German Yearbook of Contemporary History

German Yearbook of Contemporary History

A publication of the Leibniz Institute for Contemporary History

ISSN 2509-744X

eISSN 2509-7458


This English-language journal focuses on 20th and 21st-Century history with each annual issue devoted to one central theme. It contains a combination of translated articles from the Leibniz Institute for Contemporary History's prestigious quarterly journal, Vierteljahrshefte für Zeitgeschichte, and original research. Its goal is to disseminate this important scholarship with an English-speaking audience.

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Volume 7 (2023)


Introduction: Cultures of Conservatism in Western Europe since the 1960s
Martina Steber, Tobias Becker, and Anna von der Goltz

“Abolish Economists!”: The Britcom Yes Minister and the Transformation of British Conservatism in the Thatcher Era
Nikolai Wehrs

Thatcherism and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Musicals
Amanda Eubanks Winkler

“A Very English Superstar”: John Rutter, Popular Classical Music, and Transnational Conservatism since the 1970s
Martina Steber

Only Rock and Roll?: Rock Music and Cultures of Conservatism
Tobias Becker

“Gay Equals Left?”: Conservatism in Male Homosexual Politics in 1970s West Germany and the United States
Craig Griffiths

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