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West Germany is the common English name for the Federal Republic of Germany or FRG in the period between its creation on 23 May 1949 to German reunification on 3 October 1990. This period is also referred to as the Bonn Republic by academic historians.


  1. "West Germany" is a book by Walter Marsden.
  2. "West Germany" is a book by Günther Kloss.
    • also known as "West Germany: an introduction"

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Google previewManagers and Management in West Germany (2017)

by Peter Lawrence

West Germany is a decentralised country in several ways and these include the dispersal of industry. If France is, or more properly was, the best European example of bureaucratic and cultural centralism ('Paris a vidé France' used to be a folk ...

Google previewFinancing European Local Government (2014)

by Richard Batley, John Gibson

West Germany is a federal country with federal government (Bund), 11 state governments (Lander), three of which are city-states (Berlin, Hamburg and Bremen), increased to 16 Lander with unification in 1990, and a wide range of a local ...

Google previewElements of Geographical Hydrology (2002)

by B.J. Knapp

West Germany is a case in point, where, due to the concentration of resources around the Ruhr and the excellent communications afforded by the Rhein catchment, most industry is found a long way inland. At present 10% of West Germany's ...

Google previewAn Introduction to the Comparative Study of Private Law (2009)

Readings, Cases, Materials by James Gordley, Arthur Taylor von Mehren

Although West Germany is a federal state, the state and federal courts comprise an integrated system. The courts of first instance and the first layer of appellate courts are state courts, while the second (and final) layer of appellate jurisdiction ...

Google previewOrganizational Communication and Management

A Global Perspective by Andrzej Kozminski, Donald P. Cushman

West Germany is an economic star among the EC countries. It is difficult even to pinpoint any weak points in this powerful and stable economy that has been growing by approximately 4 percent in the late 19805 with manufacturing accounting ...

Google previewContemporary Political Leadership in India: George Fernandes, Defence Minister of India (1998)

by Shiri Ram Bakshi, Sita Ram Sharma, S. Gajrani

West Germany is an integral part of the Western world's economic and political system, while East Germany is still the most Stalinist of all the communist countries of Eastern Europe. Yet, given the rapid pace at which Poland and Hungary are ...

Google previewTheories and Concepts in Comparative Industrial Relations (1989)

by Jack Barbash

Streeck has argued that industrywide bargaining in West Germany is an expression of a coordinated and solidaristic union strategy, ...

Google previewTriple Exposure (2003)

Black, Jewish and Red in the 1950s by Dexter Jeffries

West Germany is an important partner in the Atlantic Alliance and the American army is now worried about offending them. For us, for soldiers of the 617th Combat Engineer Battalion, offense takes on one particular connotation. If we are ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of International Games (2003)

by Daniel Bell

¡976 Geneva Switzerland June ¡¡–¡3 Nations: Yugoslavia, West Germany, Austria , Italy, Hungary, Belgium, England, Czechoslovakia, France, Poland Sports: Athletics, Swimming, Table Tennis ¡978 Ravne na Koroskem Yugoslavia September ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of NATO and Other International Security Organizations (2008)

by Marco Rimanelli

West Germany joined all postwar Western European political, economic, and defense cooperative Organizations: the European Economic Community (EEC/ EC, now European Union [EU]), the Western European Union (WEU), the United ...

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West Germany Meaning

Video shows what West Germany means. The Federal Republic of Germany, distinguished from the German Democratic Republic ("East Germany").. The former ...

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The United States dollar took another pounding on German, French and British exchanges this morning, hitting the lowest point ever known in West Germany. (Gordon Sinclair)
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