Name Professor Course Date Review for Dorothee Wierling’s “The Miracle Years” I partially agree with Wierling’s statement. There is a sharp contrast between Wierling’s statement and what was happening at different times in the two regions. On my side I feel that her statement is only applicable after East and West Germanys became independent. This is because the two German regions of war among families of the East. I would like to know “How can this reading address challenges facing Easterners?” Is this reading meant to bring any change to Easterners and those who were affected by the war of 1949 and 1950? Work cited Schissler Hanna ed. The miracle years: A cultural history of West Germany 1949-1968. Princeton University Press 2001. https://books.google.com/books?hl=en&lr=&id=00fCzJKt1QMC&oi=fnd&pg=PR11&dq=Dorothee+Wierling+The+mission+to+happiness%3B+the+cohort+of+1949+and+the+marking+of+east+and+west+German+&ots=xCAKtQg2ue&sig=H_lxlTQwYWgabZG3aqh6DtgBycQ [...]
To what extent do you agree with Wierling that 'It is not an exaggeration to claim that the same generation in East and West actually belonged to different epochs: they were either late children of the war or early children of the peace' (p. 113)?