Germany, Nature, and the Left in History, Politics, and Culture
Edited By Sabine Mödersheim, Scott Moranda and Eli Rubin
that structure the interactions between environmentalism, nature, and socialism in German history and culture can be said to constitute a kind of ecology – a complex and interdependent web of relations, which can appear as antagonisms, but which can also contain deeper, less immediately visible, interdependencies. Ecologies of Socialisms attempts to combine the work of scholars from a wide range of disciplines (history, literature, German/Austrian studies, philosophy, geography) in order to contribute to a better and more nuanced understanding of how «green» and «red» have clashed and also merged in German history and culture.
This book benefitted from the hard work and dedication of many people. The editors would like to thank first and foremost the German Studies Association. The GSA instituted “interdisciplinary networks” some years ago, as part of its commitment to interdisciplinary German studies. This led to the formation of the Environmental Studies network, and more recently, the German Socialisms network. The GSA also encouraged cooperation between interdisciplinary networks, and this led to a collaboration between the German Socialisms network and the Environmental Studies network. A huge thank you goes to Marc Silberman, who encouraged both the formation of the German Socialisms network, and the cooperation between German Socialisms and Environmental Studies. Also a huge thank you is owed to April Eisman and Benjamin Robinson, who, along with Eli Rubin, helped found the German Socialisms network and oversaw this collaboration with Environmental Studies, led by Scott Moranda and Sabine Mödersheim. Tom Lekan and Katharina Gerstenberger deserve great thanks for helping launch the Environmental Studies network and bringing Sabine and Scott together to continue its work.
Another enormous debt of gratitude belongs to our editor at Peter Lang, Laurel Plapp. It was she who had the idea of publishing the results of our networks’ collaboration. Her encouragement, steady guidance, and patience at our somewhat slow pace meant everything to the successful outcome of this book! And we would be remiss in not thanking Jost Hermand, the editor of this series, who supported this project from the beginning, and...
You are not authenticated to view the full text of this chapter or article.
This site requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books or journals.
Do you have any questions? Contact us.Or login to access all content.