Learn about East Germany with iMinds insightful audio knowledge series. In East Germany, it was not uncommon to hear of secret police patrolling the streets dressed as civilians. It was not unusual to find hidden cameras lying in garbage cans. Artistic expression often led to a prison sentence, while learning about the outside world came only through censored films.
Learn about the process of German Reunification with iMinds insightful audio knowledge series. Reunification in Germany was a slow process. The country was divided between the communist East and the capitalist West from the end of World War Two in 1945 until the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989. To understand how momentous a step reunification in Germany was, it is necessary to go back to the start of the division in 1945.
Learn about the Rise of the Berlin Wall with iMinds insightful audio knowledge series. The Berlin Wall served as a monumental physical reminder of the differences in government between East and West Germany. After World War Two, there was a division of Germany between the Western Allied forces of the US, Britain and France and the Soviet Union in the East. Each assumed responsibility for a portion of Germany to help it back on its feet after the war.
Learn about the rise and fall of the Berlin Wall and its wider context in global relations with iMinds insightful audio knowledge series.
This title will explore the rise and fall of the Wall, the attempts to cross the Wall, and the life and economy of East Germany. In addition, it will look at the wider context of international relations, with an exploration of the Iron Curtain and a review of Germany since the fall of the wall, focusing on the process of German Reunification.
Learn about the Iron Curtain with iMinds insightful audio knowledge series. The "iron curtain" is the term used to describe the strict division of Western and Eastern Europe between 1945 and 1991. The conflict was between Western Allies and the Soviet Union. Although they had been allies during World War Two, they soon became bitter rivals after it ended.
Learn about the Fall of the Berlin Wall with iMinds insightful audio knowledge series. The Berlin Wall stood as a boundary in the German capital for 28 years, 2 months and 26 days. It symbolised the split between not only West and East Berlin, but western and eastern Europe as a whole. It was an international symbol of the Cold War and represented an ideological divide between capitalism in the west and communism in the east.
A unique audiobook that truly the whole family will enjoy, everyone will be able to relate to at least one member of the Tripp Family characters! Nick Tripp reluctantly begins yet another car trip across Australia with his family, which quickly develops into something far more. Soon the whole family is involved in tracking down some suspected koala kidnappers! The nail-biting adventure is interspersed with a mad-cap variety show and original catchy songs.
Learn about attempts to cross the Berlin Wall with iMinds insightful audio knowledge series. The East German guards who patrolled the numerous watchtowers along the famous Berlin Wall had orders to shoot to kill anyone who attempted to scale the boundary from East Berlin to its Western neighbour. Still, there are many tales of daring escapes from East Berlin to West Berlin throughout the wall's history.The Berlin Wall spread all the way around West Berlin.