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Germany 50 years after the student riots

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Much is unclear about the role of key players in the German 68 rebellion. Therefore, a black-and-white interpretation of the era will never be correct. 

On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the student uprising, a number of books about 1968 have been published in Germany. VG's commentator Anders Giæver states on 11 March, under the title «Real 68s do not celebrate fifty», that activity in Norway, on the other hand, is absent because 1968 in Norway was a rather uneventful year. "Sixty-eight" as a term was not used in this country until the 80s. The term is also used in Germany, although the riots there did not start this year either. The May Uprising in Paris is a symbol that has spread to other countries' historiography.
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Eivind Tjønneland
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