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By Thomas W. Maulucci Jr.

ISBN-10: 0875804632

ISBN-13: 9780875804637

The production of the overseas workplace less than Adenauer tells us a lot in regards to the percentages and boundaries international relations within the mid-twentieth century. It additionally demonstrates 3 topics important to the early historical past of the Federal Republic: the combination of the hot country into the foreign group, the cooptation of German elites and traditions by means of the hot political method, and the construction of presidency in a nation less than international career. during this vital research, Thomas Maulucci argues that, regardless of an improvised begin and a substantial continuity of perform and group of workers with pre-1945 Germany, the replaced foreign anddomestic scenario proved decisive in making a ministry which could aid to enforce new instructions in German overseas coverage. moreover, Maulucci explores the interactions among overseas, political, and social background, contributing to a literature that bridges the space among the pre- and post-World conflict eras that characterised prior writing on German history.
Based on huge learn in German, American, British, and French information, Adenauer’s international Office is the single English-language booklet of its type. The troubling query of group of workers continuity within the German diplomatic provider is of substantial significance this day, particularly as a result of the international Office’s past makes an attempt to painting its prior within the very best gentle. Of curiosity to students and scholars of German heritage and politics in addition to non-specialists, this publication presents new insights into post-war international relations, the sociology of German elites, and the issues taken with making a new executive after wasting an incredible war.

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