THE JOURNAL OF REGIONAL HISTORY V.1 No.2
Helmut Kohl: Facing the challenge of history
THE JOURNAL OF REGIONAL HISTORY V.1 No.2

Helmut Kohl: Facing the challenge of history

Authors:
Petelin Boris
DOI:
10.23859/2587-8352-2017-1-2-5
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In modern history, when reality is subject to rapid and radical change, the role of personality – whether a statesman or a politician – can be very significant in the process of making such changes and in achieving specific results. This is true of the German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, who in 1989-90, as described in this article, by his actions and policies led the Germans to unity after forty years of Germany’s split.
Petelin Boris
Cherepovets State University
Cherepovets, Russia
pbwtscherepowez@mail.ru
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Keywords:
German policy, Chancellor Kohl, perestroika, Berlin Wall, GDR, united Europe, CDU / CSU
For citation:
Petelin B. Helmut Kohl: Facing the challenge of history. Historia provinciae – the journal of regional history, 2017, vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 63–82. DOI: 10.23859/2587-8352-2017-1-2-5

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