The Greening of Cold War Germany: Environmentalism and Social Movements across the Wall and Beyond, 1968-1989


ACLS Fellowship Program




The Greening of Cold War Germany examines the rise of environmental social movements in the two halves of divided Germany from the upheaval of 1968 through the fall of the Berlin Wall and its aftermath. Situating the development of Green politics in East and West Germany in transnational and global context, the study charts the rise of a new politics drawing on scientific and spiritual perspectives, following out of, and transforming, the political impulse of 1968.