peters, christian. “halbstark mit musik: der rock 'n' roll erobert deutschland.” rock!: jugend und kultur in deutschland. ed. stiftung haus der geschichte der bundesrepublik deutschland. berlin: bpb, bundeszentrale für politische bildung, 2005. 34-42.

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Pages
4
Year
2010
ISBN (eBook)
9783656341741
File size
392 KB
Language
English
Catalog Number
v207025
Institution / College
University of Leipzig – Philologische Fakultät
Grade
1,3
Tags
americanization german american

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