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25 Years after the Fall of Berlin Wall

berlin wall free research paperFor 28 years, the Berlin Wall stood as a physical reminder of the Cold War’s destruction of civil liberties and a barrier against reconstruction. On November 9, 1989, the world anxiously awaited as Berliners gathered to dismantle the wall that separated families, economies, and opportunities.

In honor of that momentous occasion, we invite you to read 50 articles and book chapters from across Wiley’s academic library in history, literature, economics, and other disciplines to commemorate the fall of the Berlin Wall.


Are you interested in how the social impact of German reunification has been depicted in contemporary German cinema? How about the role of cultural professionals? Or are you curious about political cartoons that reflect feminization of the German Democratic Republic? All these interesting cultural issues related to Berlin wall are covered in this section.


When Germany was reunified, differences arose between east and west Germany. This section provides a list of insightful articles that compare from gender earning inequality to behavioural signs of depression in East versus West Berlin.


What could be more interesting that political insights when it comes to berlin wall? Study Voting for Reunification, The Fall of Berlin Wall – 25 years on, Nation-building in contemporary Germany and many more must-read articles in this section. It’s just a click away to read all these free articles!


On the other hand, in 2014, Berlin wall is all about history. Learn more about German Literary Debates after the Collapse or Velvet Revolution of 1989 to have a better understanding on all things Berlin wall.


But what about all the memories that Berlin Wall created? While Recalling the Fall of Berlin Wall guides you through its memories in details, Remembering the Berlin Wall shares you more about “rememberance debates in a Left versus Right, or anti-fascist versus anti-totalitarian, analytical framework”.

If these are not enough, read all free articles and chapters here. Feel free to let us know what you think about Berlin Wall in the comment section below!

Lees, C. (2014). The Fall of the Berlin Wall – 25 years on Political Insight, 5 (2), 4-7 DOI: 10.1111/2041-9066.12053

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