Further Readings

Bevan, Ruth A. “Petra Kelly: The Other Green.” New Political Science 23 (2001): 181–202. doi:10.1080/07393140123757.

Bruehoefener, Friederike, and Stephen Milder. “Petra Kelly: A Green Leader out of Place?” In Realities and Fantasies of German Female Leadership: From Maria Antonia of Saxony to Angela Merkel, edited by Elisabeth Krimmer and Patricia A. Simpson, 281–300. Rochester, NY: Camden House, 2019. doi:10.2307/j.ctvd1cb2r.18.

Capra, Fritjof, and Charlene Spretnak. Green Politics. New York: Dutton, 1984.

Connelly, Charlie. “Great European Lives: Petra Kelly.” The New European, 30 September 2018. https://www.theneweuropean.co.uk/brexit-news-great-european-lives-petra-kelly-32098/.

Davis, Belinda. “What’s Left? Popular Political Participation in Postwar Europe.” American Historical Review 113, no. 2 (2008): 363–90. doi:10.1086/ahr.113.2.363.

Foglesong, David. “How American and Soviet Women Transcended the Cold War.” Diplomatic History 46, no. 3 (2022): 527–48. doi:10.1093/dh/dhac022.

Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung. Petra Kelly: Eine Erinnerung. Berlin: Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung, 2007.

Hertsgaard, Mark. “Who Killed Petra Kelly?” Vanity Fair, January 1993. https://archive.vanityfair.com/article/1993/1/who-killed-petra-kelly.

Hoffman, Horst. Petra Kelly. 1983. Airbrush painting. “Star Gallery,” Superstars Intim, Munich.

Hoffman, Merle. “The Greening of the World: An Exclusive Interview with Petra Kelly, Founder of the West German Green Party and Anti Nuclear Activist”. On The Issues Magazine, 10 June 1988. https://ontheissuesmagazine.com/earth/the-greening-of-the-worldan-exclusive-interview-with-petra-kelly-founder-of-the-west-german-green-party-and-anti-nuclear-activist/.

Kelly, Petra K. 1982. “Acceptance Speech, Right Livelihood Award.” Accessed 20 February 2024.  https://rightlivelihood.org/speech/acceptance-speech-petra-kelly/.

———. Fighting for Hope. Translated by Marianne Howarth. London: Chatto & Windus, 1984.

———. “Petra Kelly”. In The Courage of Conviction, edited by Phillip L. Berman, 118–19. New York: Ballantine Books, 1987.

———. “The Need for Eco-Justice”. Fletcher Forum of World Affairs 14, no. 2 (1990): 327–31. https://www.jstor.org/stable/45289905.

———. Nonviolence Speaks to Power. Edited by Glenn D. Paige and Sarah Gilliatt. Honolulu: Center for Global Nonviolence Planning Project, 1992.

———. Thinking Green! Essays on Environmentalism, Feminism, and Nonviolence. Berkeley: Parallax Press, 1994.

———. “Women and Power.” In Ecofeminism: Women, Culture, Nature, edited by Karen J. Warren, 112–19. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1997.

Kirchhof, Astrid M. “Finding Common Ground in Transnational Peace Movements.” Australian Journal of Politics & History 61, no. 3 (2015): 432–49. doi:10.1111/ajph.12112.

Kirchhof, Astrid M., and Jan-Henrik Meyer. “Global Protest against Nuclear Power: Transfer and Transnational Exchange in the 1970s and 1980s.” Historical Social Research 39, no. 1 (2014): 165–90. doi:10.12759/hsr.39.2014.1.165-190.

Lambert, Shaena. Petra. Toronto: Penguin Random House, 2020.

Lasky, Melvin J. “The Pacifist and the General.” The National Interest 34 (1993): 66–78. https://www.jstor.org/stable/42894913.

Meissner-Blau, Freda. Die Frage bleibt: 88 Lern- und Wanderjahre. Im Gespräch mit Gert Dressel. Wien: Amalthea Signum Verlag, 2014.

Mende, Silke. “Nicht Rechts, Nicht Links, Sondern Vorn.” Eine Geschichte der Gründungsgrünen. München: Oldenbourg, 2011.

Mettke, Jörg R. “‘Wir sind die Antipartei-Partei.’ Petra Kelly über die politische Strategie der Grünen.” Der Spiegel, 13 June 1982. https://www.spiegel.de/politik/wir-sind-die-antipartei-partei-a-8dc0fd34-0002-0001-0000-000014341522.

Meyer, Jan-Henrik. “‘Where Do We Go from Wyhl?’ Transnational Anti-Nuclear Protest Targeting European and International Organizations in the 1970s.” Historical Social Research 39, no. 1 (2014): 212–35. doi:10.12759/hsr.39.2014.1.212-235.

Milder, Stephen. “Thinking Globally, Acting (Trans-)Locally: Petra Kelly and the Transnational Roots of West German Green Politics.” Central European History 43, no. 2 (2010): 301–26. doi:10.1017/S000893891000004X.

———. “An ‘Other American’. Petra Kelly and the Power of Green Politics in the United States.” In Making Sense of the Americas: How Protest Related to America in the 1980s and Beyond, edited by Jan Hansen, Christian Helm, and Frank Reichherzer, 245–65. Frankfurt: Campus Verlag, 2016.

Moynahan, Brian, and Keith Richardson. “Germany: Into the Unknown.” The Sunday Times, 3 October 1982, 17.

Muller, Marie. “Petra Kelly: ‘Arêtez cela’.” Le Nouvel Observateur, 25 Februrary 1983, 39–40.

Nadić, Darko. “Ecofeminist Ideology of Petra Kelly: The Challenges of Modern Political Thought.” European Quarterly of Political Attitudes and Mentalities 2, no. 2 (2013): 63–70. https://nbn-resolving.org/urn:nbn:de:0168-ssoar-341831.

Parkin, Sara. The Life and Death of Petra Kelly. London: Pandora, 1994.

“Petra Kelly: Die grüne Verführung.” Stern, 6 May 1982.

Philips, B. J. “Some of the Things She Manages to Do Well …” The Washington Post, 30 March 1969, G13.

Piper, Hal. “Charismatic Woman Leads Bonn’s Greens.” The Baltimore Sun, 22 November 1982, A1 and A4.

Raschke, Joachim. Die Grünen: Wie sie wurden, was sie sind. Cologne: Bund-Verlag, 2008.

Richter, Saskia. Die Aktivistin: Das Leben der Petra Kelly. Munich: Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt, 2010.

———. “Petra Kelly, International Green Leader: On Biography and the Peace Movement as Resources of Power in West German Politics, 1979–1983.” German Politics and Society 33, no. 4 (2015): 80–96. doi:10.3167/gps.2015.330407.

Schwartz, Simon. Petra Kelly: Eine Graphic Novel. Berlin: Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung, 2022.

Schwarzer, Alice. Eine tödliche Liebe. Petra Kelly und Gert Bastian. Köln: Kiepenheuer & Witsch, 1993.

Spretnak, Charlene. “The Political Legacy of Petra Kelly.” Peace Review: A Journal of Social Justice 5, no. 1 (1993): 7–9. doi:10.1080/10402659308425686.

Steel, Ronald. “Die Grünen: Germany’s Romantic Radicals Are Becoming a Force to Be Reckoned With—At Home and Abroad.” Vanity Fair, October 1983, 70–73. https://archive.vanityfair.com/article/1983/10/die-grunen.

Taylor, Bron. Dark Green Religion: Nature Spirituality and the Planetary Future. Berkeley:  University of California Press, 2010. doi:10.1525/9780520944459.

Tobey, Kristen. Plowshares: Protest, Performance, and Religious Identity in the Nuclear Age. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2016. doi:10.1515/9780271078304.

Trimborn, Harry. “Fiery Greens’ Leader Stirs Politics in Bonn.” International Herald Tribune, 18 November 1982.


Archival Collections Consulted for this Exhibition

Archiv Grünes Gedächtnis, https://www.boell.de/de/stiftung/archiv-gruenes-gedaechtnis

Grünes Gedächtnis, FREDA, https://freda.at/gruenes-gedaechtnis/

Swarthmore College Peace Collection, https://www.swarthmore.edu/peace-collection