Historical lessons and discourse on defence in France and Germany, 1945-90

Heuser, B. (1998) Historical lessons and discourse on defence in France and Germany, 1945-90. Rethinking History: The Journal of Theory and Practice, 2(2), pp. 199-237. (doi:10.1080/13642529809409075)

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Abstract

This article demonstrates how experiences of the same historical events (especially wars), but experienced from different angles, have led France and Germany to draw diametrically opposed lessons from them, which play key roles in the articulation of their defence postures and strategies.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Heuser, Professor Donata Beatrice
Authors: Heuser, B.
College/School:College of Social Sciences > School of Social and Political Sciences > Politics
Journal Name:Rethinking History: The Journal of Theory and Practice
Publisher:Taylor & Francis
ISSN:1364-2529
ISSN (Online):1470-1154

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